🠈 Randstad / Spherion 🠊
Randstad Holdings NV
Randstad Holdings is an international leader in employment and staffing services based in Diemen, Netherlands. Its US subsidiary Randstad USA has offices in Atlanta, Ga. Their portfolio includes Monster.com and Spherion.
Divisions and Web Sites owned by the firm include:
- Randstadt.com is the primary corporate site.
- Randstad USA is the US subsidiary of Randstad.
- Monster.com is a leading job search engine based in Weston, MA.
- Spherion Staffing Services is a leading recruiting and staffing service that specializes in placing administrative, clerical, customer service and light industry.
- Placement Pros is a California based employment agency.
- Randstad Engineering, formerly Think Resources concentrates on teh engery, utility, petrochemical and information technology fields.
- Randstad Finance, formerly Accountants International, is a California based unit specializing in finances.
- Randstad Healthcare specializes in Healthcare.
- Randstad Pharma, formerly Delta Pharma specializes in staffing in biotechnology.
- Randstad SourceRight manages outsourced talent acquisition functions, whether for full-time, contingent or contract staff.
- Tatum offers C-suite clients a broad range of customized solutions from strategy and leadership through project execution.
This section lists the corporate history.
- 1960: y Frits Goldschmeding and Ger Daleboudt created an agency called Uitzendbureau Amstelveen in Amsterdam. It concentrated on insurane and health care.
- 1963: They changed the name to Randstad Uitzendbureau (after a region in the Netherlands.
- 1978: The company had expanded into Brussels and England and had expanded its offerings; So they adopted a holding company structure called Randstad Holding NV
- 1982: Radstad acquired Tempo-Team.
- 1993: Radstad acquired TempForce based in Atlanta and Jane Jones Enterprises giving it 32 offices in the US just before the Atlanta Olympics.
- 200?: Randstad acquired EmmayHR and Team4U.
- 2011: Randstad acquired the staffing franchise firm Spherion :
Spherion is a staffing firm based in Atlanta and with offices and franchises throughout. News reports say they were acquired by Radstad in 2011, but the web site spherion.com doesn't mention the merger.
- 1946: Spherion was started in Chicago by Leroy Dettman as City Car Unloaders to hire people for unloading cargo ships.
- 1978: The company, which had changed its name to Personnel Pool of America, Inc,, was acquired by HR Block.
- 1991: H&R Block acquired Interim Systems Corporation and added it to Personnel Pool.
- 1992: H&R Block spun off its employment resources as Interim Services Inc.
- 2000: Interim changed its name to Spherion.
- 2016-08-09: Ranstad acquired Monster Worldwide for $429M. Monster was, at one time, the largest job search engine. Here is its acquisition history:
- 1967: Andrew McKelvey founded Telephone Marketing Programs (TMP) which specialized advertising in phone books.
- 1993: TMP partnered with Recruitment Advertising to create a recruiment division.
- 1995: TMP acquired "The Monster Board" which was a job listing engine createed by Jeff Taylor and Christopher Caldwell in 1994 on a Sun Microsystems SPARCstation 5.
- 1996: The company went public as TMP Worldwide with the ticker "TMPW"
- 1999: TMP created the site monster.com.
- 2000: TMP acquired JOBTRAK which was popular among universities.
- 2000: TMP created a relocation system called monstermoving.com which apparently is no longer active.
- 2002: TMP bought the domain jobs.com for $800K
- 2003: TMP changed its name to Monster Worldwide
- 2003: Monster Worldwide spun off non-core businesses including its original Yellow Pages marketing. Its recruitment service became Hudson Global with the ticker HSON.
- 2006: In 2006 Monster Worldwide spun off TMP Worldwide which has the web site TMP.com
- 2008, Monster acquired Affinity Labs for US$61 million. Founded in 2006, the company created industry specifi social networking sites such as military.com.
- 2008: Monster acquired Trovix which created a "semantic search engine."
- 2010: Monster acquired Hot Jobs from Yahoo! for $225M, which it shut down.
- 1996 hotjobs.com was created by Richard Johnson for RBL Agency of NYC which engaged in technical recruitement
- 1997: the company changed its name to HotJobs.com, Ltd.
- 2000: The company had a market capitalization of $100M.
- 2002: Yahoo! acquired HotJobs.com for $436 million.
- 2016: Monster acquired Jobr which was a job search app.
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