2015 Best Staffing Firms to Work For

Gibbs S3, UK, #1 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Farida Gibbs, CEO

Farida Gibbs, CEO of Gibbs S3, turned to recruitment after graduating with a lot of debt: “Very rapidly I started to understand that recruitment was very fast paced, very competitive. The types of people I was working with were cut-throat. I felt, personally, very out of place.”

This early experience, combined with her […]

People Source, UK, #2 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Jason Baker, Chairman

“We’ve always had a culture that’s quite different,” says Jason Baker, chairman of People Source. “It’s not the traditional KPI-driven, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. model. Our model is about putting staff first.”

As such, People Source offers flextime, a rarity in recruitment. “Flextime really helps people fit their work around their lives,” he says. […]

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    ConSol Partners, UK, #1 Midsize to Large (51+ employees, 2015)

ConSol Partners, UK, #1 Midsize to Large (51+ employees, 2015)

Marc Cohen,Director

For founding director Marc Cohen, ConSol Partner’s investment in its staff is what makes the company a great place to work: “I really believe in investment in staff for two main reasons; having a clear training plan means investing in people, which gets them billing more. It also helps retain staff.”

And the programs […]

Pertemps, UK, #2 Midsize to Large (51+ employees, 2015)

Carmen Watson, Managing Director

Pertemps is a family business that puts recognition and reward at the heart of everything it does, says managing director Carmen Watson. “That family thread still runs through the business and we fight vehemently to keep it that way, no matter how much we grow.”

The concept of a family business also […]

OneStaff Medical, #1 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Todd Livingston, President

The Omaha, Neb.-based firm strives for an environment where employees — and their families — feel valued. The leadership makes a point of including families in outings and events that build strong relationships. Past adventures have included bowling, go-cart racing, baseball games and team trust challenge events.

“It builds the trust factor among […]

ICON Staffing Network, #2 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Joel Slenning, CEO

When CEO Joel Slenning launched ICON Staffing Network in 2010, he looked to create an environment where people would perform at very high levels but know they were also in a place entirely different from a typical staffing firm.

Each office location features an open floor plan — there are no offices for […]

Financial Additions, #3 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Doug Hall, President

Financial Additions believes low staff turnover contributes to better client relationships and a better bottom line. And it fosters that employee loyalty with flexibility and a fun work atmosphere.

“It’s flexibility but it’s also accountability,” explains President Doug Hall.

The company offers flexible work schedules but also holds staff accountable for the amount of […]

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    Swoon Technology Resources, #4 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Swoon Technology Resources, #4 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Michelle Baker, CEO

A great working environment attracts great people. Founder and CEO Michelle Baker took that theory to heart when she launched Swoon Technology Resources in 2010.

“If you are fair and honest and open, if that is the foundation of what you are built on, I think that is going to reflect in the […]

Fusion Medial Staffing, #5 Small (20-50 employees, 2015)

Sam Wageman, President and CEO

Conflict in the workplace isn’t usually considered good thing, but at Fusion Medical Staffing “constructive conflict” — combined with trust and communication — provides a cornerstone for positive relationships and successful careers.

“Conflict is not comfortable until you work on it,” explains Fusion President and CEO Sam Wageman. Used properly, he […]

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    Frontline Source Group Inc, #1 Midsize (51-200 employees, 2015)

Frontline Source Group Inc, #1 Midsize (51-200 employees, 2015)

Bill Kasko, CEO

CEO Bill Kasko won’t ask anyone to do anything he won’t do himself. And he walks the talk. He’s been known to answer the phones, clean the kitchen or get water for candidates. Seeing their CEO pitch in to that extent keeps the staff motivated. All Frontline managers have this mind-set, which […]

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