(PRWEB) September 8, 2005
Webhire, Inc., a leader in talent management solutions, today announced a partnership with Sterling Testing Systems, the nation's leader in pre-employment screening services. The partnership will provide Webhire customers with access to an online solution for background checking, employment and education verification, drug testing, and other screening services available from Sterling. The combined solution facilitates the recruiting process by providing customers improved access to the resources and tools necessary to source and select talent more efficiently.
ÂFaster, more efficient access to trusted background checks and pre-employment screening for Webhire users further extends Webhire's commitment to end-to-end talent management,Â said Michael Moretti, Senior Research Analyst at HR.com. ÂThis partnership is another way in which Webhire delivers the resources recruiters and human resource executives need to make the right hiring decisions.Â
With this partnership, Webhire customers will have the opportunity to choose from a variety of online pre-employment screening options and to view the results of the screening services for each candidate in the customer's Webhire talent management system. This streamlined solution enables companies to increase the efficiency of their candidate selection process, ultimately expediting the recruiting process and decreasing time to hire qualified employees.
ÂBy partnering with Sterling, Webhire provides yet another tool to maximize the effectiveness of our customers' recruiting efforts,Â said Susanne Bowen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Webhire. ÂPre-employment screening and background checks are a critical factor in identifying and hiring the right candidates, the result of which will be improved employee retention rates.Â
ÂBy offering an integrated solution, Webhire customers get even faster access to the benefits of Sterling's high-speed delivery of pre-employment screening results,Â said Paul Mladineo, Vice President of Strategic Development at Sterling. ÂWith screening results readily available within the candidate record, recruiters and hiring managers are able to more efficiently extend offers to the right candidates and complete the hiring process.Â
The partnership directly supports Webhire's belief that the future of talent management lies in the ability to strategically manage the entire employment life cycle; from initial attraction, sourcing and selection techniques to executing effective hires through a positive, meaningful candidate relationship, continuing through employee retention. This integrated solution now gives mid-market companies the opportunity to take advantage of a best-of-breed pre-employment screening solution, resulting in the selection of more qualified candidates, and the ability to hire, promote and develop better employees for the long term.
For more information on candidate selection and the employment lifecycle, visit http://www.webhire.com.
Webhire, Inc. is a leader in end-to-end talent management solutions, providing organizations with a range of products and services to align hiring processes directly with strategic business goals. Since 1982, Webhire has empowered recruiting and human resources professionals across all industries with the most comprehensive sourcing and selection capabilities, helping them attract the right candidates, develop relationships, build a pipeline, measure progress, and ultimately, impact the bottom line.
Webhire partners with industry leaders such as Monster, AIRS, ePredix, First Advantage, Sterling Testing Systems and Zoom Information to provide customers improved access to the top resources and tools necessary to source, select and retain talent more efficiently. The company's offerings are designed to meet the needs of large enterprises, divisions and mid-sized companies. Webhire customers number more than 200, and include fast growing firms such as TiVo, Inc., large corporations such as Heinz North America, and healthcare facilities such as Lee Memorial Health System. Webhire Recruiter, the company's flagship solution, enables recruiters and human resource executives to manage the entire employment lifecycle from sourcing and selecting candidates, to making quality hiring decisions, measuring recruiter progress, and ensuring employee retention.
For more information, visit: http://www.webhire.com
Or call: 1-877-WEBHIRE (1-877-932-4473).
Outside the U.S., call: 781-869-5000.
About Sterling Testing Systems, Inc.
Sterling Testing Systems is one of the nation's leading providers of outsourced pre-employment screening and background checking services. The company's large and diverse clientele includes many of the largest operating companies from the Banking, Distribution, Energy, Healthcare, Insurance, Legal, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology and not-for-profit industries in the United States. Sterling Testing Systems' broad range of services, product offerings, and searches includes Criminal History Records, Social Security Traces, Consumer Credit Reports, Prior Employment Verifications and References, Education Verification, Department of Motor Vehicle Records, Professional License Verification, Sexual Offender Database Reports, Drug Testing, and Online Employment Applications. Its services are facilitated through its leading online order and delivery system, Web Direct, and are used primarily by Corporate Human Resource,
Loss Prevention, Security, and Risk Management Departments. The company is privately held and headquartered in New York. Sterling Testing Systems' website can be viewed at http://www.sterlingtesting.com or call (800) 899-2272.
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