Kelly Services, Inc.

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Kelly Services® was established in 1946 by William Russell Kelly, founder of the temporary staffing industry. Since then, the company has evolved from the widely-recognized “Kelly Girl” brand to become a leader in workforce solutions.

Services Offered

Today, Kelly® offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services including recruitment, human resource management, vendor management, and outplacement services on a global basis.

Additionally, Kelly provides world-class staffing on a temporary, temp-to-hire and permanent placement basis. Kelly employees can be found working in traditional office positions as well as in finance, healthcare, engineering, law, education, accounting, information technology, science, creative services, and light industrial.


As one of the largest global workforce solutions companies, Kelly serves customers throughout the world, including many well-known international businesses, and 99 percent of the Fortune 100.

Kelly Services is organized around three geographic regions. The Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC), and Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) connect Kelly to customers and their unique workforce needs, facilitating the efficient delivery of commercial as well as professional and technical staffing solutions.

Kelly is built on a strong tradition of integrity, quality, and professional excellence and aspires to serve as a trusted business partner to its customers, and to help them realize success. In 2014, Kelly assigned approximately 540,000 employees around the globe.

Primary Product

Kelly Services, Inc. is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Our IT specialty places professionals across a comprehensive scope of services, including application development and integration, data warehousing and business intelligence, software quality assurance and testing, enterprise maintenance and support, data storage, infrastructure support and security, business continuity, and network engineering. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provides employment to more than 540,000 employees annually.

Primary Industry

Professional Services


Staffing Services

Primary Contact

David Hay

Office Information

999 West Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
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