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What we Do

We don't ever just hand you resumes; our Consulting experts pre-qualify your candidates, so you only see the best of the best. People are your greatest asset, and we are here to help close the gap.

strategic recruiting

Strategic Recruiting

We have an incredible ability to find the most talented individuals available in the market: people with the right skills who will perfectly fit your culture and make an impact on day one.

contractual hires

Contractual Hires

Many clients today want the ability to "try before they buy." This approach lowers the risk to your organization and ensures the person is the right fit for you.

scalable workforce

Scalable Workforce

We give our clients access to scalable work force solutions with the ability to flex up and down, without the risk.

Our Approach

Our 7 step process will ensure that you get quality candidates for what you are looking for.

02 Profile
After our discovery meeting, we build a custom profile for your business, culture and technologies.
04 Interview
Time is precious. Your team will only meet with the most adept candidates.
06 Place
We handle the logistics, ensuring a seamless start and finish.
01 Listen
Your business is unique. We spend time learning your most critical needs for pre-screening candidates.
03 Source
Let us do the heavy lifting. Our team will present qualified candidates, tailored to your specific profile.
05 Select
Confidently choose the right resource to get the job done. The due diligence has been completed.
07 Review
It doesn't end here. We seek continuous feedback from both you and the employee.

Current Services/Offering

  • Contract to hire normally 6 month to conversion
  • Contract (scalable resources) (spot weld)
  • Permanent placements (FTE's) aka Direct hires – Finders fee % of salary
  • Focus on "high tech positions" i.e. DevOps, Cloud, Application Development, Testing, Cyber Security (manual, automation)
  • Started diversify our message during COVID, "full service recruiting firm" incorporating Accounting and Finance


  • Maintained net profitability, during COVID pandemic
  • Leaned out under performers, to created stable environment of "core team"
  • Diversified recruiting focus within our sales story, we are full service recruiting agency in addition to technology
  • Narrowed our Technology focus, this has helped us win business as we are the firm that wants the hard stuff…
  • From a cross selling perspective, ex: Antares, Ariel Investments, we had success managing, and placing resources under the TA function of the business into those accounts via the hand off from the consulting relationships


  • Challenges, finding the next sales person most suck, scale myself out of all day to account management
  • Continuing to diversify client base, how to use automation? MemoryBlue.. Any other e-mail tools?
  • Finding other tools, automation to create opportunities
  • Growing revenue

Technology Skills We Place

Given our history, and diverse client base; we have experience within most major and niche skill-sets. Below is an overview of the various placements and technologies we've placed within a multitude of industries.

Project Management
Project Management
Application Development
Software Engineering
QA Testing
Quality Assurance
User Experience
User Experience
DevOps Cloud
Cloud Engineering
Security Infrastructure
Infrastructure & Security
Data Engineering & Analysis
Data Engineering &
architecture and design
Business & System
DevOps Engineering
Help Desk Support
Help Desk/

Recruitment Sources

Virtual Bench and Networks
Virtual Bench and Networks

Our virtual bench consists of technologists who are available in the DC metro area that have worked for or with a technologist at 1Rivet previously.

Technology Forums
Technology Forums

1Rivet will use local technology networks and code repositories like GitLab. Ul/UX Meetup groups to reach out to passive candidates.

Referral Network
Referral Network

With years of recruiting and account management experience, 1Rivet's team has over 50,000 connections within our Linkedln network and clientele relationships that span 15+ years.

Advertisments/Job Posts
Advertisments/Job Posts

1Rivet often posts critical rotes to create an in-bound influx of qualified profiles to be screened based on our customers unique profiles.

Job Boards/External Tools
Job Boards/External Tools

Although 1Rivet's preference is to utilize one of our proprietary recruiting sources listed above, we also believe in working smarter not harder, therefore, we would be remiss if we did not also use traditional recruiting methods.

Applicant Tracking System
Applicant Tracking System

1Rivet utilizes state of the art applicant tracking tool, TrackerRMS, to organize and serve as a repository of resumes directly from our network.