Frequently Asked Questions

Temporary Contract and Direct Hire Job Opportunities in MD VA and DC - The SPARKS Group

Getting Started With Sparks Group

I am interested in working for Sparks Group. How can I get started?

We are always seeking new talent to connect to great career opportunities! To submit a resume, you may either directly contact the office that is most convenient to where you would like to work or search our available jobs. Sparks Group is headquartered in the DC Metro Area and provides job seekers with opportunities throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region.

What types of positions does Sparks Group specialize in?

Our company is comprised of four specialized divisions: Sparks Office, Sparks Accounting & Finance, Sparks IT, and Sparks Creative. We specialize in staffing for temporary, contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire positions across numerous areas of specialization. These include: Administrative and Office Support, Customer Service and Call Center, Human Resources and Talent Acquisition, Paralegal and Legal Support, Accounting & Finance, Contracts and Acquisitions, Information Technology, UX, Digital, and Graphic Design, Online, Social, and Integrated Marketing, and Writing and Content.

Job Opportunities

After I am hired, how will I find out about positions that match my experience and skills?

As positions become available, a Sparks Group representative will contact you to discuss opportunities. Employees are also encouraged to maintain contact with their recruiter to stay informed of available jobs.

I am currently working for Sparks Group in a contract role. How will I find out about future positions that match my experience and skills?

As your contract position comes to a cessation and new positions become available that meet your skills and career objectives, your Sparks Group representative will work with you to discuss opportunities. Job seekers are also encouraged to maintain regular communication with their recruiter.

If I am offered a position that does not meet my interests and/or availability, will this disqualify me from being considered for future placements?

No. One of the benefits of working with Sparks Group is choice and flexibility. Employees have the option to decline positions that do not meet their expectations. We ask that employees only accept opportunities to which they can commit for the entire duration.

What if I accept a contract position that does not meet my expectations?

Prior to the start of a placement, you will be provided with as much information as possible about the company and duties you will be performing. In the event that your expectations are not met, we ask that you contact your Sparks Group recruiter to discuss this matter.

What if I am interested in a full-time position at a company where I am currently working?

If you should become aware of a full-time opportunity that interests you, please contact your Sparks Group recruiter. When appropriate we will advocate on your behalf.

Getting Paid and Benefits

How will I be paid?

Employees are paid on a weekly basis by submitting their hours worked for each placement via the Sparks Group Employee Portal. Contact your Sparks Group recruiter for more details.

What does Sparks Group charge for services?

Job seekers are never charged a fee for any of the services that we provide.

What benefits do contract employees receive?

Upon eligibility, employees receive vacation pay, holiday pay, 401(k), and health insurance.

I have a question or concern regarding my paycheck, payroll and/or tax information. Who do I contact?

Please contact your Sparks Group recruiter for paycheck, payroll and/or tax-related questions, who will work with our accounting department to answer your questions and resolve your challenges in a timely manner.

I have questions with regards to my benefits. Who do I contact?

Questions with regards to health insurance should be submitted to benefits@sparksgroupinc.com. You may also contact the Benefits Administrator at our corporate office at: (301) 279-2300. Questions with regards to vacation and holiday pay should be directed to your Sparks Group recruiter.

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