Why Contact 1

Your trusted career partner

You know your value, your potential, and your career goals. But finding your place in the DC job market can be challenging. At Contact 1, you’re not just another number. Like that local coffeeshop you love where the staff know your order, we care about who you are and what you’re looking for.

 

Contact 1 is your DC employment agency and trusted partner on the path to career success. Ready to find temp work in the DC metro area? Watch our Why Contact 1 video to learn how we can help you find your next job in the current DC market. Let’s get started today!

 

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Getting Started with Contact 1

Step 1: Submit Your Resume

Check out our open jobs and send us your resume to get started.

Step 2: Review

Our recruiters will review your application to see if you meet the requirements of an active position.

Step 3: Connect

If you’re a match for the types of positions we specialize in, a Contact 1 recruiter will reach out to connect with you.

Step 4: Interview

Interview for the job with your Contact 1 recruiter and learn more about the opportunity.

Why work with Contact 1

We’re a small team leveraging our years of experience to help you achieve success. Discover what our candidates have to say about working with Contact 1!

  • Contact 1 takes great care to assess not only your resumé but gets to know you as a whole person. This is what sets them apart, and how I knew they would find an ideal placement for me. From my first interview, I felt that Contact 1 was invested in my future and wanted to help me succeed and fulfill my career goals.

    - Danielle, Contact 1 candidate
     

  • I don't know what I would have done without the Contact 1 team. I moved to DC from a small town and didn't have any connections. Isabel and the rest of Contact 1 helped me find the perfect career in the DMV area and supported me throughout the contract-to-hire process. They made me feel like I wasn't alone in the job search and helped me advocate for myself during the negotiation process with my new employer. I am so thankful for them!

    - Devon, Contact 1 candidate

  • I had such a great experience working with Contact 1. Everyone on staff was incredibly thoughtful and attentive, placing me with a local nonprofit in the most meaningful position I have ever held. After almost two years, my role continues to grow within the organization, and I find myself on a very rewarding career path. Contact 1 is unlike any staffing firm I have used in the past, and I really cannot thank them enough.

    - Chip, Contact 1 candidate

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