MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Staffing Industry Analysts, the global advisor on contingent work, today named the winners of the 2014 Best Staffing Firms to Work for awards. The winners were announced at the 23rd annual Staffing Industry Analysts' Executive Forum, being held March 18-21 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, CA.
Multiple categories were included in the fifth annual program including small staffing firms with up to 50 employees; medium staffing firms with 51 to 200 employees; large staffing firms with more than 201 employees; and best staffing firms to work for – temporary and contract employees. A new category, Best Staffing Firms to Work for – U.K., was added for 2014. The Best Staffing Firms to Work For awards were sponsored by Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW).
Best Staffing Firms to Work For – NORTH AMERICA
Small Category: 20 to 50 Employees
Frontline Source Group, Inc. – Winner
iMethods – Finalist
Elevate Technology Solutions – Finalist
SkillStorm Commercial Services, LLC – Finalist
Optomi – Finalist
Medium Category: 51 to 200 Employees
ALKU – Winner
LiquidAgents Healthcare – Finalist
LaSalle Network – Finalist
HireStrategy – Finalist
The Davis Companies – Finalist
Large Category: More Than 201 Employees
Collabera, Inc – Winner
Signature Consultants – Finalist
CHG Healthcare Services – Finalist
Roth Staffing Companies – Finalist
Apex Systems – Finalist
Best Staffing Firm to Work For - UK
Montash – Winner
Harnham – Finalist
Best Staffing Firm to Temp For – North America
Swoon – Winner
Akraya Inc. – Finalist
Fusion Medical Staffing – Finalist
"Each award winner earned this honor by standing out in a group of very impressive companies and recognize their employees are a company's most valuable asset," said Barry Asin, president of Staffing Industry Analysts. "Their achievement is a direct result of each company's relentless focus on attracting top talent and making their company an inspiring place where their employees can flourish and achieve their goals."
Nearly 140 staffing firms took part in the program this year, conducted for Staffing Industry Analysts by Quantum Workplace, an independent research firm specializing in employee engagement. Internal employees at each firm were asked to complete a 40-question online survey that measured 10 key engagement categories including teamwork, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, manager effectiveness, compensation and benefits. The survey was open to any staffing firm operating in the U.S., U.K. or Canada and was confidential and anonymous.
"The staffing industry works tirelessly to provide clients with top-quality talent which, in turn, breeds top-quality workplaces. It is inspiring to see these firms leading by example," said Matthew O'Connor, Monster's senior vice president of U.S. Enterprise and Staffing. "We are proud to recognize their continued efforts in fostering a positive work environment for their hardworking employees."
In order to gather statistically sound results, participating companies must have reached a minimum level of employee participation, based on total number of employees. Responses from each question, of each completed survey, were compiled and evaluated. Companies were ranked in each size category according to their overall composite score. Winners were chosen based entirely on the survey results.
About Staffing Industry Analysts
Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on contingent work. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company's proprietary research, award-winning content, data, support tools, publications and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers related staffing sectors. The company provides accreditation with its Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program. Founded in 1989, acquired by Crain Communications Inc. in 2008, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England. For more information: www.staffingindustry.com.
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