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Staff Management | SMX named one of America’s Best Temp Staffing Firms


Ranks No. 37 on annual Forbes list of top 150 companies

CHICAGO – May 31, 2022 – Cementing its status as a leader in recruiting and staffing, Staff Management | SMX ranked No. 37 on Forbes’ America’s Best Temp Staffing Firms 2022 list. The annual list honors the top 150 firms specializing in filling temporary and contract positions.

The lists were compiled by Forbes and Statista, who surveyed recruiters, candidates and HR managers about their preferences for working with staffing companies. The winners were chosen from among more than 22,000 nominations submitted by more than 31,000 recruiters and 6900 job candidates. In addition to ranking #37 on this list, Staff Management | SMX also ranked #109 on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms. That list honors the top 200 firms specialized in filling positions with salaries of less than $100,000.

“It’s a great honor to be recognized as both a top staffing firm and a top recruiting firm by such a prestigious publication,” said Jerry Wimer, senior vice president and general manager of Staff Management | SMX. “We strive to be a leader in connecting people and work and it’s truly rewarding to see those efforts recognized in both staffing and recruiting. In a challenging environment, the work we do has the potential to change lives and bring people together, while helping local and national economies. Earning recognition for that work acknowledges the professionalism and dedication our team members bring to work each day.”

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. Its dedication to client service has earned it the ClearlyRated Best of Staffing Diamond Client award three times as well as numerous awards from Best in Biz, Stevie International Business, Stevie American Business, Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology, Brandon Hall HCM and HRO Today Association. Staff Management | SMX was also named a Top Workplace by Energage in 2021 and 2022. 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.