On Assignment, Inc. (ASGN) - Description of business

Company Description
On Assignment, Inc. is a diversified professional staffing firm providing flexible and permanent staffing solutions in specialty skills including Laboratory/Scientific, Healthcare, and Medical Financial and Health Information Services. Through the acquisition of VISTA Staffing Solutions (VISTA) on January 3, 2007, we now provide physician staffing, and through the acquisition of Oxford Global Resources, Inc. (Oxford) on January 31, 2007, we now offer staffing in the areas of information technology and engineering. We provide clients in these markets with short-term or long-term assignments of contract professionals, contract-to-permanent placement and direct placement of these professionals. As of December 31, 2006, our business consists of two operating segments: Lab Support and Healthcare Staffing.