In addition to using job search websites to find tech comm jobs, it helps to know people. This is a working list for NJ, NY, and PA recruiters for technical communications. Let me know of any changes or additions. Remember, rising tides float more boats… so let’s help each other stay current with our collective knowledge.
UserEdge Technical Personnel
A full-service consulting and placement company serving NJ, NY, CT, PA, and DE. Their client base includes area Fortune 500 organizations, as well as smaller hi-tech software, telecommunication and pharmaceutical companies.
Donna Timpone, President, owner, recruiting director
Judy Aron-Sellaro, recruiting director
I worked for Donna Timpone while I was contracting at CA (formerly Computer Associates) in 2003-2004. Highly recommended.
Gloria Reisman of Reisman Consulting
Gloria is a member of STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter and has employed many peers and friends. Highly recommended.
Talon Professional Services
Ask for Lori Magee, Senior Technical Recruiter / Account Manager
202 Carnegie Center, Suite 304
Princeton NJ 08540
Judge Technical Services
Ask for Joy Provenzano
Blue Dot Community
A firm that focuses solely in user experience consulting and staffing. Mike found me on LinkedIn in November 2009, he was placing a contract tech writer at Comcast in Center City, PHL. Mike posted the job on www.stcpmc.org, too.
Career Management Associates
Mark Yoss 212-880-2669
Mark is a member of the NY Metro STC chapter and has been in business since 1997.
Andrea Shivery (hired my friend Jeanne for a contract job at BMS in July 2009, and recruited for similar change management communications jobs in October 2014)
Andrea 610.230.3818 Tuesday-Friday akless@TEKsystems.com
TEKsystems in NJ
14 Walsh Drive, Suite 301 Parsippany, NJ 07054
TEKsystems in PA
100 Matsonford Rd, Bldg. Three Suite 210, Radnor, PA 19087
Toll Free: (888) 395-9245
In PA, ask for Leah Boris in the Plymouth Meeting office 610-230-3816 (Leah is recommended by Seth Rubens, who I met at the 2011 Mid-Atlantic Technical Communications Conference in Willow Grove, PA).
732-572-5400 Tiffani Ivaroni is also recommended by STC acquaintance Seth Rubens.
Frequent sponsor of PhillyCHI meetings (PhillyCHI is the Philadelphia region’s chapter of the ACM SIGCHI, an interdisciplinary academic and professional group interested in Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience, Usability, and other related disciplines.) Aquent is the talent agency for marketing and design professionals. They pair marketing and design specialists with challenging jobs to create inspired, productive partnerships. Partnerships that produce meaningful work for our client companies and the talent we represent. For information about Aquent, please visit http://www.aquent.com/.
Chenoa Information Services, Inc.
10 Parsonage Road, Suite #312,
Edison, NJ 08837.
Office: 732-549-6800 ext 203
History: Hiren contacted me June 2009 for a Dow Jones short term PeopleSoft contract, sent him NY Metro www.stcnymetro.org and Philadelphia Metro STC www.stcpmc.org web sites for free job postings.
Case Interactive Staffing
History: Sent my friend Alan G an instructional designer job opportunity in Princeton/Trenton in March 2009.
A staffing firm that specializes in hiring technical writers and editors. View and apply for jobs on ProEdit’s Web site http://www.proedit.com.
People to call: Stacy Nelson at 1-888-PROEDIT.
Also see ProEdit’s Referral Program.
I receive email job notices from ProEdit, usually at least once a month.
The Connors Group
333 Meadowlands Parkway, Suite 301
Secaucus, NJ 07094
201-348-8646 Direct, 973-626-1632 Mobile
Patti contacted me June 3 for a Oceanport, NJ Technical Writer, preferably with 3 to 5 years experience in technical writing, and an understanding of SANS technology. I sent her the STC job posting sites and she prompted responded.
The Abreon Group
A national Change Management Consulting firm
Lindsay Ruskin | Senior Recruiter
toll free 800.338.5185 x. 1872
In 2007, Lindsay contacted my friend Carol about instructional designer positions (Oracle and SAP).
Writing Assistance, Inc.
Specializing in the placement of technical writers throughout the United States and internationally. Usually have a booth at STC Summit conferences. Nice folks. http://www.writingassist.com/
Submit resumes to email@example.com.
Lauren Calandriello, NY Recruiter LCalandriello@diversant.com (732) 759-6062
331 Newman Springs Rd Building 3, 2nd Floor, Suite 350, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Lauren C contacted me in October 2013 about a UX/UI designer job in Pennington, NJ.
Lauren Marusich, NJ Recruiter firstname.lastname@example.org (646) 794-8449
61 Broadway Suite 1010, New York, NY 10006
Lauren M contacted me again in April 2014 for a Technical Writer- Desktop Support contract in Parsippany.
Volt Services Group
Sr. Technical Recruiter
Raritan Plaza I, 110 Fieldcrest Avenue, 4th Floor
Edison, NJ 08837
732-225-7700 x 228|
The Boss Group
Mostly Web, creative, proposal, but also instructional designers. Brendon email@example.com posted a job on the Philly CHI LinkedIn group in November 2009.
2 Bala Plaza, Suite 402
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Metro New York / New Jersey
201 Route 17 North, Suite 504
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Sr. IT Talent Acquisition Manager
Contacted Paula Robertson April 2014 about a Technical Writer (Telecommuting position).