Most companies are shifting to in-house hiring, but sometimes using the services of a staffing agency saves time and cost.


However, there are many staffing agencies out there, how to select the one that's best for you?

Depending on the role - permanent, contract, temporary, hourly, you may need the services of a recruitment agency, employment agency, temporary staffing agency, freelance marketplace, etc. Some agencies may specialize in one area only, others may provide a whole range of services. 

To ease the selection process, we compiled a list of 25+ staffing agencies active globally or in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia.


1. Randstad


One of the largest staffing agencies founded back in 1960.  Over the years, Randstad has acquired smaller competitors thus expanding their portfolio of services and territorial outreach.  Temporary, temporary-to-hire and permanent placement services are provided each week to over 100,000 people. Randstad engages with social work through various charities, including Goodwill, Hire Hope, Voluntary Service Overseas, etc.


2. KNF&T


Not only one of the leading temporary staffing agencies but also among the women-owned businesses in Boston. KNF&T specializes in diversity search, is a certified Supplier Diversity Office, and has been awarded by Banker & Tradesman for their executive search and temporary staffing programs.


3.  Kelly Services

Managing the employment of more than 1 million workers, Kelly Services has won numerous awards, including Intel Corporation’s Certified Supplier Quality Award and Johnson & Johnson’s Supplier Diversity Partnership Award. Their customer portfolio includes a wide array of companies, organizations, and industries.


4. Robert Half

One of the oldest and biggest staffing agencies, Robert Half has more than 400 locations worldwide. The staffing agency specializes in temporary

, temporary-to-hire and full-time roles in the fields of accounting and finance, technology, office administration, legal, and creative, marketing and design. 


5. Aerotek


Founded in the 1980s, Aerotek is a global provider of staffing services covering all major industries. Equality and supplier diversity are a priority and Aerotek partners with a number of vendors to provide CSR solutions to it's clients.  


6. Adecco


Having 70 000+ employees in 60+ countries, Adecco is also a member of National Minority Supplier Development Council, Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, and Elite Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Network.


7. Integrity Staffing Solutions


Although focused on the US, Integrity Staffing Solutions is among the fastest- growing staffing agencies. They provide  temp-to-hire, temp, direct hire, and contract work solutions. 


8. Insight Global


Providing services to Fortune 500 companies in the US and Canada, Insight Global provides services to the IT, accounting and finance, engineering and government sectors. They're best known for the accounting temp services and have won numerous awards.


9. Artisan

Founded in the late 80s, Artisan specializes in the hard to find roles in the digital marketing, advertising, and creative industries. Although focused on the US, Artisan has won numerous staffing agency awards. 


10 . Atrium 


Recognized as a leading women - owned business and a top Diversity Staffing Firm, Atrium provides services to the creative and tech industries. 


11. Primary Services


Not only a staffing agency but also an outsourced recruitment department, Primary Services addresses a wide range of client's needs. Trusted by many  Fortune 250 clients, Prime Services has been in business for more than 20 years. 


12. Accrue Partners


A women-owned firm trusted by Fortune 500 Companies clients, Accrue Partners has helped the marketing, financial services, engineering, and accounting industries to find top talent. They pride themselves with 92% retention rate. 


13. Pride Staff


Founded by a US Army Veteran, Pride Staff is really strong in Ohio. The staffing agency specializes in accounting, administrative, clerical, customer service roles. 


14.  SNI Companies


Founded by a former Robert Half employee, SNI Companies has long crossed the USD 100 million revenue benchmark. SNI specializes in temp, temp-to-hire and full-time roles in the accounting, finance, banking, administration, legal support, and IT industries.


15. Remedy Intelligent Staffing


Founded in the 60s, Remedy Intelligent Staffing has adopted the latest HR-tech technologies. They offer video interviewing, workforce management, and temporary staffing solutions.


16. CoWorx Staffing Services


As the outsourcing industry continues to grow, CoWorx Staffing Services specializes in addressing its needs providing services to call centers, light industrial, distribution, and 3rd arty logistics companies. 


17. Workway


Founded only in 2015, Workway has identified a niche to thrive. They specialize in the areas of title, escrow, mortgage and foreclosure. The company has seen continues growth in the last couple of years. 


18.  Pinnacle


Big in Canada, Pinnacle provides services to accounting and finance,  banking, construction, engineering, HR, industrial and skilled labor, insurance, IT , manufacturing, office support, procurement, restaurant and hospitality and sales and marketing sectors. The staffing agency services include both temp and permanent placements. 


19. Seek


The fourth- largest women-owned business in Wisconsin, Seek addresses the needs of information technology, industrial, and corporate support sectors.


20. JWilliams Staffing


Being the #1 real estate staffing agency in the US, JWilliams Staffing emphasizes on industry-specific roles such as new homes sales and marketing, property managers, leasing consultants, escrow and mortgage professionals, general office, admin and accounting, special events and residential auctions.


21. The Execu Search Group


Founded in the 80s, The Execu Search Group has a niche clientele consisting of private equity funds and, venture capital companies, and hedge funds. Finding '''C'' level executives on a temporary basis is their specialty as well as staffing accounting, finance, and analyst roles. You may be surprised, but the niche profile has not prevented them from sourcing candidates to more than 26 000 companies. 


22. LOLA Staffing/ Access all Areas


Founded in 2007, LOLA Staffing has fast acquired top clients including Coca-Cola, Virgin, and KIA Motors. They serve clients in the US and EU and specialize in crew, retail, and hospitality roles. 


23. Contemporaries


Being the largest staffing provider to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Contemporaries also serves big clients including Boeing, Amtrak, and Marriott.


24. Labor Finders


Founded in the 80s, Labor Finders specializes in temporary staffing services for the production assembly, electrical, carpentry, and construction sectors.


25. Hire Dynamics


Ranked as #1 Staffing Agency to work for, Hire Dynamics provides staffing solutions to the digital marketing, e-commerce, contact centers, etc. 


26. Pulse Jobs


Providing healthcare professionals in the UK and Australia, Pulse Jobs specializes in medical doctors, nurses, social workers, and midwives placements.