Candidates are now applying for jobs through the Q®
Wayne, PA – January 30, 2014 SkillSurvey®, the inventor of an online Pre-Hire 360® Reference Assessment platform for human resource leaders, today announced that applicants have applied for thousands of job openings in The Q®. The Q®, which uniquely taps an applicant’s job references as potential job candidates themselves, launched less than one year ago. The Q®’s invitation-only network brings recruiters a highly-targeted, new source of job candidates that grows on its own.
The Q® is highly effective at pulling in passive job seekers, supporting what internationally known HR thought-leader Dr. John Sullivan recently said in his ere.net article “…is an unabated corporate goal of targeting and recruiting those top prospects who are not in job search mode.”
“We launched The Q® on the simple premise that job references are likely to be the right matches for future positions,” said Ray Bixler, president and chief executive officer of SkillSurvey. “Our customers agreed, and since launching the new portal they’ve rapidly embraced this new resource for finding quality candidates, including passive job seekers. Equally important is the reception from applicants themselves, who are now using the platform as their secret weapon for finding highly coveted openings. It’s a win-win for businesses and candidates alike.”
The Q® enables recruiters to build a growing, but proprietary pool of highly qualified candidates – many of whom are passive job seekers who will be unknown to other recruiters – who have opted in to learn more about relevant job openings. A candidate is automatically invited to join as he/she is in the process of providing candidate feedback through SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® assessment solution. After becoming a member of The Q®, candidates create a professional profile to share with recruiters and they gain access to the portal where they can directly view and apply for open positions.
Once in the system, these new candidates – people who have already demonstrated complementary experience and expressed interest – are now part of a growing pool of applicants that recruiters can tap for openings. This saves hours often spent sourcing unqualified or uninterested candidates across open social networks, accelerates time to hire and dramatically improves candidate quality and mutual fit. Recruiters can use personalized dashboards to find and reach candidates best suited for new openings.
About SkillSurvey®, Inc. SkillSurvey®’s predictive talent analytics software makes it easy to collect and analyze job performance data that lead to better hiring decisions. SkillSurvey® is the inventor of online Pre-Hire 360® Reference Assessments. The Pre-Hire 360® assessment platform automates the process of collecting and analyzing job-specific surveys from each candidate’s past employers, peers and direct reports. The Q®, its social talent platform, allows recruiters and hiring managers to collect feedback and source talent by turning references into candidates. This patent-pending approach to reference assessments is based on science and 30 years of research in job competency modeling. SkillSurvey® was named one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc. magazine, and was named a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 firm. Visit SkillSurvey® at www.skillsurvey.com, and on and .