We're a family

Staffing the Universe is a family of companies. Each one operates independently in its own world, but together we create a universe.

With a legacy that spans four decades, we are experienced, proven, and committed. Whether it’s placing candidates with their next great job or delivering HR consulting services to leading businesses, superior service is at the heart of everything we do. For us, it’s all personal. Our organization is built on core principles that are woven into every interaction.

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We are here to guide you

We believe in the power of people. That includes the individuals we place to help our clients succeed along with the talented professionals behind Staffing the Universe. Meet our leadership team.

  • Monte Block
    Monte Block

    Monte Block

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Linda Block
    Linda Block

    Linda Block

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Bradley Block
    Bradley Block

    Bradley Block

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Shannon Block
    Shannon Block

    Shannon Block

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Jourdan Block
    Jourdan Block

    Jourdan Block

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Fran Semiao
    Fran Semiao

    Fran Semiao

    Chief People Officer

  • Joe Scotto
    Joe Scotto

    Joe Scotto

    Vice President of Human Resources

  • Sean Graham
    Sean Graham

    Sean Graham

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Marilyn Heiberger
    Marilyn Heiberger

    Marilyn Heiberger

    Controller

  • Steve Dern
    Steve Dern

    Steve Dern

    Executive Vice President of Evaluent

  • Daniella Adinolfi
    Daniella Adinolfi

    Daniella Adinolfi

    Vice President Staffing

  • Matthew Selverian
    Matthew Selverian

    Matthew Selverian

    Vice President Healthcare

  • Kyle Stencovage
    Kyle Stencovage

    Kyle Stencovage

    Vice President Sales

Empowering people by connecting them with employment opportunities and enhancing value in our universe.

Vision

Mission

To create value in every interaction, with all entities, by providing the highest levels of service, while staffing the universe one person at a time.

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We've had quite a journey

Explore the origins of our Universe and how it continues to expand.

  • 1950s

  • 1970s

  • 1990s

  • 2000s

  • 2010s

  • 1955: Where we started

    Jerome Block starts a technical staffing company and joins the Staffing Industry

  • 1976: Opportunity appears

    The Rotator Organization is founded by a family in East Brunswick, New Jersey.

  • 1995: The first world in our Universe

    The Block family purchases the Rotator Organization and transforms it into Rotator Staffing Services Inc. (RSSI), a Small Business Certified workforce solutions firm that becomes the first organization in the Staffing the Universe family of companies.

    1996: Our Universe expands

    The Blocks open Medical Staffing Services Inc. (MSSI), a dedicated healthcare staffing and payrolling firm, which also launches as a Small Business Certified company.

  • 2003: Another world populates our Universe

    Industrial Staffing Service Inc. (ISSI) is founded by the Block family, expanding the specialized service offerings for another vital industry.

    2003: Healthcare solutions elevate

    Medical Staffing Services Inc. (MSSI) achieves Joint Commission status, the gold standard for healthcare providers.

    2005: Diversity in an increasingly diverse Universe

    Industrial Staffing Services Inc. (ISSI) becomes a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE), accredited by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

  • 2016: Continuing growth

    Block Staffing Services Inc. (BSSI) is launched, adding niche business consulting services to the Staffing the Universe portfolio. BSSI specializes in the development, deployment, implementation, and enhancement of staffing and payroll programs.

    2017: Our Universe keeps expanding

    Industrial Staffing Services LLC is formed to augment the organization's capabilities with unique offerings to support technical, field services, and industrial roles. That same year, the company also becomes certified by WBENC.

    2018: More diversity

    Block Staffing Services Inc. (BSSI) achieved diversity certification through WBENC.

    2018: The Universe takes shape and evolves

    To consolidate the breadth of offerings and novel services that each Block-owned company delivers to clients across industries, Staffing the Universe is born. The newly branded parent arrives with a new mission, vision, and calling to deliver the most comprehensive array of total workforce solutions through a centralized ecosystem, optimizing job opportunities for candidates and people solutions for businesses.

    2019: A new star is discovered

    The inception of FieldLink adds another world to our robust and evolving Universe. FieldLink provides the talent needed to empower the design, implementation, and support of voice data and video networks across the nation, when demand is at an all-time high.

