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DirectEmployers Association and TalentCircles Partner to Enhance Candidate Experience

DirectEmployers Association announces a new technology partner to help member companies more effectively engage with candidates, bridging the gap between the employer's web presence and applicant tracking system (ATS).

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many companies continue to further develop social media recruiting efforts, DirectEmployers Association is expanding its technology partnerships to include TalentCircles, a leading candidate engagement and management platform. Through this platform, members of the Association will be able to create a branded talent network while also providing an enhanced candidate experience.

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"Without talent networks, people who apply for jobs feel as though their resumes are being lost somewhere in the shuffle. What we are now providing members with is an evolved talent management network that instantly improves engagement," commented Bill Warren, Executive Director, DirectEmployers Association.

The new technology partnership will enable DirectEmployers members to add a private talent network to their new or existing .JOBS Microsites. While using this platform, recruiters can manage both active and passive candidates as they wish and interact with them via voice, video, webinars, chat, email and announcements.  Members who opt to use the talent network will also have access to analytics and customer reporting features.

"With our collaboration, we hope to offer members of DirectEmployers Association access to a social recruiting platform that provides seamless candidate interaction. Each member utilizing a talent network can help keep their candidates active and responsive, cutting recruiting costs and bridging the gap between their online presence and their ATS," stated Marylene Delbourg-Delphis, CEO, TalentCircles.

About DirectEmployers Association
DirectEmployers Association is a leading nonprofit HR consortium of global employers that was formed to assist in the sharing of ideas, incorporating of best practices, and research and development of technology where labor practices are concerned. Through this consortium, business standards are shaped and technology is used with respect to the diversity that is reflected in the various cultures embodied in a global workforce. Our recognized expertise in compliance, recruitment and cost effective technology enables our members to reach the largest, most diverse pool of quality job seekers worldwide.

About TalentCircles
A cloud-based candidate engagement and management platform, TalentCircles allows companies to create, brand, manage, and own their private talent networks. Using TalentCircles, recruiters can interact with candidates via voice, video, events, chat, individual emails, email campaigns, webinars, and announcements as they wish. As such, they can efficiently manage their pipeline of candidates, reduce hiring costs and optimally fill positions with candidates who have already opted to become familiar with the company's culture — and ultimately build a consistent human capital strategy. A live, expandable "Rolodex" that is easy to use, TalentCircles is the missing link between sourcing tools and job applicant tracking systems.

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