New Recruits: The Challenge and the Opportunity
You're done with school and you're looking for a challenge. Maybe you want to see
the world in the process. Problem is, you're a little light on practical skill.
Possibly you already have a job, but you're looking to change industries and
need a foot in the door in telecom. We've all been through this at Sidonia, and we
think we have a proven way to make this transition.
Start Up and Placement
We market to our customers the concept of putting an untrained, yet talented and highly
motivated individual into a project. Ideally, we would place two people into a
project: One experienced and one not. An extra set of hands is always an asset on
site, at least when under the proper supervision and direction.
We must come in at a rate that is substantially lower than the market, with the
understanding that the rate would move up beyond the 6-8 week training period. We
still aim to maintain billing rates that are below the market.
Timing is the key. Assignments come and go on a regular basis, and some are better
suited to this training process.
Leverage: Use the customer's desire to hire our existing, developed skill set as
leverage to get work for the new hire.
Have an impact on the project
We document the success of Sidonia's staff on the project, proving why we are not
merely another source of average telecommunications engineers. We look for creative
ways to add value to the project: Process review, recommendations for future projects.
Look for the next job...
Timing, as always, is the key issue. It is unlikely that all projects will roll into
new opportunities with exactly the right amount of vacation in between. Another trick is
trying to match the projects with personal considerations: Availability, desired location,
Interested? Drop us an email with your
resume, and let us know what interests you in this type of work.