IT Staffing Solutions

Rothman & Associates provides Cleveland and Akron area companies with information technology (IT) and Microsoft technology staffing services and solutions. Our technical knowledge of computer networks, computers and Microsoft technologies is world-class. We are not a traditional temporary or permanent placement employment and staffing agency, nor are we information technology consultant recruiters. We are a custom software application development company that also provides IT staffing solutions. Our employees are experts at working with Microsoft programs and technology solutions, Internet services, data storage and databases, servers and other computer hardware and software that power businesses in the Cleveland, Ohio area. The people that work at our firm just dig computer jobs and their careers.

If we can help a company in the Cleveland or Akron metropolitan areas by allocating an IT expert with integrity to work at their offices part-time or full time for some defined period of time, we deploy this person and bill an hourly rate for the IT work they perform. This work can be database programming, data entry, enterprise application development, network administration, application architecture design, project management or some other information technology. If one of our clients needs a reliable and experienced .NET, ASP, C#, VB.NET, SQL Server or Visual Studio programmer for a short-term project, we are happy to draft an IT staffing agreement and will have a talented programmer or IT consultant get started as soon as possible. Call us at 440-349-0478 to find out how our IT staffing solutions and staff augmentation services can help your company or organization use information technology to reach your goals and objectives. We can start the conversation by providing some good advice or get back to you with an estimate, proposal, work agreement, statement of work or contract.

So how does Rothman & Associates provide IT staffing solutions and get engaged with Cleveland businesses that need help with their information technology staffing challenges? Our president, Howare Rothman will typically meet with a current our prospective client executive, IT Director or Human Resource manager to ascertain their exact IT staffing requirements. We then collaborate with our clients to plan and identify the number of employees or size of the workforce that will be required to complete an IT project, fix a database problem or build a software application. Once the IT staffing solution has been determined, we prepare a document called a “Statement of Work” that specifies the information technology work that will be performed, project deliverables and a staffing time line which indicates how long the contract will last. This work agreement includes billing rates and payment schedules.

When we hire intelligent and honest IT professionals who have recently finished their IT studies, training and schooling, they usually start work at our offices in Solon, Ohio, a suburb on the east side of Cleveland as programmers and software engineers. Once they have reached a level of expertise, they occasionally help our clients by providing staff augmentation services. We place one of our IT experts on our customer's IT staff for a set period of time where they assist our clients understand and use new or existing computer-based technologies and information systems. Our IT staffing consulting solutions are usually temporary because our IT professionals enjoy the work environment at Rothman & Associates. We don't provide our clients with IT employees who we recruit that are out of work by going on Monster, LinkedIn or Indeed and looking for resumes. As such, we don't focus on permanent, direct-hire, and contract-to-hire information technology staffing services, but will consider the option in a special circumstance.

Our IT staffing solutions make it easier and more cost effective for our clients to implement and manage new hardware and enterprise-class software applications. Our company president, Howard Rothman, usually takes the lead when it comes to developing a customized IT staffing solution for our clients. One of the most productive ways that our clients utilize our IT staffing services is when they need to organize a good plan to manage their company's technology life cycle. A Rothman & Associate IT expert will work at our customer's offices in the Cleveland or Akron area and essentially become one of their IT staff members, for awhile, in order to assist in making recommendations on what type of computer hardware and software programs need to be purchased, updated, maintained, removed or replaced.

A typical IT staffing solution from Rothman & Associates entails one of our IT consultants working at a client's office for 20 to 40 hours a week. Our personnel will work at our customer's offices to help them automate their business, train their office administrators how to use Microsoft products and retrieve and interpret data and information to make executive decisions. Our IT staffing solutions also help our clients to set up customer relationship management systems (CRM) such as Microsoft Dynamics CRM so they can manage correspondence and accounts for their active and prospective customers. At the end of the day, our IT staffing solutions are geared to increase the efficiency and productivity of the people who use computers at our clients business locations.

Our IT staffing solutions focus on Microsoft products and services because of Microsoft's large market share in the productivity software market, operating system market and server software market. Our company, computer system specialists and software experts hold a wide range of Microsoft certifications and information technology professional certifications for Microsoft products. These include Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Solution Framework, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and Microsoft ASP.NET. Our MCTs are Microsoft technical and instructional experts. We still think Microsoft is cool even though we use Google instead of Bing and love our iPhones.

In certain situations, businesses in the Cleveland and Akron areas outsource the administration of their servers to Rothman & Associates information technology consultants. We provide server management services for cloud servers, servers provided by application service providers (ASPs), our own servers, on hosted software as a service (Saas) environments and on servers that are on-premise at our customer's offices.

Our IT staff can assist with the following skill sets that may be required:

  • Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP
  • Project scoping planning and documentation
  • Disaster recovery analysis, documentation and integration
  • SQL Server 7.0/2000
  • LAN/WAN architecture design, integration and maintenance
  • Visual Basic 6.0
  • Information technology project management support
  • Business process, logic, rules and system design
  • Computer hardware enhancements
  • Visual Basic .NET
  • Computer program, application and software improvements
  • Access 2000/97
  • E-mail system support
  • Server Support
  • Network Support
  • Active Reports
  • Database programming and support
  • Crystal Reports
  • Website design and development
  • HTML/DHTML
  • Software application development
  • ERP support
  • Enterprise application development and support
  • JavaScript/VBScript
  • Intranet support and maintenance
  • COM/DCOM/MTS/COM+
  • Outlook/Exchange/CDO
  • Microsoft Sharepoint
  • Microsoft Solutions Framework
  • Information Technology Project Management
  • Quality standards & compliance
  • Asynch. Communications
  • Legacy data and software application migration
  • Active Server Pages (ASP)
  • Internet Information Services
  • Computer and Software Training
  • Data center support

Please feel free to contact us to schedule a conference call or in-person consultation. Our company president, Howard Rothman, is always happy to set up a time to talk with you and/or your staff about your company's needs. We offer free 1 hour consultations for potential clients that can be conducted at your offices, our offices in Solon, Ohio or a convenient coffee shop or café. Our favorite place to meet with clients is the Panera Bread restaurant on Kruse Drive in Solon because it is just down the street from our offices and their pastries are awesome. Our IT staffing services are normally billed on an hourly basis. Upon request, we can also prepare a fixed-bid estimate for your business or professional group.

If your company or organization is interested in talking with us regarding an IT staffing solution please call 440-349-0478 Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (ET) for information. We will be happy to talk with you about our capabilities and billing rates, fees and prices. You can also complete the online form positioned on the right side of this page. If you would like to send us an RFP (Request for Pricing) or RFQ (Request for Quote), please email it to Howard Rothman at hrothman@rothmanit.com.


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Rothman & Associates  |  30325 Bainbridge Road Suite 4, Solon, OH 44139  |  Phone: 440-­349-0478  |  Fax: 844-700-9838