Janice Bryant Howroyd

Janice Bryant Howroyd is Founder and CEO of the largest privately-held, woman-and-minority-owned workforce management company in the U.S. Mrs. Bryant Howroyd was ranked on Forbes’s 2015 list of America’s Richest Self-Made Women, and highlighted for her professional accomplishments on NBC’s TODAY Show as part of their “Summer of Secrets: Successful Women” series.

Mrs. Howroyd’s commitment to excellence has grown ACT•1 Group to 16 countries, including Canada, India, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, South Korea, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, Hong Kong, Japan and the USA.

She works to ensure that ACT•1 Group professionals bring expertise in delivering corporate HR initiatives to local and global markets.

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Since 1964

On a journey around the world during the early 1960s, Bernard "Bernie" Howroyd had to work odd jobs in order to pay his way forward—selling encyclopedias in Australia to chocolates in Canada. Through these varied encounters, an incredible insight started to form in young Bernie’s mind: “No matter where people are from, no matter what language they speak, everyone deserves to be heard and respected.” Inspired and driven by this realization, he took that insight and started AppleOne Employment Services in Los Angeles in 1964.

Hiring Made Human®

We at AppleOne have one true belief. We believe in people. Since 1964, we have connected the best people, their talents, skills, career goals, and aspirations with the best companies. We are "Career Gurus." We are "People-People." Let us introduce you!

AppleOne is part of the ACT•1 Family of Companies. Across our company groups—A-Check Global, Agile•1, ATIMS, and DSSI—we are able to provide comprehensive services and technologies to our enterprise partners. Our integrity and quality of service is recognized by our ISO-9001:2008, IMAGE, and WMBE Certifications.

We have serviced Federal government over the years (including direct with FEMA). We are DCAA compliant. Recently, we formed a new corporation (ActOne Government Solutions, Inc.) specifically to service Federal government contracts.

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