VIP Tech Consultants, the technology division of VIP Staffing, identifies and provides IT resources to customers across Texas and New Mexico. Currently, the South Texas region is experiencing tremendous IT growth and demand for qualified talent. VIP Tech’s ability to deliver and build partnerships for our customers is a result of VIP Staffing’s proven best practices for more than 30 years combined with a strong recruiting technical acumen. Contact VIP Tech Consultants today to find top-notch talent for all of your IT needs.
Managing Director VIP Tech Consultants – San Antonio
With more than a decade of IT staffing experience, Michael leads VIP Tech Consultants, the newest division of VIP Staffing. In addition to managing VIP Tech’s sales efforts, Michael is responsible for identifying, recruiting and placing IT professionals in an array of positions. These roles range from developers and business analysts to cybersecurity, business intelligence and technical support. Before joining the VIP Staffing team, Michael managed IT staffing efforts for a national IT consulting firm, overseeing high profile accounts with midsize to enterprise level corporations in the financial, technology, retail, insurance, oil & gas and healthcare industries. His successful track record and passion for helping clients and candidates has earned him multiple awards for exceeding profit objectives and securing key accounts.
Outside of the office, you will find Michael spending time with friends and family, traveling or enjoying a great baseball game, which he played at the collegiate level at Huston Tillotson University in Austin, Texas.
L. Sam Tough
Managing Director VIP Tech Consultants – Dallas/Fort Worth
L. Sam Tough is the most recent addition to the VIP Tech Consultants team, leading the VIP Tech Dallas office. With more than 20 years of IT staffing business development, Sam is responsible for developing new business, account management, training, staff development and overseeing sales and operations.
Before joining VIP Staffing, Sam was a VP of IT staffing sales executive at a national technology solutions and staff augmentation firm, managing sales, managing client relationships, team building, client identifying leads, recruiting and development of client base. His decades of experience and proven track record in technology staffing vertical solutions earned Sam multiple awards for exceeding sales goals and excellent client service.
When Sam’s not placing top IT talent, you will find him on the golf course, boating, RVing, motorcycle riding, attending sports events and more. Sam and his wife are avid outdoorspeople and get outdoors as often as they can.
VIP Staffing Wins ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing® Client & Talent Awards 4th Year in a Row
VIP Staffing, a leading staffing agency announced they have won the Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and candidates. Presented in partnership with presenting sponsor CareerBuilder and gold sponsors Indeed & Talent.com, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and candidates. On average, clients of winning agencies are twice as likely to be completely satisfied and candidates who have been placed by winning agencies are twice as likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies.
“We are very proud of the scores VIP Staffing received from our customers and talent. Our team works tirelessly every single day to provide the best experience possible for anyone who walks in our doors, calls our offices or sends an email. Customer service is our number one priority. We are thankful to have won for the fourth year in a row and are honored to be recognized for our efforts,” said President and CEO Andrew Himoff.
“After one of the most turbulent years in modern history, winners of the 2021 Best of Staffing award have proven their commitment to go above and beyond in support of their clients and placed talent,” said ClearlyRated’s CEO and Founder, Eric Gregg. “These service leaders have demonstrated their capacity to be agile, to be precise, and to prioritize the client and talent experience above all else. It is my honor to celebrate and showcase the 2021 Best of Staffing winners alongside feedback from their actual clients and placed talent on ClearlyRated.com!”
Step 1: Surveys Sent to Clients & Candidates
- Electronic satisfaction surveys are distributed to the staffing agency’s clients and candidates.
- Rate VIP Staffing on a scale from 0-10 based on their most recent experience and ask how likely they would be to recommend the agency to a friend or colleague.
- Must receive a 20% response rate to be considered.
Step 2: Ratings Collected
Each of VIP Staffing’s survey responses was calculated and validated by a third-party research firm and competition administrator, Inavero.
Clients Rated VIP Staffing on:
- Issue resolution time
- Qualified Candidates
- Culture fit of the candidates provided
- Timeframe to fill position
- Setting realistic expectations for the open position
Candidates Rated VIP Staffing on:
- Issue resolution time
- Providing accurate job descriptions
- Treating candidates well
Step 3: Win Best of Staffing®
Agencies must meet the minimum score requirement calculated by Inavero to win.
- VIP Staffing received 9 or 10 out of 10 from the large majority of both client and candidates in all categories, showcasing the delivery of quality service.
- Less than 2 percent of agencies in the U.S. and Canada win this award.