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Staff Management | SMX and SIMOS Solutions’ Stafftrack App Wins Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Silver Award


CHICAGO – August 19, 2022 – Staffing industry leaders Staff Management | SMX and SIMOS Solutions won a Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology silver award for Best Advance in Employee Engagement in the Workforce Management category.

The TrueBlue companies won for their Stafftrack® hiring and workforce management solution and the Stafftrack mobile app, using innovative technology to reduce the complexity of workforce management.

The firms are working hard to ensure products continue to be produced, people have access to jobs and the supply chain keeps moving through Stafftrack’s proprietary hiring and workforce management tool, which brings in the right people at the right time. Their associate mobile app allows workers to manage their schedules, provide feedback and get rewarded for their hard work.

“Keeping our associates engaged in their work and their teams is critical,” said Carl Schweihs, president and COO of TrueBlue’s PeopleManagement division, which oversees Staff Management | SMX and SIMOS. “Our Staff Management | SMX and SIMOS technology teams have worked hard to develop a mobile app experience that provides associates what they need, when they need it. Because of their innovations, we’ve been able to improve engagement and reduce turnover across our division. Congratulations to our teams on this award. It truly is a validation of all the work you put in to make a difference for our associates.”

Brandon Hall Group is a preeminent research and analyst firm, with more than 10,000 clients globally and more than 28 years of delivering research-based solutions that empower excellence in organizations.

The full list of winners can be found at

“Excellence Award winners distinguish themselves through their growing understanding that all the functions of HCM are integrated and must work together to move businesses forward,” said Brandon Hall Group Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke, leader of the HCM Excellence Awards program. “It is a pleasure to see more organizations collaborating across functions and getting more sophisticated and accomplished at delivering measurable benefit through ground-breaking HCM practices,” she said.

This is the third year that Staff Management | SMX and SIMOS Solutions have won a Brandon Hall Group Excellence award for their technology.

About Staff Management | SMX

Staff Management | SMX is a leading, light-industrial staffing partner, specializing in managing the contingent workforce at manufacturing, fulfillment, and distribution facilities. Its proven onsite staffing solution and individualized recruitment and placement services provide value to a diverse range of clients. Whether you need a dedicated onsite team to run your staffing program or are looking to partner with a seasoned recruiter to fill your semiskilled or high-skill positions, Staff Management | SMX has you covered. Learn more at and

About SIMOS Solutions

SIMOS Insourcing Solutions emphasizes recruiting, operational expertise and industry-leading engineering support to solve dynamic workforce challenges. Its core of certified engineers and experienced on-site workforce leadership provides insight and expertise to help optimize processes and provide scalable workforces, budget certainty and increased efficiencies in distribution, fulfillment, reverse logistics and light manufacturing. SIMOS is part of TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI), a global leader in specialized workforce solutions that help clients achieve business growth and improve productivity. In 2021, TrueBlue connected approximately 615,000 people with work. Learn more at and

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TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions that help clients achieve business growth and improve productivity. In 2021, TrueBlue connected approximately 615,000 people with work. Its PeopleReady segment offers on-demand, industrial staffing, PeopleManagement offers contingent, on-site industrial staffing and commercial driver services, and PeopleScout offers recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and managed service provider (MSP) solutions to a wide variety of industries.