About Volt 

An award winning, global workforce solution provider, listed on the NYSE and a Fortune 1000 organisation. Volt propels businesses and careers forward with expert momentum. Volt’s 35,000 employees work across 85 offices worldwide to provide workforce management and talent acquisition solutions to businesses and job placement services. With 70 years of industry leadership and a growing global team of employment strategists, partnerships and proactive approach to business needs, Volt strive to maintain an innovative and highly relevant
sector-based portfolio globally

Contract, temporary and permanent recruitment expertise in clearly defined practices:

​Global Staffing Services

Contract Recruitment, Permanent Recruitment, Retained Search Project Recruitment, PSL Management, Primary Vendor, Vendor on Premise

A full suite of outsourced staffing solutions, including:

Managed Service Programmes (MSP) covering multiple countries, disciplines, role types and skill sets (typically for temporary/contract staff)

  • Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) solutions to manage permanent recruitment

  • Master vendor programmes, where Volt is the primary or sole supplier

  • Hybrid and vendor solutions incorporating a combination of supply models

  • Recruitment services that are delivered by talented, experienced consultants who deliver value to their customers by understanding their markets.

  • Staff retention levels that comfortably exceed industry averages, ensuring continuity of service Business processes that are underpinned by ISO 9001 quality standards.

  • “Listening to the voice of the customer”, a corporate imperative, which in tandem with the Six Sigma methodology is the driving force behind Volt’s continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Recent industry recognition, from both the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo) and Recruiter magazine that further reinforces the company’s standing.

Volt’s core values are more than a marketing slogan, and are reflected in the daily behaviour of the company’s staff, its business practices and approach to client and candidate management.

Vision & Values
Volt’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Innovation, Success and Excellence are embedded in the company’s code of conduct, echoing the same values adopted by William and Jerome Shaw when founding the company in 1950. More than a marketing slogan, Volt’s values are reflected in the daily behaviour of the company’s staff, its business practices and approach to client and candidate management.


Volt International (Europe & Asia)

Europe (Belgium, France, UK)

Our European business offers contingent staffing, direct placement, and managed services from offices in the UK, Belgium, and France. In Europe’s mature, highly competitive marketplace, our experienced consultants give clients a competitive edge by providing proven workforce management expertise and unsurpassed understanding of local and regional markets.

Our innovative sourcing strategies enable us to maintain a deep network of pre-qualified candidates for roles in highly technical markets including Engineering & Manufacturing, Information Technology and Life Sciences.  Our rigorous screening and interviewing processes provide rapid access to qualified, motivated employees who will match the culture of the company where they’re placed.

Asia (Singapore)
Volt is the premier commerce and industry recruitment firm in Singapore. We offer expertise in recruiting skilled and professional individuals across Accountancy & Finance, Engineering & Manufacturing, Human Resources & Business Support, Information Technology, Life Sciences, Procurement & Supply Chain, and
Sales & Marketing.
Our comprehensive range of services include permanent, contract and temporary assignments, and project hiring. Our recruiters are active within the industries they serve in order to build relationships with proven professionals. This strategy enables Volt to secure crucial referrals of active job seekers and passive candidates (people currently working yet open to new opportunities and who aren’t available through conventional hiring processes). We understand the impact the right hire can make for our clients, and our innovative search strategies, comprehensive screening, and focus on best-fit placements allow us to consistently deliver talented people who will make a difference for your company.

Volt India
Arctern provides Optimal Workflow Design and Scalable Workforce Distribution. We analyze and document current state processes, recommend strategies for efficiency, and deliver technology and service solutions that sharpen your competitive edge. Arctern delivers efficient, cost-effective, flexible solutions. Offerings range from Software Development, Application Maintenance & Technology Integration to Business process Optimization.

Volt Workforce Solutions (VWS) offers contingent staffing, direct placement, and managed services throughout North America. We provide flexible, scalable solutions to companies of every size, from small firms needing a few specialists to enterprise accounts that require hundreds or even thousands of contingent workers across numerous skill sets with coordinated account management at multiple locations. At VWS, our success is built on our ability to identify and deliver quality talent. From start-ups to global accounts, clients rely on us for high-touch, consultative service and consistent delivery of qualified workers. Each recruiter focuses on specific skills and industries so they fully understand the skills required to excel at each position. We combine the national reach of our dedicated Practice Hubs with the local market expertise of each Volt office to give you access to the best candidate available, regardless of location – because we see every day how the right hire makes a positive impact for our clients.

The way people look for work is changing, and the way we connect with candidates is evolving with it. Our recruiters leverage Volt’s proprietary recruiting sites, targeted job boards, social media, online talent communities, and participation in industry forums to find talented people and gain crucial referrals. Everything we do contributes to the same goal: make sure our clients have the exceptional employees and efficient processes they need to make their business better.

Volt’s Awards:
America's Best Temporary Staffing Firms, Forbes Magazine, 2020
Mind Wellbeing Award, 2020
Best Outsourcing Recruitment Firm, Global Recruiter, 2019

Best Professional Recruiting Firms, Forbes Magazine, 2018
Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, 2017
Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing, 2016
National Staffing Employee of the Year, American Staffing Association, 2015
Baker’s Dozen, HRO Today's Top Managed Service Provider Companies, 2015, 2014
L.A. #2 Staffing Firm, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2014
Care Award, American Staffing Association, for Volt Military Heroes Program, 2014, 2012

Leadership Team


Affiliations And Accreditations

Volt has several third party affiliations and professional accreditations aimed at furthering the company's contribution to the recruitment industry, and commitment as a socially responsible organisation and employer:

  • Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo)

  • ISO 9001

  • Six Sigma

  • UN Global Compact

  • Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA)

  • EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • Mind