(PRWEB) October 14, 2011
Staff Management | SMX, the industry's leading provider of comprehensive staffing solutions, was named a Finalist in four categories in this year's 8th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The company is a Finalist in the Fastest-Growing Company of the Year category and the Best Overall Company of the Year category for service businesses with up to 2,500 employees. Last year's Stevie winners included Accenture, Salesforce.com, and Citrix Systems.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards. Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.
"Women entrepreneurs and executives continue to innovate, excel, and impress," said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. "Regardless of general economic conditions, the achievements of women-owned and –run organizations around the world remain high, and are reflected in this year's impressive body of Finalists."
"The entire Staff Management | SMX team is extremely proud to be recognized again this year as a Stevie Finalist for Best Overall Company of the Year," says Joan Davison, Staff Management | SMX President & COO. "We are delighted to be recognized in four categories and to be in such good company. Congratulations to our fellow Finalists and thank you to everyone at the Stevie Awards; we appreciate their efforts to raise the profile of women entrepreneurs and executives and women-owned and -run organizations worldwide."
In addition to company achievements, Joan Davison, Staff Management | SMX President & COO was named a Stevie Finalist in the Best Executive Award category for service businesses with up to 2,500 employees and the Lifetime Achievement Award category for all service businesses. In the year since the company's first Stevie win, Joan has led the company to many additional distinctions. In 2011, Staff Management | SMX made its first appearance on the Staffing Industry Analysts' list of Largest Global Staffing Providers and was a Staffing Industry Analysts Top Ranked Staffing Firm. Thanks in large part to Staff Management | SMX's explosive growth, its parent company was ranked one of America's Top Job Creators on Inc. Magazine's 2011 Inc. 500|5000. In 2011, Staff Management | SMX was also ranked the #1 Managed Service Provider (MSP) worldwide on HRO Today's Baker's Dozen. The company has also continued the growth of its global footprint with major client expansions into India, Hungry, Spain, France, Germany and Ireland.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word "crowned," winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 11. Nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend. The presentations will be broadcast live on radio in the U.S.A. by the Business TalkRadio Network.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.stevieawards.com.
About Staff Management | SMX
Founded in 1988, Staff Management | SMX is the pioneer of high-volume Vendor on Premise (VOP) staffing solutions and is ranked the #1 Managed Service Provider (MSP) worldwide by staffing buyers on HRO Today's Baker's Dozen for MSP providers. Staff Management | SMX solutions provide best talent, drive compliance, yield tangible savings and build sustainable value. A Staffing Industry Analysts' Top Ranked Staffing Provider, Staff Management | SMX is ranked one of America's Top Job Creators on Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000. In 2006, Staff Management | SMX earned charter membership in the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement IMAGE Program and in 2011 achieved Workers' Compensation Risk Certification. Visit http://www.staffmanagement.com or call 1.800.746.9462 or more information.
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