The Krystal Company® and talentReef Partner on Enterprise-wide Human Capital Management Systems

HR Solution to further the Krystal growth plans for QSR leader

DENVER, CO — November 23, 2015 — talentReef, the leading provider of unified Social Recruiting and Talent Management Systems specifically built for the hourly workforce, today announced their new strategic partnership with The Krystal Company.  Krystal is the oldest quick-service hamburger chain headquartered in the South with more than 350 restaurants and 6,000 employees.

"As the Krystal brand grows, we remain dedicated to building our teams with the best talent available. This requires a next generation people solution that is optimized for recruiting, hiring, and onboarding,” said Tom Murrill, Chief People Officer for The Krystal Company. "Our partnership with talentReef will help us to achieve our recruitment goals and remain a leader within the QSR space.”

Krystal anticipates rolling out the talentReef system to all its company-owned restaurants by February 2016. 

"Krystal's vision and key HR business objectives align with our market-leading HCM platform for the restaurant industry,” says John P. Raeder, Jr., CEO for talentReef. “Together, we're focused on gaining competitive advantage through mobile-optimized recruiting, streamlining the hiring process, and ensuring onboarding compliance."

About The Krystal Company

Founded in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in 1932, The Krystal Company is the oldest quick service restaurant chain in the South.  Its hamburgers are still served fresh and hot off the grill on the iconic square bun at more than 350 restaurants in 11 states. Krystal’s Atlanta-based Restaurant Support Center serves a team of 6,000 employees.  For more information, visit,, or follow the brand on Twitter and Instagram @Krystal.

About talentReef

talentReef is the #1 provider for Social Recruiting and Talent Management Systems specifically built for the hourly workforce. As the market leader with more than 55,000 sites under contract, including the world's best known and best run brands, the company streamlines how fast-paced operators find, hire, train, and manage their most valuable asset—talent. The Company's mobile-optimized HR platform (Social Recruiting, ATS, Onboarding, Training and Development, Performance Management, and Analytics) is transforming the way Millennials are connecting on-demand with employers globally. Leading companies across multiple service industry verticals like Jack in the Box/Qdoba, Focus Brands, Einstein’s Bagels and Caribou Coffee, Checkers/Rally's, Applebee’s, Spencer's/Spirit of Halloween, Downtown Locker Room, QuickChek, TravelCenters of America, Churchill Downs Race Track and Casinos, Weigel’s, and Marsh Grocers trust talentReef to optimize their Operational and HR functions on a daily basis.