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    Awards and Credentials

    A globally recognized partner.

    We’re proud to be recognized for the hard work and partnerships that make us a leader in education staffing.  It's a job we take seriously—because we have an unrelenting desire to innovate workforce solutions that meet the evolving challenges of our partners across the continuum of education.

    This success is built on the solid foundation of our parent company, Kelly, who pioneered the staffing industry more than 75 years ago. We are recognized around the world for our commitment to helping our clients and talented employees.

    Ranked #1 for education workforce solutions.

    For three years running, we have earned recognition as the largest education staffing firm in the U.S. by Staffing Industry Analysts.

    Our size allows us to leverage learnings and innovations from school districts, colleges, and universities from coast to coast.


    Guided by the industry's top leaders.

    Kelly leaders are routinely named to lists that recognize the most influential people in staffing. This includes our CEO, Peter Quigley, and President of Kelly Education, Nicola Soares. 

    This year, Nicola was again named to the 2022 Global Power 150 Women in Staffing list. 


    Other notable awards and honors.

    Thank you to these organizations for choosing to recognize us with their prestigious honors.
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    Named to Forbes List of America's Best Companies for Diversity in 2022
    Kelly named No. 2 Professional Recruiting Firm in America by Forbes
    Recognized by WBENC as one of America’s Top Corporations for Women-Owned Businesses
    For eight years, Kelly has earned the 2023 Military Friendly® Employer and Spouse Employer designation.
    Kelly® Earns Top Score in Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index
    Class 1 honors from the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) as 2020 Corporation of the Year.

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