SALT LAKE CITY, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- HireVue, the provider of team acceleration software designed to help companies build and coach the world's best teams, announced the winners of its 3rd Annual Digital Disruptor Awards. These awards recognize top companies for creating incredible candidate experiences, breaking down barriers and bias in the hiring process, and giving candidates a chance to tell their story and share their experiences through digital video. These companies have done away with outdated recruiting and training technology and are using digital video, mobile and predictive analytics to dramatically improve their approach to building and coaching higher-performing teams.
"Digital transformation is the number one business priority for CEOs and it's no different when it comes to talent," commented Mark Newman, founder and CEO, HireVue. "The companies honored as Digital Disruptors are leading their industries in part by leading the charge on disruptive talent and training approaches that drive real business results. To honor so many customers who are making a huge difference in the world by giving candidates a shot at their dream job and coaching their teams to better performance, is truly rewarding and is why we're so passionate about delivering incredible, modern experiences for companies and candidates."
For more details on the Digital Disruptor Award Winners and their stories, including photos from the award ceremony, click here.
Digital Disruptor of the Year: Hilton Worldwide and IBM
Since going global with HireVue in 90+ countries, Hilton Worldwide has reported increases in recruiter productivity, and a reduction in turnover, all while maintaining a candidate Net Promoter Score of two times the hospitality industry average. Hilton also shortened time to hire from 42 days to just 6 days, building teams 85 percent faster across its reservations and customer care teams.
When IBM implemented HireVue for its Watson division, they were able to deliver a unified branding message, consistency in selection rigor and eliminate bottlenecks in their evaluation process. Now, they're strategically launching HireVue in 160 countries across 300 teams, with candidate communications delivered in 14 languages.
Coolest Candidate Experience: Vodafone
Global telecom company, Vodafone, has embraced their company mantra of 'One Company, Local Roots' with market specific branded candidate recruiting experiences. Not only is each and every candidate greeted by the company's CEO via video, they're also welcomed by local employees, and pre-recorded video questions, giving candidates a unique, interactive and localized experience.
Digital Newcomer of the Year: Sporcle
Sporcle, a top provider of trivia entertainment, has streamlined their hiring process 10 fold, decreased turnover by 50 percent, and more than doubled the number of new clients per quarter, attributed to the great talent they're bringing on board.
HireVue Coach Customer of the Year: Honeywell
Using HireVue Coach to foster practice and peer coaching to get sales teams customer ready, this disruptor has logged over 17,000 digital video practice sessions, with team members receiving coaching within 5 days, ultimately decreasing time to customer readiness.
Most Innovative Use Case: Children's Mercy Hospital
This leading pediatric hospital just celebrated its 100th hire via its groundbreaking "Introduce Yourself" program, allowing candidates to introduce themselves to the hospital via video and having recruiters match them to the best available position.
Best Candidate NPS
Delta Air Lines, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and United Airlines were all recognized for having top candidate Net Promoter Scores of 81 across a combined 60,000 candidate surveys.
International Disruptor of the Year: Penguin Random House
Penguin Random House, one of the largest international publishing firms, removed college degree requirements from the application process, instead focusing on candidate video interviews to hire on potential versus pedigree.
New Inductees to the Recruiter Rockstar Hall of Fame
Shay Johnson, Manager of Talent Acquisition, Levy Restaurants
Tracy Dickens, Lead Clinical Recruiter, Children's Mercy Hospital
Ashley Kersting, Recruiting Manager, UnitedHealth Group
The awards were presented during HireVue's 3rd Annual Digital Disruption Conference, bringing together 500 business, talent and sales leaders in Park City, Utah.
HireVue's team acceleration software combines digital video with predictive analytics to help companies build and coach higher performing teams. Team Acceleration software is a modern, digital and mobile answer to antiquated recruiting and training software that has placed barriers and bias in the way of finding, selecting and coaching a company's most important asset - its people. HireVue works with more than 500 of the world's most successful companies, including 30 percent of Fortune's Most Admired. Clients including American Express, GE, Nike, Chipotle, Nordstrom, Red Bull, Under Armour and Hilton Worldwide--as well as hundreds of successful small and mid-sized businesses in over 100 countries--are leading their industries with 50 percent faster growth, 29 percent less turnover and 13 percent more top performers.
HireVue was named among the top 10 "America's Most Promising Companies" by Forbes, recognized as "Top HR Product of the Year" by HR Executive Magazine, and recently named the number four fastest growing mobile app by SkyHigh Networks. For more information, visit www.hirevue.com.