HireDesk Adds "Job Fit Assessment" to Its HireQuality™ Solution Suite

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Industry leader brings job-related assessment technology to users of its recruitment and hiring software solution.

HireDesk, a division of Talent Technology Corporation (TTC) and an award-winning provider of recruitment and hiring software solutions, today announced the addition of a major capability to its HireQuality™ suite of recruiting and hiring tools. Created in partnership with Hogan Assessment Systems, Inc., one of the industry’s most respected providers of workplace assessment products and services, the new release will add validated candidate assessment tools to other competency-based screening capabilities included in the HireQuality™ solution.

"Both our corporate HR customers and our recruiting firm clients are turning increasingly to the use of valid, job-related candidate assessment tools," said Dr. David Jones, Chairman of TTC. "When we considered the landscape of potential assessment technology partners, Hogan Assessment Systems, Inc. was the obvious choice. Used worldwide, their tools reflect some of the best research and development work in the industry," Jones concluded.

"The fact that HireDesk chose our product to enhance their recruitment and hiring tools underscores our assertion that our assessments predict performance in a precise, scientific way, and that we have the research to prove it," said Robert Hogan, president of Hogan Assessment Systems. "We have a database of several million assessments on working adults -- an archive that is unmatched in the industry -- and validation studies on more than 400 job titles. This will ultimately benefit HireDesk’s customers. Building on the excellence in the HireQuality™ solution, the introduction of the Hogan assessments provides information that can be linked with other competency profiling, automated pre-screening, and behavioral interviewing information produced. The result: a total solution when employers want to gain a comprehensive view of each candidate’s qualifications for a specific job," Hogan concluded.

"The new HireQuality™ capability draws on the Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI) to provide assessments of candidate “job fit” against workplace personality factors, tailored to the specific occupational area for which the candidate is being considered," said Rand Gottschalk, Director of HireDesk’s HR Consulting Group. "By using the Hogan database of test validation research, our customers can take comfort that the “job fit” assessment produced is supported by hundreds of prior research studies," said Gottschalk.

"Our goal is simple: bring our customers all the tools they need to accomplish their recruiting and hiring needs," said TTC’s Jones. "More importantly, make certain that all the tools work together as a single, integrated solution...this capability takes us one more step in this journey," he added.

For more information on HireQuality™, or other HireDesk® recruitment and hiring solutions, visit http://www.hiredesk.com.

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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 the company at http://www.talenttechnologycorp.com or call 604-244-1115 for additional details.

About HireDesk

HireDesk provides on demand recruitment and hiring software solutions to corporations and independent 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 tracking into a highly configurable, single-platform solution for mid-market corporations. HireDesk also offers solutions targeted to specific recruiting firm disciplines -- Executive Search, Permanent Placement, Temporary Staffing, Contract Staffing, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) -- as well as hybrid solutions that support multi-discipline and multi-divisional recruitment environments. Visit the Web at http://www.hiredesk.com or call 1-866-747-3375 to learn more about HireDesk. HireDesk, more than technology...solutions.

About Hogan Assessment Systems, Inc.

Hogan Assessment Systems is an international research-based consulting firm that uses its own personality assessments to help organizations select employees and develop leaders. Because of its proven ability to predict employee performance, the Hogan Personality Inventory is considered the industry standard for measures of normal personality. Hogan Assessment Systems has worked with more than 1,500 companies worldwide and has performance data for more than 400 jobs, ranging from customer service roles to CEO. Hogan Assessments have offices in Tulsa, OK and Jacksonville, FL and distributors in 15 countries. For more information, visit http://www.hoganassessments.com or call 1-800-756-0632.

Investor and Media Contacts:

Investor Contact:

Jade Bourelle

Talent Technology Corporation

President & Chief Executive Officer

Telephone: 604-244-1115

Media Contact:

Imre Togyi

HireDesk

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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