iCIMS Announces Partnership with SkillSurvey

-Online reference-checking solution further streamlines onboarding processes within the Talent Platform-

Dec 17, 2012, 10:00 ET from iCIMS, Inc.

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MATAWAN, N.J., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iCIMS, a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition software solutions for growing businesses, today announced a new partnership with SkillSurvey®, Inc., a leading provider of behavioral, web-based reference-checking software. The partnership will allow mutual customers of iCIMS and SkillSurvey to leverage the solutions through a seamless web services connection.

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"We are very excited to team up with an organization that displays the same passion and drive as we do within the HR market space," said Ray Bixler, President and CEO of SkillSurvey. "Both SkillSurvey and iCIMS are committed to helping clients of various industries, particularly healthcare, improve their quality-of-hire, which makes for a perfect pairing between our organizations."

SkillSurvey's core product, Pre-Hire 360®, gathers input from a job applicant's references by using behaviorally-based surveys delivered over an electronic platform. SkillSurvey's 270+ job-specific surveys, available in five languages, help identify a candidate's strengths and developmental needs based on candid reference feedback. Confidential information from managers, peers, subordinates, and business partners provides a multi-dimensional view of the candidate's past performance. The system overcomes the usual reticence of former employers to participate, because they are released from legal liability and their feedback is confidential.

The new partnership gives mutual customers the ability to further automate the full pre-hire lifecycle. The iCIMS Talent Platform, when paired with SkillSurvey's Pre-Hire 360, allows HR professionals to manage sourcing, recruiting, assessments, reference-checking, and onboarding all within a tightly integrated web-based application. The end result is time and money saved, on top of enlisting the help of two organizations known for their commitment to customer service.

"SkillSurvey offers a progressive employee reference-checking solution that we are looking forward to delivering to our clients," said Susan Vitale, Chief Marketing Officer, iCIMS. "We've always had a great experience working alongside SkillSurvey and are enthusiastic about formalizing the relationship and delivering an integrated solution of two best-of-breed technologies to our clients. SkillSurvey's Pre-Hire 360 will give our clients a powerful addition to their onboarding capabilities that will assist them in choosing the ideal candidate for any given position," Vitale concluded.  

To learn more about iCIMS' integration services visit http://care.icims.com/Products-Services/Integration-Services

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 electronically 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 it is also a 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ firm.  Visit SkillSurvey at www.skillsurvey.com, and on Facebook and Twitter.

About iCIMS, Inc.:

iCIMS, a leading provider of innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions, is an Inc. 500 and Software Satisfaction honoree focused on solving corporate business issues through the implementation of easy-to-use, scalable solutions that are backed by award-winning customer service. iCIMS' Talent Platform, the industry's premier candidate management solution, enables organizations to manage their entire talent acquisition lifecycle from sourcing, to recruiting, to onboarding all within a single web-based application. With more than 1,200 clients worldwide, iCIMS is one of the largest and fastest-growing talent acquisition system providers with offices in North America, UK, and China. To learn more about how iCIMS can help your organization, visit http://www.icims.com or view a free online demo of the iCIMS Talent Platform.

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iCIMS, Inc.