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AVID Technical Resources Reviews

Updated November 16, 2017
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Pros
  • If you're interested in the industry and a career in recruiting it sounds like a great opportunity for growth (in 6 reviews)

  • Its definitely a work hard, play hard environment but it's definitely fun working here (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, high demand for performance (in 6 reviews)

  • No cons in terms of the candidate experience (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "GOT THE OFFER!!!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Entry/Accounts Payable
    Current Employee - Data Entry/Accounts Payable
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    AMAZING! I was assisted all the way through the process. Constant communication. AVID makes you feel confident about what you have to offer an employer. Helps you get what your worth especially in this economy. A+++++++

    Cons

    None. I would recommend to all.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up what your doing. It clearly works.


  2. "Great Company, Even Better People"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter & Account Manager in West Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter & Account Manager in West Des Moines, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    AVID Technical Resources is a great place to work. Everyone here has the same goal, to find the best candidate for the right job. All of this is based on our ability to listen to our candidates to understand what they want to do, which industry they want to work in, what culture best fits their talent and where they see themselves later on in their career.

    Our leadership's dedication to instill AVID's core values of Hard-Work, Dedication, Communication, Honesty, Integrity and Passion really sets all of AVID's employees up for success now and further on in their career.

    Cons

    Tough Industry is really the only downside but having a work hard play hard mentality is what makes working in a tough industry worth it.

  3. "Thanks Avid!"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time

    Pros

    Avid placed me in a contractor role that eventually went perm. They were great to work with!

    Cons

    Cant think of any at this time


  4. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time

    Pros

    Flexible environment/hours, collaborative young culture, a ton of incentives/ fun activities encouraging the team to hit numbers, make calls, send e-mails etc... Everyone has a say which is great! We are provided the right tools to make sure we can all do our job efficiently and efficiently. Very different than other Staffing Agencies in a good way!

    Good location, competitive comp, potential to make a lot of money! Generous PTO, Benefits 401k.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!


  5. "Great Help with a Placement!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Barbara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Barbara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    During a transitional period, great speedy placement into a new full time position in my field. The whole process was smooth and easy, great job!

    Cons

    there wasn't a local office


  6. "Great starting place in the industry"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AVID Technical Resources full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Some of the best people to learn from in the staffing industry

    Cons

    Long hours, high demand for performance

    Advice to Management

    Transparency goes a long way

    AVID Technical Resources Response

    Oct 30, 2017 – Marketing Manager

    We’re sorry to hear that AVID wasn’t a fit for you, but we appreciate the honesty. We’re certainly the first ones to say that our industry typically demands longer hours. That said, we go out of our... More


  7. "best agency in Boston to work for!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility & Autonomy that are rare in the staffing world
    fun and charismatic co-workers
    opportunity is everywhere
    the team is willing to try new things

    Cons

    Not a place to kick your feet up and do nothing for 8 hours everyday. Its a fast-paced, exciting environment and that is not for everybody.

    Advice to Management

    keep listeningf to the team's feedback

  8. "My Experience Working at AVID"

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    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Aside from training me as a recruiter, AVID has been proactive in bettering me as an all-around professional in areas like goal-setting, time-management, individual responsibility and organization.

    Cons

    This job can be difficult when starting. Learning the technologies and the ins and outs of IT recruiting has been a challenge. It's a tough industry and you have be okay with getting more no's than yes'.


  9. "Build Your Career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Former Employee - Account Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AVID Technical Resources full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Unlimited Commission
    Transparent & Approachable Leadership - Open Door Policy
    Travel flexibility (i.e., working from branch offices)
    Opportunity for growth
    Lucrative Networking Opportunities

    Cons

    The first few months are a real grind. Stick it out, work hard, and you'll be successful.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage more inter-office communication, and build the AVID culture nationwide.


  10. "Awesome Place to Work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Technical Recruiter in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AVID Technical Resources full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Avid is very welcoming from day 1 when you walk in the door. They instill confidence in each and every employee. The culture is great, they always have fun friendly competitions going on in the office, and they truly care about each individual. I would highly recommend anyone in the industry to check this company out.

    Cons

    No cons to speak of.


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