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The Planet Group Named One of the Largest US Staffing Firms of 2024 by Staffing Industry Analysts

Inclusion on the list marks the fifth consecutive year The Planet Group has been recognized as one of the Largest US Staffing Firms

Chicago, IL (July 10, 2024) — 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 & Engineering, Professional Services and Digital Marketing sectors, was named by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the Largest US Staffing Firms.

To qualify as a Largest US Staffing Firm, agencies had to have generated at least $100 million in US staffing revenue in 2023. The Planet Group has also been recognized by SIA in the past as one of the Fastest Growing US Staffing Firms and one of the Largest Global Direct Hire Staffing Firms.

SIA bases the list on staffing revenue, which is calculated from temporary staffing, 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, including Core IT, Enterprise Systems, Cybersecurity, Software Engineering & Quality Assurance, Workday and Healthcare IT (Planet Technology)
  • Diversified Energy, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure, Environmental and Manufacturing (Planet Forward)
  • Accounting & Finance, Human Resources and Administrative (Planet Professional)
  • Creative, Digital and Marketing (Planet Interactive)

According to SIA, the 241 staffing companies included on the list generated a combined $145.2 billion in US staffing revenue last year which represents 76.0% of the market.


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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