Randstad was founded in the year 1960 by Frits Goldschmeding and is currently headquartered in the Netherlands. The company currently operates in over 39 countries across the globe. Randstad specializes in human resource services for temporary and permanent jobs, including contract staffing of senior managers and other professionals. The HR solutions offered by the company also encompasses a number of services such as selection processes, HR consultancy, outplacement, and career support.
Manpower group headquartered in the US was founded in the year 1948 and is one of the oldest and most popular contract staffing service providers in the world. In fact, it is the third largest staffing firm in the world. The company provides administrative & support services, professional services, and business services through its four primary brands: Manpower (contingent staffing & permanent recruitment), Right Management (career management, workforce consulting, and training & development), Experis (professional resourcing and project-based solutions), and ManpowerGroup Solutions (managed services and outsourcing).
This leading British company provides recruitment and HR services including contract staffing across 33 countries globally. The company claims to have placed 77,000 people into permanent jobs and 244,000 people into temporary roles in 2017. Furthermore, the company also developed the Hays Global Skills Index last year in order to better understand the skills landscape and the issues facing the world of work.