Westaff Wins 3 VOICE Awards
The Select Family of Staffing Companies Wins 3 VOICE Awards, including Coveted Judges' Choice
SANTA BARBARA, CA – August 30, 2011 – The Select Family of Staffing Companies, headquartered in Santa Barbara, is the big winner at the 2011 American Staffing Association Staffing VOICE Awards competition. This national annual awards program recognizes the best ASA member communications campaigns in 16 categories, from direct mail to public service.
The Select Family of Staffing Companies won VOICE Awards for all three communications pieces submitted. They include:
- Company Blog for "Job Talk with Anita Clew,″ a weekly blog with work-related advice for job seekers, employees, and managers that has gained over 25,000 subscribers in its first 9 months.
- Company Newsletter for "Leaders' Digest,″ a monthly newsletter that synopsizes the current news affecting today's U.S. business leaders and offers statistics and tips that have a direct impact on their operations and bottom line.
- Company Identification for the 2011 wall calendar that spoofs reality television by relating popular shows to day-to-day situations that occur in the workplace.
Not only did Select receive distinction in the above categories, but the company will be awarded the prestigious Judges' Crystal Award for "Job Talk with Anita Clew" during Staffing World 2011, held October 11-14 in New Orleans.
"I am honored and gratified that Select's marketing pieces have been recognized by the ASA," says Lori Weathers, Marketing Director for The Select Family of Staffing Companies. "We always strive to develop communications that take advantage of our area of expertise and are of real use to our clients and temporary associates. I am especially heartened that our Anita Clew blog has found so many followers who actively participate in discussions and find our advice and encouragement helpful in their professional lives."
"Select is at the leading edge of the staffing industry in many areas, not the least of which is marketing and communications," says Steve Sorensen, Select Family Chairman and CEO. "The professionals on our Marketing team really understand how to develop value-added content for our customers, and I believe that helps strengthen our partnerships with them."
The ASA Staffing VOICE Awards competition recognizes the voice, originality, innovation, creativity, and effectiveness—or VOICE—of ASA member communications campaigns. A panel of communications experts judges the entries in two award classes, for independent and national staffing firms, on general appeal and overall quality, content and message, originality of approach, target audience, and objectives.
About the American Staffing Association
The American Staffing Association is the voice of the U.S. staffing industry. ASA and its affiliated chapters advance the interests of staffing and recruiting firms of all sizes and across all sectors through legal and legislative advocacy, public relations, education, and the promotion of high standards of legal, ethical, and professional practices. ASA members provide the full range of employment and work force services and solutions, including temporary and contract staffing, recruiting and permanent placement, outplacement and outsourcing, training, and human resource consulting.
About The Select Family of Staffing Companies
The Select Family of Staffing Companies offers premier workforce management services, including recruiting and screening professional job candidates, payroll and time attendance management, on-site supervision, and specialty staffing solutions to a wide variety of client companies, including manufacturing, industrial, clerical, administrative, accounting, finance, information technology, and professional services. Select is the only staffing agency to have ever won the Risk & Insurance Industry's highest award – Risk Manager of the Year.
Founded in Santa Barbara, California in 1985, The Select Family of Staffing Companies is one of the nation's top 10 staffing agencies, as ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts. The company operates as Select Staffing® (SelectRemedy® in Illinois), Remedy Intelligent Staffing®, Select Truckers Plus®, Westaff®, and RemX® Specialty Staffing. It also has divisions focused on professional development training (Power Training Institute) and Managed Services Program (SinglePoint Solutions).
For more information on The Select Family of Staffing Companies, please visit the company's website at www.selectfamily.com.