Sparks Group Sweeps the 2017 Best of Staffing Awards

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Sparks Group Sweeps the 2017 Best of Staffing Awards, Achieves Recognition for Service Quality, Excellence in Several Areas

The Washington, DC area’s premier, full-scope provider of professional, technical, creative, and administrative talent to the area's top employers joins only 2% of all staffing agencies in North America for its exceptional service, quality, and contribution to the larger industry

Rockville, MD – February 16, 2017 - Sparks Group, the Washington, DC area’s leading temporary staffing and full-time recruiting services provider, announces today that it has been recognized as a winner in its 2017 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards.

The company won in several areas, including:

Powered by Inavero and presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, the annual award program seeks to celebrate staffing agencies who demonstrate superior service quality as rated by both hiring professionals and job candidates themselves.

The selection of Sparks Group for this achievement positions the company alongside less than 2% of all staffing agencies in North America who provide exceptional service. This year’s award included feedback from more than 1.2 million people to determine the winners. Only 23% of the 2017 Best of Staffing winners earned the Diamond Award distinction as well, underscoring Sparks Group’s truly unmatched commitment to client service and excellence.

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Originally founded in 1970, Sparks Group differentiates itself as more than ‘just a staffing firm,’ going above and beyond the conventional approach to matching candidates to job vacancies to accomplish to distinct objectives: to be the source clients turn to whenever they need to find and place talent, and secondly, to be that expert job seekers continue to come back to when they are looking for their next job as well as a place to refer their associates.  To accomplish these goals, Sparks Group is focused on building long-lasting client relationships and expert recruiters with specific experience in four distinct divisions: Office, Accounting and Finance, IT, and Creative.

This allows the Sparks Group team to know exactly what skills and traits are needed to succeed in a variety of positions across each space, bringing a level of leadership and return to client engagements that boosts success rates and overall return-on-investment. Serving top companies in every industry, Sparks Group represents job seekers from ages 18-80, looking for administrative roles all the way up to executive positions. Sparks Group also utilizes a proprietary Quality Control System with a checklist to gauge the ‘health and welfare’ of each of its clients and relationships on a proactive basis, ensuring top service and satisfaction from those it serves.

“We are honored to receive this recognition from the larger staffing industry,” Sparks Group’s CEO and Owner, Stephen Sparks said. “These latest award wins, which require a 20% minimum participation rate in  third-party survey responses from both staffing firm clients and placed talent, reflect the commitment and engagement of our incredible employee team. Our largest asset and the most significant benefit we deliver to our clients, our employees and the passion they bring for their work and our company is a critical element in our continued success within the extremely competitive staffing industry. This award truly belongs to all of us and we look forward to building on our mission to bring a deep, industry-focused approach to each client’s needs and goals, to go well beyond filling jobs and generating numbers, but driving real, measurable value and long-term relationships.”

"Staffing firms are giving top companies a competitive advantage as they search for talent in North America," said Inavero's CEO Eric Gregg. "The 2017 Best of Staffing winners have achieved exceptionally high levels of satisfaction and I'm proud to feature them on"

Click here to view Sparks Group’s Best of Staffing profile.

About Sparks Group

Founded in 1970, Sparks Group (formerly SPARKS, Sparks IT Solutions, and Sparks Personnel) is the Washington DC Area's leading Temporary Staffing and Full-Time Recruiting Services Provider. Sparks Group recently ranked as one of the Top Workplaces in the DC Area, according to the Washington Post and regularly ranks as one of the top staffing and recruiting firms in North America by Inavero and CareerBuilder. Whether you are seeking your next opportunity or looking to add talent, Sparks Group is the ideal partner for you! Our areas of specialization include: Accounting and Finance, Administrative and Office Support, Contracts and Acquisitions, Customer Service and Call Center, Human Resources and Talent Acquisition, Information Technology, Paralegal/Legal Support, and Creative and Marketing. For more information about Sparks Group, please visit

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