Raleigh-based Technical Services Firm Recognized for Continued Growth

The fast-growing firm has transformed their business from staffing to technical services; and isn’t missing a beat.

Raleigh, North Carolina, UNITED STATES

Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Select Group (TSG), a North American technical services firm, today announced it was recently presented several awards for national growth within the staffing industry and by Inc. The recognitions include:

  • Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms for the 8th consecutive year
  • Staffing Industry Analysts’ list of Largest US Staffing Firms for the 3rd consecutive year
  • Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Privately Held Firms in the US for the 12th consecutive year

Rapid sustained growth

CEO Sheldon Wolitski founded the company in 1999 with a vision to provide a higher level of experience to career seekers and companies looking for a hiring partner. 19 years later, the company is thriving; adding new divisions and service offerings to meet the needs of its expanding customer base, while being recognized on top industry lists for continued growth.  

“What differentiates TSG is our its ability to maintain the organic growth in this widely competitive industry,” said Wolitski. “By bringing in outside experts to help build dedicated managed services and government services divisions, we have continued to expand our client offerings without mergers or acquisitions, allowing us to maintain the unique culture that’s gotten us to where we are today. This has been an incredibly humbling journey, and I can’t wait to see where the growth takes us.”  

Expanded offerings

From placing job seekers to delivering business outcomes

In early 2017, Jill Harlamert, Chief Services Officer, joined to expand an in-house solutions team for The Select Group. A year and a half later, TSG Managed Services has contracts with many Fortune 250 companies, providing solutions such as security, project management as a service (PMaaS), creative services, quality assurance (QA), infrastructure, and electrical engineering.

Prior to joining The Select Group, Harlamert served as VP and General Manager of North American Project Solutions for ManpowerGroup Experis, and VP of Managed Solutions for COMSYS Information Technology Services. Previous roles also include Service Delivery Manager for Project Management at Renaissance Worldwide, Project Manager for Xerox Connect, and Dean of Engineering Technology at DeVry University.

Dedicated services for government clients

The Select Group Federal, LLC., was launched in 2010, based out The Select Group’s Washington D.C. branch. Today, TSG Government Services has grown to partner with customers across its North American footprint, providing a range of professional to managed services at all levels, from local, to state and federal, depending on clients’ requirements and shared responsibilities. Dedicated TSG government teams invest the time and energy to build long-term relationships to better serve their customer’s needs by personal touch and flexibility when partnering with its clients.

The company recently added a dedicated industry leader for this division in Brian McMeans. McMeans joined the team in April 2018 as VP of Government Services at The Select Group. Prior to entering the technical services industry in 2014, Brian served 10 years for his country in the US Army and Army National Guard, and has extensive work in Veteran Affairs.

Technically-trained specialty groups

In 2017, the company launched its specialty groups program providing an added technical layer of focused expertise to its internal sales and recruiting teams. These individual subject matter experts have a deep technical knowledge and can be a liaison between a highly technical hiring manager and TSG’s recruiting teams. The team is currently focused on supporting infrastructure, applications, and digital hiring needs of the TSG client base.

A continued commitment to customers’ needs

2017 Supplier of the Year Award

In 2017, The Select Group’scustomer, Cisco Systems, Inc., awarded the firm its highest partner honor: 2017 Cisco Supplier of the Year award. TSG was selected as the supplier with the overall highest satisfaction rating among peer suppliers.

“TSG has been a committed supplier to Cisco for more than eight years. We appreciate the positive relationship that has developed between our two companies. In this partnership, we have been honored to work with Cisco on innovative service delivery, accelerated by our focus on the customer experience. This award validates the approach we take with our esteemed clients and paves the way for increased collaboration with Cisco,” said Wolitski. “We are committed to Cisco’s digital and security initiatives, and to ensuring success for all of their business units through best-in-class staffing, project, and managed service capabilities.”

Diamond award win for client satisfaction

It's been a full year of continued award wins for the TSG team. In February of 2018, they earned the Client Diamond Award after winning the Best of Staffing Client Award five years in a row for providing superior service to our clients. TSG also earned its third Best of Staffing Talent Award for satisfaction among consultants. Both awards were determined based on overall satisfaction scores from TSG’s 2017 clients and consultants. On average, clients of winning agencies are 2.3 times more likely to be completely satisfied with the services provided compared to those working with non-winning agencies.

“I'm proud of TSG’s rapid growth, expanded offerings, and our continued commitment to meeting and exceeding customer needs,” said Wolitski. “The recognition we’ve received for our growth is humbling, but we have our sights set on continuing to fulfill our purpose of positively impacting the lives of our clients, consultants, and employees.”

About The Select Group

Founded in 1999 by CEO Sheldon Wolitski, The Select Group (TSG) is headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., with branches throughout North America. With a company purpose of positively impacting lives, TSG offers a range of technical services, from staff augmentation to full managed services. The Select Group has a dedicated government services division for meeting federal, state, and local government needs. TSG’s technically-trained staff of recruiters and account managers are focused on building relationships to add value to the hiring and talent management processes. 

To learn more about The Select Group, visit us at www.selectgroup.com.





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