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August 12, 2015 07:30 ET

Kelly Services® Awarded Three Year Contract From the National Institutes of Health

TROY, MI--(Marketwired - Aug 12, 2015) - Global workforce solutions provider Kelly Services® (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), has been awarded a three year, $585 million contract with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The contract will provide scientific, technical and other professional support services to all of the 27 NIH Institutes and Centers.

Kelly first began working with the NIH in 2003 on an individual task order and through subsequent years has successfully won consecutive and larger contracts with the NIH. This long-term relationship is built on the foundation of trust and collaboration. Kelly personnel travel the world to assist the NIH with a wide variety of ground breaking medical and scientific research.

"There is no other organization in the world quite like NIH and supporting their mission has required us to build a team of highly experienced managers, specialized recruiters and government contracting specialists to meet their unique needs. The biggest challenge that we continue to face has been attracting and maintaining a high caliber of specialized talent," said James Hoen, vice president and division manager of Kelly Government Solutions. "With our excellent recruiting capabilities and talent supply chain partners, coupled with our outsourcing expertise, Kelly is able to design a program that provides NIH with a solution that is agile and efficient in responding to their scientific research needs."

Kelly manages the contract through a dedicated program office that oversees all aspects of our operational delivery model including sourcing, recruiting, onboarding and orientation, professional development, performance management and employee rewards and recognition.

About the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

NIH, the nation's medical research agency, includes 27 Institutes and Centers and is a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIH is the primary federal agency conducting and supporting basic, clinical, and translational medical research, and is investigating the causes, treatments, and cures for both common and rare diseases. For more information about NIH and its programs, visit www.nih.gov.

About Kelly Services

As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Kelly® has a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe by employing 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through its talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2014 was $5.6 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.