About Us

About Us

Better opportunities. Better balance. Better match. Whatever better means to you, we're the people who make it possible. Because your better drives us to seek out the best and brightest in the industry, work with the finest companies in their fields, and place the best talent in the marketplace. Isn't it time for something better?


Founded in 1980, Elwood Staffing®, a privately owned corporation, is a leading provider of talent-based solutions. With offices that span the United States and extend into Canada, a broad service portfolio, and a seasoned staff, we support companies through the entire employment life cycle—from attraction to outplacement.

And with the combined expertise of our specialized divisions—Elwood Professional, Elwood Tradesmen, and Elwood Academy—we offer a uniquely comprehensive and innovative solution set that effectively meets the needs of our clients and associates in the following areas:

Leading the Industry

Elwood Staffing has earned numerous awards and recognition—from being recognized as one of the largest staffing firms in the United States to being a "best company to work for" in several markets throughout our footprint.

A few of the awards we have received recently:

2014 Best of Staffing® Client Award: recognizing exceptional customer service

2014, CareerBuilder, Inavero

2014 Best of Staffing® Talent Award: recognizing exceptional customer service

2014, CareerBuilder, Inavero

One of "Inc. 5000's Fastest-Growing Companies" (#1411)

2013, Inc.

The 13th "Largest Industrial U.S. Staffing Firm"

2013, Staffing Industry Analysts

The 23rd "Largest U.S. Staffing Firm"

2014, Staffing Industry Analysts

The 57th "Fastest-Growing U.S. Staffing Firm"

2013, Staffing Industry Analysts

One of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon"—16 years*

2013, Oregon Business Magazine

One of the "85 Best Companies to Work for in Texas"—#1 in 2012!*

2013, SHRM/Texas Association of Business/Texas Monthly Magazine

One of the "100 Best Companies to Work for in Washington"*

2013, Seattle Business Magazine

#1 Largest Staffing Agency in Alabama

2011, Business Alabama

One of the "Best Places to Work in New Mexico"*

2011, New Mexico Business Weekly

One of the "30 Best Companies to Work for in Colorado"*

2010, Colorado State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management

"Entrepreneur of the Year"

2009, Columbus Indiana Chamber of Commerce

One of the "50 Best Places to Work in San Diego"*

2009, San Diego Business Journal

One of the "Best Places to Work in Indiana"

2008, Indiana Chamber of Commerce

#1 Largest Indianapolis-Area Employment Agency

2013, Indianapolis Business Journal

* Recognition achieved as SOS Employment Group prior to rebranding as Elwood Staffing on January 1, 2014.