In an ever increasing effort to better serve our customers and the workforce, Kelly Services is pleased to help match certified job candidates with the needs expressed by our customers for outstanding employees
SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) August 8, 2008
"In an ever increasing effort to better serve our customers and the workforce, Kelly Services is pleased to help match certified job candidates with the needs expressed by our customers for outstanding employees," said Jonathan Means, Kelly's senior vice president and general manager of central operations and businesses. "We recognize the value of validated skills acquired through rigorous learning and certification processes provided by Certiport worldwide. We are proud to be a launch partner with Certiport beginning initially through our U.S. Central Operations and Businesses Division."
"The fit was natural," said David Saedi, president and CEO of Certiport. "Both organizations are founded in the belief that a solid foundation that puts the individual first and on a pathway of continuous learning and improvement is the bedrock upon which all other components of the business can be built. This mission connects Certiport that trains, validates and certifies individuals with marketable skills, to Kelly Services that helps these candidates be placed in meaningful jobs. It is a partnership that supports the development of the knowledge and skills aimed at creating a more competitive workforce."
Kelly Services and Certiport will work together to ensure that processes across both organizations are aligned to serve the best interests of qualified candidates worldwide. This initiative is planned for a phased roll out in selected locations, starting with the United States of America.
ABOUT KELLY SERVICES
Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a world leader in human resources solutions headquartered in Troy, Michigan, offering temporary staffing services, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement to clients on a global basis. Kelly provides employment to more than 750,000 employees annually, with skills including office services, accounting, engineering, information technology, law, science, marketing, creative services, light industrial, education, and health care. Revenue in 2007 was $5.7 billion. Visit http://www.kellyservices.com.
Certiport prepares individuals with current and relevant digital skills and credentials for the competitive global workforce. These solutions are delivered by more than 12,000 Certiport Centers worldwide and include Certiport Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC³®), the official Microsoft® Office certification programs and the Adobe® Certified Associate certification program. For more information, visit http://www.certiport.com.
"Certiport" and "IC³" are registered trademarks of Certiport, Inc. in the United States and other countries. "Microsoft" is either a registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.