Customer Success Story

Tech Talent Hunt: California Court’s 5-Year Quest for Technical Recruitment Experts

Project Description:

The Court is requesting proposals from highly qualified Contractors with expertise in providing Technical Recruitments for Technology Positions, The anticipated term of such contract would be for five (5) years.

Project Description

Technical recruitments for information technology positions (full search or limited aspects thereof, e.g., marketing and outreach, background checks)

The firms selected will have extensive experience in providing the requested service to public sector jurisdictions and the capability to respond quickly and effectively to the Court’s needs.

The Court anticipates issuing multiple contracts to qualified professional consulting firms to provide the above services on an as-needed basis. Contracts will be issued for a period of one year, and renewable annually for up to five years. The award of a contract does not guarantee a minimum amount of work or that minimum payment will be made to a firm. Firms may propose to provide some or all of the services listed.

When Court Human Resources (HR) determines a Contractor is needed to complete a project, HR will contact one or more firms with a specific scope of work for a service needed. The firm(s) will be asked to respond with a work plan and a not to exceed cost for the work. HR will select a firm that best meets the needs of the Court to provide the requested services.


Meet with HR and Court management to determine job requirements, minimum qualifications, desirable qualifications, and recruitment market. Advice on probable recruiting salary requirements.

  • Develop a recruiting/marketing plan to fill a vacant position expeditiously with a well-qualified candidate and present the plan to Human Resources for approval.
  • Conduct personal outreach recruiting including posting advertisements for the position in appropriate publications and websites; insure a diverse candidate pool is reached.
  • Review the résumés of each applicant, and determine if those meet the minimum qualifications. Meet with HR to ensure those applicants moving forward in the process meet the minimum qualifications.
  • Prepare a written summary of approximately 10 candidates with the most promising qualifications for consideration by the Court.
  • Conduct in-depth reference checks on 4 to 6 most qualified candidates identified by the Court. Prepare a summary report for use in the final selection. The Court will conduct a fingerprint background check.
  • Work with HR to design and finalize the interview process, interview questions, panel makeup, etc. Coordinate candidates’ participation in interviews.
  • Work with interview panel to develop recommendations to the Chief Information Officer and Human Resources on the most qualified candidate(s).