HireIQ Receives Prestigious Communication Solutions Product of the Year Award
Company’s leading talent acquisition solution recognized for exceptional innovation
ATLANTA — (August 22, 2012) — HireIQ Solutions, Inc., the innovative company that improves the hiring and recruiting process for customer-facing organizations, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has recognized its InterviewIQ virtual interviewing solution as a recipient of a 2011 Communication Solutions Product of the Year Award. The award is granted to products that demonstrate exceptional innovation, address real business issues, and deliver measurable value for customers.
“We are delighted that InterviewIQ was recognized by TMC with a Communication Solutions Product of the Year Award,” said Kevin Hegebarth, vice president of Marketing and Product Management at HireIQ. “The award is further validation that InterviewIQ delivers real business value for our customers. Companies worldwide use InterviewIQ to streamline the talent acquisition process for their customer-facing positions.”
InterviewIQ uses media-rich web and voice response technologies to lead an applicant through a virtual interview that is configured to each customer’s unique requirements. Interviews conducted through InterviewIQ can be designed to test the applicant’s customer service aptitude, critical thinking, math skills, grammar proficiency, and communication skills. As a web-based application, InterviewIQ allows applicants to complete their interviews when it is convenient for them and stores their responses for a recruiter or hiring manager to evaluate later. This effectively expands the reach and effectiveness of a company’s recruiting team. InterviewIQ is provided on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) basis which means customers can be using the application and interviewing candidates within a few hours.
Companies that use InterviewIQ report significant improvements in their hiring process including a greatly expanded talent pool from which to choose qualified candidates, an eighty percent or more reduction in the critical time-to-fill cycle, a reduction of sixty percent or more in the amount of time it takes to interview a candidate, and an improvement in the important ninety-day post-hire attrition rate. Furthermore, companies report that many of the better-qualified candidates complete their interviews outside of normal working hours, effectively creating a twenty-four hour per day recruiting operation.
“HireIQ was chosen to receive a 2011 Product of the Year Award for creating outstanding advancements in communications and customer contact operations,” said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “InterviewIQ has proven benefits for its customers and provides ROI for the companies that use it. Congratulations to the entire team at HireIQ. We look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the coming year.”
The most innovative products and services brought to the market from March 2011 through March 2012 were chosen as recipients of the Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award. Winners are published on the INTERNET TELEPHONY and Customer Interaction Solutions websites.
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ABOUT HIREIQ SOLUTIONS, INC.
HireIQ Solutions, Inc. helps customer service organizations improve hiring decisions, reduce recruiting costs and increase talent performance using its innovative virtual interviewing applications. HireIQ’s flagship product, InterviewIQ, uses rich media, web and voice response technologies to automate the phone screening process, resulting in better-qualified candidates presented during the hiring process. Employees hired using HireIQ’s suite of hiring optimization products demonstrate increased speed to competency, reduced attrition and improved sales and service performance. HireIQ is a privately held company based in Atlanta, GA. For further information, please visit www.hireiqinc.com.
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TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online. TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more. For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.
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