Our Hiring Process

What to expect when you’re applying.

Job Search

So what type of career are you interested in? Answer this question by browsing our current openings.  Our online job listings are updated weekly.  If you don’t see the position you’re looking for, check back often so you don’t miss that perfect job.

Applying

After you find a job listing that you are interested in, click “Apply for this job online.” You’ll be asked to enter your email address and create an online profile. Using this profile, you’ll be able to submit your resume and application.

Alternatives is an equal opportunity employer, and it is important for us to maintain a consistent hiring process for every candidate. As a result, we require everyone to apply online. Paper resumes and applications are not accepted. But, we work hard to make our site accessible to everyone. If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at (508) 234-6232.

Next Steps

Application received!
After submitting your application, you’ll immediately receive an email thanking you for taking the time to apply and letting you know that we received your information. There is no need to follow-up with HR staff to confirm this any further.

Getting to know you
Your qualifications will be reviewed by members of our Recruitment Team. If we find you to be a potential fit, someone from our team will contact you so we can learn more about you and tell you more about the position.

Getting to know you better
If you’re selected to interview for the position, a member of our Recruitment Team will contact you to set up a meeting. They’ll let you know who you will be interviewing with. Often, initial interviews include meeting with a member of the Recruitment Team and the Hiring Manager. Depending on the position you’re interviewing for, the hiring process may include additional interviews.

Hiring decisions
We will be looking at many things to help make our hiring decision – your background, references and your performance throughout the interview process. We want to be thorough to ensure that we’re making the right match. This can take some time, so we appreciate your patience.  If you have questions or just want to check in, please feel free to keep in touch with your recruiter by email or phone. If you’re qualifications don’t match up with the job you’re applying for, we’ll keep your resume on hand for other positions in the future!