Round Rock, TX, November 4, 2008. Bob Eskridge, President of Eskridge & Associates was recently informed by the Center for Veteran Enterprise, Department of Veteran Affairs in Washington DC that Eskridge & Associates has been formally certified as a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Business. Eskridge & Associates is now eligible to participate in Veterans First Contracting Program Opportunities within the Veterans Administration (VA). The Veterans First Program was signed into law, Dec 22, 2006, by President Bush to authorize a unique “Veterans First” approach specific to VA contracting. This approach changes the priorities for contracting preferences within VA, placing SDVOSBs and VOSBs first and second, respectively, in satisfying VA’s acquisition requirements. The goal of the program is to simplify the procedures to be able to increase the contracts awarded to qualified Veteran Owned and Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Businesses for various acquisitions of products and services with the VA.
Bob Eskridge (email@example.com) is the President of Eskridge & Associates (www.eskridge-associates.com) which specializes in the placement of physicians in both locum tenens and direct hire placement opportunities nationwide. Bob is one of a handful that has five industry certifications. He is a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC), Certified Temporary Staffing Specialist (CTS), a Certified Physician Recruiter (PRC) and a Certified Employee Retention Specialist (CERS) through the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS). He is also a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP) through the American Staffing Association.
Bob Eskridge is also President of Eskridge Worldwide Travel (www.eskridgewwtravel.com) providing travel services for physicians as well as Eskridge Consulting (www.eskridgeconsulting.com), a practice helping others to realize their childhood dreams of becoming physician recruiters.