Bond International and Valtera Partner to Integrate Applicant Tracking Technologies and Online Assessment; Combined Technologies to Offer a Seamless Hiring Solution
RICHMOND, Va. --(Business Wire)-- Sept. 15, 2005 -- Bond International Software, a leader in workforce management solutions, announced today that it has forged a new key strategic partnership with Chicago-Based Valtera, a leading selection and assessment provider. The partnership will provide customers with an end-to-end product to manage their recruitment and assessment processes and strengthens Bond's position as the leader in Workforce Management Solutions.
Bond will team its Workforce Management Software with Valtera's online assessment instrument - SelectionSage(TM). Coupled with SelectionSage(TM), Bond International can now automate and streamline all portions of the employee selections process. The integration will appear seamless to both administrators and candidates.
"The result will be the first scientifically grounded assessment engine within a workforce management system," says Bond Manager of Workforce Solutions Division Zachary Thomas. "Our goal is to continue to lead in our existing markets and to become the leading supplier and industry standard for Recruitment Management software . . . this move will help us achieve that."
"This partnership provides us with the opportunity to extend the reach of SelectionSage(TM) and realize its potential for employers as well as venture into new geographic territory," said Michael Butler, Valtera's Vice President of Sales. "It's a logical next step for Valtera, and we're excited to take that step with Bond International."
Based in Chicago, IL (Rolling Meadows), Valtera (www.valtera.com) is a professional services firm that provides science-based solutions that align people with strategy to organizations worldwide. Valtera solution areas include Assessment and Selection (including Litigation Support), Surveys and Organizational Diagnostics, Performance Management, and Service Quality.
Valtera's flagship software product, SurveySage(R), is an end-to-end solution that offers online survey authoring, deployment, reporting, and has out-of-the-box language capabilities to support major world languages. Valtera's technology suite also includes SelectionSage(TM) for testing and certification, and 3SixtySage(TM) for multi-rater feedback surveys. Valtera offers portals, custom software development, and hosting services. The company was founded in 1977.
About Bond International Software Group
A publicly held company quoted on the London Stock Exchange, Bond International Software Group (www.bondadapt.com) is a pioneer in the development and provision of staffing software, support and consultancy services to the staffing and recruiting industries. It supports more than 50,000 staffing professionals in 42 countries worldwide and has over 150 employees worldwide in its offices in the U.K., Australia, South Africa, the U.S. and Canada. Since its founding in 1973, Bond has consistently combined innovation, dedication and market focus to forge ahead of its competitors. Its products and services have achieved prestigious acclaim and are now the market choice of many of the world's largest and most well-respected personnel organizations. Its consistent, visionary perspective has enabled its network of global users to interpret and manage dynamic, complex markets and realize tangible competitive advantage in the race for human capital.
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