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GreatAmerica Financial Services and VAR Staffing Announce New Program

22 Oct, 2014

Dallas, TX – October 22, 2014: VAR Staffing and GreatAmerica Financial proudly announce a program providing MSPs, VARs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators with a 6 month, same as cash financing program for all VAR Staffing recruitment services. VAR Staffing and GreatAmerica recognize that Service and Solution Providers need the best talent possible to distinguish their company. Whether they are supporting, architecting or integrating solutions—the technical team is the face of the firm and its most important link to the customer.

“GreatAmerica values the health of the Channel and we recognize one of the best ways to help Solution Providers succeed is to arm them with the best possible technical employees,” said Greg VanDeWalker, Senior VP and GM of GreatAmerica’s Communications & Data Group. “This highly-customized program provides access to top quality technical talent with a payment structure that accommodates cash flow concerns.”

For over 7 years, VAR Staffing has been dedicated to identifying, vetting and delivering Channel-oriented talent to the Partner Community. As the only staffing company that has invested the time to truly orient themselves towards the IT Channel, VAR Staffing continuously strives to develop partnerships across the community to facilitate greater access to their unique service. “Our partnership with GreatAmerica Financial represents our total commitment to providing all members of the Partner community access to our unique service,” said Mark Bier, Principal at VAR Staffing.

With unemployment in the IT Channel hovering at 1%, the challenges of attracting the right talent can be enormously frustrating. “The IT Channel is a unique community whose staffing needs are equally unique and vastly different from the Enterprise, Corporate IT environment,” Mr. Bier said, “while technical competency absolutely comprises some portion of their needs – above all, the Partner Community is hungry for engineers that can operate in a dynamic technical environment while, in parallel, establishing themselves as a trusted IT advisor.”

About GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation

GreatAmerica is more than just a finance company. The Communications & Data Group at GreatAmerica is dedicated to understanding the IT, Managed Services, and Telecommunications industries. Our exposure to thousands of telecom providers, MSPs and independent VARs contributes to our ability to help our customers evolve their businesses through targeted and innovative solutions. GreatAmerica’s collective knowledge and experience enhances the development of unique programs and collaborative learning opportunities to complement our vendor’s offerings.

About VAR Staffing

VAR Staffing is a division of Apollo Staffing, Inc. They have been actively working with the IT channel community since 2006. The team has over 65 years combined professional recruiting experience along with 45+ years combined VAR/MSP operations and management experience. VAR Staffing is the only staffing firm exclusively focused on recruiting talent for the IT Channel partners.

For more information, contact:

Michael Cohen
 VAR Staffing
 Phone: (972) 996-0966

Todd Billiar
 VAR Staffing
 Phone: 972-847-0566

Jackie Schmid
 GreatAmerica Financial Services Corp
 Phone: (319) 261-4326

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