The JSG Difference

Our dedication to partnership isn’t just exceptional – it’s award-winning.

At JSG, We Understand People

It is our mission to empower people, help our clients reach their goals, and hire motivated individuals.

Since our start in 1984, we’ve worked hard to establish our present position as the most effective cross-industry staffing and consulting solution available.

Headquartered in Chicago, IL with local offices throughout the United States and Canada, JSG proudly serves a diverse range of industries with the right solutions to help clients reach their company goals. Our client-centric approach enables us to create personalized solutions for businesses in need of top-tier talent.  Our dedication doesn’t stop at our clients. We strive to connect candidates with opportunities that match their skills and goals. More than just a go-between, we are a dependable bridge, uniting top talent with suitable opportunities, facilitating shared opportunities and growth.

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To empower people, help our clients reach their goals, and hire motivated individuals.


To ensure that JSG is the first choice for staffing services by investing in top-tier talent and customized solutions that will increase our ability to exceed expectations and ensure generational success.


P. E. O. P. L. E.

Partnership – We recognize that inclusivity and diversity are strengths essential to a healthy, flourishing relationship. Our people-centric approach has been the core of JSG’s focus since our founding. We understand that this work is not transactional, but collaborative and consultative.

Entrepreneurship – Our goal is to proactively seek opportunity, be creative, and present inspired solutions. Nothing compares to strong business savvy paired with an insatiable drive for success. At JSG, we seek out this spirit.

Ownership – Taking responsibility for our actions reinforces trust between all parties and strengthens our partnership. Our full-service approach seeks to establish and meet promised expectations to our employees and our clients that lead to productive outcomes.

Perseverance – We feel that our strong sense of urgency, keen attention to detail, and tenacious follow-through allow us to fulfill promises made despite facing difficulties, challenges, or potential setbacks.  Our ability to focus on tasks, achieve our goals, and follow our passion is vital to the success of JSG, our employees, and our clients. 

Leadership – We believe we should lead by example, celebrate wins while learning from failures, and grow others while growing oneself. Through thoughtful leadership, we are able to quickly and efficiently align our strengths with both our clients and candidates needs in order to establish productive, long-lasting relationships.

Employee Safety – At JSG, “Safe Work is Great Work”. Our specialized safety team works to ensure employees’ well-being, whether at the office or on assignment. Each employee is expected to observe safety rules, practices, and procedures and to exercise caution in all work activities.

Award-Winning Staffing Services

In 2023, JSG secured its position as the first choice for staffing services by being named to the following prestigious SIA staffing lists for the 9th year in a row:

Largest Staffing Firms (U.S.)

Largest Staffing Firms (Canada)

Largest Engineering Staffing Firms (U.S.)

Largest Engineering Staffing Firms (Globally)

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Our Achievements

For the ninth consecutive year, Johnson Service Group has been named to three of the Staffing Industry Analyst (SIA) lists. “Although these awards reflect revenues from last year, the team at Johnson Service Group, Inc. has shown their ability to succeed in challenging times and remain a leader in the North American Staffing Industry. We thank everyone whose efforts played a part in these accomplishments and look forward to even better days ahead,” commented Ken Slater, Executive Vice President of JSG.

“This is a notable achievement for our company and speaks to our consistency and adaptability in these interesting times. These awards are a direct result of the hard work and dedication put forth from each one of our JSG team members,” said Dale Slater, Founder and CEO of JSG.

In joint appreciation, Ken Slater and Dale Slater shared, “We thank you all for your continued efforts and wish all of our JSG family health, happiness, safety, and success… now and in the future.”

Our Executive Leadership Team

Johnson Service Group, Inc. (JSG) is a leader in the staffing and consulting services industry with 40 years of experience investing in people and companies. We can be found locally in more than 30 offices throughout the United States and Canada and make connections throughout North America. JSG continues to work diligently to offer our clients and candidates world-class service and diversified offerings to fit their evolving needs, which is why we have recently expanded our consulting services to include information technology consulting in addition to our wide array of staffing services.

Dale Slater

Founder & CEO

Ken Slater

Executive Vice President

Jim Filarski

Chief Financial Officer

Greg Thullner

Chief Operating Officer

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