Survival Systems is the largest power electronics staffing firm in the country, we connect clients with seasoned professionals. Our mission is to provide top tier recruitment services to help our clients create Smarter, Cleaner, Better Energy.
Our roots stem from 1973 and we were twice named in INC Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing corporations in the United States. Survival Systems' team of Account Executives has been dedicated to serving technical electronic manufacturers specifically in the Semiconductors, Analog and Power Electronics Industries for over twenty years.
The candidates we place have stayed with our clients 22% longer than the national average for technical professional employees. Dennis Nickerson and Sandy Schrieber, our principals, are past board of the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) and the California Staffing Professionals (CSP).
"What separates Survival Systems in their profession is [they have] always taken the time and effort necessary to determine what we are really looking for... and will often make suggestions in conducting a search that we may not have contemplated. We truly enjoy working with Survival Systems and would strongly recommend Survival Systems for any staffing requirements."
VP Human Resources, Rantec Microwave & Electronics, Inc.
Personnel Manager, Rantec Microwave & Electronics, Inc.
Our Promise to Serve You
We realize that there are many facets to the hiring process we can not control. Nonetheless, we promise to work diligently for you. When you retain Survival Systems, we become part of your team.
We will bend over backwards to maintain your satisfaction with our high quality of our service. While some searches may be more difficult than others, we will keep you informed as to the progress of each search. We want your active participation. You will provide fundamental assistance in the development of our plan of attack to locate the right individual for your company.
If you feel you need some additional attention, please don't hesitate to ask for help. We invite you to call Dennis Nickerson directly and give us feedback on how we can improve.
We want you to be happy with our services! Email or call us at (805) 650-8888.
Commitment to Customers
Sandy Schrieber-Nickerson of Survival Systems accepts 1995 First Place Awards Handed to her by: Diane Callis, President, National Association Personnel Services.
Being singled out and recognized by our peers is a sincere honor. During the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS) 1995 Annual Conference in Philadelphia, Survival Systems was honored, and garnered 3 of 4 possible awards out of 2000 members.
Survival Systems accepted First Place Awards in two categories: 1995 Commitment to the Customer for our dedication and excellence in quality to our customers and 1995 Commitment to the Industry for promoting a positive professional image of the personnel industry. Our third 1995 award was a Merit Recognition for Commitment to Employees.
Closer to home, the California Staffing Pfofessionals (CSP), honored Survival Systems at the Annual Conference in 1995 as 'Corporate Member of the Year'.
Philosophies & Policies
You Should Know Us & You Probably Already Do
Survival Systems was founded with a goal: to provide high quality, cost effective client-centered recruiting services. We focus our attention on best suiting the needs of our clients, and growing in partnership with them. We have always been motivated by the firmly held belief that our success rests on the continued success and prosperity of our clients.
Survival Systems values its' reputation for professionalism and integrity. The following policies are congruent with the National Association of Personnel Services ethics recommendations of which we are members in good standing:
Survival Systems will extend professional service to all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, income level, or disability.
A candidate's employment record, qualifications and salary requirements shall be stated to the client as stated to us. We encourage you to reference and verify information. All information is to remain confidential, and should be used on a need-to-know basis only.
Candidates placed by Survival Systems shall not be solicited for other positions while they are in the employ of the client, unless the candidate initiates reactivation of his/her application or posts their resume on the Internet.
Survival Systems is the world's largest search firm in the Electronics Industry. A large percentage of the professionals are registered and on file with us. We have a fiduciary responsibility to keep these professionals confidential, thereby we are not able to offer a 'hands-off' policy for those employees which have not been placed with your company by Survival Systems.
Survival Systems succeeded in sending highly qualified candidates that matched our needs both technically and geographically. I would recommend Survival Systems to any company that has a serious and difficult staffing need.Preferred Electronics, Inc.
Survival Systems has proven to be very knowledgeable about our industry and the current market situation. Survival Systems professionalism and ability to zero in on our specific needs is to be commended.Universal Voltronics
Survival Systems professionalism and timeliness was very much appreciated. Thanks to Survival Systems, we have been able to add a new member to our sales staff with virtually no interruptions in sales volume.Panamax
Our task of searching, screening, interviewing, and final selection of candidates required only a fraction of the time we would have spent had we used other methods. Contact with Survival Systems' staff has always been a pleasure, making what might be an unwanted distraction, something to look forward to each day.Todd Products Corp.
Working with Survival Systems was a great pleasure. Survival Systems was truly interested in our best interest, not just in obtaining their fee.E.D.S.
Efficiency accompanied by courtesy is a rare combination in today's work world. The courtesy extended to me during our search was impressive because of its rarity. I compliment Survival Systems for their efforts in finding Ault the right candidates.Ault
Survival Systems has been very responsive, resourceful and hard working. It has been a great pleasure working with Survival Systems and they have turned recruiting into an easier task than before.Power Integrations
Survival Systems knowledge of the power conversion industry is always complete and current. Their skill in understanding the requirements of clients and finding candidates that match them are outstanding. Survival Systems is professional all the way and a real pleasure to work with.Unipower Corporation
It has been my pleasant experience that Survival Systems always understood and respected our concerns and needs for staffing, offering top notch, high quality candidates. The entire team at Survival Systems are pros; best in class. When it comes to professional staffing expertise, there's simply no competition.Digital Power
Survival Systems have approached their search in a very professional manner and were able to provide an excellent choice of candidates to choose from. Survival Systems is one of the top executive search firms for the power industry. It is with this in mind, that I highly recommend them without any reservations.Condor, Inc.
Survival Systems has always taken the time and effort necessary to determine what we are really looking for in our highly specialized staffing requirements. We truly enjoy working with and would strongly recommend Survival Systems for any staffing requirements.Rantec Microwave & Electronics, Inc.
I find Survival Systems pleasant and easy to work with. I find working with Survival Systems to be relatively painless experience. I recommend Survival Systems as an extension of any organization's recruitment program.Power-One, Inc.