On Assignment, Inc. (NYSE: ASGN), is one of the foremost providers of in-demand, highly skilled professionals in the technology, digital, creative, healthcare technology, and life sciences sectors. Our companies go beyond simply matching resumes with open jobs; they focus on matching talented people who have the right level of experience with jobs where they can contribute and grow their careers.

We manage best of breed companies and help them grow and succeed. Thanks to our companies’ achievements, we are viewed as best in class across multiple industries and have built an outstanding reputation of excellence over the past 30 years.

Based in Calabasas, California, On Assignment was founded in 1985. Since our IPO in 1992, the company has grown steadily, with multiple offices throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Europe.

Mission Statement

On Assignment's mission is to help organizations thrive and empower people to build rewarding careers by putting highly skilled professionals to work exactly when and where they are needed. By supporting environments within our companies that allow employees to grow and thrive, we enhance our clients’ performance, while providing return to our shareholders.

News and Recognition

We are pleased to share some of the latest On Assignment news and recognition:

On Assignment takes top ranks in Staffing Industry Analysts' reports

It's a great honor to have been recognized as a leading staffing firm in multiple industries:

  • 2nd largest IT staffing firm in the US for the fourth consecutive year – Read more (login required)
  • 2nd largest marketing/creative staffing firm in the US (for our Creative Circle division) – Read more (login required)
  • 5th largest clinical/scientific staffing firm in the US – Read more (login required)
  • 6th largest direct hire staffing firm in the US – Read more (login required)
  • 10th largest US staffing firm overall, up from 11th place last year – Read more (login required)
  • 16th largest global staffing and recruitment firm – Read more (login required)

On Assignment CEO Peter Dameris named to the Staffing 100 for 6th year running.

Peter has appeared on the Staffing 100 list every year since Staffing Industry Analysts started to compile it in 2011. See his profile

Once again, On Assignment ranked in Fortune magazine’s list of "100 Fastest-Growing Companies"

For the third year in a row, On Assignment was named in Fortune’s "100 Fastest-Growing Companies." In all 3 years, On Assignment has been the only staffing agency on the list. Read more about it

Interview in ASA Staffing Success Newsletter: "Creating a Competitive Advantage"

This Q&A with On Assignment President and CEO Peter Dameris shares his views on what sets On Assignment apart from the rest. "Our core competency is recruitment. And the firm that recruits the best is the one that grows the best." Read more

Featured on BBC.com: How On Assignment CEO Peter Dameris makes strategic thinking a priority

In "The Surprising Downside to an Upswing," Dameris explains, "We like to plan for the future when times are good. You always have to be thinking about the next big thing." Read the article

On Assignment acquired Creative Circle, the largest marketing/creative staffing firm in the United States

On June 5, 2015, On Assignment added Creative Circle to our family of staffing businesses, enabling us to offer a broader range of staffing solutions to our clients. Read more here

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