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Staffing Industry Analysts 2018 Fastest Growing Staffing Firms List

Staffing Industry Analysts 2018 Fastest Growing Staffing Firms List Honors KPG Healthcare

El Segundo, CA, August 28, 2018 — KPG Healthcare announced today it has been recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the Top 10 Fastest Growing Staffing Firms in the United States.  KPG Healthcare ranked 9th on the 2018 list. The list ranks firms by compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for revenue from 2013 through 2017, excluding acquisitions.

“We are delighted to be recognized by SIA as one of the fastest-growing privately-held staffing firms in the US” said Joe Gossman, president of KPG Healthcare. “This achievement highlights again our amazing people who consistently deliver outstanding staffing experiences and the exceptional work of our healthcare professionals who represent KPG Healthcare every day in client facilities. I extend my heartfelt thanks to all of you for making our growth and success possible.”

SIA Top Ten List

About KPG Healthcare

KPG Healthcare, based in El Segundo, CA, is a full-service healthcare staffing company that recruits and places registered nurses, allied professionals, and physician providers in temporary and permanent assignments throughout the country. Intently focused on offering the best jobs and delivering exceptional service in every placement and over the long term, KPG has built the finest relationships in the industry. Since its founding in 2011, KPG Healthcare has been certified continually by the Joint Commission for maintaining the highest level of placement standards, and in 2016 was named among Staffing Industry Analysts’ Best Staffing Firms to Work For. To learn more about KPG Healthcare, visit our website at kpghealthcare.com.

About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)

Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Its proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA’s independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. SIA also provides training and accreditation with its unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.

Known for its award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, executive conferences and events, SIA helps both suppliers and buyers of workforce solutions make better-informed decisions that improve business results and minimize risk. As a division of the international business media company, Crain Communications Inc., SIA is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England.

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KPG Healthcare Appears on the Inc. 5000 list for 3rd Consecutive Year!

Inc. Magazine Unveils 37th Annual List of

America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

For the 3rd consecutive year, KPG Healthcare Appears on the Inc. 5000 list,

Ranking No. 947 with Three-Year Sales Growth of 522%

NEW YORK, August 15, 2018Inc. magazine today ranked KPG Healthcare NO. 947 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment— its independent small and midsized businesses. KPG Healthcare joins the ranks of companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names that gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000 over the years.

“We are very proud to be included in the Inc. 5000 for the third straight year,” stated President and CEO Joe Gossman.  “Our people make this possible.  The dedication of our amazing team to deliver outstanding staffing experiences for our healthcare professionals and timely, effective solutions for our clients is unparalleled.  It is exciting to be recognized for the team effort that produced this result.”

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.  Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.

“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, its unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring the companies on the list will be held October 17 to 19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort, in San Antonio, Texas. As always, speakers include some of the greatest innovators and business leaders of our generation.

About KPG Healthcare

KPG Healthcare, based in El Segundo, CA, is a healthcare staffing company that recruits and places registered nurses, allied professionals, and physician providers in temporary and permanent assignments throughout the country.  Intently focused on delivering exceptional service in every placement and over the long term, KPG has built the best relationships in the industry.  Since its founding in 2011, KPG Healthcare continually has been certified by the Joint Commission, and in 2016 was named among Staffing Industry Analysts’ Best Staffing Firms to Work For.  Visit kpghealthcare.com to learn more.

CONTACT: KPG Healthcare, info@kpghealthcare.com

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology

The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.‘s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

See our ranking on Inc.com: https://www.inc.com/profile/kpg-healthcare

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Healthy Ways to Unwind After a Long Day on the Floor

Long, stressful work hours, dealing with trying friends and family, responsibilities at home — we can all relate. There are unlimited stressors in life and if you let them, they can ruin your mental and physical well-being. Read on for 5 healthy ways to destress!

No matter the industry, we can collectively agree that exhaustion is almost always a constant. It is statically proven that every year stress levels increase and bring about a negative impact on mental and physical health. We often forget to take time to decompress and just relax amid the hustle and bustle of life. But getting into the habit of taking time to unwind at the end of each day is extremely beneficial to both your mental and physical wellbeing. Here are a few things that can help you lessen the stress in your life:

Cooking at Home

“Who knew that cooking could be so relaxing?”

