HireDesk Appoints Human Resources Consulting Practice Leader

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Industry veteran joins HireDesk to lead growth in HR consulting services business.

HireDesk™ a division of Talent Technology Corporation (TTC) and an award-winning provider of recruitment and hiring software solutions, today announced the appointment of Rand Gottschalk as Director of Human Resources Consulting Services. Gottschalk will take leadership of the company’s consulting services practice, with oversight of assignments ranging from competency analysis and modeling, to quality-of-hire implementation projects, return-on-investment research, recruiting best practices benchmarking, and related assignments in the talent acquisition and retention arena.    

According to Dr. David Jones, head of HireDesk’s corporate product area, “We know that delivering recruitment and hiring software solutions requires not only the best technology, but the most creative advisory services. Rand shares our philosophy that software-as-a-service hinges on exceptional service.” Jones continued, “Rand’s experience providing consulting services is consistent with our philosophy that technology only works when creative people are part of the solution.”    

Gottschalk’s more than twenty-five years industry experience includes delivering HR consulting assignments in the United States and internationally with clients such as Saturn Corporation, Philip Morris, Ford Motor Company, Capital One, Pepsico, and other international leaders. He has held both frontline project and senior staff management positions with HR consulting companies such as HRStrategies, Aon Consulting Worldwide, and Personnel Decisions International (PDI).

According to Gottschalk, “The world of technology has affected recruitment and hiring processes fundamentally. I see HireDesk as an emerging leader in that domain.” He continued, “What excites me most is the opportunity to make that technology work at its best – by making sure that the best practices, the best research, and the best change management solutions are integrated with the technology. That will be my mission at HireDesk.”        

In addition to leading the HireDesk HR consulting services group, Gottschalk also will work closely with Dr. Leaetta Hough Director of TTC’s Knowledge Center, to frame client services assignments in ways that take most advantage of the Center’s leading-edge research, development, and best practices initiatives. He also will be responsible for working with HireDesk partners, ensuring that candidate assessment, legal compliance, and other HireDesk partner solutions are integrated seamlessly in client implementations.

For more information on HireDesk recruitment and hiring solutions, visit http://www.hiredesk.com

About Talent Technology Corporation

Talent Technology Corporation owns and operates businesses that develop, market, and provide services associated with recruiting, hiring, and related workforce management technology solutions. Through its divisions, HireDesk™ and Resume Mirror, Talent Technology Corporation provides a range of award-winning recruiting and hiring technology that automates and improves the quality of the employment process in a variety of industries, providing a clear return on investment for its clients. Learn more about us at http://www.talenttechnologycorp.com or call 604-244-1115 for additional details.

About HireDesk

HireDesk provides on demand recruitment and hiring software solutions for corporations and recruitment firms. HireDesk is the first company to seamlessly integrate competency-based assessment and hiring tools, a full-feature applicant tracking system, and post-hire performance metrics into a highly configurable, single-platform solution for mid-market corporations. HireDesk also offers solutions targeted to each recruiting discipline -- Executive Search, Permanent Placement, Temporary Staffing, Contract Staffing, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) -- as well as hybrid solutions to support multi-discipline and multi-divisional recruitment environments. HireDesk was founded in 1999 and is a division of Talent Technology Corporation. Visit the Web at http://www.hiredesk.com or call 1-866-747-3375 to learn more about HireDesk and its offerings.

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Jade Bourelle

Talent Technology Corporation

President & Chief Executive Officer

Telephone: 604-244-1115

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Director, Marketing

Telephone: 604-278-4414

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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