While our specialized recruiters strive to build meaningful connections with every candidate they support, we know you may have additional questions about the job search process. From knowing where to find information on pay and benefits to learning more about work eligibility and sponsorship, here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions we get from job seekers and current contractors.
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Some of our jobs receive a high volume of applications. If you haven’t heard back, it may be because some positions fill quickly, or your resume and application might not have been the best match for our clients’ needs. But that doesn’t mean it won’t be in the future. Once you apply for a job, we’ll keep your information to consider you for similar jobs. You can also join our Talent Network to receive updates about jobs that match your interests.
If you’d like to be considered for employment but don’t see a current job posting that matches your skills and experience, we encourage you to join our Talent Network to receive updates about new jobs that match your search criteria. You can also contact the local office nearest you to connect with one of our recruiters.
Job applications require a valid, current address. You can indicate your geographic preferences for work on your application. To indicate your geographic preferences, choose one or more cities in the eligibility section of your job application.
You can also contact the Aston Carter office in the area where you will be moving and speak to a recruiter. Visit Aston Carter Locations to find your nearest office.
If you’d like to be considered for employment but don’t see a current job posting that matches your skills and experience, we encourage you to join our Talent Network to receive updates about new jobs that match your search criteria.
There is no cost to job seekers. As a partner to thousands of hiring managers at Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and small to mid-sized organizations across a variety of industries, we can provide job seekers access to several types of opportunities. Thanks to this partnership, we are paid by the companies where our employees are placed.
The length of an assignment varies according to our clients' needs — ranging from a few months to a few years. We work to place you in a role that fits your short-term or long-term needs. While assignments are subject to our clients' needs, it is important that you communicate your needs with your recruiter as well.
Our recruiters will make sure that the opportunities they present to you are aligned with your career goals, skills and interests. As a partner to thousands of hiring managers at Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and small to mid-sized organizations across a variety of industries, we can provide job seekers access to several types of opportunities.
In the United States, Aston Carter hires its employees on a W-2 basis. Aston Carter withholds taxes from our contract employees and earnings are reported to the IRS each year. Aston Carter employees must complete a W-4 form at the beginning of their employment. Aston Carter generally does not hire contract employees on a 1099 basis or by way of corp-to-corp arrangements.
In Canada, Aston Carter hires contractor workers on a T4 basis. Aston Carter withholds taxes from our contract employees and earnings are reported to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) each year. Independent contractors that are hired would require a registered business and GST number.
Working for Aston Carter gives you access to comprehensive health benefits and a variety of work/life benefits. Our benefits include contributory medical, dental and vision insurance. Specific assignments may include paid time off, and all Aston Carter contract employees can enjoy an array of employee discounts from our many retail partners.
Your benefits will start on the first day of the month after you are hired. For example, if you are hired on Oct. 15, your benefits start on Nov. 1.
Contract employees are paid weekly by Aston Carter. Our pay schedule runs from Sunday through Saturday. You will receive your paycheck or direct deposit every Friday, depending on your local mail service. Direct placement employees are paid in accordance with our clients' payroll policies.
We offer several options to receive your paycheck, including direct deposit into your checking account, paper checks mailed to you and CashPay — an ATM-accessed account accessible 24 hours a day.
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age in order to be considered for employment. Outside of that, Aston Carter does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color and religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disabilities or any other characteristics protected by law.
Aston Carter is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants regardless of their protected class or background per federal and provincial human rights laws. Based on some of our clients’ needs and requirements for a position, a criminal background check may be required. Applicants are encouraged to search available job postings on the Aston Carter website and apply to any positions for which they are qualified.
Most Aston Carter positions are open to any individual eligible to work in the United States and Canada.
In the United States, this includes those with valid Employment Authorization Documents, those with valid United States Permanent Resident Cards (also known as Green Cards) and others eligible to work in the United States as described on Department of Homeland Security document I-9.
In Canada, this includes Permanent Residents, those with valid work permit documentation and others eligible to work in Canada, as described on the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website.
Some positions have more stringent eligibility requirements, particularly jobs with our customers who work directly for the federal government, with export controls or as authorized federal contractors. The eligibility requirements for these positions are described in the individual job postings. If you have further questions, contact the local office nearest you to connect with one of our recruiters.
Aston Carter only hires individuals currently eligible to work in the United States and Canada. For information on employment eligibility in the United States, please visit the U.S. Immigration Services website. For information on employment eligibility in Canada, please visit the Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) website. If you have further questions, contact the local office nearest you to connect with one of our recruiters.
Yes! We work with many companies that have locations all over the country, not just near major metropolitan areas. Use our job board to find and apply for openings in your area that match your interests and qualifications. If you see a job you are interested in, please contact the local office nearest you.
*If you receive any error messages, please ensure you’re in the correct Talent Community and are using the correct email address. If the errors persist, please reach out to your recruiter.
W-2 forms will be mailed out the last week of January to your address on file as of Jan. 1. T4 forms are mailed out by the last day of February of every calendar year to the address we have on file as of Feb. 1.
Yes. If you have signed up for an online W-2 or T4, you will receive an email from CIC Plus when the online W-2 or T4 is available to view.
You can also view your form using the paperless employee website:
United States: www.paperlessemployee.com/allegis
If you moved after your employment with us and provided us with a new address via a local office before January, we have your new address in our system and your W-2 / T4 will be delivered to that address.
If you have a different address from when you were employed with us, please contact the local office that employed you with to provide your your updated address information.
If you have not received your W-2 by mid-February or T4 by mid-March, you can request a reprint from the office that employed you or access your form online instead.
You will likely encounter life events and financial choices that require verification of your employment and/or income. Allegis Group, the parent company of Aston Carter, uses Thomas & Company to provide automated and secure verifications for contract employees. This solution makes it easy for you to provide inquiring institutions verification of your employment and/or income.
Thomas & Company Verifications Department
P.O. Box 280100
Nashville, TN 37228
Toll Free: 1-800-791-8943
The verifier can access Thomas & Company through www.thomas-and-company.com or 1-800-791-8943.
To obtain the Verifier Pin, you’ll need:
Employees will then be asked to confirm and agree. At this point, the Verifier Pin will be displayed and can be sent to the verifier to use for gathering immediate verification through www.thomas-and-company.com.
If you need further assistance, please email the Verifications Department at email@example.com to submit the request.