KellyOCG(R) Receives "Super Star" Distinction from IAOP(R); Recognized in Four Major Categories

TROY, Mich. (May 4, 2016) – The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals(R) (IAOP(R)) recently awarded KellyOCG(R) the “Super Star” ranking on its annual Global Outsourcing 100 list. Companies that are consecutively listed on the Global Outsourcing list for five or more years are awarded this distinction. This is the fifth consecutive year that [KellyOCG], the outsourcing and consulting group of Kelly Services(R), has been named to the list.

Stars are awarded to companies with a score of five or more (on a scale of 0-8) for each of the five major judging categories:

1. Size and Growth as measured in revenue, employees, and global presence;
2. Customer References as demonstrated through the value being created at the company’s top customers;
3. Delivery Excellence as demonstrated through industry recognition and relevant organizational and individual professional certifications;
4. Programs for Innovation as demonstrated through specific programs and resulting outcomes that produce new forms of value for customers;
5. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as shown through corporate programs and outcomes that address such topics as community involvement and development, labor practices, human rights, fair operating practices, environmental impacts, consumer issues, and organizational governance.

Judging is based on a rigorous scoring methodology that includes an independent review by IAOP customer members with extensive experience in selecting outsourcing service providers and advisors for their organizations.

“It’s an honor to be recognized by IAOP as an innovative partner in designing and implementing solutions that deliver the meaningful impact our clients need,” said Jim Bradley, senior vice president, KellyOCG. “We apply a holistic data-driven approach, combining advanced industry insight with extensive individual and organizational expertise, to create customized solutions that connects business to talent.”

“Buyers understand there are hundreds of qualified service providers and advisors out there, but what they really need to understand now is what makes each one exceptional,” said IAOP CEO, Debi Hamill. “The [Global Outsourcing 100 list] has done just that. We’re proud to recognize KellyOCG for being among the highest rated companies for customer references; awards and certifications; programs for innovations; and programs for Corporate Social Responsibility.”

About KellyOCG
KellyOCG(R), the outsourcing and consulting group of workforce solutions provider, Kelly Services, is a global leader in integrated workforce solution delivery. KellyOCG consults with clients worldwide providing customized, holistic talent supply chain management solutions in the areas of strategic workforce planning, workforce analytics, candidate experience, employer branding, enhanced services, and talent sourcing. In addition to providing integrated workforce solutions, KellyOCG specializes in recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), business process outsourcing (BPO), contingent workforce outsourcing (CWO), career transition, executive search, and executive coaching and development. Please visit for additional information.

About IAOP
IAOP is the go-to association leading the way to improve outsourcing outcomes by bringing together customers, providers and advisors in a collaborative, knowledge-based environment that promotes professional development, recognition, certification and excellence. With over 120,000 members and affiliates worldwide, IAOP is not only on top of the latest trends but in front of them. Through its expansive global chapter network, premier training and certification programs, knowledge center, member community and more, IAOP helps members learn, grow and succeed. For more information and how you can become involved, visit

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Media Contacts:

Jane Stehney, APR
Director of Public Relations
Kelly Services

Kate Tulloch-Hammond
Director, Communications, IAOP
845.452.0600, ext. 122