Randstad has become the global market leader in HR services. The Dutch organization was founded in 1960 and has spread its wings around the globe across five continents and 38 countries.

“We are proud to announce that we have become the global market leader. We see it as a recognition of our efforts and team work”, says Leigh Ostergard, Managing Director of Randstad Greece. “Our purpose is to support people and organizations in realizing their true potential. We help candidates with jobs and with developing their skills in order to have a meaningful career. We have beaten the rest by being the best”.

Randstad is a strong value-driven organization. This culture, officially set out in 1977 as ‘to know, to serve, to trust’, still remains unchanged. It lives on because it is more than just a mission statement. Human Forward is our new promise to the world, launched in October 2017. With our brand promise we embark on a journey into the future. Shaping our new role and ensuring our position as industry leader. Our ultimate goal is to touch the work lives of 500 million people around the world by 2030. Our Tech & Touch strategy is an important pillar of our overall strategy in order to reach that goal and to maintain our leading role in the HR services industry for the years to come. We are a trusted human partner in today’s technology-driven world of talent.

history timeline
1960 founded in The Netherlands
1990 randstad shares are listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange
1999 international network doubles via acquisitions in the US, Germany and Spain
2008 randstad and Vedior join forces becoming the 2nd largest HR services provider worldwide
2010 randstad celebrated its 50th anniversary

key figures
668,800 people we help to work every day
212,200 permanent placements
37,930   employees worldwide
4,858     offices in 39 countries
23.3       billion euro in revenue  

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about randstad
The Randstad Group is the global leader in the HR services industry and specialized in solutions in the field of flexible work and human resources services. We support people and organizations in realizing their true potential. Our services range from regular temporary Staffing and permanent placements to Inhouse Services, Professionals, and HR Solutions (including Recruitment Process Outsourcing, Managed Services Programs, and outplacement).

Randstad has top-three positions in Argentina, Belgium & Luxembourg, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United States, and major positions in Australia and Japan. At year-end 2017, Randstad had 38,331 corporate employees and 4,858 branches and Inhouse locations in 39 countries around the world.

In 2017, Randstad generated revenue of € 23.3 billion. Randstad was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands. Randstad N.V. is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam, where options for stocks in Randstad are also traded. For more information, see https://www.randstad.com/.