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HireWorks offers web-based recruiting solutions to its customers. HireWorks was acquired by Ultimate Software Group in June of 2003.

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2003 PR Newswire Association LLC 02 Jun. Ultimate Software Acquires HireWorks to Extend eRecruitment Offering, Expand Market Opportunities; Acquisition Results in End-to-End Talent Management Solution

Jun 3, 2013

.." The Free Library. 2015 Chicago style: The Free Library. S.v. Ultimate Software Acquires HireWorks to Extend eRecruitment Offering, Expand Market Opportunities; Acquisition Results in End-to-End Talent Management Solution.." Retrieved Jun 03 2015 from APA style: Ultimate Software Acquires HireWorks to Extend eRecruitment Offering, Expand Market Opportunities; Acquisition Results in End-to-End Talent Management Solution.. (n.d.) >The Free Library. (2014). Retrieved Jun 03 2015 from Ultimate Software , a leading provider of Web-based payroll andworkforce management solutions, announced today that it has acquiredsubstantially all of the assets of HireWorks, Inc., developer of aWeb-based hiring management solution. The transaction includesacquisition of HireWorks' recruitment solution and its customerbase, enabling Ultimate Software to integrate HireWorks' Internetcapabilities into UltiPro Workforce Management and to broaden UltimateSoftware's market. Much of the integration work has been done, andfull integration will be complete by August of this year with thedelivery of UltiPro Workforce Management 7.0. "HireWorks is a perfect strategic fit for us since our currentcustomers can benefit by extending their UltiPro recruitmentcapabilities and new customers have the option of purchasing theHireWorks functionality as standalone eRecruitment or as an end-to-endtalent management solution when they purchase it as a feature-set inUltiPro Workforce Management," said Laura Perkins, vice president,product strategy. HireWorks' hosted service delivery model and use of Microsofttechnology tools align closely with Ultimate Software's businessstrategy to leverage Internet technology for better customer pricing andservice. A comprehensive solution for managing the hiring process fromcandidate sourcing through offer acceptance, the HireWorks' productwas built on the same Microsoft platform as UltiPro WorkforceManagement, is XML-ready and will be incorporated into UltiPro usingHR-XML standards. The business value for customers is decreasedtime-to-hire and overall reduced cost-per-hire. Using UltiPro eRecruitment, businesses can post job openings tomultiple Web job boards and to their own company-branded careerWebsites. Businesses can also develop "best fit" criteria forautomated resume screening via the Web to locate candidates, and build apre-screened resume database for current or future open positions.Automated workflow facilitates the communication between job seekers andbusinesses as well as among those involved in the hiring process withina business. Standard reports provide recruitment analytics for bestpractice measurements. For those businesses that use the eRecruitmentfunctionality as part of UltiPro, there is real-time exchange of data. Since the fall of 2002 when Ultimate Software originally formed astrategic partnership with HireWorks, Ultimate Software has seenpositive market response to the HireWorks' solution in both buyersand survey respondents. With the new acquisition of HireWorks'assets, Ultimate Software can take the customer experience from a tightinterface to full integration of the companies' products into oneunified solution. According to a HireWorks' customer with 10,000 employees, theHireWorks' solution is not only "user friendly," the"real time training took less than one day". To anotherHireWorks' customer, "ROI has exceeded 240% the yearwe've been using it. We were able to reduce our HR headcount costsby one third, have a better HR web site than we had, and are incompliance with the newer resume and job applicant record retentionlaws. " "The fusion of UltiPro and HireWorks should be very appealingto the market since it is the first end-to-end Internet-based talentmanagement, payroll and workforce management solution that is affordablefor mid-sized companies," said Ms. Perkins. "Companies cantake advantage of our 'per employee' pricing and reduce boththe large upfront investment and the costly per-user fees that aretypical with Web-based recruitment solutions. " "With our pricing significantly less than comparablecompetitive offerings, more companies will now be able to distributerecruitment activities among all those who have a role in the hiringprocess, not just a select few in the human resources department. At thesame time, executives will have access to a company-wide view of hiringmetrics using the solution's reporting tools," added Ms.Perkins. About Ultimate Software Headquartered in Weston, Florida, Ultimate Software, a leadingprovider of Web-based payroll and workforce management solutions,markets award-winning UltiPro as licensed software, as a hostedapplication through Intersourcing, and as a co-branded offering toBusiness Service Providers (BSPs) under the "Powered byUltiPro" brand. The Company employs 415 professionals who areunited in their commitment to developing trend-setting solutions anddelivering quality service. Ultimate Software customers representdiverse industries and include such organizations as The ArizonaDiamondbacks/ Phoenix Suns, Benihana Restaurants, The Container Store,Elizabeth Arden, Omni Hotels, Ruth's Chris Steak House and TrammellCrow Residential. More information on Ultimate Software'saward-winning products and services can be found at UltiPro is a registered trademark of The Ultimate Software Group,Inc. All other trademarks referenced are the property of theirrespective owners. For Sales Information: The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. Phone: (800) 432-1729 Web Site: Photo: PRN Photo Desk, 888-776-6555 or 212-782-2840 CONTACT: Lisa Lawless, SBC Public Relations, +1-614-891-7070,, for Ultimate Software Web site: COPYRIGHT 2003 PR Newswire Association LLC No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder. Copyright 2003 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved. Reader Opinion

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    HireWorks's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • Who are the investors of HireWorks?

    Investors of HireWorks include Ultimate Software Group.

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