The reasons come down to two broad categories: corporate culture and satisfaction with the work they do.
The benefits we offer, the co-workers, the family atmosphere and flexibility we give them in the work environment are all big reasons.
Who owns your company?
We're a private company, owned by our employees.
What sense of stability can your company offer job candidates?
We offer a very strong sense of stability. One-hundred percent of our work is with the federal government, and those contracts tend to be for five years. We have a record of winning 95 percent of recompetition. The company has grown at a rate of more than 30 percent a year.
What are the demographics of your company?
Companywide we're 40 percent female and 50 percent minority. Within the 44-person senior management team there are seven women and 12 minorities.
What positions do you have available, and what level of expertise do you want?
We're looking for people on the front line with the customers and people on back-end support, too. We're looking for network and network integration engineers; software and systems engineers; systems security engineers; and network and database administrators. We're also hiring pricing analysts; programmers; helpdesk operators; library technicians and clerks; cataloguers; software, Web and multimedia developers; and software testers. In addition, we're looking for a multimedia or graphics designer; a training manager; a photo editor or photographer; a recruiter; a contracts administrator and numerous corporate IT and accounting-related positions.