Chuck E. Cheese’s Joins SkillSurvey - Entertaining a New Hiring Process via Reference-checking

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SkillSurvey®, Inc., the inventor and leading provider of online reference-checking solutions, now includes Chuck E. Cheese’s (CEC Entertainment) among its users of its Pre-Hire 360® solution.

SkillSurvey®, Inc., the inventor and leading provider of online reference-checking solutions, now includes Chuck E. Cheese’s (CEC Entertainment) among its users of its Pre-Hire 360® solution.

“Through the ease of Pre-Hire 360®, we no longer have to manually check references and record the information in our applicant-tracking system,” said Alessandra Serboli, manager of human resources at Chuck E. Cheese’s. “Not only are we saving time, but we are also receiving consistent, documented information that can be used to guide the final hiring decision.”

SkillSurvey®’s core offering is its Pre-Hire 360® solution, which gathers input from a job applicant’s references by using behaviorally-based surveys delivered through enterprise software. The surveys reveal a candidate’s strengths and developmental needs, and the confidential input from managers, peers, subordinates and business partners provides a multi-dimensional view of the candidate’s past performance. The system overcomes the usual reserve of former employers, because they are released from liability and their feedback is confidential.

“We are thrilled to have Chuck E. Cheese’s as a new client,” said Ray Bixler, president and chief executive officer of SkillSurvey®. “They have a reputation for providing a fun and safe environment for family entertainment and we’re honored that they trust Pre-Hire 360® to help them find and hire employees who share the company’s values.”

In addition to Chuck E. Cheese’s, SkillSurvey® serves a variety of Fortune 500 clients like eBay, Kohl’s and McDonald’s, and also respected healthcare systems nationwide like HealthSouth, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Yale New Haven Health System.

For more information, contact Shannon Yeagley, marketing manager, at syeagley(at)skillsurvey(dot)com or at 610-947-6300, ext. 1216.

About SkillSurvey®, Inc.
SkillSurvey® is the inventor of online reference-checking solutions that improve quality-of-hire and increase recruiting efficiency. Its solutions allow recruiters and hiring managers to collect feedback from references on a candidate’s behaviors and past work performance. The information, all gathered through enterprise software and confidentially, is used to make better hiring decisions and predicts future work performance. This patent-pending approach to reference assessments is based on over 30 years of research in job competency modeling. SkillSurvey® was named one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc. magazine, and was named a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 firm. Visit SkillSurvey® at, and on Facebook and Twitter.

About CEC Entertainment, Inc.:
For more than 30 years, CEC Entertainment has served as the nationally-recognized leader in family dining and entertainment and the place Where a Kid can be a Kid®. The company and its franchisees operate a system of 562 Chuck E. Cheese’s stores located in 48 states and eight foreign countries or territories. Currently, 511 locations in the United States and Canada are owned and operated by the company. CEC Entertainment, Inc. and its franchises have the common goal of creating lifelong memories for families through fun, food and play. Each Chuck E. Cheese’s features musical and comic robotic entertainment, games, rides and play areas, as well as a variety of dining options including pizza, sandwiches, wings, appetizers, a salad bar and desserts. Committed to providing a fun, safe environment, Chuck E. Cheese’s helps protect families through industry-leading programs such as Kid Check®. Chuck E. Cheese’s aims to promote positive, lifelong memories inside and outside of its stores. In addition to providing a fun entertainment experience for millions of families across the world, Chuck E. Cheese’s has donated more than $7.7 million to schools and non-profit institutions through its fundraising programs. For more information, see the company's website at

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