Where TOP companies go for TOP talent
Kelly, a leading company in Human Resources Management, offers its services worldwide and places more than 500,000 people to work annually.
Founded in 1946
Kelly was founded in the USA in 1946 by William Russell Kelly, a pioneer in the temporary employment and recruitment sector in 1946 in the United States of America.
In 1968 Kelly opened its first office in Toronto, Canada. In 1972 started in Europe namely in Paris, France. Currently, Kelly Services is present in 39 countries and has been operating in Portugal since 2008.
Kelly has approximately 7,000 employees and in 2017 provided employment to more than 500,000 people.
Kelly is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange (KELYA, KELYB). For corporate-wide information please visit our global information area at KellyServices.com
Vision, Character and Values
To be the most creative, insightful, and agile talent company, committed to uniting vital talent with great organizations where, together, we thrive.
We are authentic, the industry founder. We believe in relationships, not transactions. We value teamwork, realizing that we are stronger together than as individuals. We take seriously the promises we make. We are passionate, dedicated and driven to excel. With us it has never been about being the biggest. It has always been about being the best and doing the right thing.
At our core, we are a community. Each day we welcome into our community the varied talents of all people who embrace our culture of service, teamwork and integrity. We offer the opportunity to work with the best companies in the world, and to make a difference in the communities in which we live and work.
We are judged, collectively and individually, by the return we provide to our shareholders. We choose to provide that return with the following values:
We are personally responsible for our actions, outcomes and reputation.
We build strong relationships and create Kelly advocates for life.
We own and resolve customer and candidate issues with urgency.
We treat every customer, employee and supplier with respect and integrity.
We continuously seek opportunities to innovate and improve the Kelly experience.
Inclusion, diversity and equity
At Kelly we connect people to work in ways that enrich their lives. As a global talent company, inclusion and diversity are essential to our success. With more than half a million employees globally, we value the creation of a culture of inclusion in order to attract, retain and develop talents to achieve our noble purpose. We embrace diversity and strive to provide equal opportunities for all our employees.
We work continuously to increase the diversity of representation in our communities, including gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, people with disabilities and from different generations.
Our commitment to inclusion allows us to build a culture in which everyone feels welcome, respected and valued. We strive to provide a workplace where all workers are encouraged to share and learn from different perspectives and unique experiences to promote innovation and better results.