TrueBlue’s PeopleScout Named a Leader in All Categories of NelsonHall’s 2024 NEAT Vendor Evaluation for Next Generation RPO

May 20, 2024

Global talent solutions provider identified as a global leader for the sixth time in a row

Chicago – May 20, 2024 – TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI), a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions, today announced that its global talent solutions brand, PeopleScout, has been named a leader, the highest rating, in every category of NelsonHall’s global 2024 NEAT Vendor Evaluation for RPO. PeopleScout was recognized for its transformational business strategies, broad range of RPO solutions, deep Talent Advisory expertise and best-fit technology solutions.

“PeopleScout’s positioning as a Leader within NelsonHall’s Next Generation RPO NEAT reflects its innovative technology and process solution designs helping its clients compete in the evolving employment landscape, said Jeanine Crane-Thompson, Principal HR Analyst, NelsonHall. “The company’s recently introduced Amplifiers modular recruitment solutions and turnkey RPO solution, PeopleScout Accelerate, offer flexibility and scalability to meet clients’ immediate and longer-term requirements.”

NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation provides companies around the world with a comprehensive assessment of vendors’ offerings and capabilities. The RPO evaluation compares providers across a range of criteria and business situations to identify the best performing vendors overall, with a specific focus on candidate experience, technology innovation, service innovation, multi-country delivery and talent acquisition transformation.

“We are honored to be recognized by NelsonHall for our scalable offerings, industry-leading technology and unrivaled in-house talent advisory expertise,” said Rick Betori, President of PeopleScout and EVP of TrueBlue. “These differentiators drive tangible value for our clients and elevate their connection to top talent as we help them build sustainable talent strategies to achieve their short- and long-term workforce goals.”

Highlights from NelsonHall’s evaluation of PeopleScout on the 2024 NEAT Vendor Evaluation for Next Generation RPO include:

  • A business transformation strategy that applies learnings from market trends and client behavior to develop near- and longer-term product and service offerings, such as its recently released Amplifiers™ and Accelerate™ solutions
  • The broad range of RPO and talent solutions, including those offered across the TrueBlue family of brands, that provide comprehensive solutions and synergistic business development opportunities
  • Deep expertise in its Talent Advisory services, including employer branding, recruitment marketing, talent insights, DE&I consulting, candidate assessment services and TA strategy consulting
  • PeopleScout’s proprietary technology platform, Affinix™, and established third-party partnerships. that provide best-fit talent technology solutions
  • Pragmatic business development strategies that target established markets and identify expansion opportunities in recession-resistant industries

A Leader designation on NelsonHall’s NEAT vendor evaluation is based on a combination of analyst assessments and client feedback. Client interviews focus on the vendor’s proven ability to deliver immediate benefits and demonstrated suitability to meet future requirements.

Learn more by viewing NelsonHall’s 2024 PeopleScout Vendor Profile.

About NelsonHall

NelsonHall is the leading global analyst firm dedicated to helping organizations understand the ‘art of the possible’ in digital operations transformation. With analysts in the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe, and India, NelsonHall provides buy-side organizations with detailed, critical information on markets and vendors (including NEAT assessments) that helps them make fast and highly informed sourcing decisions. And for vendors, NelsonHall provides deep knowledge of market dynamics and user requirements to help them hone their go-to-market strategies. NelsonHall’s analysis is based on rigorous, all-original research, and is widely respected for the quality and depth of its insight.

About PeopleScout

PeopleScout, a TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) company, is a global talent solutions leader that provides unmatched scalability to meet the hiring needs of organizations of all sizes. It connects clients with top talent through Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Managed Service Provider (MSP), Total Workforce Solutions, and talent and technology advisory services. PeopleScout is helping talent leaders harness the power of data, drive decisions and exceed expectations through tech-charged solutions founded on machine learning and AI. PeopleScout’s legacy of service and partnership has led to consistent recognition as a leader by industry analysts. For more information, visit

About TrueBlue

TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions that help clients achieve business growth and improve productivity. In 2023, TrueBlue served 67,000 clients and connected approximately 464,000 people to 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. Learn more at 

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