Attracting Talent in a Digital Age

Walk through our timeline of major staffing moments throughout history and see how temp agencies are taking care of businesses around the world.

January 17, 2019

The staffing and recruiting industry has changed drastically over the decades. In the 1980s you could find workers through local newspapers and good old-fashioned networking.

Today, those options are still available, but you also have digital options, including mobile apps like JobStack. Walk through our timeline of major staffing moments with PeopleReady:

timeline of staffing industry

PeopleReady specializes in quick and reliable on-demand labor and highly skilled workers. PeopleReady supports a wide range of blue-collar industries, including construction, manufacturing and logistics, waste and recycling, and hospitality. Leveraging its game-changing JobStack platform and 600-plus branch offices across all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada, PeopleReady served approximately 98,000 businesses and put more than 490,000 people to work in 2020.