Employer FAQ

What do I need to do to get started with Advastar?
Just call, email, or complete our employer request for more information form and tell us your staffing needs. One of our staffing experts will walk you through the process and get you started.
How can Advastar help us hire more quality people?
With our industry expertise, consultative customer service approach, and innovative staffing solutions, Advastar ensures your company receives the highest quality staffing services.
What other services do you provide outside of recruiting and staffing?
Advastar is your complete staffing solution. We handle everything from the recruiting to processing payroll. Be sure to take a look at our Payroll Services page if you are interested in having us take care of your payroll processing.
Does Advastar offer reference checking, background checking and drug testing?
Yes, Advastar completes reference checks for all employees and we have a number of testing options per your request. These include- drug & background screening, driving record check, education verification and more.
Why should we utilize Advastar for our recruiting and staffing needs?
Clients utilize Advastar’s workforce staffing solutions for many reasons, including hiring for niche positions, staffing for upcoming or seasonal projects, hiring for temporary employment, and to make use of the contract-to-hire option.
What are the main differences between Contract, Contract-to-Hire and Direct Placement?
Contract positions are often for a project specific time or duration. Direct placement is an option for employers who are interested in hiring a qualified employee on a permanent basis. Contract-to Hire is essentially a combination of a contract and direct placement option, whereby the employer has the opportunity to hire a contract employee directly after review of his or her performance during the contract term.
Do you only provide services locally?
No Advastar is a premier, national staffing agency, and can help you with your staffing needs regardless of your location.
What industries do you represent?
We specialize in the Engineering, Energy, Construction, Administrative and Information Technology areas, but are well-equipped to satisfy your staffing or payroll processing needs in any other industry or specialty niche.
What types of positions does Advastar fill?
Our staffing specialists fill positions at all levels, from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to administrative positions to everywhere in between — all with the contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement options.
How long does it take Advastar to fill a position?
The length of time to place a candidate varies depending on a number of factors, including type of position and industry. However, we are constantly recruiting for candidates in a our specialty industries, and therefore, can fill a staffing need quickly.
What types of companies does Advastar work with?
All kinds, from small businesses to large national corporations to non-profit organizations.
Is there a fee for an initial consultation?
There is no fee for a initial consultation.

Job Seeker FAQ

How do I submit my resume to Advastar?
Please refer to our Job Seeker page, complete the simple form, and securely upload or cut-and-paste your resume. You have two options for submitting your resume to Advastar. You can upload your resume ( .doc, .txt, .pdf, .wpd,. html, .htm, .docx file attachments only) or you can cut-and-paste your ASCII formatted resume.
My information contained on the resume I previously submitted to Advastar has changed. How do I update my records?
Please resubmit your resume containing your updated information.
What types of employment options does Advastar offer.
Advastar offers contract, contract-to-hire, and direct placement staffing options.
What industries does Advastar staff?
Our staffing specialists fill positions at all levels, from Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to administrative positions to everywhere in between — all with the contract, contract-to-hire, or direct placement options. With the flexibility of providing short-term, long-term, and even permanent assignments, Advastar provides many options to meet our job seekers needs and schedule.
What kind of companies does Advastar work with?
Our clients vary in size from companies with just a few employees to thousands. In other words, we fill positions from small businesses to large national corporations to non-profit organizations. During your initial consultation process with an Advastar staffing specialist, you can discuss any personal preference you may have in regards to company size or position type you are interested in.
I would like to relocate. Is that a problem?
No, Advastar works with companies nationwide.
Will you be testing my skills?
To ensure we have a qualified candidate for an open position, we may assess your skills in order to place you into a position you will be successful in.
Does Advastar offer background checking, reference checking, and drug testing.
Yes, Advastar offers all three upon client request. We also perform a criminal background and driving record check, again upon client request
Will I be charged a fee for applying?
No, there is no fee as a job seeker for applying.
How long will it take for Advastar to place me into a position?
That depends on a number of factors, including your skills, position availability, and marketability.

If you’d like more information or have additional questions, contact Advastar.