Key Recognition for SkillSurvey’s Game-Changing Approach to Job-Specific Reference Assessments
Wayne, PA – March 26, 2014 - SkillSurvey, Inc., the inventor of the Pre-Hire 360® assessment, today announced that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent Office for its "Pre-Hire 360®" patent application (serial number 13/960,426).
"SkillSurvey is helping companies make better hires. We have changed the game for reference checking by harnessing the Internet and behavioral science to generate rich, predictive reference feedback on a candidate’s past job performance, enabling hiring managers to conduct more focused interviews and better evaluate top candidates,” said Ray Bixler, president and CEO of SkillSurvey, Inc.
“This U.S. patent allowance cements intellectual property protection for SkillSurvey’s scientific method of assessing candidates based on input from their references and benchmarking their results against thousands of other job-seekers who have applied for the same or similar positions,” Bixler continued. “Validity studies that have been peer-reviewed and published have proven that our Pre-Hire 360® is predictive of decreased employee turnover and more positive supervisor evaluations.”
“The allowed claims underscore SkillSurvey’s ownership of this unique, predictive approach. The SkillSurvey solution has been years in the making, based upon our extensive database of reference feedback, scientific studies conducted and published by our research analytics team, close client collaboration, and innovative product engineering and development. We’re extremely proud to achieve this distinction,” Bixler added.
About SkillSurvey®, Inc. SkillSurvey is the inventor of the Pre-Hire 360® assessment. Utilizing a unique combination of behavioral science, talent analytics, and data-driven benchmarking, SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® assessment is scientifically proven to drive better hiring decisions and generate predictive candidate insight based upon past job performance. SkillSurvey’s integrated suite of cloud-based software products is being used by over 1,400 companies, institutions and organizations, including 800 hospitals, to reduce new hire turnover, improve job performance, attract better candidates, and drive customer and patient satisfaction. SkillSurvey has frequently been named as one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc. 5000 and Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500TM. Visit SkillSurvey at www.skillsurvey.com, and on and .