Aquent Honored As "Gold Supplier" for Excellence in Contingent Staffing

PRO Unlimited, Inc., recognizes Aquent's outstanding performance in 2013

Jun 18, 2014, 11:11 ET from Aquent

BOSTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquent, the leading global staffing organization dedicated to marketing, creative, and digital professionals, is proud to announce that it has been awarded "Gold Supplier" status by its client and strategic partner PRO Unlimited, Inc. as part of the company's Annual Global Supplier Awards.

PRO Unlimited, Inc., the longest running, vendor-neutral contingent workforce management solutions provider announced the awards as a way of recognizing outstanding performance by staffing suppliers who participated in PRO's VMS/MSP programs in 2013.

"Aquent's success across multiple PRO Unlimited programs can be attributed to their ability to tap into the diverse creative market while maintaining compliance with engagement requirements for the contingent workforce," said Kristen Esones, Director of Supplier Partnerships.  "Their proactive networking efforts result in quick access to some of the world's most talented individuals.  This results in the delivery of solutions to our clients in industries ranging from social media to insurance with consistent adherence to quality and compliance.  This is a unique balance to achieve for our creative and marketing suppliers, and Aquent continually achieves it."

Recognized partners, all key suppliers of contingent talent and solutions, were selected from a field comprised of programs managed by PRO among Fortune 1000 clients across the globe. The award-winners consistently delivered excellence in contingent staffing and project fulfillment across PRO's enterprise clients and achieved the highest customer service rankings measured on a proprietary 30-point Supplier Scorecard.

"We are very pleased to receive this recognition," said Ann Webster, President of Aquent. "I believe it's a testament to the quality of the relationship we've developed with PRO Unlimited when it comes to providing clients outstanding marketing and creative talent."

"The work we've done with PRO Unlimited is a model for how all such partnerships should function," added Paul Petersen, Aquent's vice president of MSP Channel Partnerships. "By adopting a highly collaborative, coordinated approach, we've created a relationship which benefits everyone from the talent and hiring managers on up."

About Aquent
Aquent offers a broad range of staffing services to help global companies add technical expertise to their marketing and creative departments, increase the bandwidth of their in-house teams, and do better creative work. With a notable client list, generous benefits, and training opportunities, Aquent attracts and places thousands of in-demand talent worldwide. To learn more about Aquent's full range of services, please visit:

About PRO Unlimited, Inc.
Founded in 1991, PRO Unlimited delivers a full range of vendor neutral contingent workforce management services to address the sourcing and tracking of non-full time labor (i.e., independent contractors, consultants, temps and freelancers). PRO's solutions are comprised of professional third-party payrolling, 1099 independent contractor compliance screening, managed services programs (MSP) and an industry leading SaaS based VMS platform available globally in both web and native iOS mobile formats. For additional information, please visit or call (800) 2911099.

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