At Blue Chip Talent, 100 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 28 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 4.08. It was published on Jul 18, 2017. 528 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
100%
 
People celebrate special events around here.
100%
 
People care about each other here.
100%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
100%
 
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
100%
 

What They Do

We asked Blue Chip Talent to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Blue Chip Talent is an award-winning Talent Acquisition partner and provider of staffing solutions throughout the Midwest which include contract, contract-to-hire, and direct placements of skilled professionals in Information Technology (IT), Engineering, and Healthcare IT.

About this Company

Website: www.bctalent.com Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, 48302 US Sites: 1
US Employees: 31 US Revenues: $14.5 million
Worldwide Revenues: $14.5 million Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 1994

Blue Chip Talent has been awarded:

Best Small Workplaces 2017 (ranked 23)


BCT team member showing off his NCAA Tournament Bracket Contest winnings

Perks and Programs

We asked Blue Chip Talent to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Appreciation Lunches: Throughout the year, the CEO and President will pay for all employees to enjoy breakfast after certain company goals or benchmarks are reached or to reward the team for their hard work on a project or task.
  • Year End Awards: During the company holiday lunch before Christmas, year end awards (certificates) are given to exemplary employees. Categories include: Recruiting MVP, Sales MVP, Team Player, Rookie of the Year, and Leadership Award.
  • Birthday Dessert: Every employee's birthday is celebrated with a dessert of their choice for the entire office to enjoy.
  • Charity Event Team Membership: The company pays for team entry to various charity events (for example, Boy Scouts of America Dodgeball tournament and Focus:Hope Kick 4 Hope Kickball tournaments) in the Detroit area during the summer
  • Early Fridays: If the team collectively reaches the weekly company goal by 3:00 PM Friday, all employees are eligible to leave early to start their weekends.
  • Leadership Book Club: Quarterly, employees participate in a book club where they read a well-renowned business publication and then present the findings to the rest of the company to develop best business practices.
  • Healthy Snacking: Organic and other healthy snacks are provided in the kitchen for all employees to snack on at any time of the day.
  • 1st Day Lunches: Whenever a new employee starts their first day on the job, the company provides lunch for all employees and uses that time to conduct icebreakers to get to know the new employee more and acclimate them to the company.
  • Onboarding Package: When a new employee starts, they are given an assortment of candy along with having their work space decorated with balloons and a welcome poster signed by the rest of the company
  • Contests and Challenges: Various contests and challenges are executed throughout the year with prizes awarded to the winners (i.e. NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket contest)

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$60,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Office Coordinator $65,000 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Talent Acquisition Specialist
90% Company-paid health coverage for employees 90% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
$1,500 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement
BCT team member enjoying some home cooked breakfast prepared by a fellow co-worker

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

20 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment
20 Days Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (32% use it)
  • Telecommute option (10% use it)
  • Job sharing (6% use it)
  • Onsite Amenities (Snacks, full kitchen, foosball tables, disco lights, piped-in music, collaborative work areas)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take
5 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)5 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

$15,000 Philanthropic donations in last year Director of Marketing Leads environmental impact team
Yes Recycling program

Diversity

  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women
  • 1 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
BCT likes to arrange random surprise events (like a visit to a

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
BCT team members chowing down on some ballpark fare to celebrate Detroit Tigers opening day 2017

How to Get Hired

We asked Blue Chip Talent for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Blue Chip Talent looks for individuals who are self-motivated, who possess an "always learning" attitude, who possess a sense of urgency, and who are honest, detail oriented, and optimistic.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Prospective employees can grab our attention during the interview process by exhibiting the qualities outlined in 8.1, specifically the learning attitude, attention to detail, and sense of urgency. 

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

This coming year we are focused on hiring Junior Recruiters, typically consisting of college graduates or people with a sales or customer service background. We are also looking for Senior Recruiters who already possess some recruiting experience.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested candidates should visit our website www.bctalent.com, follow our social media pages on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube, and email us directly at TalkToUs@bctalent.com.

hiring Outlook

12 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 19% Job Growth
15 Average applicants per opening 255 Total job applicants
7% New hires by employee referrals 30% Openings filled by current employees
1 Recent graduates hired 15% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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