Unicru and Brainbench Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Assessments for Prospective Employees.Business Editors
PORTLAND, Ore. & CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2004
Industry leaders to provide a spectrum of assessment technology
for hiring the highest quality workforce
Unicru(R) Inc. and Brainbench(TM), the global leader in online skills measurement, today announced a partnership to integrate the Brainbench suite of skills assessments with Unicru's Total Workforce Acquisition solution. Focused on helping its customers find and hire the highest quality candidates, the Brainbench-Unicru partnership improves the candidate pipeline, accelerates the hiring process and optimizes a candidate's time to productivity. The partnership delivers these benefits by providing objective measurement of the candidate and their skills through Unicru's talent management platform, ensuring that employers hire those candidates who truly are the best fit.
"Using a variety of assessments to determine a candidate's job fit is a recommended approach for finding and hiring the right person for the right job," said Unicru CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , Chris Marsh Christopher "Chris" Marsh (born 14 January 1970), was a British footballer who is best remembered for his time with Walsall football club. He signed from them on leaving school in the summer of 1986 and quickly established himself in the first team. . "For this reason, we are excited to marry Brainbench's deep breadth of skills tests with our work and job preference assessments within the Unicru Salaried Solution, to give market-leading enterprises a variety of resources to repeatedly make the best hires, leading to a strategic market advantage."
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With this partnership, the two companies have integrated Brainbench skills tests into the Unicru candidate experience, providing job candidates with short skills tests based upon a self-assessment of their expertise within an industry. For example, when applying for an advanced tax accountant position, candidates will be presented with skill-based questions directly related to tax returns preparation.
Recently named a top ten product of the year by HR Executive Magazine, Unicru's Salaried Solution is the culmination of three years of research and engineering around best practices and innovative technologies in the recruitment and selection of salaried workers. The leading provider of Total Workforce Acquisition solutions, Unicru incorporates advanced selection science and workforce intelligence capabilities to enable companies to achieve meaningful and measurable improvements in business results through the attraction, hiring and retention of world class employees.
The Brainbench library includes assessments covering over 450 skills across all facets of operation, from IT to administration, management, and industry knowledge. Online delivery enables candidates to take skills assessment at any time, from any location. In addition, the results detail the strengths and weaknesses of the candidate's skills and are immediately available eliminating weeks of grading and scoring associated with manual assessment processes.
Unicru is the leading provider of Total Workforce Acquisition solutions that enable enterprises to systematically select the highest quality employees across job roles throughout the enterprise to positively impact corporate outcomes through workforce initiatives. Unicru combines scientifically-proven employee selection assessments, applicant recruitment, hiring management decision support, and complete data capture for measurement and continuous improvement of business results for over 60 enterprises including Albertsons, Universal Studios, Blockbuster, Marriott, CVS (1) (Concurrent Versions System) A version control system for Unix that was initially developed as a series of shell scripts in the mid-1980s. CVS maintains the changes between one source code version and another and stores all the changes in one file. , Kroger, and Southeastern Freightlines. For more information, visit www.unicru.com.
With more than 4.7 million registered users and over 450 different skill tests, Brainbench pioneered online skills testing to measure the skills of employees and consultants that are crucial to a company's bottom-line success. Utilizing the largest ISO (1) See ISO speed.
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