Background

Founded by William R. 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 the years to match the needs of our customers. Kelly’s traditional expertise began with office services, call center, light industrial, and electronic assembly staffing. Today, Kelly also offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services for its customers, including recruitment, human resource management, vendor management, and outplacement services on a global basis.

 

Kelly has 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. Kelly assigns professional and technical employees in the fields of finance and accounting, education, engineering, information technology, law, science, and healthcare. Kelly is the world’s largest scientific staffing provider and it ranks among the leaders in IT, engineering, and financial staffing.

 

Awards and Recognition


Kelly Services has been recognized for its quality processes, management practices, supplier diversity, and community involvement with the awarding of Intel Corporation’s Certified Supplier Quality Award, Johnson & Johnson’s Supplier Diversity Partnership Award, Sara Lee Corporation’s Outstanding Service and Support Award, American Red Cross/Southeast Michigan Corporate Citizen Award, Michigan Minority Business Development Council’s “Corporation of the Year”, Fortune Magazine’s “Most Admired Companies” list, and Workforce Magazine’s “80 People, Events & Trends that Shaped HR”.