Jennifer Prospero, Stacey Lane and Emily Giltner have been named to Staffing Industry Analysts’ (SIA) 2020 Global Power 150 Women in Staffing list, which celebrates the most influential women in staffing. Giltner, Lane and Prospero work for Staffmark Group, a member of RGF Staffing. RGF Staffing is proud that the three have been awarded. We consider diversity and inclusion of paramount importance. Our local operating companies all contribute to this commitment.

It’s the sixth year SIA has released the Global Power 150 Women in Staffing List. “The list highlights 100 women from the Americas and 50 globally who have made significant contributions to the success of their companies and the ecosystem. These are women who are making a difference by building new companies, products, divisions and creating a future of work where women and men can thrive”, the organization writes.

Emily Giltner

Emily GiltnerEmily Giltner is senior VP of enterprise operations at Staffmark Group. She began her career with Staffmark Group as a recruiter 30 years ago. Today she heads the enterprise operations department, supporting the field organization in technical solutions, processes, and initiatives.
Many of these solutions became the backbone of Staffmark Group’s strategy during the pandemic. While she is driven by technology, she is focused on people: “The thing that I like best about my role is the diversity of people that I get to work with, including our field and corporate team members, temporary talent, and clients.”

Stacey Lane

Stacey LaneStacey Lane is executive VP of field operations and responsible for leading field teams and developing innovative staffing strategies for its commercial line of business. Prior to COVID-19, Lane was a self-proclaimed “road warrior,” visiting hundreds of branches and client locations across the U.S. each year. For a period of time that came to a halt, yet Lane found new ways to connect and challenge her teams.
Lane says, “This is not a job for me; it’s my life’s work. After 20 years in the staffing industry, I’m still excited about this company and this industry. I look forward to continuing the journey and working with our team to impact more lives.”

Jennifer Prospero

Jennifer ProsperoCFO Jennifer Prospero joined Staffmark Group 16 years ago to be a
part of an organization and industry that changes lives. While she is responsible for all financial aspects of the organization, she says that she is most fulfilled by building relationships: “I’ve never sought out to be a behind-the-desk accountant. I want to build relationships and
make a difference in others’ lives. While numbers drive the business, people drive the numbers – and I welcome any opportunity to connect and help our others reach their goals.”

‘Instrumental in managing recent changes’

Geno Cutolo, CEO of Staffmark Group. “When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, our organization quickly mobilized and transitioned to a remote work environment. Emily, Stacey, and Jenn were instrumental in managing these changes and helping us maintain business operations during a challenging time,” said Cutolo,. “No matter the circumstances, they each lead with compassion, creativity, and skill, and we are fortunate to have them on our team!”

“I am proud of Stacey, Jennifer and Emily’s accomplishments,” said Rob Zandbergen, CEO of RGF Staffing. “This recognition from SIA shows that they play an important role in bringing value to the workforce solutions ecosystem and creating positive and inclusive cultures in which women and men can prosper.”

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Rob Zandbergen, CEO of RGF Staffing, has been included in the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) 2020 Staffing 100 Europe list. On behalf of the entire RGF Staffing family, and our members, we congratulate Rob on his nomination.

Staffing Industry Analysts, the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, annually recognizes a diverse group of influential European staffing leaders - individuals who are elevating the ecosystem and taking it forward – in its Staffing 100 Europe list. The list is not a ranking but rather a way to celebrate a set of individuals whose accomplishments, dedication and drive are making a difference to work today, and to what work will look like in the future. The list, now it in its seventh year, is based on the impact and influence individuals have had on the workforce solutions ecosystem over the past twelve months.

“The 2020 Staffing 100 Europe leaders stand out in an unprecedented year, going above and beyond in navigating the ‘new normal’ as the world faces a global pandemic and a climate of intense uncertainty,” stated SIA. “We congratulate this year’s honourees as they continue to lead theirs teams in a significantly changed world, staying ahead of the trends, meeting the disruption head on, and doing so with courage, compassion, creativity and commitment.”

Rob Zandbergen

Rob Zandbergen is Managing Corporate Executive Officer at Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. and the head of Recruit group’s global staffing business unit, RGF Staffing. With annual revenue of approximately 12 billion US dollars, RGF Staffing is one of the world’s leading HR service providers, headquartered in the Netherlands.

‘A recognition for RGF Staffing’

Rob: “I’m very proud of my nomination on the SIA Staffing 100 Europe list. I don't consider this a personal nomination, but a recognition of the work that the entire RGF Staffing family does each and every day to accomplish our mission. 2020 was a challenging year for everyone, with unprecedented obstacles. Thanks to our tireless efforts, we have been able to continue to provide new opportunities for our employees and our customers.”

Creating greater value

Previously, Rob was CEO and CFO of the publicly listed USG People. He has been active in the staffing sector since early 2003. Under his leadership, the staffing business of Recruit and the activities of USG People were successfully combined in a global business unit as part of the Recruit group network. Rob: “I am passionate about further developing our industry and growing the position of RGF Staffing in the current times in which people and technology can create even greater value.”

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Recruit Holdings has presented its Annual Report 2019. In the report, the CEO of Recruit Holdings and the heads of the strategic business units of Recruit Holdings give an insight in the performances this year, and share their vision on topics that are important to Recruit Holdings.

Rob Zandbergen, CEO of Recruit Global Staffing and head of the Staffing SBU, shares his vision on how Recruit Global Staffing can contribute to society by creating a smart and agile organization:

“Our operational priority — productivity improvement — will be realized through the leveraging of our strong local market positions with a clear focus on value over volume, driven by our Unit Management philosophy. This applies not only to our existing products and services, but also will help guide us as we work to establish new revenue streams. This strategy, together with our empowered employees, will strengthen our competitiveness while supporting the transformation of the Staffing SBU into an agile, technology-driven business to meet job seekers’ and enterprise clients’ needs and to have an increasingly meaningful impact on them.”

Download full annual report 2019 PDF:
You can find Rob Zandbergen’s message on page 59. 


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