Kelly Services names CEO; current top exec to retire

Kelly Services Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) announced Peter Quigley will serve as its next president and CEO effective Oct. 1 after George Corona, who currently holds those roles, steps down as part of his planned retirement. Corona will serve as a nonexecutive employee of...

Second-quarter Kelly Services revenue falls 0.2% in constant currency

Kelly Services Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA) reported second-quarter revenue fell 0.2% on constant currency; however, US revenue rose 1.0%.Results include the acquisitions of NextGen and Global Technology Associates in January. The firms provide engineering staffing to the US...

Temp staffing revenue growth slows to 9% in surveyed firms: Pulse

Temporary staffing revenue growth slowed to 9% in June among staffing firms taking part in the latest Pulse Survey released by Staffing Industry Analysts last week. Growth was 14% in survey results for April.Marketing/creative staffing was the fastest-growing segment...

System One acquires IT staffing provider

System One, which ranks among the largest IT staffing firms in the US, acquired IT staffing provider Cohesion through its ALTA IT Services LLC division, the company announced. The deal closed Monday.Cohesion has offices in Baltimore and Cincinnati. Its services...

Growing labor participation rates to ease hiring pressures

The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index points to solid job growth in the coming months with growing labor participation rates easing pressures on hiring. The index rose to a level of 110.98 in July, marking a rebound from June’s reading of 109.30, which had...


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At just the age of 14 years old, Jean-Paul Renard was handing out flyers on the corner of 42nd street and Madison Avenue in New York City for Distinctive Temps that read “NEED A JOB?” Who would have thought, that years later Mr. Renard would become the President of Distinctive Personnel, Co-Founder of Distinctive Workforce Solutions and go on to develop an exclusive, state-of-the-art Vendor Management software called ManageRight®

Mr. Renard spearheads the global operations of Distinctive Workforce Solutions including its subsidiaries: ManageRight, Distinctive Personnel and Insignium Search. Mr. Renard creates the vision for each company and works collectively with his colleagues to execute legendary results. As a proud Chilean American and a New York City native, Mr. Renard is very active in the city’s thriving community and has built a successful company in what some people call, “the toughest business town in the world.”

With humble beginnings, Mr. Renard was raised in the St. George projects in New York City. Mr. Renard is an advocate for the empowerment of people, providing awareness to his community and stands firm in his message that all is possible when you believe. “You are only as limited as the limits you impose on yourself,” says Mr. Renard. Mr. Renard is married and proud father of 3 boys. Mr. Renard admits that the inspiration to be great comes from his family.

“My family is my life and I grateful that I have been blessed to have them. They simply make me a better person.”

As one of his many accomplishments, Mr. Renard sits on the Board of Directors for the New York Staffing Association and participates in half a dozen boards as an advisor. Mr. Renard contributes to several business publications, and is the host of the very popular video blog, Jobs Across America.

Distinctive Workforce Solutions is the fastest growing Managed Service Provider in the nation. Now crossing over 4 continents, Mr. Renard and his brother, Gonzalo Vergara, aspire to be the most successful Minority Business Enterprise/ Service Disabled Veteran Organization, Managed Service Provider in the World.

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