We call them “true IT pros”. They are the reason ours is the ultimate people business. They are the reason we’re one of the few firms willing to make what’s most important to our clients most important to us –building their team…not ours. We call it our “Client Team First Philosophy”. Think about IT. We have been since 1989. That’s why today, we play to win our clients’ game…not ours. We only win when our clients do.
When job #1 for our team is to help you build yours, it changes everything. We now have a seat at the table participating in strategic discussions about how best to support the needs of the business. We have in-depth knowledge of our clients’ players because we’ve vetted most and brought many to the table ourselves. We never try to force fit a candidate into a position they are not well-suited for.
Sounds too good to be true doesn’t it? We get that a lot. Clients have grown so accustomed to being used versus served, most assume that’s just the way IT is. Not at Ambassador. We evaluate all of our teammates on the basis of character, competence and chemistry. Character is always first, because no level of competence is sufficient to make up for a serious flaw in character. Then competence, because many people of good character simply aren’t at a sufficient level of competence to meet our rigorous standards. Finally chemistry, because getting along with their teammates is critical to the success of every team member.
Still skeptical? Fair enough. The journey of a thousand miles starts with the first step. So, what small positive step can we take towards a journey into the IT consultancy/client relationship of your dreams…and ours? Let’s talk about IT…