Frequently Asked questions – What’s on your mind? Find answers to often-asked questions.
Looking to know more about what it’s like to work for The Fountain Group? We’ve answered some of the frequently asked questions below. Still have questions? Please visit our Contact page on www.TheFountainGroup.com. We’re here to help.
Is there a cost for being placed with The Fountain Group?
No. The Fountain Group works on your behalf to place you with some of America’s most admired companies – at no charge to you.
What types of positions are available for me?
The Fountain Group offers contingent, contingent-to-permanent and permanent employment opportunities for a wide range of skill sets and in a variety of industries.
Does The Fountain Group offer benefits?
Yes. In fact, The fountain Group offers most associates the opportunity to earn some of the most comprehensive benefits to the industry, including health benefits, training, and the opportunity to earn paid holidays and referral bonuses. Please note: Benefits may vary by location. Please speak to your talent acquisition consultant to confirm your eligibility for our benefits program.
What is the job placement process?
We remain alert to job opportunities in all areas we service – both immediate and future hiring needs. If your skills and your interests fit the types of positions we place, we’ll invite you to go through different screening steps, including a thorough interview. This information helps us better match you to companies that seek your skills and background and opportunities that fit your career goals. Once we find an assignment for you, we’ll make certain you’re thoroughly prepared for on the job success.
Can I search for jobs myself?
Yes. Here you’ll also be able to receive the latest job opportunities available, whether right in your community or across the nation.
How do I apply for a job with The Fountain Group?
Start by sending your resume to NewResume @TheFountainGroup.com, and use this format in the subject line of the e-mail: the words “New Resume”, your name, and the date your resume was submitted to us (Ex: New Resume – John Doe – 1/1/2012). Send a status update e-mail to
NewResume @TheFountainGroup.com if you have not been in contacted within 24 hours of sending your initial e-mail. Place in the subject line of the e-mail: the words “New Resume”, your name, and the words “Status Update” (Ex: New Resume – John Doe – Status Update).
What do I need to do after I submitted my resume or applied for a job?
The Fountain Group’s highest priority is to put talented people like you to work. If your skills are a match for our client’s needs, your Fountain Group talent acquisition consultant will contact you about the next steps. If there’s any update on your experience, contact information, job seeking intention, etc., please e-mail your latest resume to your talent acquisition consultant so we’ll have the most current information and can place you on the most suitable assignments.
Does The Fountain Group continue to support me after I start a job?
If you’re on a contingent labor assignment as a Fountain Group associate, then yes. While your supervisor at the work site is your resource for daily work-related questions, The Fountain Group is your employer and is available to support you if you have any questions or concerns that are HR related. If you’ve been hired for a permanent position through The Fountain Group, we’ll support you for 90 days while you transition into your job with your new employer. After that, you should speak with your direct supervisor if you have any questions or concerns.
What do I do when I finish an assignment?
Start by sending an e-mail to: TalentRedeployment @TheFountainGroup.com, and use this format in the subject line of the e-mail: the words “Talent Redeployment”, your name, the name of the client you are currently working at, and the end date of the assignment (Ex: Talent Redeployment – John Doe – ABC Company – end date 1/31/2012). Then, when you are contacted by a Fountain Group representative, please let us know if there is any change in your availability, so we may include your recent job experience and any new skills you’ve gained to present to prospective employers. Send a status update e-mail to TalentRedeployment @TheFountainGroup.com if you have not been in contacted within 24 hours of sending your initial e-mail. Place in the subject line of the e-mail: the words “Talent Redeployment”, your name, and the words “Status Update” (Ex: Talent Redeployment – John Doe – Status Update).
What kind of career development resources does The Fountain Group offer?
The Fountain Group offers job seekers and Fountain Group associates industry-leading career growth resources, such as help with career planning, resume writing and interview preparation.
How does The Fountain Group protect my personal information?