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.