Employer Spotlight: KForce

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Kforce (Nasdaq:KFRC) is a professional staffing firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions in the specialty skill areas of Technology, Finance & Accounting, Government Solutions and Outsourcing Solutions.  With over $1Billion in sales, Kforce operates 63 offices in 41 markets bringing the value of over 50 years of experience.  Kforce works with 70% of Fortune 100 companies in the U.S.

Please describe your company culture. What do your employees enjoy about your organization? What are some challenges they face?

Kforce offers a very competitive compensation package including base salary, monthly commission, healthcare, dental, vision, 401K, employee stock purchase program, PTO, performance incentive trips and other employee discounts.  We offer multiple career paths in recruiting, sales, operations and leadership.  Last year, over 500 employees were promoted to new positions.

Our core values of respect, integrity, trust, exceptional service, commitment & fun and stewardship & community make Kforce a fun, energetic culture that truly cares about being a “team”.  Employees enjoy the involvement in community organizations from Feed My Starving Children, Toys for Tots, making sandwiches for the homeless, helping at Second Harvest and much more.   We also enjoy numerous other team building events and incentives throughout the year.

Working at Kforce can be challenging as it is a results-driven environment.  It is very goal oriented and requires commitment and dedication to excellence.

When you are looking for new employees, what do you search for?                            

Kforce is seeking individuals who are looking to make a career in recruiting and sales. The individuals we hire are hard working, competitive, goal orientated, team orientated and results driven.

What does a typical hiring process look like for your organization?

The hiring process starts with a phone interview from one of our internal recruiters to discuss both Kforce and the individual’s background and career goals.  This is followed by the candidate filling out an online application and personality assessment.  Once complete the individual will come into our office for an in-person interview with our team.  Finally, selected candidates will be offered the opportunity to shadow existing team members to learn more about our team, office and culture.  Throughout this time every candidate is in contact with our internal recruiter who is making sure they are well prepared for each step of the way.

What tips do have for students and alumni who are looking to enter your industry?

The recruiting and staffing industry is at an all time high right now.  With low unemployment rates in both the Technology and Finance & Accounting sectors that we work in; our industry is more valuable today than it ever has been.  Industry experts agree that it will only continue to expand even further.