PeopleSource Staffing Professionals entered the Oklahoma City market 11 years ago, drawn to the explosive economic growth in the area. It is dedicated to providing high-quality staff members to meet a wide variety of needs.
The company provides a broad pool of trained and skilled candidates qualified to enter the professional, light industrial and clerical fields. PeopleSource Oklahoma is structured to handle a variety of staff-related needs, including temporary staff, contract-to-hire, short- and long temp contract assignments and direct-placement positions.
It not only serves companies looking for employees but also individuals looking for work. PeopleSource uses an online advanced screening and aptitude test in order to match its employees with work that corresponds with their skills, training, experience and objectives.
The company has tripled in size since its inception in 2002 and now sports a staff of 30 full-time employees and more than 800 temporary staff members. It now has eight offices throughout Oklahoma and Arkansas as well as an office in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Members of this company constantly strive to improve customer service and increase sales. The main goal of PeopleSource Oklahoma is to make the hiring process easy for its clients.
PeopleSource Oklahoma is an active member of the American Staffing Association, which was founded in 1966 to ensure the quality of staffing services. It promotes legal, ethical and professional practices for the temporary staffing and direct-hire industry.
Express Employment Professionals
In a word: Integrity
Express Employment Professionals is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
Since 1983, it has grown to be the largest privately held staffing company in North America, with more than 600 franchise offices in the U.S., Canada and South Africa.
In 2012, Express put more than 367,000 people to work, and in Oklahoma alone, it helped 21,111 people find work. Now, the company is on a mission to put a million people to work annually. With 215 employees at its international headquarters and nearly 40 employees in its six metro Oklahoma City offices, the full-service staffing agency provides employment services and human resource solutions to help meet employers’ needs and production goals.
“Our staffing solutions include evaluation and direct hire, temporary and contract staffing and administrative and professional search,” says Cindy Fairchild, Oklahoma vice president and regional developer. “Our mission is to professionally market and provide quality human resource solutions through an international franchising network that profits our associates, customers, franchisees, corporate staff, stockholders and communities in which we conduct business.”
PrincIpal Technologies Inc.
In a word: Dynamic
Serving the commercial and government sectors, Principal Technologies Inc. recruits contract, contract-to-hire and direct-hire professionals in IT, engineering, accounting, human resources and administration.
Started in 1998, the company’s extensive network of quality corporations and elite candidates enables it to make long-term matches, resulting in a 97.9% repeat-business rate. And it has grown from just one employee, president and founder Pam Fountain-Wilks, to 15 internal employees and an average of 65 contract employees in 2012, with more than 80 contract employees in place at certain times.
Continued growth is evidenced by the jump in the number of job orders received last year, which almost doubled the number just the previous year.
Finalists: Accel Financial Staffing Solutions, Addison Group