Valtera and Bond International Partner to Integrate Online Assessment and Applicant Tracking Technologies

Combined Technologies will offer a Seamless Hiring Solution.

Rolling Meadows, IL (PRWEB) September 13, 2005 -- Valtera, a leading selection and assessment provider, announced today that it has forged a new key strategic partnership with U.K.-based Bond International, a leader in workforce management solutions. The partnership will provide customers with an end-to-end product to manage their recruitment and assessment processes and strengthen Valtera’s position as a leader in science-based solutions throughout the employee lifecycle.

Valtera will team its online assessment instrument, SelectionSage™ -- a secure, web-based test administration and delivery platform -- with Bond’s Adapt Essential Hourly applicant tracking system. Valtera produces test content that is tailored to the customer, is legally defensible, and predicts job performance. Coupled with Bond’s ATS solution, SelectionSage provides an essential piece of the streamlined process for hiring hourly employees and will appear seamless to administrators and candidates.

"This partnership provides us with the opportunity to extend the reach of SelectionSage™ and realize its potential for employers as well as venture into new geographic territory," said Michael Butler, Valtera’s Vice President of Sales. "It’s a logical next step for Valtera, and we’re excited to take that step with Bond International."

"The result will be the first scientifically grounded assessment engine within a workforce management system," says Bond Manager of Workforce Solutions Division Zachary Thomas. "Our goal is to continue to dominate in our existing markets and to become the dominant supplier and industry standard for Recruitment Management software . . . this move will help us achieve that."

About Valtera
Based in Chicago, IL (Rolling Meadows), Valtera is a professional services firm that provides science-based solutions that align people with strategy to organizations worldwide. Valtera solution areas include Assessment and Selection (including Litigation Support), Organizational Surveys and Diagnostics, Performance Management and Service Quality.

SelectionSage™ is a secure web-based test administration platform used to test job candidates, assess employees for promotion, and certify employee skills. SelectionSage is the newest addition to Valtera’s Sage Technology Suite. The suite’s flagship software product, SurveySage®, is an end-to-end solution that offers online survey authoring, deployment, reporting, and has out-of-the-box language capabilities to support major world languages. Valtera’s technology suite also includes 3SixtySage™ for online multi-rater feedback surveys. Valtera offers portals, custom software development, and hosting services. The company was founded in 1977.

Media contact: Michael Butler, 847-640-8820, e-mail protected from spam bots

About Bond International Software Group
A publicly held company quoted on the London Stock Exchange, Bond International Software Group (www.bondadapt.com) is a pioneer in the development and provision of staffing software, support and consultancy services to the staffing and recruiting industries. It supports more than 50,000 staffing professionals in 42 countries worldwide and has over 160 employees worldwide in its offices in the U.K., Australia, South Africa, the U.S. and Canada. Since its founding in 1973, Bond has consistently combined innovation, dedication, and market focus to forge ahead of its competitors. Its products and services have achieved prestigious acclaim and are now the market choice of many of the world’s largest and most well-respected personnel organizations. Its consistent, visionary perspective has enabled its network of global users to interpret and manage dynamic, complex markets and realize tangible competitive advantage in the
race for human capital.

Media contact:
Zachary Thomas, 804-266-3300, e-mail protected from spam bots

Information Regarding Forward Looking Statements:
This press release contains forward-looking statements. The statements regarding Bond International Software Group contained in this release that are not historical in nature, particularly those that utilize terminology such as "may," "will," "should," "likely," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "believes" or "plans," or comparable terminology, are forward-looking statements based on current expectations and assumptions, and entail various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. Important factors known to Bond International Software Group that could cause such material differences are identified and discussed from time to time in Bond International Software Group’s filings with the London Stock Exchange.

Bond International Software Group undertakes no obligation to correct or update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. You are advised, however, to consult any future disclosure Bond International Software Group makes on related subjects in future reports to the London Stock Exchange.

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