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What are some national staffing companies that handle temporary employment?

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Adecco Staffing, the Lucas Group, Robert Half and Volt are national staffing agencies that place temporary employees with businesses. Adecco Staffing places temporary workers in 12 industries, including finance, customer services, engineering and transportation, while the Lucas Group focuses on executive placements in mid-tier to Fortune 500 companies. Robert Half focuses on finance, management and technology placements and Volt offers temporary staff positions across a range of industries in the United States and internationally.

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Kelly Services, founded in 1946, provides global staffing services and has more than one million temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire placements, as of 2014, across a broad range of professions and industries. With 50 locally-managed branches across the United States, Command Center fills positions on demand and represents skilled construction workers, residential and commercial movers, and trained hospitality industry workers.

Spartan Staffing, a national temporary staffing agency serving the manufacturing and logistics industries, is a subsidiary of TrueBlue, Inc., which matches temporary blue-collar workers in industries such as construction, wholesale, retail and transportation. PPR, a temporary health care staffing agency, specializes in travel nursing and boasts competitive pay, health insurance, housing and travel reimbursements. With 700 franchise locations worldwide, Express Employment Professionals serves job seekers and business clients across the United States and in Canada and South Africa.

Seventy-six percent of all temporary employees work in full-time positions and approximately 35 percent receive offers of permanent positions from the host business, according to the American Staffing Association. Industrial and clerical/administrative positions represent the majority of temporary staffing placements.

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