About Us

What we do.

Advantage Technical is an engineering and information technology services company. We offer 50+ years of specialty experience and an enviable network of connections for employers and job seekers alike.

We have specialization and depth in a number of critical industries including medical device, communications, product manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, energy, semiconductor, government and defense. We also understand the commonalities and the differences across every client we serve. We will deliver the technical support you need to compete and win in the 21st century.

Advantage Technical supports our clients both locally and virtually from our regional hub and branch network and has excellent coverage for you and your organization across all of the US and Canada.Wherever you are, we will provide the highly talented resources you need to meet your goals and strengthen your business.
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First impressions matter. The ability to attract and deliver top talent throughout North America has resulted in many awards and certifications, including:

  • Clearly Rated's Best of Staffing Client Award
  • Clearly Rated's Best of Staffing Talent Award
  • Forbes America’s Best Professional Search Firm
  • Q1 Award from the Ford Motor Company
  • Winner of Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies
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Engineering and IT talent placement and employment advice for employers of all sizes. We use highly-experienced specialty recruiters, progressive recruiting strategies, and advanced technologies to place top tech talent in contract, contract-to-hire, and direct-hire positions. Whether your need immediate placement of talent or simply want us to review a list of interview questions, we’re here for you.

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Job opportunities and coaching for professionals at every stage of their careers. We help you advance your career, whether it’s reviewing a resume to offer feedback or connecting you to exclusive jobs at leading companies across the country.

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Advantage Technical is proud to be part of Staffmark Group and RGF Staffing.

About Staffmark Group

Staffmark Group is one of the largest staffing companies in the United States and has been providing outstanding service for over 40 years. A proud member of RGF Staffing, Staffmark Group operates in over 400 locations, providing staffing solutions across a comprehensive range of disciplines, including contingent staffing, direct/permanent hire, on-site staffing management services, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and master service provider (MSP). To learn more about Staffmark Group, visit www.staffmarkgroup.com.

About RGF Staffing

RGF Staffing is the fourth largest staffing firm in the world. We are a leading global HR services provider with activities in Asia Pacific, Europe, Japan and North America. Every day more than 300,000 people work for businesses and institutions via the RGF Staffing network. RGF Staffing is part of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd, which is one the world’s strongest technology companies, ranked #54 on the global Forbes Digital 100 list. For further information please visit www.rgfstaffing.com.
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The Staffmark Group Senior Leadership Team serves Advantage Technical and the other Staffmark Group brands.

Tom Schmidt

SVP, Technical and Professional Services

Tom Schmidt is the Senior Vice President of our Advantage Technical team, as well as the brands that make up our Professional Services group which include Digital People (creative/marketing) and Hunter Hamilton (accounting/finance/corporate services). Schmidt’s group is responsible for ensuring our client's competitive success by providing highly skilled Talent and Talent Services within the Information Technology, Engineering, Finance, and professional placement specialties across North America.
Schmidt has more than 25 years of U.S. and Global experience in the Staffing, Technical Services, and Talent Acquisition industries, and he is also a U.S. Army Veteran.

Becky Harris

VP, Technical Services - West Region

Responsible for the growth and expansion of IT and Engineering for the West. She has been with Advantage Technical for 19 years and has over 30 years of experience in the staffing industry in a variety of roles starting in recruiting and business development all the way through senior leadership roles.Becky is currently the VP of West Technical.
Known as a great developer of teams, Becky has a history of leading highly successful teams whose key contributors have gone on to be impactful leaders. Additionally, Becky has been called upon to guide branches outside of her areas of responsibility through difficult turn-around situations.
Becky lives in Spring, TX with her Husband and 3 children.

Ken Imming

VP, Vehicle Services

As the Vice President of our Vehicle Services group for all of North America, Ken brings 30 years of experience building successful businesses that provide Engineering and IT Staffing, Consulting and Project based solutions servicing clients within various industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Construction, Agriculture, and Consumer Electronics.
Ken is responsible for developing strategic initiatives and goals and managing sales, recruiting, and operations to meet or exceed both short term and long-term goals.
Ken lives in Clayton, NC with his wife and pets and has 2 adult children.