AE & Recruiter Certification

TechServe Alliance Certification Code of Ethics

TechServe Alliance Certification Program establishes standards based on best practices for account executives and recruiters. In addition to testing the knowledge of these best practices as well as the ability to apply that knowledge to typical scenarios they would encounter in the performance of their duties, all account executives and recruiters must subscribe to the CPSAE or CPSR Code of Ethics to maintain their certification.

Code of Ethics:
Certified Professional Services Account Executive (CPSAE)
  • CPSAE adheres to the tenet of equal opportunity for all candidates regardless of race, religion, color, sex, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin.
  • CPSAE abides by all applicable federal, state, and local laws in the performance of their duties.
  • CPSAE does not defame clients, consultants, or competitors.
  • CPSAE preserves the confidentiality of all confidential information of their firm's clients.
  • CPSAE does not intentionally misrepresent a consultant's skills or experience.
  • CPSAE does not intentionally misrepresent a consultant's pay rate, contract terms, assignment duration, or other facts relevant to the business relationship.
  • CPSAE complies with clients' established business practices related to gifts and gratuities to a client's employees.


Code of Ethics: Certified Professional Services Recruiter (CPSR)

  • CPSR adheres to the tenet of equal opportunity for all candidates regardless of race, religion, color, sex, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin.
  • CPSR abides by all applicable federal, state, and local laws in the performance of their duties. CPSR does not defame clients, consultants, or competitors.
  • CPSR preserves the confidentiality of all confidential information of their firm's clients.
  • CPSR does not intentionally misrepresent a consultant's skills or experience.
  • CPSR does not intentionally misrepresent a consultant's pay rate, contract terms, assignment duration, or other facts relevant to the business relationship.
  • CPSR does not unfairly prevent a consultant from pursuing other opportunities.
  • CPSR refrains from soliciting employees of their firm's active clients.
  • CPSR does not knowingly induce consultants to breach or improperly interfere with a contractual relationship.




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