frequently asked questions
What differentiates Parallel Employment Group from its competitors?
Our integrity and passion for people drives our creativity for unique and effective employment solutions.
How does Parallel hold itself accountable?
At Parallel, our philosophy is What gets measured gets done. Our success is evaluated through key performance metrics that are relevant to your goals.
How long has Parallel been in business?
Michael Skemp founded our organization in 1987. We have since evolved into Parallel Employment Group, and distinguish ourselves by focusing on service and continuous staff development.
Where does Parallel have locations?
Parallel Employment Group has locations in Wisconsin, Illinois, and New York, though we have the capability to provide employment services across the country using our Vendor Management Service.
What is your Vendor Management Service?
Our Vendor Management Service allows you to put all of your staffing needs under one umbrella. Rather than maintaining separate contacts with various companies, Parallel will handle the coordination for you.
What positions does Parallel fill?
Our dedicated recruiting teams source candidates ranging from basic office and industrial positions to recruiting for top-level management positions.
How does Parallel find quality candidates?
We cast out a wide net, reaching out to prospective employees. Not relying on any one method of recruitment, we utilize community organizations, advertising, referrals, and Internet sources.
I am a job seeker – what services are available to me?”
Parallel Employment Group is a great tool for job seekers! By applying to your nearest Parallel Employment Group branch, you will have instant access to a wide variety of local jobs! A recruitment specialist will look at your unique skill set to find a position where you will have the greatest chance of long-term success. The majority of our positions are temp-to-hire, which means that after your 90-day probationary period our client is able to offer you a full-time position with their company!
Whether you are new to the job market, looking for a change in careers, or just trying to get on your feet, Parallel will work with you to find a position where you will thrive! Apply online or stop by your local branch today!
“I’m looking for a job – are there any fees associated with your services?”
Parallel Employment Group is fee free for all job seekers! We create unique contracts with all of our business clients to help find them quality employees. They hire us to recruit candidates that match the skills and qualifications needed for each individual position. After 90 days, the businesses/clients decide whether to hire on employees—no hidden “buy-out” fees involved! No matter what the reasoning on their end, the price remains the same for you – FREE!
“What types of positions are available?”
Parallel Employment Group places employees in a variety of positions from entry-level to highly skilled. Most of our positions fall into the following categories: Industrial, Clerical, Professional, and Medical. We also work with substitute teachers! Contact your local branch for more information!