Direct Hire


What are the benefits of using Contact 1?

Contact 1 Direct Hire and Temporary Staffing specialize in the DC metropolitan area job market. Our recruiters have an average of 10 plus years experience assisting area companies and job seekers.  We know an exceptional candidate when we see increasingly responsible job experience, good tenure and a reasonable salary. We know how to make networking work for you. Many of our best candidates come to us through referrals. We know the search is a fulltime commitment, requiring a dedicated team of recruiters. We know the urgency of hiring the best candidate and understand the necessity of thorough interviews, references and skill checks.

What does Contact 1 do for an employer?

Contact 1 will save the employer time and money. Our experienced team of recruiters will get to know your company; will take an in depth job description and will help you isolate the most important facets of the position. Our search consists of networking, direct-recruiting, searching through an extensive database of candidate resumes, sourcing on-line, posting ads and collaborating with other recruiter associates who help expand our resources to better serve you.

Contact 1 recruiters know the importance of every stage of the recruiting process; from the initial interview through references and skills testing. We know the importance of your time and strive to carefully match candidates with the position. We are a resource for you in the local marketplace in terms of knowing salary ranges, skills availability and hiring norms.

Areas of Expertise

We successfully recruit for the following industries:

  • Legal
  • Consulting
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Non-Profit / Associations
  • Government Relations
  • Accounting
  • Research
  • Telecommunications
  • Software Development
  • Real Estate
  • Finance

 We successfully recruit for the following positions:


  • Receptionist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Office Assistant
  • Executive Secretary
  • Office Manager

Legal Support

  • Legal Secretary
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Information Services/Records
  • Paralegal
  • Conflicts
  • Project Assistant
  • Supervisor; Manager
  • Document Production
  • Legal Accounting
  • Legal Recruiting
  • Legal Administrator
  • Professional Development & Continuing Legal Education
  • Legal Billing

Human Resources & Administration

  • HR Director
  • HR Generalist
  • HR Assistant
  • HR Secretary
  • Benefits Manager
  • Payroll Administrator
  • Recruiter
  • Office Manager
  • Facilities Manager

Systems Management

  • Director of IT
  • Technical Writer
  • Software Developer
  • Help Desk Support
  • Network Technician
  • Information Services Manager
  • IT Software Trainer
  • Litigation Support Analyst

Accounting & Finance

  • Controller
  • Assistant Controller
  • Finance Director
  • Financial Analyst
  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Tax Manager
  • Vice President, Finance
  • Director, Financial Reporting
  • Chief Financial Officer

Sales & Marketing/Development

  • Business Development
  • Director of Marketing
  • Marketing Manager
  • Account Management
  • Fundraising
  • Webmaster
  • Creative Director

Government Affairs

  • Legislative Assistant
  • Legislative Director
  • Research Analyst