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The Planet Group Named One of the Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms in 2023 by Staffing Industry Analysts

Inclusion on the list marks the third time The Planet Group has been recognized as one of the Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms

Chicago, IL (September 20, 2023) — Planet Professional’s parent company, The Planet Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners and a leading provider of outsourced human capital, advisory and consulting services for the Technology, Diversified Energy, Professional Services and Digital Marketing sectors, was named by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms.

To qualify as a Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firm, companies must have posted a minimum of $1 million in US revenue in 2018 and have had a compound annual growth rate in revenue of at least 15% between 2018 and 2022. The median CAGR was 33.8% for the fastest-growing US staffing firms included on the list.

SIA bases the list on staffing revenue, which includes temporary staffing revenue, direct hire, retained search and temp-to-perm conversion fees. The Planet Group specializes in contract staffing, contract-to-hire and direct hire in several high-growth areas, including:

  • Technology – Core IT, Enterprise Technology, Creative & Digital, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Quality Assurance, Healthcare IT (Planet Technology)
  • Diversified Energy, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Environmental, Manufacturing (Planet Forward)
  • Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administrative (Planet Professional)

The Fastest-Growing US Staffing Firms list included 158 staffing agencies. Founded in 2009, this is the third time The Planet Group was recognized. The Planet Group was also named by SIA as one of the Largest US Staffing Firms in 2023 and one of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the US as part of the Inc. 5000 list.


The Planet Group, a portfolio company of Odyssey Investment Partners, consists of a group of related global consulting organizations and renowned staffing brands and has been purposefully built to address the professional services needs of leading companies in the Technology, Diversified Energy & Engineering, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Infrastructure and Digital Marketing areas. Named one of America’s fastest-growing private companies, the company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices throughout the US, Europe, India and LATAM. Learn more at


Odyssey Investment Partners, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, is a leading private equity investment firm with more than a 25-year history of partnering with skilled managers to transform middle-market companies into more efficient and diversified businesses with strong growth profiles. Odyssey makes majority-controlled investments in industries with a long-term positive outlook and favorable secular trends. For further information about Odyssey, please visit

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