Randstad US Companies Win Inavero's 2014 Best of Staffing™ Client and Talent Awards

 Randstad US Companies Win Inavero's 2014 Best of Staffing™ Client and Talent
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PR Newswire

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014

BOSTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Randstad US announced today that four of
its specialized verticals have individually been named to Inavero's 2014 Best
of Staffing™ list of award winners. The fifth annual Best of Staffing Award,
presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, gives the industry's only
statistically valid and objective service quality benchmarks. The award gives
an overall look at which staffing agencies are delivering the highest
satisfaction levels to their clients, as well as the permanent and temporary
employees for whom they find jobs. Yet again, this year's award outcome
highlights a growing divide among the industry's leaders and laggards, and
identifies Randstad as one of the best staffing agencies for companies and job
candidates to call when they are in need.

Best of Staffing™ Client                              Best of Staffing™ Talent
List:                     List:
- Randstad Engineering   - Randstad Engineering
- Randstad Healthcare          - Randstad Healthcare
- Randstad Professionals          - Randstad Technologies
- Randstad Technologies

Less than two percent of all staffing agencies in North America receive the
Best of Staffing Award for service excellence. Utilizing the Net Promoter®
methodology, the 2014 Best of Staffing winners achieved satisfaction scores
more than double the industry average. This stark contrast in scores is a
clear indication that the firms who have earned the 2014 Best of Staffing
Award truly stand out in their service quality. The winning Randstad verticals
received satisfaction ratings of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 64.8 percent of their
permanent and temporary employees, significantly higher than the industry's
average of 53 percent. Also, 65.7 percent of Randstad clients rated them as a
9 or 10, compared to just 35 percent for the average staffing agency.

"The staffing industry is helping organizations bridge the skills gap and add
jobs today more than at any other point in U.S. history," said Inavero Founder
and CEO, Eric Gregg. "Between the well documented skills gaps and economic
uncertainty, partnering with a top staffing agency is more important now than
ever. The 2014 Best of Staffing Award was earned by fewer than 2% of the more
than 12,000 staffing firms in the U.S. and Canada. In an era of scarce
qualified talent, hard to fill positions and ever-increasing expectations,
these firms have proven they have what it takes to deliver exceptional service
to both clients and job candidates.We're proud of the accomplishments of our
2014 award recipients."

®Net Promoter, NPS, and Net Promoter Score are trademarks of Satmetrix
Systems, Inc., Bain & Company, and Fred Reichheld. Net Promoter Score is
calculated by taking the percentage of respondents who, on a scale of 0 to 10,
rate their likelihood to recommend the staffing agency with a score of 9 or 10
(promoters) and subtracting the percentage who rate the staffing agency a 6 or
lower (detractors).

About Randstad
Randstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22.0
billion global provider of HR services. As the third largest staffing
organization in the US, Randstad holds top positions in permanent placement,
office and administrative, IT and accounting and finance. From professional
services, commercial staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, to managed
services and more, Randstad delivers a comprehensive range of temporary,
temporary-to-hire, permanent placement and outsourced placement services. With
its 5,660 employment experts, Randstad puts an average of nearly 100,000
people to work in the U.S. each week, through its network of more than 900
branches and client-dedicated locations. Founded in 1960 and headquartered in
Diemen, the Netherlands, Randstad Holding nv is listed on the NYSE Euronext
Amsterdam (RAND.AS).

Learn more at www.randstad.com and access Randstad's panoramic U.S. thought
leadership knowledge center through its Workforce360 site that offers valuable
insight into the latest economic indicators and HR trends shaping the world of
work.

About Inavero
Inavero administers more staffing agency client and talent satisfaction
surveys than any other firm in the world. Inavero's team reports on
satisfaction surveys from more than 500,000 staffing agency clients and talent
each year and the company serves as the American Staffing Association's
exclusive service quality partner.

Inavero's Best of Staffing® is the nation's only award that recognizes
staffing agencies that receive remarkable reviews from their clients and the
people they help find jobs (employed talent). Bestofstaffing.com is the
central place that businesses and talent go to find the best staffing agencies
to call when they are in need.

SOURCE Randstad US

Website: http://www.randstadusa.com
Contact: Lesly Cardec, PR Director, (954) 308-6302,
lesly.cardec@randstadusa.com
 
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