Bradford's Staffing Solutions for Today’s Market

Bradford Consulting serves its client companies by providing a reliable single source for your staffing needs. Our staffing solutions include:

  • Direct hire placements
  • 1099 to W-2 conversions
  • Contract staffing
  • Payroll services
  • Retiree re-staffing
  • Contract-to-direct conversions
  • Hiring Freeze: Do you have a hiring freeze stopping you from hiring someone?
  • Special Projects: Do you have a deadline or special project?
  • Reduce Risk: Do you need to reduce tax risks associated with 1099 independent contractors?
  • Try Then Buy: Do you want to evaluate a candidate’s skills prior to employment?
  • Retain Expertise: Do you want to retain valuable expertise from retiring employees?

Advantages of Contract Staffing

Temp-to-Direct Conversions (Try Before You Buy)

  • Interview and assess during the contract period
  • Evaluate how the candidate fits your corporate culture

Sole-Source Staffing Ability

  • Decrease the number of staffing/recruiting vendors
  • One-stop shopping for your staffing needs

Staffing Flexibility

  • Match staffing levels to project requirements
  • Quick hiring process vs. lengthy direct placement
  • Terminate the contract placement at any time
  • Add resources through a purchase order versus capital budget

Reduce Employment Costs

  • No workers’ compensation exposure or claims
  • No employee benefits costs for medical, dental, vision, life, and 401(k)
  • No added expense for holidays, vacations, sick time, etc.
  • No administrative costs for hiring and on-boarding
  • No administrative costs for payroll with holding, filings, etc.
  • Minimized risk of IRS and state audits due to worker

Maintain Budget Controls

  • Accelerate the pace at which projects reach completion
  • Secure labor needed for projects
  • Eliminate unnecessary overhead

Once you select a contract candidate, your part is extremely easy! All you need to do is authorize billing by approving the contractor’s weekly time sheet – it’s that simple. Our back-office, Top Echelon Contracting, will handle all of the on-boarding, payroll, taxes, unemployment, workers’ compensation, background checking, benefits, etc.

Insurance Protection



Commercial General Liability

$1,000,000 per occurrence; $3,000,000 in the aggregate

Professional Liability

$1,000,000 per occurrence; $3,000,000 in the aggregate

Commercial Excess Liability

$5,000,000 combined single limits

Hired/Non-Owned Auto Liability

$1,000,000 combined single limits

Employee Dishonesty Bonding

$1,000,000 combined single limits

Employers’ Practices Liability


Sexual Abuse


Wide range of benefits for contractors

Companies enjoy greater employee retention by offering quality benefits. As the legal W-2 employer, our back-office pays the contract employees weekly and offers the following ACA compliant benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan

The next step

Bradford Consulting will be your point of contact for your recruiting needs. Top Echelon Contracting, has specialized in contract staffing since 1992 and will finalize the employment contracts and handle all of the financial and administrative issues. By combining our recruiting skills with the back-office services of Top Echelon Contracting, we can provide full-service staffing and unsurpassed value.


Bradford Consulting
Carl Bradford
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
Phone: 817-993-9335
Established: 1991


Top Echelon Contracting, Inc.
Canton, Ohio 44718
Established: 1992

Schedule a Free Consultation With Carl Bradford for Details