GENERAL

Where is your Boston Office located?

  • 3 Post Office Square, Boston, MA.
  • The entrance to our building is on Milk Street, located between the Dunkin Donuts and CVS.

Where is the Westborough office?

  • 33 Lyman Street, Westborough, MA 01581

Is there parking at your Boston office?

  • There is metered street parking and several garages nearby. We recommend the Garage at  Post Office Square, or the garage at 33 Arch Street, which is just a few blocks away.
  • You can also use the app SpotHero to find and reserve parking ahead of time.

Does KNF&T validate parking?

  • We do not validate parking

How do I contact KNF&T?

 

JOB SEEKERS

What can I expect when working with your staffing firm?

  • We’re here to help you find the right job, whether that’s a permanent position, contract job, or contract-to-hire.
  • You will speak with a consultant over the phone and then an in-person interview will be scheduled at our office and an email confirmation will be sent.
  • Click HERE for more details on how to prepare for your visit to KNF&T.
  • Our consultants will match you to a job based on your interests and areas of strength. We will coach you through the interview process and help with resume updates if needed.
  • We are here as a resource for you, to help make your job search seamless, and to see you succeed!

What makes KNF&T different?

  • When it comes to finding you a job, we are dedicated to seeing you succeed and a big part of that is our consultative approach. Unlike many staffing firms, we really listen to you so that we can match you with a job where you will be both successful and happy.

Do I have to pay a fee to work with you?

  • No, job seekers never will have to pay a fee to work with us.

What kinds of positions do you staff?

  • KNF&T places candidates in direct hire roles, contract, or contract-to-hire roles.
  • We specialize in Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Office Services, Executive Search, Healthcare, Human Resources, Legal & Compliance, and Marketing & Social Media.

Will I definitely hear back from a recruiter?

  • Unfortunately, we cannot respond to every resume we receive. You will receive a call from a consultant if we have a qualifying job for you.

What are the typical lengths of a contract assignment?

  • Lengths of assignments vary. They can be anything from a day, a week, a few weeks, months, or a year.

I have a payroll question, who can I contact?

Will my information remain confidential?

  • Yes. KNF&T respects your privacy and keeps job seeker information confidential unless otherwise specified.

I’m a contract worker, do I receive benefits through KNF&T?

I’m looking for a career change, can you help me?

  • Yes! KNF&T can help you find a new permanent job, contract work, or contract-to-hire role. We look at your strengths in terms of the big picture and can help you identify the best career path, update your resume to showcase your skills, and find your next dream job.

Does KNF&T or its clients offer sponsorship?

  • In general our clients do not typically offer sponsorship for candidates utilizing our services.

I’m planning to relocate to the Boston/Western MA area. Can we Skype or Facetime?

  • Yes! If you are relocating and can’t make it into the office for an interview, we would be happy to Skype or Facetime with you.

Can I work with KNF&T if I haven’t completed my undergraduate degree?

  • Yes! We are happy to work with candidates still pursuing their undergraduate dregrees, or even those who have chosen a path post-high school other than college. We especially encourage veterans to apply. KNF&T is unable to place any candidate who has not earned either a High School Diploma or a GED.

I’m a veteran, can you help me find a job?

  • Absolutely! We can help you find a job and will help companies understand how the skills and jobs you’ve had in the military will translate to their organization.

What is Staff-on-Standby?

  • Employees in KNF&T’s Staff-on-Standby™ program arrive in our office weekdays at 8:00am and are on “standby” until 11:30am in the event a client has a last-minute need for a contract worker.
  • Learn more here: https://www.knft.com/joining-staff-standby/

 

CLIENT

How is KNF&T different from other staffing firms?

  • KNF&T is unique as we were founded on a consultative approach to staffing. We listen to and advise our clients on the processes and practices essential in developing and managing an outstanding workforce, and we provide special expertise in helping to build a diverse, balanced talent pool.
  • Members of our team are CTS/CPC certified
  • Diversity Vendor (WBE certified) with a focus on diversity recruitment
  • Regular diversity trainings among the team
  • KNF&T is progressive in providing benefits to temporary employees
  • A strong commitment to community outreach. KNF&T’s philanthropic mission is assisting women and children in transition.
  • Awards: Top 15 Boston Business Journal Largest Temporary Placement Firms in MA; Top 20 Boston Business Journal Largest Minority/Women Owned Businesses; 16 Consecutive Years on The Commonwealth Institute and Boston Globe’s list of Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in MA;  Ranked #128 on Forbes’s list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms

What kinds of positions do you staff?

  • Direct Hire, Contract, and Contract-to-Hire. Each of these services is inclusive of our Diversity Search focus, which means we are dedicated to providing a diverse, balanced talent pool for each job requirement.
  • We specialize in Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Office Services, Executive Search, Healthcare, Human Resources, Legal & Compliance, and Marketing & Social Media.

Where do you get your candidates?

  • On an ongoing basis, KNF&T actively recruits the top 20% of area professionals within their peer groups. Our consultants use the most efficient and successful mediums to identify and recruit the most qualified candidates, including KNF&T’s customized internal enterprise software (eRecruit), on-site recruiting at events and specialized career fairs, LinkedIn Recruiter, Career Builder, Indeed Resume, Zoom Info, Social Media Networks, Colleges and Universities, Inbound Marketing Campaigns, Referral Bonus Programs, Past and Present Candidates and Internal Employees, and more.

What is your screening process like?

  • The cornerstone of KNF&T’s screening success is our ability to evaluate applicants and select only those candidates who meet our stringent requirements. Our screening process includes the following:
  • Initial telephone screening; Online application; In-depth, in-person interview and review of employment application; I-9 form and supporting documentation review
  • Prove It! skills testing/evaluation software that provides proficiency scores in Word processing, spreadsheets, data entry, and graphics in today’s most commonly used software programs. Prove It! can be accessed by candidates remotely providing a convenient and streamlined process for candidate registration, which is helpful for candidates that are not local
  • Each candidate is introduced to and screened by a minimum of two of our staffing consultants at KNF&T to ensure quality control and cultural fit
  • Reference checks via SkillSurvey; Education verification if required by the client; Credit checks, criminal background checks and bonding, if required by the client
  • KNF&T also conducts a wide range of background checks via a third party testing service, which can be customized to meet our clients’ needs.

I need a temp ASAP, can you help?

  • Yes! With Staff-on-Standby™ (SOS), you’ll have immediate access to highly skilled professionals the minute you call.
  • Employees in KNF&T’s SOS program are available weekdays starting at 8:00am. If you need last-minute help, call us by noon and we’ll have a skilled employee to you within minutes of your request.
  • Click HERE for more information.

Do you have any expertise on diversity staffing?

  • Yes. KNF&T’s Diversity Search division specifically focuses on sourcing and placing qualified diverse candidates and providing a balanced talent pool to our clients. KNF&T collaborates with both candidates and client companies to align individual candidate skills and broad-based organizational capabilities to drive retention, inclusion, performance, profitability, and growth.

Are you able to provide OFCCP?

  • Yes.

What is your fee?

  • Please contact us and a consultant can discuss our fees based upon your staffing needs.

What is your Risk Mitigation Plan?

  • Although KNF&T is not ISO31000 certified, we do maintain a very in-depth Risk Management and Mitigation plan including extensive insurance coverage (broadened to include Cyber coverage in 2017), regular third party audit and review of our Privacy and Encryption policies and technology, and extensive legislative training to ensure that the team at KNF&T is always fully compliant with Federal and state legislation and up to date on cyber risks.