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Founded in 1983, Whitaker is one of the nation's most respected names in professional recruiting - and the reason is simple. Across all of our services, we set a higher standard. Whitaker Companies is comprised of Whitaker IT(information technology), Whitaker Professional (accounting & finance) and Whitaker Technical (engineering / technical professions) staff augmentation practices.
Unique and successful methodology based on direct-search techniques to find the candidate that truly matches the need of the client whether the position is contract or direct-hire.
Our ability to provide top talent combined with two-way communication, accountability and reliability, helps create long-term relationships with our clients and candidates in a wide selection of industries. As an invested staffing solutions provider and partner, your success is our ultimate objective. We win when you do.
Our national staffing companies – Whitaker IT, Whitaker Professional and Whitaker Technical – collaborate to meet all client staffing needs, contract or direct-hire, for a variety of positions focused within our niche companies. With over 30 years in recruiting and placement our network, commitment to the industry and resources outperform standard industry recruiters.
Quality reputation built on taking care of clients. In business since 1983, we have established a network and database of top professionals and have cultivated relationships with “key spheres of influence” within each marketplace.
As a valued member of our staffing and specialty industries, our employees have been recognized for the commitments and service on a national level including: board memberships for Women’s Energy Network, The Pinnacle Society and National Association of Personnel Services.
Perhaps what most sets Whitaker apart is our belief that good chemistry between candidate and client goes beyond what's listed in a job description. Our recruiters are career professionals who specialize in specific industries, are intensively trained and use techniques that enable them to reach a deeper understanding of needs. They ask better questions. They ask more questions. They are dedicated to their accounts, to provide consistent service from a professional who knows the clients, candidates and their business. And because our account teams work both sides of the match - with clients and with candidates - they're able to better evaluate a good fit, the first time.
Performance in Person, Not Just on Paper
In a tight candidate market, what some firms call professional recruiting adds up to nothing more than mass advertising and internet job postings. But Whitaker remains steadfastly committed to true search methodologies. We do not advertise. We pursue and select people - not resumes - via exhaustive search processes, thorough reference and credential checks and plenty of personal interaction. Our clients are rewarded with candidates that consistently exceed their expectations.
Building a Better Company
From investing in back-office technology to providing an ethical work environment, everything we do here at Whitaker is designed to make us a better company. The relationships we build with our own staff, the resources we commit to our internal processes and the values we nurture within our own walls all resonate outward to our clients. That means you can count on consistently excellent service and support at every point of contact with us.
To learn more about our national staffing companies contact us.
We win when you do.
But that’s just one side of the equation. We also offer tremendous opportunities for motivated individuals with the right mix of skills.
So if you’d like to consider joining the Whitaker team here’s what will help you succeed:
Professional recruiting and/or sales experience,
Personal confidence, persuasiveness and persistence,
Putting people first.
Recruiting and account management are similar to technical sales jobs in that they require plenty of cold calling along with creativity to uncover and develop a continuous stream of new clients and candidates. Having some experience in sales or recruiting is, of course, quite helpful, but it’s not a requirement at Whitaker. With our specialized training and your dedication and energy, you’ll achieve financial and professional success in a relatively short time. Plus you’ll be happy to know that we’re a company that remains true to our commitments and values.
Whitaker IT is a premier staff augmentation and search firm that delivers a broad range of mid to senior level IT professionals for even the most challenging requirements. Our highly qualified consultants – proven performers with deep experience and up-to-date technical skills – excel in the development, implementation, integration and optimization of mission-critical technologies including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) (Oracle, SAP and Peoplesoft), business and custom applications including Java, Microsoft and Open Source Technologies, and Healthcare IT. In addition, owing to our long history in the executive search industry and our proprietary, proven search methodologies, we also provide top-caliber candidates for our clients’ direct-hire needs.
IT Project Support
The demands that projects place on clients and consultants are unique and require experience and understanding to ensure successful completion. We help our clients deliver their IT projects on time, within budget and with the highest level of quality. We understand that when it comes to an IT project support, finding the right candidate is key.
IT Staff Augmentation
Changes can occur unexpectedly within an organization. You need to have an IT staffing partner with a thorough knowledge of your business and the agility to react quickly to meet your needs. We’ve been helping our clients work around these expected and unexpected needs for years.
We also offer clients the service of finding candidates for direct-hire opportunities. We understand that sometimes it makes more sense, financially and operationally, to have certain skills and expertise in-house. We can find the right candidate to fit into your team.
