Contributed to by: Julia Friemering, Director of Marketing, myStaffingPro 

Applicant tracking system won Gold in the Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology category 

Lima, Ohio (January 4, 2013) – Leading applicant tracking and recruiting software, myStaffingPro,  won Gold in the Brandon Hall 2012 Excellence in Technology Awards for  the Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology category.  The Gold award is the latest in recognition for myStaffingPro applicant tracking system.

The Brandon Hallaward recognizes myStaffingPro’s strides in improving the usability of talent acquisition technology by:

  • Enabling candidates to apply with a LinkedIn or Facebook profile, upload multiple documents, and submit prescreening information on a smart phone.
  • Streamlining the recruiter user interface so that it is easier to access information and make updates.  Interface enhancements include an improved dashboard with visual graphs that represent key data, as well as new requisition creation and sharing functionality.
  • Renovating the hiring manager quick response interface for smart phone accessibility to enable applicant review and approval “on the go”.

“It is an honor to be recognized for the hard work and achievements we have made to the myStaffingPro system.  We strongly believe in the importance of the candidate, recruiter, and hiring manager experience.  As the Gold award winner for Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology, we hope that others will see the importance as well,” commented myStaffingPro’s Certified Usability Analyst and CIO, Jennifer Brogee.

A panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group Sr. Analysts and Executive leadership evaluated the entries based upon the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique differentiators: What makes the product unique and how does it differ from any competing products?
  • Value proposition: What problem does the product solve and/or what need does this product address?
  • Measurable results: What are the benefits customers can expect to experience as a result of using this product?

“It is our honor to recognize this year’s award winners, who exemplify the commitment of innovation and excellence that drives growth and over-the-top business results”, said Mike Cooke, Chief Executive Officer of Brandon Hall Group Inc.

For a complete list of winners, visit 

About myStaffingPro

myStaffingPro is a comprehensive web-based applicant tracking system (ATS) that offers applicant tracking, candidate recruiting, and onboarding in a scalable, configurable solution.  With more than 500 clients, myStaffingPro is not limited by industry, browser, or integration requirements.  Its SaaS model makes it accessible from anywhere at any time and offers unlimited integration capabilities.  To learn more about myStaffingPro applicant tracking system, visit or follow @mystaffingpro.

About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

Having worked with more than 10,000 clients globally and after 20 years of delivering world-­-class solutions, Brandon Hall Group is the preeminent research and analyst organization focused on developing research–driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations.  Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, data and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing Impact, and Executive Management.

For additional information, contact:  Julia Friemering, Director of Marketing, myStaffingPro, 1- 800-939-2462 Ext. 211.


Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.