Staffing & Job Placement Services for the DC Metro Area

Alternative Employment Specialists is a small, woman owned recruitment firm, established in 1998. Alternative is headquartered in Sterling, Virginia, and provides staffing services throughout the US. Our clients include international Fortune 500 companies, local businesses, national companies, not for profits and associations.

Nancy Palazza, president and founder of Alternative has over 25 years of experience in the staffing and recruitment industry. Her staff consists of recruiters and sales managers with 35 years of combined industry experience. Alternative’s extensive database of qualified candidates allows fast and accurate responses to our client’s requests.

Our client’s rely on us to quickly meet their workforce needs with highly qualified candidates. We work closely with our clients to develop an in depth understanding of their company, industry, culture and work style. This process enables Alternative to serve as an extension of the client company’s Human Resources department.

Our candidates know they can rely on us to provides individualized support in defining and achieving their career goals. We represent them with honesty and integrity.

Alternative is a full service staffing company, offering the following placement services:

  • Direct Hire
  • Contract
  • Contract or temporary to hire
  • Temporary