Atlanta, Ga.,
– Randstad Holding was recently recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as the second largest staffing company in the world and the third largest in the United States.

In a series of 2012 rankings of the largest staffing firms, Randstad also achieved high placement in multiple, specialized business categories for the U.S. market, which is the largest staffing market in the world. These include:

  • 1st largest administrative/clerical staffing firm
  • 2nd largest professional IT firm
  • 2nd largest professional accounting and finance firm
  • 6th largest professional pharma and life sciences staffing firm
  • 7th largest industrial staffing firm
  • 17th largest engineering staffing firm

“We are very pleased to be recognized for market leadership in so many of the specialized skills that are critical to business success,” said Linda Galipeau, CEO, North America, at Randstad. “Randstad continues to meet the growing demand for talent and specialized services by providing the expertise needed to power economic recovery. This recognition offers validation to our clients—both our legacy Randstad clients and those who joined us following our acquisition of SFN Group—that they are partnering with a global industry leader. We remain committed to providing them with the very best service and resources to meet their needs as they grow.”

About Randstad

Randstad is a $22.5 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. From temporary staffing to permanent placement to inhouse, professionals, search & selection, and HR Solutions, Randstad holds top positions around the world and has approximately 28,700 corporate employees working from its nearly 4,700 branches and inhouse locations in 40 countries. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands, Randstad Holding nv is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam.

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