BOWEN Group Named the Only Diversity-Owned Staffing Firm in Canada as Recognized by SIA


Calgary, Alberta (June 2, 2021)Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions, published its annual list of US & Canada Diversity Staffing Firms. BOWEN Group, Canada’s leading recruiting and contractor management firm, has been listed as a diversity-owned staffing firm for three consecutive years, and has earned the distinct recognition as the only diversity-owned staffing firm in Canada in 2020 and 2021.

“Diversity and inclusion are critical business imperatives for organizations today, along with revenue growth and technology advancement, so I am pleased to see that our priorities in this area are being recognized,” says Patricia Kaiser, VP Corporate Development.

This year’s list includes 151 firms from the US and Canada that self-identified as being under diversity ownership, 89 of which were women-owned.

BOWEN Group’s recruiters are passionate about connecting under-represented groups with employment opportunities. From our roots 47 years ago, matching immigrants with employers to securing employment opportunities for women and developing partnerships with Indigenous communities, BOWEN Group remains a strong proponent of diversity in the workplace.

“With every job order, we strive to present at least one diverse candidate to our clients,” says Julian Hallett, Director, Corporate Development. “When candidates disclose their backgrounds, it provides us an opportunity to advocate for them in the workplace while working to support clients in achieving their diversity objectives.”

SIA has published the Diversity-Owned Staffing Firms list annually for over a decade, with the intention of helping open doors for these companies and to continually raise awareness for the changes that are needed to advance more diverse and inclusive workplaces.

About BOWEN Group

BOWEN Group is one of Canada’s leading contractor management and recruitment firms. Throughout its 47-year history, BOWEN Group has transformed the human capital space and placed more than 130,000 people in jobs across the country. With a commitment to championing inclusive cultures, harnessing diverse talent and enriching safe working environments, it is BOWEN Group’s mission to make people matter.

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.