Automated Business Designs Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Staffing Software Provider to Commemorate Milestone with New Product Launches

Automated Business Designs, developer of Ultra-Staff staffing software, celebrates its 35th Anniversary in 2017. Founded in 1982, ABD has emerged as one of the industry’s leading providers of staffing and recruiting software solutions. From its inception, ABD has been at the forefront of innovation by delivering a fully scalable software solution that is versatile for any size organization. ABD’s flagship product, Ultra-Staff, offers a robust feature set including:

  • Seamless Front & Back Office solution with full financials
  • Web Portals customized and branded to a client’s site
  • Paperless OnBoarding workflows
  • Mobile app to take recruiting on the go
  • Secure cloud hosting
  • Interactive Scheduling Module with intuitive drag-and-drop controls

“The staffing industry is one of the most interesting and exciting places to be! Unless you work in staffing, it is difficult to imagine how deep the industry goes,” commented ABD’s President and CEO, Terri Roeslmeier.  “Designing software for staffing is challenging because the industry is always on the move and very innovative.  Luckily, we have a strong team at ABD that understands how staffing works.  Collaboration with key players within the industry has helped our team provide software solutions that fulfill the very specific needs of contingent and direct hire staffing.  Staffing is an industry that is constantly evolving and growing.  The mission of the ABD team is to help our clients obtain their efficiency, growth and profitability goals,”Roeslmeier stated.

Over the years, ABD’s contributions to the staffing industry have not gone unnoticed. ABD’s President, Terri Roeslmeier, has earned the Shero Award presented by the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS). The Shero Award highlighted her outstanding contributions to the staffing industry through involvement with local professional groups. Roeslmeier was also the recipient of the Daily Herald Business Ledger’s Entrepreneurial Excellence Award for Lifetime Achievement. Recently, Ms. Roeslmeier received the 2017 Chapter Achievement Award from the Illinois Search & Staffing Association (ISSA).  Ms. Roeslmeier sits on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Search & Staffing Association and acts as Membership Chair.

In addition, ABD is a Women’s Business Enterprise Certified company. The WBENC certification is one of the most prestigious and widely recognized certifications for women-owned businesses. ABD has also been honored as one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2016 and 2017, which recognizes trend-setting organizations with strong company cultures. Also in 2017, ABD was honored with a Stevie® award for Company of the Year in Computer Software. ABD’s Vice President of Systems Engineering additionally received a Stevie® award in 2017 for Product Management/Development Executive of the Year.  Last, ABD was a 2017 recipient of a Stevie® award for Employer of the Year in Computer Software.

John Roeslmeier, Vice President, commented, “A company’s business growth is largely reliant upon the employees and clients that are the core of the organization.  In this anniversary year we celebrate our employees and clients who are a part of the company and have contributed to our success.”

Glenn Bernstein, Chief Operating Officer/Temporary Division at The Execu|Search Group, had this to say about ABD, “My firm’s partnership with ABD began nearly 17 years ago. As we’ve grown, so have they and so has our supportive partnership. The response from Terri, John and the entire ABD team has always been first rate. As a true service partner, ABD has worked with us to customize the Ultra-Staff and back office products to suit our growing business needs – and has rolled out some of our suggestions to all their users – which we entirely support. There will always be other systems out there with some new bell or whistle – but the consistent support and availability of ABD is unmatched. Congrats on 35 years and we look forward to continuing to build our businesses together.”

Adela Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer at Future Force Personnel Services, commented, “ABD has been with Future Force since our inception 25 years ago.   They were instrumental in setting up our systems when we first opened our doors.   They have customized and helped us with our growing pains, and due to their knowledge and amazing staff, we have been able to supply our customers with their required needs.    Terri – you have built a solid organization, always looking out for your customers and their needs.  Being ahead of the curve always!  Congratulations on your 35th – we could not have done it without you.”

Scott Nissen, President at Nissen Staffing Continuum, remarked, “We, at Nissen Staffing Continuum, appreciate how ABD has always attempted to evolve and change to stay ahead of other staffing industry business platforms to position our company in the most competitive way possible.  That’s sustainability and that’s why we appreciate ABD!  Congratulations on your 35thAnniversary!”

Patty Casey, President at Arlington Resources, noted, “I have been a client of ABD for 20 years, and have really enjoyed working with Terri and John for all these years!  They are friendly, supportive and innovative; and really want the best for their customers.  Their staffing and recruitment software, Ultra-Staff, is continuously updated and enhanced to help our Company, Arlington Resources, continue to be the best we can be when servicing our clients and candidates.  Congratulations, Terri and John, on 35 years!”   

Automated Business Designs has an exciting year ahead with new product launches and groundbreaking software enhancements. ABD has recently unveiled a new staffing product called Ultra-Staff EDGE which promises to be the most significant staffing software product released in the past decade.  In honor of this year’s historic anniversary, ABD will also be unveiling a series of promotional offers and unique specials.

About Automated Business Designs

Automated Business Designs, Inc. has been in business for 35 years, producing the staffing and recruiting software solution Ultra-Staff made specifically with staffing companies in mind. ABD offers a customizable staffing experience that benefits both clients and candidates through an integrated front office, back office, web suite, and mobile applications. With unique perspectives, in-depth staffing knowledge, active membership in the American Staffing Association (ASA), National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS), Minnesota Recruiting & Staffing Association (MNRSA) and board member status in the Illinois Search and Staffing Association (ISSA), ABD delivers hiring results from beginning to end.