Act-1 Group was founded in 1978 by Janice Bryan Howroyd. For nearly four decades, Act-1 Group has worked to provide human resource services to companies all over the country and even worldwide. Today, Act-1 is found in 19 countries across the world, including: Canada, India, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, South Korea, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan, and the U.S. They have over 17,000 clients and 2,600 employees.
Starting out with just $900, Howroyd was able to create an organization that helps clients maintain a high level of human resource services. Act-1 provides both flexible and comprehensive solutions in these three business areas:
Another aspect of their business model that Act-1 is particularly proud of is that they are one of the largest privately-held, woman and minority owned workforce management companies in the U.S. Act-1 works with each of their staffing specialists to ensure they are educated and receive the proper mentorship and self-empowerment to place individuals in the right working environment.
Adecco is one of the world leaders when it comes to providing comprehensive human resource solutions. They have over 31,500 employees that are spread throughout 5,000+ branches spanning across 60 different countries and territories worldwide.
Despite Adecco's size, they partner with small and mid-sized businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies. Their partners work in a variety of industries making it possible for a number of job seekers to find employment in an area they are qualified for. Adecco specializes in the following industries:
With more than 500 office locations across the country and worldwide, Adecco has the ability to connect 70,000+ candidates to the best job opportunities for their situation. Not only is Adecco a leader in the HR space as a whole, they are also leaders specifically in the staffing industry.