Kelly Services Wins Gold Brandon Hall Learning Award

TROY, Mich. (November 19, 2010) — Kelly Services, a leader in providing workforce solutions, has been names a recipient of the Brandon Hall Gold Award for excellence in the “Best Results of a Learning Program” category. Kelly was recognized for The Kelly Experience: An Onboarding Program to Engage and Retain Quality Employees from Day One. The awards were presented earlier this month in San Francisco.

“Since the implementation of The Kelly Experience in early 2009, we have been able to prove that new employees, who have a consistent, welcoming experience into their workplace, have greater productivity, higher levels of service and a longer tenure with the company,” said Teresa Carroll, senior vice president, Global Service, Kelly Services.

The Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Awards are presented annually by Brandon Hall Research, one of the leading research firms in training and development. Now in its 16th year, the Awards program showcases exceptional work in the use of learning technology. For a complete list of winners, please click on

“The winning entries are very impressive,” said Brandon Hall, Ph.D., chairman of the Awards program. “We are thrilled to recognize innovative learning of such high quality.”

Entries were submitted in the categories of Best Custom Content, Best Innovation in Learning Technology, Best Learning Game, Best Learning Team, Best Results of a Learning Program, Best Use of Blended Learning, Best Use of Games for Learning, Best Use of Web 2.0 Tools for Learning, and Best Integration of Learning and Talent Management. The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior judges.

Brandon Hall Research

Brandon Hall, Ph.D. is the CEO of Brandon Hall Research and the author of the ground-breaking “Web-Based Training Cookbook.” Since 1992, Brandon Hall Research ( has been providing independent research reports and expert advice on using technology in learning. Brandon Hall Research conducts the Awards program each year to recognize the best in innovative learning.

Kelly Services, Inc.

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire and direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provides employment to 480,000 employees annually. Revenue in 2009 was $4.3 billion. Visit

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