Our values

Customer service. Community engagement. Relationship building. These are the core strengths and prevailing principles behind the Staffing the Universe team philosophy. We measure our success by how well we meet the needs of our clients, job seekers, and the communities we serve.

We treat our candidates and clients like family, because we are one. For us, this means being supportive, working hard together, and doing right by each other. We're excited about what we do, passionate about our industry, proud of our partners, and committed to the success of everyone who inhabits our universe.

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Responsive

Responsive

When you contact our team, you speak with real people. Information is returned promptly, with care and a firm focus on delivering the utmost in quality service while emphasizing competence and efficiency. We exist to support our clients and candidates. We relish the chance to prove it daily. This focus is a cornerstone of our entire operation.

Flexible

Flexible

We do what’s right for our clients and candidates first, not ourselves. We give whatever it takes and are always looking for ways to exceed expectations. Our operations are managed in-house and we roll up our sleeves to uncover creative ways to bring our expertise to the table, always striving to add efficiencies and boost productivity for clients.

Friendly

Friendly

We do what’s right for our clients and candidates first, not ourselves. We give whatever it takes and are always looking for ways to exceed expectations. Our operations are managed in-house and we roll up our sleeves to uncover creative ways to bring our expertise to the table, always striving to add efficiencies and boost productivity for clients.

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Sustainability

Roll up your sleeves with us. At Staffing the Universe, our mission starts close to home. Learn how we make a world of difference in our universe.

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Diversity & Inclusion

Our organization champions the employment, recruitment, and provision of a diverse workforce, recognizing that diversity not only creates opportunity but strengthens core business competencies.

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Social Responsibility

If something doesn’t better our communities, elevate people, or allow us to put service first, we don’t do it. It’s just that simple. We’re proud of the impact that the Staffing the Universe family of companies has on the people, communities, and clients we serve.

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Best of Staffing - Clients

Awards

It's often said that winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit. Success comes from passion and practice. Whether you're a client or a candidate, we focus on our efforts on supporting you, driving your growth, and sharing opportunities. This is why we win. For you.

  • ClearyRated's Inavero Diamond Award for over 5 consecutive years of winning Best in Staffing for superior client satisfaction scores.

Best of Staffing - Clients

Awards

It's often said that winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit. Success comes from passion and practice. We relish our work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view at the top so exhilarating. Whether you're a client or a candidate, we focused on our efforts on supporting you, driving your growth, and sharing opportunities. This is why we win. For you.

  • Consecutive "Best of Staffing" awards from 2017 to 2021, placing us in the top 2% of ClearyRated's Inavero net promoter score for clients.

Best of Staffing - Talent

Awards

It's often said that winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit. Success comes from passion and practice. Whether you're a client or a candidate, we focus on our efforts on supporting you, driving your growth, and sharing opportunities. This is why we win. For you.

  • ClearyRated's Inavero Diamond Award for over 5 consecutive years of winning Best in Staffing for superior candidate satisfaction scores.

Best of Staffing - Talent

Awards

t's often said that winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit. Success comes from passion and practice. We relish our work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view at the top so exhilarating. Whether you're a client or a candidate, we focused on our efforts on supporting you, driving your growth, and sharing opportunities. This is why we win. For you.

  • Consecutive "Best of Staffing" awards from 2017 to 2021, placing us in the top 2% of ClearyRated's Inavero net promoter score for candidates.

SIA Top 100 Influencers

Awards

It's often said that winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit. Success comes from passion and practice. We relish our work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view at the top so exhilarating. Whether you're a client or a candidate, we focused on our efforts on supporting you, driving your growth, and sharing opportunities. This is why we win. For you.

  • Our CEO Monte Block has been named as one of Staffing Industry Analysts' (SIA) "Top 100" most influential leaders in staffing for for 5 consecutive years.

  • Other key leadership members have been named among SIA's "40 Under 40."

Top Staffing Firm

Awards

It's often said that winners are not people who never fail, but people who never quit. Success comes from passion and practice. We relish our work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view at the top so exhilarating. Whether you're a client or a candidate, we focused on our efforts on supporting you, driving your growth, and sharing opportunities. This is why we win. For you.

  • Forbes' Top Professional Recruiting Firm from 2016 to 2020

  • We have also won numerous awards from NJBIZ, including ranking in the top 250 privately held companies in our home state of New Jersey.

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