Talent Technology Corporation Acquires PeopleFilter
Key Acquisition Accelerates Recruiting Software Company’s Strong Organic Growth, Broadens Product Portfolio and Strengthens Management Team
Vancouver, B.C. and Arlington Heights, IL – July 10, 2008 —Talent Technology Corporation, provider of award-winning recruiting software, today announced the acquisition of Profind Inc, providers of the PeopleFilter applicant tracking system.
“PeopleFilter’s mission of helping companies to source and select the best staff through recruiting software matches well with our own,” said Jade Bourelle, CEO, Talent Technology Corporation. “In addition, the recently launched AmplifyHR product is a great example of solid innovations from PeopleFilter and aligns with our strategic recruiting technology roadmap.”
Talent Technology was recently named the 17th fastest growing company in Canada as well as the fastest growing software company in Canada by Canadian Business Magazine. The fifth acquisition for Talent Technology, this purchase reinforces the ongoing strategy of acquisitions as a key complement to the company’s rapid organic growth.
“PeopleFilter’s company history as a recruiting software firm co-founded by recruiters mirrors that of Talent Technology, as well as our approach to the market,” said Robert Gordon, Chairman of Talent Technology Corporation. “This latest acquisition helps accelerate Talent Technology’s strong internal growth with key additional management, staff and several blue-chip customers.”
“We’re tremendously excited to be joining forces with one of the fastest growing recruiting software companies,” said Kevin Harrison, President of PeopleFilter Technology. “As part of Talent Technology, we will be able to provide an enhanced roadmap with a broader portfolio of product and service offerings to PeopleFilter’s customers and ensure their existing investments are maximized.”
PeopleFilter staff will continue to be based in Arlington Heights, Illinois, and Kevin Harrison will join the Talent Technology management team.
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About PeopleFilter Technology
PeopleFilter’s mission: Helping companies get to the best. Its web-based applicant tracking system, PeopleFilter, helps customers flourish by making better hiring decisions, faster. Designed for recruiters by recruiters, PeopleFilter calibrates the best internal and external candidates against open job requisitions ensuring companies accelerate both quality and time-to-hire. Headquartered outside of Chicago in Arlington Heights, Ill., PeopleFilter Technology was founded in 2000 and has customers in a wide variety of industries. More information can be accessed at www.peoplefilter.com
About Talent Technology Corporation
Talent Technology Corporation, named one of the fastest growing companies on the Canadian Business 2008 PROFIT 100 list, is a leading provider of on-demand applicant tracking and component recruiting technologies for the recruiting/staffing industry and corporate HR departments. Our award-winning HireDesk product is the most configurable applicant tracking system for corporate HR and staffing/recruiting firms. Our Resume Mirror™ products lead the market in providing resume extraction, resume parsing and conceptual resume search solutions for all forms of recruiting systems across organizations in all types of industries. Resume Mirror extraction and search technology can be found as embedded components or add-on modules to the world’s leading ERP systems, commercial applicant tracking systems, job boards, and custom staffing systems. Key recruiting solution providers including Oracle, SAP, Taleo, ADP Virtual Edge, Bernard Hodes Group, Workopolis and many others partner with us to offer their clients advanced recruiting capabilities. In addition, hundreds of organizations ranging from Fortune 1000 firms to independent recruiting/staffing agencies rely on our products to automate, improve and better manage their sourcing, recruiting and hiring processes. Learn more about Talent Technology at www.talenttech.com
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