our history can determine the future.

All good stories have a beginning. Randstad's started more than 55 years ago in the Netherlands, before developing across 5 continents and 39 countries. And we're just getting started.

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in the beginning.

Our story is one of entrepreneurship, dedication, and job satisfaction. Founded in the Netherlands in 1960 by Frits Goldschmeding, Randstad was inspired by the goal of achieving flexibility for the labour market. 


shaping the world of work.

Since then, we've expanded into 39 countries, covering more than 90 percent of the global HR market. We deliver HR and recruitment innovation with human interaction at its centre.


responsive solutions.

We view talent as more than a statistic. That's why we offer business recruitment strategies with a personal touch, matching the right roles to the right people.

our history

from two students and an old bicycle to one of the most recognised recruitment agencies in the world. randstad has changed a lot since 1960.