Not All Doom and Gloom in the Midwest, Arrow Strategies Grows and Creates Jobs

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Arrow Strategies' approach to the downturn economy resulted in a 35% growth in revenue and the creation of 137 new jobs throughout the Midwest. Although many companies have fallen into the doom and gloom mentality, Arrow Strategies has remained focused on the tried and true methods of growing a business and building opportunities. By providing a true value-added service Arrow Strategies offers unique solutions to their clients recruiting and retention woes.

When you continue to offer a true value added service and competitive pricing, you can continue to grow even in these challenging times

Arrow Strategies announced a 35% increase in sales and the creation of 137 new jobs 2008.

Despite one of the most challenging economies in decades, Arrow Strategies continues their double-digit growth for the sixth consecutive year. With the creation of jobs throughout the Midwest and the increase in sales, Arrow Strategies 2008 revenue was just shy of $20,000,000. Arrow Strategies ( saw impressive growth in all three branches including Chicago, Grand Rapids, and Detroit. Through an extensive diversification of accounts, the Detroit branch outperformed the others.

"We are in the top three (3) performing vendors at our five (5) largest accounts. That performance along with our consistent execution has allowed us to operate somewhat insulated from the overall economic woes," says Jeff Styers, Arrow Strategies Founder and President. It is the solid foundation built by consistent performance that has allowed Arrow Strategies to focus on organic growth through replication of best practices throughout all sectors of the industry.

"When you continue to offer a true value added service and competitive pricing, you can continue to grow even in these challenging times," says Styers. Arrow Strategies expects another strong year in 2009 with the opening of at least one new branch.

Styers, a subscriber to the Good to Great philosophies, believes that Arrow Strategies success comes not only from providing value add to clients who are struggling to employ top talent while working within budget constraints, but also from building the business around the right people. Arrow Strategies is built around the premise that people are the number one asset. Every effort is made to focus business practices on providing the employees with the best opportunities and best care.

As a result of their continued growth and employee centric philosophies, Arrow Strategies has been named one of Inc. Magazines Fastest Growing Companies in 2008 as well as a 101 Best and Brightest Company and Cool Place to Work.

For additional information on Arrow Strategies success model and plans for 2009, contact Meghann Guentensberger or visit

About Arrow Strategies:
Arrow Strategies is a mid-size full service staffing firm specializing in IT, Engineering, and Professional contract and permanent placement staffing. Headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, they also have branch offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. These offices support the business which is conducted in thirteen (13) different states. Arrow Strategies is a Native American owned, MBE certified Company. Please see for more details.

Meghann Guentensberger, Operations Manager
Arrow Strategies


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