ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Joanie Courtney, president of RemX Specialty Staffing, an EmployBridge company, and chief workforce analyst at EmployBridge, has been named to the 2020 Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing list by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA). The annual list, now in its sixth year, recognizes women from around the world who have demonstrated excellence as leaders and who have made significant contributions to the success of their companies. This is Courtney's fourth consecutive appearance on the list.
"Joanie's inclusion on this list once again is testament to the tremendous contributions she's made not only at EmployBridge but within the employment industry," said Michael Miles, CEO of EmployBridge. "We are fortunate to have her impactful leadership and passion for driving success for our job seekers and clients as well as the leadership and perspectives of the many other women throughout our organization."
"It's an honor to be named to the SIA Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing list and to be recognized alongside the other leaders doing great work in our industry," Courtney said. "In this challenging year, the SIA annual list is one way we can celebrate the work of women, to hopefully inspire others, and to highlight the need for creative and flexible solutions that can empower women and keep them participating in the workforce."
Courtney joined the EmployBridge family in 2016 as president of RemX, bringing more than 20 years of experience in professional and commercial staffing, including executive roles with two of the largest employment firms in the world. In 2016, Ms. Courtney launched the RemX Contact Center Solutions, focused on delivering workforce staffing solutions to large U.S. call and contact centers. Her work focuses on innovating to continuously enhance the recruiting experience for talent and customers.
Her commentary on the employment market has been featured on media outlets including Fox and Fox Business Network, Associated Press, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, ABC, PBS, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes. She is also a regular keynote speaker at conferences and events and a regular contributor to the "Mornings with Maria" show with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business. In 2019, Joanie was named to the board of directors of the American Staffing Association and in 2020 became an officer on the board.
Her favorite role, though, is a proud mom of two, and she knows firsthand the struggles of being a single mom and re-entering the workforce. It's these real-world experiences that make her passionate about helping women find ways to balance work and motherhood and helping students find rewarding careers.
"Businesses know that it's people who drive their success, and that means finding the right talent, tapping into strengths from a wide range of backgrounds, and investing in development and skills training to achieve high-performance," Courtney added. "The good news is that advancements in technology are is making it easier to find, select, and train people, so we can help our workforce and businesses adapt quickly and thrive."
To learn more about RemX professional staffing solutions or EmployBridge opportunities, visit www.employbridge.com.
To view the profiles of these inspiring leaders and learn about the impact they have on the industry, visit the Global Power 150 – Women in Staffing website. Profiles of the Americas 100 are also featured in the November/December 2020 issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine.
About Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA)
SIA is the Global Advisor on Staffing and Workforce Solutions
Elevating the Workforce Solutions Ecosystem
Founded in 1989, SIA is the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Our proprietary research covers all categories of employed and non-employed work including temporary staffing, independent contracting and other types of contingent labor. SIA's independent and objective analysis provides insights into the services and suppliers operating in the workforce solutions ecosystem including staffing firms, managed service providers, recruitment process outsourcers, payrolling/compliance firms and talent acquisition technology specialists such as vendor management systems, online staffing platforms, crowdsourcing and online work services. We also provide training and accreditation with our unique Certified Contingent Workforce Professional (CCWP) program.
About EmployBridge: As workforce specialists, EmployBridge provides value-added workforce solutions and job opportunities through focused specialty divisions, including ResourceMFG, ProLogistix, ProDrivers, Select, RemX, Westaff, Remedy Intelligent Staffing, Decca, Resdin, and Vaughan. Combining the advantages of national scale, in-depth local market knowledge, supply-chain-specific expertise, and powerful recruiting and retention tools, EmployBridge is recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as America's largest industrial staffing firm. The company puts more than 400,000 temporary associates to work annually in 48 states through a network of more than 400 offices. In 2018, EmployBridge provided more than 159 million work hours to 12,000 customers, generating more than $3.2 billion in revenue. EmployBridge is also helping close the skills gap in America's supply chain by providing free, career-focused skills development to its temporary associates through the firm's Better WorkLife Academy. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.employbridge.com.
Media Contact: Quiana Pinckney P: 404-793-4276 E: [email protected]