She is often a guest speaker on discussion panels, meetings and conferences to discuss the job market and employment trends.
Joanie is widely sought after as a staffing industry expert to discuss the job market, careers and workplace trends and has had numerous speaking and media engagements including Fox and Fox Business Network,
CNBC, CNN, ABC, PBS, Wall Street Journal, US World News, Forbes and many other publications. She is often a guest speaker on discussion panels, meetings and conferences to discuss the job market and employment trends.
Senior Vice President & Chief Employment Analyst
Randstad Holding US
Joanie Ruge is senior vice president and chief employment analyst for Randstad Holding US, a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $18.8 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. Ruge is responsible for providing insight on current employment trends to customers, candidates and industry analysts as well as leading the company’s service excellence program.
As an industry veteran, Ruge has more than 18 years of successful experience leading sales and operations for some of the top companies in the employment industry, including full P&L responsibility for a $330 million staffing division as well as operations and marketing leadership of a $2 billion commercial and professional staffing organization. Throughout her career she has counseled a wide range of employers — from small to mid-sized to Fortune 500 organizations — on hiring and retention strategies as well as workforce planning and demand management. She has worked closely with business leaders to develop and implement cutting- edge client and candidate engagement programs that effectively utilize all digital and social media, mobile technology and public relations to enhance the client and candidate experience. She has broad experience with project management and large-scale business transformation, including evaluation of new front-office technology, new business operating models and standardized best practices and operating procedures to increase productivity and efficiency.
As an employment industry expert, Ruge is often called upon to discuss the job market, careers and workplace trends and provide expert advice on the talent supply and demand cycles that impact U.S. employers. She is frequently a guest speaker at industry meetings and conferences, and her commentary on the employment market has been featured by such media outlets as Fox and Fox Business Network, CNBC, CNN, ABC, PBS, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report and Forbes.
Ruge has a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York and has attended the Executive Leadership Development Program, IMD International in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Randstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, an $18.8 billion global provider of HR services and the second largest staffing organization in the world. We play a pivotal role in shaping the world of work, leveraging the true value of human capital for the benefit of our clients, candidates, employees and investors.
Randstad offers a comprehensive range of HR services to our clients. We provide temporary, temporary to permanent, permanent and outsourced placement services for local and global customers and fulfill all aspects of commercial and professional staffing within Accounting & Finance, Office & Administration, Engineering, Healthcare, IT, Legal, Life Sciences, and Manufacturing & Logistics. Other offerings include payrolling, managed services, recruitment process outsourcing and HR consulting solutions.
Randstad provides skills assessments, career counseling, training, health coverage and 401(k) to eligible internal and external employees. With its 5,000 employment experts, Randstad puts an average of 100,000 people to work in the U.S. each week, through its network of more than 1,100 branches and client-dedicated locations.