Successful Staffing Agency News

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Sir Winston Churchill
At Back Bay Staffing Group ®, we pride ourselves on being active members in the community – both philanthropically and as industry experts. Below are some of our recent partnerships and awards.

June 19, 2020
For release- Beginning on July 1, 2020, CQ Personnel, Inc. dba Back Bay Staffing Group is
awarded statewide temporary services contract with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
“We are pleased to announce that we will have the ability to provide Boston’s best and
brightest talent to the Commonwealth of MA, all of its municipalities, municipal agencies and
cities and towns in the New England region.” Daniel M. Landerfin, Managing Director, Back
Bay Staffing Group
June 10, 2020
Back Bay Staffing Group rolls out a “Small Business Rocks Series”
#smallbusinessrocksseries on all of our social platforms including Facebook, LinkedIn and
Twitter with the intention of showcasing great small businesses with an emphasis on
customer service.
First Winner! Hunt’s Photo Shop 514 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 – Ask for Connor 617.778.2222


Feb 19, 2020
Back Bay Staffing Group integrated our service offerings to make a one-stop shop for certification assistance, SDP Plans, B2B networking, grant writing, and professional staffing solutions.

Jul 24, 2017
Joni Lee Rossi was recently featured in Boston Voyager Magazine to speak about her experience running a successful staffing agency. Read the article here!

Feb 23, 2015
Boston, MA – Over three hundred guests gathered together for the Ellie Fund 19th Annual Red Carpet Gala on Sunday, February 22 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza. Guests dressed up in their finest to watch The 87th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony on a giant screen. The event raised funds for the Ellie Fund’s mission to help end breast cancer and support services for families dealing with the disease.

Honored guest, WCVB’s President Bill Fine joined many of his team including, weather man Harvey Leonard, J.C. Monahan, Mary Saladna, Jim Lokay , Kelley Tuthill and Phil Lipof. Other VIP’s spotted in the crowd included philanthropist, Joni Lee Rossi, President & CEO of Back Bay Staffing Group ®, filmmaker, Christy Cashman, filmmaker Mary Chiochios, Improper Bostonian’s Jonathan Soroff, filmmaker Andrew Silver, Boston Herald’s Erica Corsano and comedian, Dave Russo.

image009May 8, 2014

NEHRA’S Annual D&I Annual Awards Gala: Back Back Staffing Group is the proud sponsor of the The Norma K. Clarke Scholarship Award on D&I Annual Awards Gala. D&I Annual Awards Gala is named in honor of a former member of NEHRA’s Board of Directors. The scholarship award is in the amount of $3,000 and is presented to a high school senior who demonstrates academic responsibility, performs community service, offers a helping hand to fellow students and promotes harmony among diverse groups.

When: Thursday, May 8, 2014
5:30pm – 8:30pm
Where: Map this event »
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel
606 Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts  02210
United States

March 27, 2014
Watch and listen to CEO Joni Lee Rossi and Vice President Daniel Landerfin and find out how they can help you move forward in this difficult job market.


Joni Lee Rossi, CEO, nominated as 2014 Small Business of the Year recipient by the Federal Small Business Administration.

April 2013

Dress for Success photo

On April 11, 2013, Joni Lee Rossi, CEO & President of CQ Personnel and the Back Bay Staffing Group ®, was proud to speak at the Elevator Pitch Seminar, as part of the Going Places Network Series, sponsored by Dress for Success. Each of the twelve attendees left the seminar with their own elevator pitch.


July 6, 2012


Joni-Lee-Rossi-BBJ-thumbJoni Lee Rossi, “Keep Moving and Stay Positive” recent publication in Boston Business Journal  Click here to read article.




Sept 6, 2012


ICIC is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1994 by Harvard Business School professor Michael E. Porter to promote economic prosperity in America’s inner cities. The Inner City 100 showcases the successful businesses and entrepreneurs who are helping to transform communities all over the country through wealth creation for local residents. We have the privilege of being nominated by The State Office of Minority and Women Business Development to the Inner City 100. For more information about the ICIC organization see their website at:



May 23, 2012

homeForLittleWanderersVoices and Visions Gala:The Home for Little Wanderers invites corporate supporters to celebrate the imaginative spirit of children at the annual Voices & Visions Gala. In addition to an exhibit of children’s art and writing, highlights of this special evening include a cocktail reception, dinner and program, silent auction, and recognition of a special honoree.




March 29, 2012


10th Anniversary Celebration:Join WriteBoston in celebrating ten years of improving student writing in the Boston Public Schools and beyond, at the sixth annual PROS&CONversation fundraiser at the Lucy Wheelock Mansion.





March 2012


Forever Green Gala Celebration:The Girl Scouts celebrated 100 years

of service at the Fovever Green Gala this





September 20, 2011


The Annual Supplier Diversity Office Kickoff is the largest Minority and Women Owned Business

 (MWBE) Marketing Event of its kind in the Commonwealth with over 500 registered attendees last year.



Novemeber 17-22, 2011

headerThis year the Boston Latino International Film Festival included 6 days of films, receptions and special events. More than 50 films were screened from the United States, Peru, Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Mexico among others. The films showcased a variety of diverse topics including food, music, dance, the environment, and politics.