Expansion into a Rapidly Growing Market
JACKSONVILLE, FL / ACCESSWIRE / March 16, 2021 / GEE Group Inc. (NYSE American:JOB) ("the Company" or "GEE Group"), a provider of professional staffing services and solutions, today announced its IT staffing subsidiary Agile Resources is expanding its strategic presence with the opening of an Austin, Texas office, led by Clint Hawkins, Director of Recruiting. This new office shows Agile's commitment to creating a direct and seamless pipeline between top-tier talent and the growing client needs of the Austin market.
Despite the pandemic, Texas has become a prime location for both startups and for larger companies. Specifically, the information technology industry has been growing in Austin.
By positioning Agile locally, Clint and his team will be able to respond to growing client needs in Austin. Clint and his team are well-positioned to specifically target SaaS (Software as a Service) companies' demands.
Matthew Marini, President of Agile, commented, "We are excited to move into the Austin market. Agile is focused on growth through strategic market selections and the growth of our contractor base nationwide. We have been carefully watching Austin's growth for two years and are proud to be able to launch into the thriving market with the addition of Clint Hawkins as the Austin market leader. We have aggressive growth targets over the next few years and are excited about Agile's path."
Clint Hawkins has been involved in professional technology recruiting for over 17 years and has worked closely with Matthew for 11 years in the industry. His trusted reputation in Austin, combined with the need to reach local clients more efficiently in this booming market, substantiates the opening of a new office. As Clint's team expands, so will their capabilities. Clint commented, "In the past year, Austin has seen a large demand for product management and product delivery tech talent. SaaS companies need to hire for both sides of the house quickly and efficiently in this very competitive market. I am honored and excited to lead the team and further develop Agile's presence."
Agile, a GEE Group Company ("GEE Group"), is an innovative IT staffing and consulting firm that speeds time to talent by matching great people to great opportunities, enabling our clients to drive business results and create competitive advantage. Agile has consistently been recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. by Inc. Magazine, Staffing Industry Analysts and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. Agile has been recognized as a 2017 Best Staffing Firm o Work For by Staffing Industry Analysts and a 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 Atlanta Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources. Agile received Inavero's Best of Staffing Client and Talent Satisfaction Awards for 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.
About GEE Group
GEE Group Inc. is a provider of specialized staffing solutions and is the successor to employment offices doing business since 1893. The Company operates in two industry segments, providing professional staffing services and solutions in the information technology, engineering, finance and accounting specialties and commercial staffing services through the names of Access Data Consulting, Agile Resources, Ashley Ellis, General Employment, Omni-One, Paladin Consulting and Triad. Also, in the healthcare sector, GEE Group, through its Scribe Solutions brand, staffs medical scribes who assist physicians in emergency departments of hospitals and in medical practices by providing required documentation for patient care in connection with electronic medical records (EMR). Additionally, the Company provides contract and direct hire professional staffing services through the following SNI brands: Accounting Now®, SNI Technology®, Legal Now®, SNI Financial®, Staffing Now®, SNI Energy®, and SNI Certes.
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