Inclusion on the list marks the first time The Planet Group has been recognized as one of the Largest Direct Hire Staffing Firms Globally
Chicago, IL (September 19, 2022) — Planet Forward’s parent company, The Planet Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners and a leading provider of outsourced human capital, advisory and consulting services for the Technology, Diversified Energy, Healthcare, Professional Services and Life Sciences sectors, was named by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the Largest Global Direct Hire Staffing Firms.
To qualify as a Largest Direct Hire Staffing Firm, agencies had to have generated at least $17 million in global direct hire revenue in 2021. The Planet Group was also named by SIA as one of the Largest US Staffing Firms in 2022.
The Planet Group specializes in contract staffing, contract-to-hire, and direct hire in several high-growth areas, including:
- Technology – Core IT, Enterprise Technology, Creative & Digital, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering & Quality Assurance (Planet Technology)
- Energy, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Manufacturing (Planet Forward)
- Nursing, Allied Health (Planet Healthcare)
- Accounting & Finance / Human Resources / Administrative (Planet Professional)
- Life Sciences (Planet Pharma)
According to SIA, the 50 direct hire staffing companies included on the list generated a combined $50.4 billion in direct hire revenue last year which represents 8.4% of the global staffing market.
ABOUT THE PLANET GROUP
The Planet Group consists of a group of related global consulting organizations and renowned staffing brands and has been purposefully built to address the professional services needs of leading companies in the Technology, Diversified Energy & Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Healthcare and Digital Marketing areas. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices throughout the US, Europe, South America and Asia. Learn more at theplanetgroup.com.
ABOUT ODYSSEY INVESTMENT PARTNERS
Odyssey Investment Partners, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is a leading private equity investment firm with more than a 25-year history of partnering with skilled managers to transform middle-market companies into more efficient and diversified businesses with strong growth profiles. Odyssey makes majority-controlled investments in industries with a long-term positive outlook and favorable secular trends. For further information about Odyssey, please visit odysseyinvestment.com.