Montreal – December 13, 2018. SuccessFinder, a technology company specialized in human resources, has won two coveted Brandon Hall Group awards for excellence. Gold was won for Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Technology and Silver for Best Advance in Candidate Assessments Technology.

“We are ecstatic to have been recognized by Brandon Hall Group as a leader in the HR Tech community. 2018 has been a tremendous year for us with multiple product launches and advances in our predictive cloud platform. These two awards just come to confirm that we are doing the right thing”, mentions Ronald Dahms, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at SuccessFinder.

A panel of veterans, independent senior industry experts, and Brandon Hall Group senior analysts and executives evaluated the entries using the following criteria:

  • Product: What was the product’s breakthrough innovation?
  • Unique: 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?

“We’re proud to honor the innovators. As human capital management continues to evolve, the creativity of the award winners is breathtaking. Organizations of all sizes showed that creativity and technology can create new and better work experiences for businesses and their employees,” Rachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer of Brandon Hall Group and head of the awards program.

About SuccessFinder

Based in Montreal, SuccessFinder is a technology company specialized in human resources. It helps companies of all sizes and industries significantly improve their agility and efficiency to recruit, develop, and promote talent. In addition to its ease of use, SuccessFinder’s unique and sophisticated platform helps organizations put the right people in the right roles, increasing their employees’ productivity and retention rates, while maximizing their satisfaction at work.

SuccessFinder already has multiple multinational clients throughout Canada and the United States and is currently experiencing significant growth in HR Tech and 3rd generation psychometric assessments. The company can count on its strong team of PhDs in Organizational Psychology as well as its software developers to constantly refine its cloud-based platform and its predictive performance. SuccessFinder is positioned in the market as a key interface between best practices in talent analytics and machine learning.

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About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

With more than 10,000 clients globally and 20 years of delivering world class research and advisory services, Brandon Hall Group is the most well-known and established research organization in the performance improvement industry. We conduct research that drives performance and provides strategic insights for executives and practitioners responsible for growth and business results.

Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources. At the core of our offerings is a Membership Program that Empowers Excellence Through Content, Collaboration and Community. Our members have access to research that helps them make the right decisions about people, processes, and systems, combined with research-powered advisory services customized to their needs. (

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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.