Consultant Benefits & FAQs

Benchmark IT Consultant Benefits:

We want to make your Benchmark IT consulting experience the best it can be. That’s why we offer one of the most competitive and comprehensive range of benefits in the tech industry. Take a look at the full range of benefits you’ll enjoy when you’re part of the Benchmark IT team.


    • Weekly Pay*
    • Online timekeeping system*
    • Direct Deposit or Pay Cards
    • Paperless Pay Statement/Web Portal via People 2.0 System


*Clients may vary in terms or pay/bill periods and some utilize their own timekeeping system

Health and Life Insurance

  • Health Insurance 9enrollment available 30 days from 1st pay check)
    • Options include Major Medical (enrollment available 60 days from 1st pay check wait period), Minimum Essentials Coverage Plans, and Fixed Indemnity Plans also available
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
Flexible Spending/Section 125 Plan

  • Non-employer Sponsored Premiums:
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • COBRA Premiums
    • Term Life Insurance
    • Disability Insurance

    Eligibility for this plan begins after being on payroll for 60 days. You must sign up before the end of the month your eligibility begins or wait until the following year's open enrollment to participate.

  • Qualified Transportation Reimbursements:
    Eligibility for transportation reimbursements begins after being on payroll for 60 days.

Who To Call When.....

Issues or Questions that arise during your assignment
Payroll or benefits-specific questions


We've grouped several commonly asked questions into the following categories. Please scroll through for more information or contract your Benchmark IT recruiter directly. Contact Us.


Your Benchmark IT recruiter will connect you with our payroll partner TFI Resources/People 2.0 to get you signed up for payroll via their online process. Your recruiter will give you starting instructions for the first day, and will keep in touch with you throughout the assignment.
Benchmark IT has a policy of checking references on all of our consultants. If required by our clients, additional background checking and drug tests may be needed.
You’ll receive information from your TFI Resources account representative before your assignment starts. Most documents will be filled out online.
You must fill it out and have an Authorized Representative sign the 1-9 and send to your TFI Resources account rep within three days of your start date. TFI Resources will run your information through E-Verify to confirm you are eligible to work in the United States.
We will need to have a copy of your OPT or EAD card to verify authorized dates of employment.


Weekly, but may vary by client.
Time is submitted online and approved by your manager via the TFI Resources time keeping system, however, systems may vary by client.
Contact your Benchmark IT recruiter at 203-304-5500 before traveling. Generally, you will need to keep all of your receipts and fill out a TFI Resources expense report at the end of your trip for reimbursement. Client-specific travel and expense policies must be adhered-to. For travel outside the US, a TFI Resources travel request must be filled out before booking your travel. Contact your TFI Resources account representative at 713.600.5222 or .


Timecards must be approved by your manager and will be processed on a weekly basis; however, it may vary depending on client.
You can log into the online portal -
Yes, along with pay cards as well.
You can access them via the online portal -
Your TFI Resources account representative at 713.600.5222 or
Your TFI Resources account representative at 713.600.5222 or
Your TFI Resources account representative at 713.600.5222 or


Contact your Your TFI Resources account representative at 713.600.5222 or

Your TFI Resources account representative at 713.600.5222 or



We believe that good people know good people. If you refer a fellow IT colleague or friend, you are eligible to participate in our generous referral bonus program.

Issues or Questions?

Payroll and benefits questions: TFI Resources/People 2.0 at 713.600.5222 or All other questions: Contact your Benchmark IT recruiter: 203-304-5500