Government and Public Sector
Providing IT staff augmentation and expert technical support is not a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to filling the diverse IT needs of state and local government sector contracts and contractors. Whitaker IT recruits and places only the most highly qualified candidates who excel in the development, implementation, integration and optimization of mission-critical applications and technologies spanning a wide range of government needs. From state to county and municipal programs, Whitaker IT will find, recruit, qualify and place the right talent with the right skill set for the job.
No matter what stage of EMR/EHR implementation you are in or if you need a boost to get started, Whitaker IT can help you achieve “meaningful use” and beyond. Whitaker IT staff augmentation makes it possible for you to focus on patient care while we focus on secure use and sharing of health information. Specialized focus in EPIC, Cerner, McKesson, NextGen, Siemens and Healthcare IT Leadership. In addition, owing to our long history in the executive search industry, we also provide top-caliber candidates for our clients’ direct-hire needs.
Whitaker Professional provides Accounting and Finance staffing solutions on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct-hire basis for a variety of positions at all levels from junior through executive. We offer professional search and contract placement services across the country, enabling our client companies to seamlessly meet all of their human resource needs using one provider.
In addition, owing to our long history in the direct-hire search industry and our proprietary, proven search methodologies, we also provide top-caliber candidates for our clients’ executive search and interim c-level needs on a contingency and retained basis.
Access to Top Talent from the Inside
Over the years, we’ve developed an insider’s knowledge of the best performers in the financial markets we serve and offer access to a pipeline of exceptional talent as well as a powerful referral network. As a result, Whitaker Professional consistently provides clients with candidates who are ready to go to work and require little or no supervision or additional training. They are Whitaker Qualified.
The Staffing Solution Partner You Need
Our account managers keep pace with evolving accounting technology. They routinely leverage their collective knowledge and expertise to identify the most hard-to-fill requirements and zero in on the best candidate for the challenge. We know your time is money, so the Whitaker Professional team practices with a sense of urgency — providing feedback, submittals and problem resolution with expedience.
Our ability to provide top talent for mission-critical process, combined with two-way communication, accountability and reliability, has helped create long-term relationships with Accounting clients in a wide selection of industries. As an invested accounting & financial staffing solutions provider and partner, your success is our ultimate objective.
We win when you do.
Our headquarters in Houston, Texas, places us at the heart of the global energy, petrochemical and chemical process industries. Furthermore, our deep knowledge of the industry, the technology, the markets, the tools and the talent pool enable us to source and deliver the highest quality talent to meet time-sensitive staffing needs. We’ve been providing the technical professional talent you need to drive upstream, downstream and midstream forward since 1983.
One Stop. National Reach.
When you come to Whitaker Technical to find the qualified professionals you need, or to find the right opportunity for you, you need look no further. We provide contract, contract-to-hire and direct-hire placement services across the country in contingency, engaged and retained search capacities.
We deliver professionals from field staff to executive management in all the pertinent disciplines including:
Precision Matching. The Right Fit.
In business since 1983, we have extensive experience in our industries and have synthesized a unique and successful methodology including research, extensive networking for candidate sourcing, in-depth prescreening and reference checking, to find the candidate that truly matches the need of the client whether the position is direct-hire or contract. The result is quality, cost-effective national staffing solutions for our clients.
We also ensure that each professional we submit is a perfect match in regard to personality, attitude and the interpersonal skills needed to assimilate into the company or facility’s culture. By developing comprehensive understanding of each client’s business and environment, we can match candidates by both qualification and suitability or, in other words, “chemistry.” We make sure that every candidate we submit is Whitaker Qualified.
Whitaker is a great company to work for. If you are dedicated and put in the time you will absolutely love it here. The money is great as the commission structure is one of the highest and most lucrative in the industry. It is a situation where if you work hard you WILL by paid VERY well.
Not to much to speak of.....There is quite a bit of turnover in the industry as a whole. (90% of the individuals who get into the industry are out within 18 months). That being said the dedicated people stay here for a long time and are VERY VERY successful. If you are someone who punches the clock, unless you are a freak of nature, I do not see you here or in the industry for longer than 6 Months.
Advice to Management
Keep doing what you are doing. This is a great company to work for. Continue the openness to new ideas and forward looking ways to conduct business.
I applied in-person. I interviewed at The Whitaker Companies (Houston, TX).
So there is a pre-screening with the CEO assistant, Then you meet with the CEO if they like you. Bruce is a very kind man but firm. He shoots it straight. He basically puts the ball in your court but observes your questions about him and the company. You then have to then meet with the team you may be aligned to. This is the most intense process if it all because they have a say in whether or not you get hired. By far most interesting process I have seen.