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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., Earns Multiple Brandon Hall HCM Excellence Awards with Schoox

31 August 2023

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Together, Schoox and Checkers® & Rally’s® serve up critical training to boost the bottom line.

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 31, 2023 — Learning management and talent development software provideEarns Multiple Brandon Hall HCM Excellence Awards

  • Best Certification Program for “Checkers and Rally’s Serves Up Their Tasty ‘Crazy Good Learning’ Sandwich Certification Program for Team Members.”
  • Best Advance in Custom Content for “Checkers Serves Up a Custom Sandwich Experience for Their Team Members”

“We are thrilled to be recognized for our advancements in training for our frontline workforce,” said Monigo Saygbay-Hallie, Chief People Officer at Checkers & Rally’s. “Crazy Good Learning, powered by Schoox, is our comprehensive learning and development solution for our corporate and franchise team members.”

Entries are evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group analysts, and executives based upon these criteria: fit the need, program design, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits.

“We are thrilled to serve up award-winning learning programs to more than 11,000 Checkers & Rally’s team members in more than 800 restaurants across the United States,” said Lefteris Ntouanoglou, Chief Executive Officer for Schoox.

The 2023 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards™ recognize best practices for initiatives in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, Sales Performance, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and the Future of Work.

“Our award winners are relentless in their pursuit of excellence,” said Brandon Hall Group CEO, Mike Cooke. “We have received some of the most innovative uses of HCM strategy that we have seen in the last 30 years, and in most cases, technology and collaboration across departments have helped them achieve amazing business results.”

Excellence Award winners will be honored at Brandon Hall Group’s HCM Excellence Conference at the Hilton West Palm Beach on February 13 – 15, 2024.

About Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.

Based in Tampa, Fla., Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for its bold, craveable food, famous fries, exceptional value, and people-first attitude, operates and franchises both Checkers® and Rally’s® restaurants. With over 800 restaurants and room to grow, Checkers & Rally’s is a proven brand with flexible building formats that is aggressively expanding across the country. Checkers & Rally’s is dedicated to being a place where franchisees and employees who work hard can create opportunities for themselves, their families, and their communities. In recent years, the brand has earned several of the industry’s most prestigious awards including: 2023 induction into Franchise Business Review’s Hall of Fame; “#1 Most-Loved Fries” in 2021 and “#1 Most Craveable Fries” by Restaurant Business in 2019 and 2017; Best Franchise Deal and “Best Drive-Thru in America” by QSR Magazine; Top Food and Beverage Franchise by Franchise Business Review; the “Hot! Again” award from Nation’s Restaurant News; several “Most Innovative” awards from Franchise Update Media; and has consistently been ranked on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500.

About Brandon Hall Group™

Brandon Hall Group is the only professional development company that offers data, research, insights, and certification to Learning and Talent executives and organizations. The best minds in Human Capital Management (HCM) choose Brandon Hall Group to help them create future-proof employee development plans for the new era. For over 30 years, we have empowered, recognized, and certified excellence in organizations worldwide, influencing the development of over 10 million employees and executives. Our HCM Excellence Awards program was the first to recognize organizations for learning and talent and is the gold standard, known as the “Academy Awards of Human Capital Management.” The awards recognize the best organizations that have successfully developed and deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results. We are honored to receive applications from organizations worldwide ranging from small, medium, large, and global enterprises to government, not-for-profits, and associations.

About Schoox

Schoox is workplace learning software with a people-first twist. People aren’t cogs, and Schoox was designed for how humans actually learn. We keep learners curious by letting you deliver more kinds of content wherever they are, from the front line to the corporate office. And by making learning easy, accessible, rewarding, and fun, we help you get everyone more excited about their career development. Learners can “up” their skills, grow on the job, and get more done—and you can measure the impact of their awesome accomplishments. Schoox powers people-focused learning experiences for organizations around the world, including Subway, Celebrity Cruises, Phillips 66, and Sonesta Hotels. Learn more at

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