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Founded by William Russell Kelly in 1946, Kelly Services has provided workforce solutions to customers in a variety of industries throughout its history. Kelly’s range of workforce solutions and geographic coverage has grown steadily over 70 years to match the needs of our customers. Our traditional expertise began with office services, call center, light industrial, and electronic assembly staffing. Today, we also offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services for our customers, including recruitment, human resource management, vendor management, and outplacement services on a global basis.
For more than 70 years, Kelly has steadily evolved from a United States-focused company concentrating primarily on traditional office services into a global workforce solutions leader with a breadth of specialty businesses. We connect professional and technical employees with career opportunities in the fields of finance and accounting, education, engineering, information technology, law, science, and healthcare. Kelly is among the world’s largest scientific staffing providers and also ranks among the leaders in IT, engineering, and financial staffing.
Established in the International Marketplace
In 1968, Kelly Services opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company’s first European office opened in 1972 in Paris, France.
Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion.
Fortune U.S. Rank
Kelly Services is currently ranked 467 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies for 2015.
Number of Staff Employees
The company has approximately 1,100 employees at its corporate headquarters in Troy, Michigan and approximately 7,000 employees in its global network of branch offices.
Connecting Workers with Employment Opportunities
Annually, Kelly connects approximately 1 million workers with employment opportunities through Kelly’s staffing solutions and talent supply chain network of supplier partners.