Too often the end of a long day has people searching for the fastest option for food- and this is usually something unhealthy and leaves them feeling sluggish. Try cooking at home a few nights a week!

Home cooked meals are usually immensely more nutritious because you are preparing the meals yourself and have the opportunity to use fresh ingredients instead of relying on over processed alternatives. Not only is cooking at home rewarding to your body, but it also nourishes the mind. Eating foods that are rich in fiber, protein and good fats can help increase energy levels and overall health. Many people also find cooking to be therapeutic and relaxing once they’ve gotten in the habit of cooking at home. Start saving your favorite recipes and see how creative you can get in the kitchen!

Up your Self-Care Game

Treat yourself. You deserve it!”

Self-care is extremely important, but unfortunately often overlooked. It produces positive feelings and boosts confidence and self-esteem. Putting an emphasis on self-care also helps you to maintains a healthy relationship with yourself- something many people struggle with and something that can affect personal and professional relationships as well. Practicing self-care comes down to making time to do what you need to rejuvenate and balance your life. Treat yourself- you deserve it. If this seems daunting, try a few small suggestions:

Self-care can be simple- for example, taking a bath at the end of the day or week. For many of years, baths have played a huge part in human health. They have long been synonymous with relaxing because they provide an opportunity to quite literally wash away the day and shut out the world. The University of Wolverhampton published a study that found that a daily bath during the end of the day, significantly improved the mood and optimism of the participants. In addition to these benefits, baths have also been proven to aid in getting a better night’s sleep!

Therapeutic Journaling

The best advice you can get is the advice you give yourself.”

Therapeutic journaling is an art within itself that is cost-effective, easy to do and mobile. Therapeutic journaling prompts self-awareness and insight and is great for healthcare professionals! Taking the time to truly reflect on your experiences can help you seperate your life on the floor vs. your life at home!

Writing in a journal to express oneself might feel odd, but is a simple and extremely beneficial thing to do. Therapeutic journaling offers many benefits, such as promoting personal change and growth, further developing one’s sense of self. Journaling allows you to be able to share your thoughts and feelings in a private way that brings about many personal benefits.

First, you are able to share and vent your thoughts. For many people, this is the only opportunity for them to release their thoughts completely and not worry about what they say. Keeping all that bottled in is extremely unhealthy for mental wellbeing. Therapeutic journaling also allows you to be able to learn more about yourself and your growth. As you reflect on past entries, you can begin to recognize your own pattern of behavior, thoughts, actions, etc. This helps create greater self-awareness, and reading old entries may even be able to provide guidance to current situations. The best advice you can get is the advice you give yourself!

Yoga 

“Just breathe.”

Yoga has many health and relaxation benefits. Yoga increases happiness and promotes physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health. British medical journal The Lancet conducted two studies of people with hypertension and found that those who practiced yoga saw a significant drop in their blood pressure levels compared to those who chose to lead sedentary lifestyles. Yoga is a great way to bring exercise into your routine in a slow, gradual way that works both your mind and body, and also gives you a small moment and escape from the hustle and bustle that comes with working in the healthcare sector!

Meditation  

Be present, it is the best gift to give yourself.”

What is mediation? Mediation is a practice which requires focusing all of one’s attention and being fully aware of when the mind drifts from that focus.

Mediation is an easy way to unwind and ease the mind. You can simply take five minutes out of your day and sit or stand or take a walk and put all of your focus on your breathing. As you first begin to practice meditation, you will find that your mind may begin to wander- and that’s ok. When you notice your mind starts to wander, just try and turn your focus back on your breathing and your body. It will gradually become easier to focus, and this practice alone is incredible tor mental wellbeing.

Some benefits of meditation include a reduction of stress, improved concentration, practice of self-awareness, increased happiness and even slowing the aging process! Be present- it is the best gift to give yourself.

Give it a try!

Give these 5 healthy ways to destress a try. They are simple, cost-effective and extremely beneficial for all. Adding simply one to your daily or weekly routine will change your life and your outlook on the importance of practicing self-care!

KPG Healthcare is proud to staff some of the best hospitals in the Nation. Looking for your next career move and interested in contributing to one of California’s most renowned hospitals in the nursing division? Whether you’re interested in travel nursing, per diem, allied, locum tenens or permanent placement, KPG Healthcare is your trusted partner for high quality, rewarding career opportunities. Contact us today!

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