SIA: 2023 Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms
Annual List Spotlights Staffing Firms Owned by Leaders from Underrepresented Groups
Mountain View, California – June 6, 2023 – Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global research and advisory firm focused on staffing and workforce solutions, published its 2023 Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms list for the United States and Canada. This year’s list includes 239 firms that self-identify as being under diversity ownership, an increase of 33 firms from the 2022 list.
“SIA remains committed to showcasing vital diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in the staffing and workforce solutions ecosystem. And on the front lines of those efforts are the staffing firms built by individuals from underrepresented groups,” said SIA Chief Operating Officer Ursula Williams. “We not only congratulate the firms featured on our 2023 Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms list but also thank them for their leadership as change agents in the world of work.”
Key data gleaned from the businesses on the 2023 list included:
- 142 are owned by women
- 126 firms cited diverse ethnic ownership
- 78 Asian or South Asian
- 27 Black
- 16 Hispanic
- 5 Native American
- 26 firms are owned by veterans
- 12 firms cited owners with disabilities
- 9 firms reported LGBTQ+ ownership
- 72 firms have owners representing multiple diverse groups
Firms on the list range from specialized, niche providers to larger-scale global organizations. Additionally, these businesses have representation across key staffing segments, including engineering, healthcare, IT, industrial, life sciences, marketing/creative, and office/clerical. The 2023 Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms encompass a wide range of services and solutions of great use to contingent workforce management professionals.
According to SIA’s Workforce Solutions Buyer Survey 2022 research report, creating diverse supplier programs ranked as enterprise organizations’ most popular strategy for supplier management. About 69% of large firms had a supplier diversity program in place with 25% seriously exploring program implementation within the next two years. Additionally, 59% of large firms have candidate diversity programs in place with 36% planning program implementation in the next two years. The 2023 Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms list is now available online at diversity.staffingindustry.com.
About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)
SIA is the global research and advisory firm focused on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting, and other types of contingent labor. SIA’s independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms, and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. We also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.
Known for our award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences, and events, we help both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better-informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. SIA was founded in 1989 by staffing pioneer Peter Yessne as a division of the Crain Communications Inc international business media company, SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California with offices in London, England.