On Assignment, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: ASGN
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On Assignment, Inc. is a provider of in-demand, skilled professionals in the growing technology, healthcare, and life sciences sectors. It provides short and long-term placement of contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire professionals. The company operates its business through five segments: Apex, Oxford, Life Sciences, Healthcare and Physician. The Apex segment provides mission-critical information technology operations professionals for contract, contract-to-hire and permanent placement positions to mid-market clients across the U.S., and offers consulting services for other select project-based needs. This segment provides staffing and services support for companies from all major industries, including financial services, business services, consumer and industrials, technology, healthcare, government services, and communications. The Oxford segment provides high-end contract and direct placement services of information technology and engineering professionals with expertise in specialized information technology; software and hardware engineering; and mechanical, electrical, validation and telecommunications engineering fields. The Life Sciences segment provides contract, contract-to-permanent and direct placement services of laboratory and scientific professionals to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical device, personal care, chemical and environmental industries. These contract staffing specialties include chemists, clinical research associates, clinical lab assistants, engineers, biologists, biochemists, microbiologists, molecular biologists, food scientists, regulatory affairs specialists, lab assistants and other skilled scientific professionals. The Healthcare segment provides contract, contract-to-permanent and direct placement of professionals from a number of healthcare, medical financial and allied occupations. These contract staffing specialties include nurses, specialty nurses, respiratory therapists, surgical technicians, imaging technicians, x-ray technicians, medical technologists, phlebotomists, coders, billers, claims processors and collections staff. The Physician segment provides contract and direct placement physicians to healthcare organizations. The company was founded on December 30, 1985 and is headquartered in Calabasas, CA.