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-PeopleFilter’s Hospitality Industry Hiring Event Leads Attendees to Consider Examining Recruiting Processes and Technology-

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (July 11, 2007) - -PeopleFilter® Technology, developers of the PeopleFilter applicant tracking system (ATS), today revealed compelling trends identified during its recent Webcast on reducing hiring risk while winning the race for talent in the hospitality industry.

Held on June 21, 2007, Webcast presenters included PeopleFilter President and Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Harrison and David Morrison, a leading employment law litigator from Goldberg Kohn.  During the event, participants were asked to respond to several polls.  At the onset of the session, only thirty-three percent of the attendees felt their organizations’ current selection processes might be at risk due to unclear, undocumented or inconsistent hiring processes.  A similar poll was taken post-session where an overwhelming majority, upwards of eighty percent of all attendees, agreed that based on the information shared today, they felt the need to review or enhance their organization’s current selection processes and/or technology.   

Rich Post, PeopleFilter’s Hospitality Practice Leader, observed, “Today’s hiring environment – especially in the hospitality industry – is fraught with pitfalls. Technology helps these decentralized recruiting environments recruit in a more standardized, consistent manner.  Plus, the reporting capabilities inherent in hiring technologies can mitigate risk and give busy properties readily available audit preparedness, further discouraging rogue, disparate hiring practices.”

Post continued, “We weren’t surprised by the survey results from our webcast.  Properties need to build candidate pipelines to help them improve time-to-hire and technology facilitates the ability to get to the best candidates, quickly.  Filled positions and well-matched employees-to-jobs translates into better guest experiences and that is critical in the hospitality industry.”

A replay of this Webcast is available here 

About PeopleFilter Technology 

PeopleFilter Technology’s mission is straightforward: 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 variety of industries. More information can be accessed at www.peoplefilter.com

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jeanne@devonpr.com

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Also See: PeopleFilter and Goldberg Kohn to Present Educational Webcast on Reducing Hiring Risk While Winning the Race for Talent; Designed to Help HR Professionals in the Hospitality Sector Accelerate their Hiring Practices and Processes / June 2007
PeopleFilter Technology Appoints Richard Post to Lead Hospitality Practice / June 2007
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