HireDesk Releases HireCompliance™ - A Tool to Guide Legal Compliance in Recruitment and Hiring Practices

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Industry leader responds to increasing requirements for legal compliance in automated recruitment and hiring solutions.

HireDesk™ a division of Talent Technology Corporation (TTC) and an award-winning provider of recruitment and hiring software solutions, today announced the release of HireCompliance™, a new approach to help clients address the legal compliance challenges they face in implementing automated recruitment and hiring solutions. Created in association with Seyfarth Shaw LLP, one of North America’s largest labor and employment law firms, HireCompliance™ guides HireDesk clients through a structured review of their practices in ten recruitment and hiring process areas – areas that, if not structured properly, can lead to challenge in today’s evolving legal and regulatory environment.

"Automation can help employers tremendously in improving the efficiency of their recruitment and hiring processes," said Dr. David Jones, Chairman of Talent Technology Corporation. "Unfortunately, automated solutions also can increase the speed with which legal risk is created, and add problems completely different than those faced in manual approaches," Jones added. "The HireCompliance™ process was created to help employers gain increased efficiency, without increasing legal risk," Jones concluded.

Camille A. Olson, Seyfarth Shaw partner, head of the firm’s Employment Law Committee and member of TTC’s Advisory Board, discussed the importance of reviewing current recruitment and hiring practices. "Conducting a comprehensive review, which provides guidance on best practices, and answers common questions employers face is a critical first step when going to automated processes. A comprehensive review helps employers as they work toward three goals - gaining automation efficiencies, improving quality of hire, and addressing legal risk," she added.

"We know what employers know – recruiting and hiring can be legal lightning rods – whether automated or not," said Jade Bourelle, President and CEO of TTC. "That is why we think HireDesk is unique in the marketplace in working along with Seyfarth Shaw to integrate HireCompliance™ as a regular part of every customer implementation we do," said Bourelle. "That is why we will now bundle the HireCompliance™ toolkit into every implementation as a part of our standard product pricing," Bourelle concluded.

Click on the link below to download Seyfarth Shaw’s Summary of Federal and State Employment Discrimination Laws in the United States http://www.hiredesk.com/info/CA_CO_discrimination_laws/default.asp

For more information on HireCompliance™, or other 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.

About Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Shaw has over 650 attorneys located in nine offices throughout the United States including Chicago, New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento as well as Brussels, Belgium. Seyfarth Shaw provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation and business services. The firm’s practice reflects virtually every industry and segment of the country’s business community. Clients include over 200 of the Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, newspapers and other media, hotels, health care organizations, airlines and railroads. The firm also represents a number of federal, state, and local governmental and educational entities. For more information, please visit http://www.seyfarth.com.

Investor and Media Contacts:

Investor Contact:

Jade Bourelle

Talent Technology Corporation

President & Chief Executive Officer

Telephone: 604-244-1115

jbourelle @ talenttechnologycorp.com

Media Contact:

Imre Togyi


Director, Marketing

Telephone: 604-278-4414

itogyi @ hiredesk.com

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