HRO Today Launches First Annual Most Admired Employer Brand Awards for North America, Sponsored by PeopleScout

January 24, 2019

Philadelphia, Pa. – Jan. 24, 2019 – HRO Today, a leading publication in the human resources industry and producer of the HRO Today Forum events, and PeopleScout, a leading global provider of talent solutions, have announced the launch of the first annual HRO Today “Most Admired Employer Brand Awards” in North America. This year’s winners will be announced at the 2019 HRO Today Forum North America, May 6-8, at the MGM National Harbor in National Harbor, Md., (just south of Washington).

The most admired employer brand awards were created to recognize and celebrate extraordinary achievements in employer branding in North America. PeopleScout plans to sponsor similar programs in other regions of the world.

“Worldwide unemployment rates are approaching record lows. Because of this, the importance of building and maintaining an employer brand to attract candidates and retain and engage current employees has never been more critical,” says Larry Basinait, vice president of research at SharedXpertise. “Our program is a way to recognize superior achievement in employer branding initiatives.”

Industry professionals are encouraged to nominate their own companies or clients, as well as other companies deserving of the “most admired employer brand” title in North America. Nominations will be accepted until Feb. 8, 2019. Nominations will be compiled, evaluated and finalists will be announced prior to the event.

“PeopleScout is passionate about the importance of a compelling employer brand in today’s competitive talent landscape and is excited to celebrate excellence in employer branding in North America and across the globe,” said PeopleScout President Taryn Owen. “Our 2018 acquisition of TMP Holdings LTD in the United Kingdom, which increased our employer branding expertise, makes this initiative a perfect fit for PeopleScout.”

Please visit to submit nominations for the 2019 HRO Today Most Admired Employer Brand Awards. For more information, contact Publisher Bill MacRae, at

About PeopleScout
PeopleScout, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI), is the world’s largest recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider managing talent solutions spanning the global economy, with end-to-end managed service provider (MSP) and talent advisory capabilities supporting total workforce needs. PeopleScout has earned 98 percent client retention while managing the most complex programs in the industry. The company’s thousands of forward-looking talent professionals provide clients with the edge in the people business by consistently delivering now while anticipating what’s next. Affinix, PeopleScout’s proprietary talent acquisition platform, empowers faster engagement with the best talent through an artificial intelligence (AI)-driven, consumer-like candidate experience with one-point applicant tracking system (ATS) and vendor management system (VMS) integration and single-sign-on. Leveraging the power of data gleaned from engaging millions of candidates and contingent associates every year, PeopleScout enhances talent intelligence for clients across more than 70 countries with headquarters in Chicago, Sydney and London and global delivery centers in Toronto, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; Charlotte, North Carolina; Bristol, England; Krakow, Poland and Gurgaon and Bangalore, India. For more information, please visit

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