SDC CONSULTING, INC.




Cyberspace Architecture





FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ
Our service utilizes artificial intelligence to facilitate matching of IT Professionals (Permanent, Contract-To-Hire and Temporary) to geographically desirable IT Jobs.

We provide a dynamic, interactive list of matching profiles, ranked by relevance, for the duration of your search. Two-way feedback on your personal match list affords an efficient and cost-effective search experience.
We match Information Technology Professionals to Jobs posted by Employers: Corporate HR; IT Departments; Consulting and Staffing Firms; Project Managers; Recruiters, etc.

If you have a position that you would like to fill, or a skill set that you would like to advertise - this service is for you!
We believe that all job and candidate profiles are active, as we provide two-way notification of matches, with the convenience of deactivation by reply.

You may review your personalized, dynamic match list and give and receive feedback. Employers may contact suitable candidates directly, to continue the hiring process according to their established policies and procedures.
Upload a job description file or a resume file in a preferred format and you will receive login information via email. Alternatively, email to: jobs@sdcconsulting.com or resumes@sdcconsulting.com.
You may define the possible business relationships for your Profile using Type and Association (see below). Select one of the Types, and one or more of the Associations to define the business relationship(s) you are considering. Here are some of the likely combinations:
Type Contract/Permanent (C/P) x x
Permanent (P) x
Contract (C) x x x
Contract To Hire (C/H) x
 
Association W2 - Tax-Paid Employee x x x x
1099 - Independent Contractor x x x x x
Corp - Corp - Incorporated Business x x x
All matching is performed anonymously. Additionally, candidates may block matching to jobs posted by specific employers by entering a list of primary internet domain names in the "Block Domains" field, for example: "xyz.com, abc.org, xxx.net". Jobs for an employer who registers with one of the blocked domains will not be matched.
This service utilizes ssl-encryption to ensure secure transmission of your personal information over the Internet.

We employ adaptive/responsive security measures to keep your profile and login information confidential.
Candidates may advertise their skills and geographic preference, review their match list and provide feedback for free.

Employers have the option to purchase contact Information for matched candidates, according to our fee schedule.
You may preview jobs or candidates prior to registering with our service as a candidate or employer.
You may create an employer and initial job profile using post-a-job. If you are already registered, you may update your employer profile using profile and add a new job using jobs. See our tips for employers for information on how to optimize your search.
You may create a candidate profile using find-a-job. If you are already registered, you may update your candidate profile using the profile menu option. See our tips for candidates for information on how to optimize your search.
After login you can update your profile using the profile menu option. To avoid logging in each time use the remember me option.
You may request a password reminder and unlock your account, as necessary, using password reset. Enter your username or email address to receive instructions via email.
You may use your email address in place of your username, see login. Use password reset to change your password.
Check the "remember me" option when you login for direct access to your match list the next time.

Note: You should only use this option if you have exclusive access to your device.
Check that you have correctly entered your username or email address and password, both are case-sensitive. Use password reset to reset your password. If you are still having problems please contact our helpdesk.
The following is a list of profile options and their meaning:
Option Meaning
Job US Citizen? Candidate must be a US Citizen (required for US DOD security clearance).
US Resident? Candidate must be eligible to live and work in the US.
Travel? Candidate must be willing to travel.
Relocation? Employer would consider Candidates willing to relocate.
Candidate US Citizen? US Citizen (required for US DOD security clearance).
US Resident? US Resident (currently eligible to live and work in the US).
Travel? I am willing to travel.
Relocation? I am willing to relocate.
You may upload files in most common formats. When creating or updating your profile, click the "Browse" button to locate the resume/CV or job description file on your device. The file will be uploaded with your profile information when you click the "Register" or "Update" button.
To be eligible for matching, the status of your employer profile and job(s), or candidate profile, must be "Approved:Match". Your notification preference controls notification of updates to your match list.
Status Value Meaning
Approval Status Approved Profile approved.
Pending Pending approval.
Match Status Match Active for matching.
Do Not Match Deactivate profile.
Email Notification Daily Notify daily.
Immediately Notify immediately.
Never Do not notify.
You decide how frequently you would like to be notified of new matches, "Daily", "Immediately" or "Never". When your search is complete you may deactivate your profile.
Our service compiles a dynamic match list, optionally sending you notification of new matches. To be eligible your profile must be approved according to our terms and conditions. Matching starts as soon as your profile is approved, usually within 24 hours.
Login to view your match list. If you do not recall your login information, you may request a reminder using password reset.
Employers may request contact information for candidate profiles on their match list. See feedback for other options.
Your match list is updated dynamically and represents your current list of matched profiles, subject to attrition and addition. Notification is optional, and includes only new matches.
To be active for matching the status of your profile must be "Approved:Match". Matching may be deactivated by setting the match status to "Do Not Match", see notification.

Alternatively, send an email to our helpdesk with subject "Deactivate", from the email address you used to register.
Your feedback appears as either "Interest" or "None" to the owner of the matched profile, on their match list. You can update feedback and request more information, as follows:
Feedback Meaning
None No feedback.
Interest Indicate an interest.
Decline No interest/Remove from list.
Refer-A-Friend Refer profile to a friend/colleague.
Request Status (Employers Only) Request status/Indicate an interest.
Email Info (Employers Only) Email contact information/ Indicate an interest.
You may update feedback on your match list to indicate interest in a matched profile.

Feedback provides a method of short-listing, and serves to indicate to owner of the matched profile that are interested in a specific job or candidate.

When you decline the match, the profile will no longer appear on your match list, and likewise your profile will no longer appear on theirs.
An employer may check the availability of a matched candidate by selecting the "Request Status" feedback option. A request status email will be sent to the candidate. You should allow 24 hours the candidate to respond, see feedback.
An employer for a job on your match list would like to know if you are interested (and available) for the position before requesting your contact information. You may update the feedback indicator for the job to "Interest" or "Decline".
For each candidate you wish to contact on your match list, update the feedback option to "Email Info", and use the "Update" button to confirm.
Employers may obtain candidate contact information and follow up with the candidate directly for referee information, according to their established policies and procedures.
If you find a matching profile that you would like to share with a friend or colleague you can invite them to participate in the service by selecting the "Refer-A-Friend" feedback option on your match list. You will be prompted to enter their email address.
Either reply to your notification with "Deactivate" as the subject, or update your match status to "Do Not Match". You may reactivate at any time.

Thank you for using our service, and please don't forget to refer-a-friend!
We maintain privacy rules for email processing in accordance with our terms and conditions. Should your email address, or domain, become inadvertently blocked, contact our helpdesk for prompt resolution.
Our adaptive/responsive security system may occasionally create a false positive, temporarily blocking your IP address from accessing the service, we apologize for any inconvenience.

For automated unblock, email our helpdesk with subject "Unblock".
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