About Us

About Volt 

Listed on the NYSE. Volt propels businesses and careers forward with expert momentum. Volt’s 35,000 employees work across 85 offices worldwide to provide workforce management and talent acquisition solutions to businesses and job placement services. With 70 years of industry leadership and a growing global team of employment strategists, Fortune 100 clients, partnerships and proactive approach to business needs, Volt strive to maintain an innovative and highly relevant sector-based portfolio globally.

Mission statement
Volt is an award winning, global workforce solutions expert committed to taking businesses and people forward.

Vision & Values
​Volt’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Success and Excellence are embedded in the company’s code of conduct, echoing the same values adopted by William and Jerome Shaw when founding the company in 1950. More than a marketing slogan, Volt’s values are reflected in the daily behaviour of the company’s staff, its business practices and approach to client and candidate management. 

Diversity and Inclusion Mission Statement and Pledge
Volt’s Expert Momentum is powered by diversity and inclusion.
We Pledge to promote workplace diversity, for our employees and our clients, that reflects the communities we serve.
We Value a collaborative work environment where everyone feels empowered to bring their full
authentic selves to work. 
We Commit to be diligent in creating a company culture that celebrates our differences.
We Thrive through the unique experiences and diverse perspectives  of our employees that lead
to innovative and inventive ideas.

Volt International
Contract Recruitment, Permanent Recruitment, Retained Search Project Recruitment, PSL Management,
​Primary Vendor, Vendor on Premise.

Contract, temporary and permanent recruitment expertise in clearly defined practices:

Volt Consulting Group 
Proven Solutions to address all Workforce Management Needs:

  • Managed Service Program (MSP)-  Total responsibility for the management of your contingent workforce from planning, sourcing, supplier engagement, compliance to off-boarding and billing. 

  • Total Talent Management (TTM) – Sourcing talent across all channels: full time, contingent, gig workers, independent contractors, freelancers, project work

  • Services Procurement Management (SOW) – Complete management of your statement of work spend

  • Payroll, Referred & Independent Contractor Management – Compliantly pay and engage with any type of worker

  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO)- Effective solutions to manage permanent recruitment

  • Direct Sourcing – Building branded talent pools to source contingent talent direct to your business

  • Workforce Consulting Services – Use of our expertise for specific projects or challenges

Volt Workforce Solutions

(VWS) offers contingent staffing, direct placement, and managed services throughout North America. We provide flexible, scalable solutions to companies of every size, from small firms needing a few specialists to enterprise accounts that require hundreds or even thousands of contingent workers across numerous skill sets with coordinated account management at multiple locations. At VWS, our success is built on our ability to identify and deliver quality talent. From start-ups to global accounts, clients rely on us for high-touch, consultative service and consistent delivery of qualified workers. Each recruiter focuses on specific skills and industries so they fully understand the skills required to excel at each position. We combine the national reach of our dedicated Practice Hubs with the local market expertise of each Volt office to give you access to the best candidate available, regardless of location – because we see every day how the right hire makes a positive impact for our clients. 

Volt Awards

America's Best Temporary Staffing & Professional Recruiting Firms, Forbes Magazine, 2021
SIA Most Influential Leaders in 'Staffing 100' North America List - CEO, Linda Perneau, 2021
Global Health & Pharma - Best Life Sciences Recruitment Agency 2021

Asia's 5 Star Top Recruiters 2021 - HRD, Volt Singapore 2021
Distinction Award for CARES by the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore, 2021
America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms, Forbes Magazine, 2020
Pharmaceutical Workforce Provider of the Year, Global Health and Pharma, 2020
International Recruitment Power list 500, TALiNT International, 2020
Global Power 150 Women in Staffing, Volt leaders named to SIA list, 2020

Mind Wellbeing Award, 2020
Best Outsourcing Recruitment Firm, Global Recruiter, 2019

Best Professional Recruiting Firms, Forbes Magazine, 2018
Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, 2017
Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, 2016
National Staffing Employee of the Year, American Staffing Association, 2015
Baker’s Dozen, HRO Today's Top Managed Service Provider Companies, 2015, 2014
L.A. #2 Staffing Firm, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2014
Care Award, American Staffing Association, for Volt Military Heroes Program, 2014, 2012

RPO/MSP of the Year, Award for Excellence, APSco UK, 2013
Global Six Sigma and Business Improvement Award, 2009
IT & Telecoms Staffing Company of the Year, Award for Excellence, APSCo UK, 2008
Recruitment Company of the Year, APSCo UK, 2008 and 2009


Affiliations And Accreditations

Volt has several third party affiliations and professional accreditations aimed at furthering the company's contribution to the recruitment industry, and commitment as a socially responsible organisation and employer:

  • Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)

  • ISO 9001

  • Six Sigma

  • UN Global Compact

  • Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA)

  • EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • Mind