Recruitment technology partnership to deliver comprehensive solution
Chicago TalentDrive, creator of SaaS recruitment technology TalentFilter, has partnered with Fairfax, Va.-based Visibility Software to deliver a seamlessly integrated, comprehensive recruitment-process solution that offers advanced resume sourcing and matching.
Visibility Software is the creator of a Web-based recruitment process-streamlining tool called Cyber Recruiter.
The alliance allows TalentFilter to directly integrate with Cyber Recruiter, allowing users to enter job descriptions for open positions into one location, as the technology automatically searches over 11,000 online job board locations, social media sites, and niche resume locations.
Combined with Cyber Recruiter’s streamlined recruiting process approach, users are able to complete all the steps in the hiring process with one technology, allowing recruiters to fill open positions faster and more efficiently. With a complete talent-process solution, recruiters are able to filter through the glut of resumes online, reducing time spent sourcing resumes.
Cyber Recruiter’s users will feel the benefit of improved efficiency through a full-service recruitment solution.
A&P 4Q loss widens
MONTVALE, N.J. A&P reported a loss from continuing operations of $83.4 million for the fourth quarter, compared with a loss of $44.6 million for the same period last year.
Sales for the fourth quarter were $2.3 billion, compared with $2.2 billion in the prior year’s fourth quarter. Comparable-store sales decreased 1.3% during the comparable 13-week period.
Christian Haub, executive chairman of the board, said, “The current challenging economic environment has clearly impacted our business, as it has all in our industry. That being said, A&P has continued to make progress on many fronts and we have plenty of reasons to be optimistic for the future of our company, including good performance in our Fresh, Gourmet and Discount businesses and the realization of target synergies from the Pathmark acquisition.
“We are also confident that, similar to the improvements we have accomplished in the core A&P business, the initiatives we have recently enacted will improve the overall Pathmark business.
Industry veteran joins ProBuild board
ProBuild Holdings, the nation’s largest pro dealer, has announced the election of Carl Hedlund to its board of directors. Hedlund, who retired as president of Therma-Tru in 2007, will serve as a member of the board’s compensation committee.
Prior to Therma-Tru, Hedlund spent 28 years with Owens Corning in a variety of leadership positions, both in the fiberglass building materials and the composite businesses, including president of the roofing and asphalt division and president of the retail distribution division.
Internationally, Hedlund served as president of the Asia/Pacific and Hong Kong business, as well as president of the international building materials business in Belgium.