We are a people company.

It’s not enough for a company to be profitable, it needs to be personal.

As a leading professional services firm specializing in talent solutions and consulting services, we are focused on delivering the expertise and talent that businesses need to succeed.

 

People First

Our Approach Starts with You.

At Addison Group, we take a consultative approach, connecting individuals and project consulting teams with the specific skills and knowledge to ensure a perfect match.

We work to understand your company culture, processes, and team dynamics. Our focus is to find the right person for the role or project, meeting the unique requirements your business deserves.

Whether a hand-selected, personally vetted professional candidate or a highly successful managed services consulting team ready to take your project to the next level, Addison brands are here to find a solution right for you.

CORE VALUES

We do things differently.

Every aspect of our organization, from the consultants we place, to the clients we support, and our internal teams revolve around people.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

We strive to grow professionally and personally through our innate desire to succeed. We put our client’s and candidates’ needs first and find creative solutions to help them achieve their goals.

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Integrity

To us, trust is not given, it’s earned. We try to achieve a higher level of trust through every interaction with clients, candidates, and each other by being transparent, authentic and accountable.

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Light-Heartedness

As much as we love a good challenge, we believe your job, office, and colleagues should also bring you joy.

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Positive Impact

Making a positive difference is central to our mission, whether in the life of a single individual or by filling 200 positions for a client.

Life at Addison Group

When Addison Group started in Chicago in 1999, we had a straightforward goal: recruit top professionals for the best companies. Since then, Addison Group has expanded its reach across the country, delivered exceptional service to its clients, and supported millions of professionals find the career of their dreams.

With five consulting firms and four talent solution businesses nationwide across all verticals, Addison Group has accelerated to become the 26th-largest professional services firm in the US with over 40% growth over 2020. Even during significant national expansion, Addison has maintained a local consultative business approach dedicated to its people-first culture.

Reputation Built on Merit

Addison continues to be recognized with accolades for top performance and workplace culture, including Inc. 5000, Inc. Best Workplaces, Crain's “Fast Fifty,” Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) Staffing 100 List, and multiple Regional Top Workplaces.

Addison Team - Who We Are

Our Methods Work

We have a specific search methodology and recruiting process that has been rigorously tested and thoughtfully designed throughout our more than 20 years in the industry. Our competition focuses on placement numbers and money coming in, but we put people first.

Making a difference is central to our mission, whether in the life of a single individual or by filling 200 positions for a client.

It’s not about the number of contacts in our network or how many resumes we collect — it’s about understanding the needs of our clients and our candidates while delivering impactful results.

Ed Kavanagh
Thomas Moran - Chief Executive Officer
Kelly Gorham
Mike Weast
Phil Gaddis
Michael Samuels- CEO, Addison Group Jay Houston
Ed Kavanagh
Thomas Moran - Chief Executive Officer
Kelly Gorham
Mike Weast
Phil Gaddis
Michael Samuels- CEO, Addison Group Jay Houston
Ed Kavanagh
Thomas Moran - Chief Executive Officer
Kelly Gorham
Mike Weast
Phil Gaddis
Michael Samuels- CEO, Addison Group Jay Houston
Ed Kavanagh
Thomas Moran - Chief Executive Officer
Kelly Gorham

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