Headway Acquires New York Hospitality and National Event Staffing Business(April 18, 2019)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18th, 2019
Headway Workforce Solutions
HEADWAY ACQUIRES NEW YORK HOSPITALITY AND NATIONAL EVENT STAFFING BUSINESS
RALEIGH, NC — April 18th, 2019 – Headway Workforce Solutions, a leading North American workforce solutions and business process outsourcing company announced the acquisition of the New York hospitality and national event staffing business from Shiftgig. This acquisition fortifies Headway’s position as a nationwide provider of workforce services across an array of industry sectors, each with unique challenges and demands.
Headway will continue to use Deploy, Shiftgig’s software platform that connects businesses to thousands of pre‐qualified, ready‐to‐work professionals. With a database of thousands of candidates and the rapid posting of available positions nationwide, the software provides immediate connectivity between job seekers and the employers who need them. Adding this tool to Headway’s innovative recruitment operations and back office capabilities, Headway will provide existing and future clients with a full‐service solution second to none.
J.P. Sakey, Executive Chairman of Headway Workforce Solutions stated, “Shiftgig has built a cutting edge business model and tool set in the hospitality and events staffing sectors. We are fortunate to assume their New York based hospitality staffing market and their national event staffing business line. These business lines will fit well with our existing national footprint of solutions and sectors. We look forward to providing many years of quality services to these important clients.”
Shiftgig is a workforce technology company focused on empowering people to find local employment opportunities that fit their lifestyles, schedules, and career objectives. The company’s flagship software platform, Deploy, helps businesses do just that. With a flexible software‐as‐a‐service model, Shiftgig enables leading companies of all sizes with flexible talent pools to retain, optimize, and redeploy their workforce. To learn more about how Shiftgig is transforming the way people work, visit shiftgig.com.
About Headway Workforce Solutions
Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading sector focused B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract‐based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Its managed services approach provides substantial operating performance improvements and cost savings over traditional staffing for industries with complex, recurring, multi‐location human capital needs. Over the past five years Headway has provided services to over 500 discrete companies, primarily in the retail, hospitality, financial services, survey research, and marketing and scientific research sectors. To learn more about Headway, visit headwaywfs.com.
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