New Jersey, USA - Wednesday, November 20, 2013
IKM, a leading provider of web-based employee and candidate knowledge measurement solutions and services, and SmartRecruiters, the hiring platform, today announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement that will enable hiring managers to hire more effectively by validating candidate knowledge.
“Pre-hire assessments have become a powerful predictor of performance, retention and job satisfaction,” said Josh Bersin, Principal Deloitte Consulting LLP and founder of Bersin & Associates, now known as Bersin by Deloitte. “Many organizations need an integrated recruitment platform such as SmartRecruiters to deliver and manage the wide variety of assessments on the market.”
Within the SmartRecruiters platform, customers can purchase IKM assessments across IT, Sales, Project Management, Computer Skills, and Clerical. IKM’s tests provide granular insight for better HR decision-making as well as an opportunity to reduce associated costs.
IKM’s employment and employee tests are used by hundreds of blue chip organizations across the globe. Used for pre-screening candidates, skill audits, pre-training testing and certification, and using a unique adaptive testing methodology, IKM’s tests provide a detailed analysis of a person’s strengths and weaknesses.
SmartRecruiters is a hiring platform that makes the recruitment process easier. It combines free recruiting software, enterprise recruiting software, and on-demand recruiting services, tailored to each company. Leveraging the latest cloud technologies along with intuitive design, the SmartRecruiters platform gives social enterprises everything they need to source, engage and hire top talent.
Ken Strauss, IKM CEO, says “SmartRecruiters is one of the top recruitment platforms with a client base exceeding 50,000 companies. We are very excited about partnering with SmartRecruiters to provide our assessment services to their clients. SmartRecruiters' clients will now not only have access to a top recruitment platform but will be able to make their hires with stronger conviction of the candidate’s skills and knowledge through IKM's unique assessment methodology.”
Together, IKM and SmartRecruiters provide everything you need to simplify the hiring process and make it more effective. You can easily post jobs to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as, one click distribution to 100+ generalist job boards and niche job boards. You can connect with recruiters and manage candidate communication through an easy to use applicant tracking system. The platform also provides access to quality assessment tests and easy to understand reports to ensure you are hiring the right employee.
“At the end of the day, SmartRecruiters exists to make hiring top talent easy,” said SmartRecruiters CEO Jerome Ternynck. “The Assessment Center integrates our extensive talent sourcing and candidate management capabilities with the best-in-class candidate assessment providers, including IKM.”
SmartRecruiters is the hiring platform. Leveraging the latest cloud technologies along with intuitive design, the SmartRecruiters platform gives social enterprises everything they need to source, engage and hire top talent. The mission of SmartRecruiters is to eradicate unemployment by removing friction in the labor market. Its 55,000+ customers have created o300,000+ jobs and attracted over 10,000,000+ candidates. Founded in 2010, SmartRecruiters is backed by Mayfield and Rembrandt Venture Partners. Hiring Made Easy.
IKM provides knowledge measurement solutions and services including web-based assessments, applications, and certifications that enable enhanced and optimized hiring, training, project staffing, skill-gap analysis, benchmarking, career development and certification solutions.
Known for its flagship solution IKM TeckChek™, IKM's professional range of solutions offers a proprietary adaptvie assessment methodology to deliver the most cost efficient and effective way of measuring knowledge.
IKM has a wide range of assessment and certification packages for all industries and disciplines, including IT, Project Management, Sales, Computer Literacy, MS Office, Clerical, Legal, Accounting, Retail, Nursing, Call Center and Aptitude.
IKM is headquartered in the US, with offices and affiliations spanning the globe.
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