Twenty years ago on Nov. 7, The Ōnin Group was formed by a small group of people with a passion to succeed. Today, The Ōnin Group has been named the 15th Largest Industrial Staffing Firm in the US by the Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) and has been included on the 2016 SIA lists for Largest Staffing Firms and Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms in the US and has additionally been named on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in the US.

The Ōnin Group has always sought to provide our clients with the most advanced technology and innovative hiring practices in the industry, making change a constant in our company. We’ve grown tremendously since our humble beginnings, but the values that guided Ōnin’s formation remain our source of direction two decades later, and these values will continue to direct our growth as we evolve into the future.

“When I first began my journey in the staffing industry, I didn’t know where it would lead,” said Managing Partner of The Ōnin Group Keith Phillips. “I only knew I was good at nurturing relationships and I could sit down and talk with clients to form meaningful relationships. I knew I was a hard worker, and I knew that I had this ability to love people regardless of where they were in the walk of life.”

Our passion for investing in relationships with clients and treating people right has shaped Ōnin’s core purpose of “Creating opportunity and empowering people,” and we remain guided by our values of service, integrity and innovation.

We believe that when an organization is driven by values instead of a rules-based bureaucracy or the insatiable desire for short-term stockholder gain, an organizational ecosystem is created that is both healthy and self-sustaining.

Ōnin has never focused on being the biggest, but we do want to be the best, and we are committed to staying true to the spirit of what built this great company – the heart of our founders and the Oninites who give meaning to Ōnin’s values each day as they unite the right people with the right opportunities. We believe these guiding values ensure a standard of excellence as we serve our customers and fulfill our promise to continually do an even better job of supporting the workforce. We look forward to showing the world what an organization dedicated to service, integrity and innovation is capable of for years to come.