FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Patricia Griffin, Chief Executive Officer of ICon Professional Services, has been named as one of the 100 most influential people in the staffing industry by Staffing Industry Analysts, the leading global advisor on the contingent labor industry. The annual Staffing 100 list showcases influential executives and thought leaders who have made a difference not just to the industry but to the millions of people they have helped to find work.
"When we started this annual list three years ago, little did we think it would evolve into something much more; but it has grown to become a coveted badge of honor within the industry," said Subadhra Sriram, Editorial Director of Staffing Industry Analysts. "It is a chance to recognize the effort of those who have moved the industry forward."
As CEO, Griffin oversees the strategic direction, vision and development for ICon, the leader in global compliance solutions. A consummate staffing professional, she combines a passion for technology with a propensity for action to develop and launch new solutions that set the standards in the industry—from her early career at Adecco through the ongoing achievements at ICon. Over the years, ICon® has been continually recognized for its growth and success, including "HR Product of the Year" by HR Executive Magazine, "6th Fastest Growing Privately Held Company" in the Silicon Valley (2000), "Top 500 Women-Owned Business Nationwide" by Working Women Magazine, and "Largest Women-Owned Business" in Silicon Valley. Griffin has also received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the San Francisco Business Times Women in Leadership Award.
To see the full list and read more about the honorees, see the October 2013 issue of Staffing Industry Review or visit: http://si100.staffingindustry.com/.
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About ICon Professional Services
Founded in 1997, ICon is a leading provider of independent contractor compliance and workforce management solutions. ICon applies compliance expertise, innovative technology, and process excellence to deliver solutions that power your independent workforce across the compliance continuum. ICon helps clients to lower costs while gaining the highest IC approval rates, greater visibility into contingent worker spending and productivity, and compliance with all government regulations. Clients have achieved a perfect record of success in tax audits and avoided more than $200M in state and federal penalties by relying on the company's unrivaled ICverify® worker classification solution. For additional information, visit www.gotoicon.com.
About Staffing Industry Analysts
Staffing Industry Analysts is the global advisor on contingent work. Known for its independent and objective insights, the company's proprietary research, award-winning content, data, support tools, publications, and executive conferences provide a competitive edge to decision-makers who supply and buy temporary staffing. In addition to temporary staffing, Staffing Industry Analysts also covers related staffing sectors. The company provides accreditation with its Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program. Founded in 1989 and acquired by Crain Communications Inc. in 2008, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in London, England.
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