Talent Acquisition Solutions Provider Hodes IQ Launches Latest Release: Hodes IQ 6

Latest version introduces enhanced configuration tools and scalability for customers

NEW YORK, NY— SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 — Hodes iQ, Bernard Hodes Group’s award-winning talent acquisition and management product, has recently launched its latest release, Hodes iQ 6. This newest version focuses on several enhancements including new configuration and workflow tools, deeper support for hiring managers and mobile interface improvements.

Hodes iQ 6 features powerful and flexible modules that support the entire talent acquisition lifecycle. As a SaaS provider, all Hodes iQ clients will have access to this latest upgrade along with its industry-leading client care and training.

Hodes iQ 6 not only improves the user-experience by adding intuitive and configurable dashboards, it also allows customers to decide how they’d like to integrate their own unique business rules and workflows when deploying the system. Hodes iQ 6 users have the ability to configure hiring workflow, requisition management and approvals, users and teams, reporting, and a host of other processes. This new release also further strengthens Hodes iQ’s dominance in the area of jobs optimization.

In addition, Hodes iQ 6 offers new versions of the Hodes iQ integration APIs for interfacing with third-party ERP, HRIS and other related systems. Lastly, Hodes iQ continues to offer the industry’ best social recruiting tools support with several newly added features.

“Many of our clients were looking for options in their service and implementation models,” said Dwaine Maltais, senior vice president, e-Recruiting Solutions. “We’ve created tools that will support the different and unique ways our clients want to work with us including those that want more self-service options, to those enterprise-level customers who still rely heavily on our professional services team and all variants in between.”

Also paramount in the new release are added hiring manager benefits and features including:

• SmartView which more tightly engages hiring managers in the hiring process and better aligns them with their staffing/HR counterparts.

• Flexible and brand-able mobile approval and candidate review workflows designed to make access to Hodes iQ on-the-go easy.

• Deeper “per hiring manager” settings, rules and features enabling an organization to tailor the hiring manager experience based on diverse needs.

In conjunction with the above-named enhancements, Hodes iQ 6 also provides unparalleled customer care and training and continues to deliver the best candidate experience features on the market.

Hodes iQ makes talent management work for companies that know what they want from a talent management system by delivering flexible software solutions for talent acquisition, candidate sourcing, onboarding, career websites and recruitment process improvement. Hodes iQ also integrates seamlessly with best-of-breed solutions for performance management, succession planning, assessment and background checks. Hodes iQ is supported by superb customer service, best-practice consulting and decades of experience through Bernard Hodes Group, offering unparalleled expertise in the recruitment marketing and employment branding industry. Hodes iQ offers several product lines for the Fortune 1000 and mid-sized companies, as well as growing businesses. Hodes iQ is on the Web at www.hodesiq.com.

Bernard Hodes Group (www.hodes.com) offers innovative solutions and strategies to help companies find, keep and engage the best possible talent. Partnering with clients, Hodes offers a full array of integrated solutions, including: recruitment communications and support, strategic planning, hiring process assessments, and staffing technology. Headquartered in New York, with over 80 offices and affiliates around the globe, Bernard Hodes Group is a part of Omnicom Group Inc. (www.omnicomgroup.com) — a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom’s branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, interactive, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

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