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The Planet Group Named a Largest Temporary Placement Firm and a Largest Executive Search Firm

BOSTON, MA (April 1, 2021) — The Planet Group, Planet Forward’s parent company, was named today by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Largest Temporary Placement Firms” and one of the “Largest Executive (Contingency) Search Firms” in Massachusetts.

Largest Temporary Placement Firm

Twenty-two staffing companies were included on the Largest Temporary Placement Firms list on which The Planet Group ranked fifth. Results were determined by the average number of temps supplied daily in Massachusetts.

Largest Executive (Contingency) Search Firm

The Planet Group also achieved a fifth-place ranking on the Largest Executive (Contingency) Search Firm list. In total, twenty-two recruitment firms made the list which was determined by Massachusetts’ contingency and retained search firm revenue. The BBJ defines executive search as the placement of individuals in full-time executive-level jobs paying at least $100,000/year.

Planet’s staffing companies specialize in contract staffing, contract-to-hire and direct hire (contingency search) in several high-growth areas, including:

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The Planet Group consists of nine related entities, including five renowned staffing brands, and has been purposefully built to address the professional services needs of leading companies in the Accounting & Finance, Technology, Life Sciences, Human Resources, Diversified Energy & Engineering, and Healthcare areas. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices throughout the US and Europe.

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