SOURCE: Talent Function Group

Talent Function Group

November 07, 2013 08:00 ET

Avature Partners With Talent Function Group to Provide Strategic Talent Acquisition Consulting to Customers

Talent Function Group Provides Expertise to Avature's Customers to Maximize the Impact of Their Recruiting Technology Investments

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 7, 2013) -  Talent Function Group, a consultancy dedicated to optimizing and advancing talent acquisition, announced today that it has been selected as a partner by Avature, a leading SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) provider of software for Talent Acquisition and Talent Management, to enhance client success when implementing and managing Avature's cutting-edge solutions.

Committed to helping talent acquisition leaders and executives realize their desired outcomes, Talent Function Group provides a wealth of cross-industry experience, and an intimate knowledge of the issues of highest concern through high integrity consulting services. As an Avature-approved consulting partner, Talent Function Group can provide its industry insight, candidate relationship management expertise and in-depth understanding of recruiting technology and processes to Avature clients.

Avature selected Talent Function as a partner based on the company's proven capacity to understand the recruiting market and take a fresh approach to talent acquisition that will help its clients improve their recruiting processes and achieve their hiring goals. As Avature's candidate relationship management (CRM) and applicant tracking system (ATS) solutions are highly flexible, Talent Function Group's consultants will work with the company's clients to build comprehensive, company-branded systems on Avature's software platform to drive their own strategies.

"Talent Function Group is a proven leader in the talent acquisition space, helping countless organizations enhance their recruiting processes to identify, attract and hire top talent," said Mike Johnson, Avature's senior vice president of Sales. "Talent Function's unrivaled expertise and proven commitment to making their clients succeed speaks volumes to how they can assist our customers to best leverage the Avature platform. The company has already helped several of our clients optimize their talent acquisition strategies, and we look forward to more successful engagements in the future."

"Talent Function served as the ultimate partner, looking from the viewpoint of all stakeholders and addressing any issues before they became problems," said Therese Hightower, director of Recruiting at Intellectual Ventures, a joint client of Talent Function and Avature. "We would highly recommend that any other Avature client work with Talent Function to ensure the success of their implementation."

"Avature delivers a highly configurable platform that provides users with the framework to project their unique employer brand and employee value proposition. Our goal is to work directly with the company's clients to guide their design and implementation of these solutions to achieve the greatest success," said Elaine Orler, president and founder of Talent Function Group. "We are excited to formalize our relationship with Avature and support their clients' development of talent acquisition strategies that will lead to maximum results."

About Avature
From its founding in 2005 by Dimitri Boylan, co-founder and former CEO of Hotjobs.com, Avature has focused on redefining the Human Capital Management (HCM) software market with game changing Web 2.0 technology. Avature CRM, the company's flagship product, was launched in 2008 as a flexible platform to support agile global talent acquisition practices. Avature customers include over 50 of the Fortune 500 and over 200 of the Global 2000. Avature has offices in Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Portland, London, Munich, Buenos Aires, Melbourne, and Hong Kong. For more information, please visit www.avature.net.

About Talent Function
Talent Function
is a consultancy dedicated to helping talent acquisition and HR leaders and executives around the globe realize their desired outcomes. Talent Function helps staffing leaders and solution providers to deliver results for their clients and combines project-based consulting with extensive practical recruiting experience to address the people, practices, and software that make up the Talent Acquisition function. To learn more, visit www.talentfunction.com.