Expanding Globally

From nine countries and $200 million in sales in 1990, to 19 countries with more than $1 billion in sales last year, our International business has grown by more than 20% per year since the beginning of the decade. In the last decade we expanded into Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Continuing to win multi-country contracts and maintaining double-digit sales growth are key elements of our international expansion strategy.


Kelly reached the billion-dollar international sales milestone in 1999.
Kelly Services Australia was responsible for recruiting, screening and selecting the permanent workforce for Fox Studio's entertainment complex in Sydney, Australia. All candidates participated in KellyAssess, Kelly's unique staff-selection process that includes various tests, role plays, team-based exercises, personality profiles and behavioral interviews.

Kelly branches throughout the United Kingdom are undergoing remodeling, inside and out. This branch, located in Plymouth, has the new window and signage treatment that will be used for all ground-floor branches.
Bronwyn Buxton, a laboratory technician with Labstaff (Kelly Scientific Resources) in Australia, works in the Australian Sports Drug Testing Laboratory. Bronwyn is using a new, more precise process, introduced for the 2000 Olympic Games, for the analysis of steroids.

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