Berkshire Associates Named Finalist in the 2011 American Business Awards

COLUMBIA, MD—May 19, 2011, Berkshire Associates’ robust applicant management software, BALANCEtrak, has been named a finalist in the Best New Product of the Year-New Version category for the 2011 American Business Awards (ABA). Berkshire is a leading human resource consulting and software development firm working with thousands of clients throughout the nation to meet their applicant management, affirmative action, compensation, workforce planning, diversity, and training needs.

Vice President of Product Development, Manoj Tiwari, is honored to have Berkshire’s BALANCEtrak software recognized. “To be recognized as a finalist by the ABA is truly a reward in itself. Our extremely talented team was incredibly innovative in designing BALANCEtrak to specifically meet the applicant tracking needs of HR professionals,” said Manoj. Crediting Berkshire’s success to its mission to help fellow HR professionals streamline their work, Manoj states, “We wouldn’t be where we are today without pushing ourselves to provide the best solutions to our clients, and exceed their expectations.”

More than 2,800 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 40 categories.

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About BALANCEtrak: BALANCEtrak’s functionality makes the multi-leveled applicant tracking process manageable for the HR Professional. Developed using Soft ware-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology, users have the convenience of anytime, anywhere access. Since BALANCEtrak is a secure, web-based application, even the most decentralized organizations can coordinate their staffing efforts. Users can build their own approval process based on staff members involved in the hiring process. Users can easily create job descriptions, applications, and prescreen questions while getting at-a-glance updates including requisition statuses, pending approvals, and number of job seeker responses received. Through BALANCEtrak, HR professionals can even manage and monitor compliance with AA/EEO regulations.

About the American Business Awards: The ABA is the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations—public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. This year’s Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 20 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than six-hundred executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The event will benefit Camfed (, which fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network.


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