randstad worldwide 


randstad worldwide

shaping the world of work

Randstad plays a key role in shaping the world of work. We match individuals with specific companies that will develop their potential and each company with particular people who will take their business to the next level.

Our success stems from our founding ethos: “To know, to serve, to trust” and our belief in the value of work as a unifying force that shapes society for the better.

our services

Our comprehensive range of services include:

  • temporary and permanent staffing
  • the recruitment of professionals, middle and senior managers
  • on-site consultants (in-house services)
  • seconded and temporary professionals
  • specialized HR solutions

global presence

Randstad was founded in 1960 by Frits Goldschmeding. Since then we have expanded to serve more than 50 countries, representing over 90 percent of the global HR services market. Following the acquisition of Vedior in July 2008, we are now the second largest HR services provider and hold a top 3 position in many key markets, including Argentina, Belgium and Luxembourg, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, France, Germany, Greece and Cyprus, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, and is a major player on the Australian and U.S. markets.

facts and figures

In 2008, Randstad had approximately 34,000 employees and 5,200 branches worldwide, and Randstad and Vedior generated a combined revenue of €17.2 billion. Randstad Holding NV is headquartered in Diemen, Netherlands, and is listed on the NYSE Euronext Amsterdam exchange, where Randstad stock options are also traded.

To find out more about the Randstad Group, please visit www.randstad.com.