SAN DIEGO, CA – June 18, 2019 – Staff Smart, Inc., a leading IT recruiting agency, has made SIA’s 2019 Diversity List. Recognized as a WBENC company, Staff Smart is honored to be part of the diversity-owned list. The list compromised of 157 staffing firms from the US and Canada. Firms on the list self-indicated their diversity-ownership status.
Ranjini Poddar, co-founder and CEO of Artech, says, “being a diversity-owned firm can also attract more diverse candidates who are comfortable in such an environment.” Interviews showed that diverse employees bring different viewpoints to conversations and approach problems in different ways, which can bring out the best results.
SIA surveyed companies with over 1,000 employees and found that 65% already have a diversity supplier program in place while 22% were highly considering putting one in place within the next two years.
“We are proud to be a diversified firm. We’ve held our WBENC West certification since 2009 and were one of the first firms to graduate as a certified Platinum supplier. Having this designation has enabled Staff Smart to build strategic relationships with several large organizations that would have been outside our normal reach.” Staff Smart, Inc. President and CEO, Christine Hoffman-Hicks said.
About Staff Smart, Inc.
Staff Smart, Inc. is a national IT recruiting and staffing agency founded in 2007 by industry veteran Christine Hoffman-Hicks. The common goal of opportunity and innovation has earned Staff Smart a reputation of a trusted partner for IT professionals and businesses. Staff Smart, Inc. offers an on-demand suite of talent solutions that range from project consulting, direct hire to executive search. The mission, “where IT professionals hire IT professionals” is practiced everyday with putting integrity, candidates and clients first. With 50 years of accumulated experience in IT hiring, the San Diego, CA headquartered company has nationally deployed workforce strategies across diverse industries including Fortune 500, startups and government agencies. Staff Smart, Inc. is a proud member of TechServe Alliance, American Staffing Association and WBENC, as a nationally certified woman-owned business.
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