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The Planet Group Named One of the Largest Global Direct Hire Staffing Firms of 2022 by Staffing Industry Analysts

Inclusion on the list marks the first time The Planet Group has been recognized as one of the Largest Direct Hire Staffing Firms Globally

Chicago, IL (September 19, 2022) — 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, Healthcare, Professional Services and Life Sciences sectors, was named by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the Largest Global Direct Hire Staffing Firms.

To qualify as a Largest Direct Hire Staffing Firm, agencies had to have generated at least $17 million in global direct hire revenue in 2021. The Planet Group was also named by SIA as one of the Largest US Staffing Firms in 2022.

The Planet Group specializes in contract staffing, contract-to-hire, and direct hire in several high-growth areas, including:

According to SIA, the 50 direct hire staffing companies included on the list generated a combined $50.4 billion in direct hire revenue last year which represents 8.4% of the global staffing market.


The Planet Group 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, Healthcare and Digital Marketing areas. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with offices throughout the US, Europe, South America and Asia. 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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