Wayne, PA – February 24, 2016 – SkillSurvey, the provider of cloud-based reference checking and credentialing solutions that deliver reliable insights, announced that new customer bookings increased by 77% in 2015 compared with the prior year. This growth was fueled by increased interest from a number of key industry sectors utilizing its patented online reference checking technology and the expanded usage of SkillSurvey’s on demand credentialing solution by healthcare organizations.
“Organizations are embracing new technologies that deliver faster and higher quality insight to improve decision-making. SkillSurvey is the leader in delivering solutions to meet today’s top challenges and helping employers find the best candidates while reducing the time it takes to fill job openings,” said Ray Bixler, SkillSurvey President and CEO. “The growth in our business shows how an increasing number of organizations are recognizing the value of our patented reference solution and our progressive approach to credentialing.”
While SkillSurvey experienced client growth across many sectors in 2015, the top growth industries included: Healthcare, Staffing/Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) /Talent Management, Food and Beverage, Technology, and Banking & Financial Services. New clients include: Adecco Group NA, Cielo, Wawa, Inc., DocuSign, Columbia Bank and DCU (Digital Federal Credit Union). In addition to expanding its roster of hospitals using the company’s reference checking solution, leading hospitals such as Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta rolled out credentialing.
Throughout 2015, existing customers continued to demonstrate their commitment and enthusiasm for SkillSurvey’s solutions. The company’s retention rate remained at more than 90% with many customers expanding their use of the company’s referencing solution.
“It has been an exciting year for SkillSurvey on many fronts as we’ve grown the business and continued to advance our products with a focus on meeting industry-specific needs and improving usability,” said Bixler. “Stay tuned as we continue to enhance and extend our solutions to provide our customers with increased flexibility to meet their hiring needs and help healthcare organizations further improve the credentialing process.”
Among the key product highlights from 2015: SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® reference checking solution was awarded three additional patents; rolled out a new user experience and candidate dashboard; expanded its integration capabilities to provide connections with 12 leading Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS); and, now has more than 350 job specific surveys in its library. SkillSurvey also expanded the functionality of Credential 360® to further expedite and enhance the experience provided during the credentialing process in the healthcare industry.
SkillSurvey is the leader in online reference checking and credentialing, providing immediately useful insights to help employers make better hiring decisions. SkillSurvey speeds hiring for commercial, higher education, healthcare, and staffing and recruiting organizations. Its cloud-based referencing and credentialing solutions answer vital questions that help organizations hire the right people for every role.
Only Pre-Hire 360® provides insight into future job performance and is proven to predict involuntary turnover. An unmatched library of scientifically-designed surveys produces job-specific data employers can trust. Credential 360® provides healthcare organizations with streamlined digital credentialing that simplifies and enhances the credentialing experience for all participants. SkillSurvey makes the referencing and credentialing process more efficient and effective — helping employers save time and money, grow revenues, and bring employees onboard faster.
SkillSurvey®, Pre-Hire 360®, and Credential 360® are registered trademarks of SkillSurvey Inc. or its affiliates and are registered in the U.S. and other countries.
SkillSurvey’s Pre-Hire 360® is a patented solution. For more information see www.skillsurvey.com/patents.
©2016 SkillSurvey Inc. and its affiliates.
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