SOURCE: CorVirtus

September 06, 2012 10:45 ET

Corvirtus Presentation Details Business Results of Brand-Aligned Hiring at HotSchedules User Conference

Scientifically Validated Assessments Yield Increases in Sales, Per-Ticket Averages, and Overall Productivity for Restaurant Customers

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2012) - Marta Erhard, president of Corvirtus, will deliver the presentation "Getting Great Brands Right with the Right Great People" at Shift 2012, HotSchedules' annual user conference at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin, TX, on September 11. Corvirtus, a provider of innovative, science-based measurement and services for a range of talent processes, is a conference sponsor. 

Approximately 100 attendees -- representing restaurant organizations such as TGI Friday's UK, Legal Sea Foods, California Pizza Kitchen, and Bonefish Grill -- are attending the three-day event. HotSchedules offers web-based scheduling, forecasting, and employee engagement solutions for the restaurant industry. The company was recently recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States.

Erhard's presentation will focus on management qualities proven to support brand-building and employee engagement and significantly impact business results. For instance, Corvirtus research has found that organizations that hire manager candidates with traits for setting clear direction, building teams, and holding others accountable increase sales by 13.4% and profitability by 7.27% while dramatically reducing turnover. 

"We're honored to participate in this year's user conference," said Erhard. "HotSchedules shares our commitment to customer success and brings to the market a highly effective solution." 

Corvirtus has a strong heritage of success in the restaurant business. Current and past customers include Outback Steakhouse International, Smokey Bones, Abuelo's, Pinkberry, Smashburger, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, and Starbuck's Brazil. Because of the company's emphasis on business results, Corvirtus actively conducts research with customers to ensure achievement of business goals.

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About Corvirtus
Corvirtus provides a range of innovative, science-based measurements and services that tie a company's culture and core values to talent processes. Corvirtus solutions have enabled hundreds of companies to strengthen and scale their corporate cultures and to identify, develop and retain those employees with the characteristics and capabilities essential for business success and customer satisfaction. Customers include companies of all sizes and in all industry verticals, including: Royal Caribbean International, UMB, Owens Illinois, Fiesta Mart, and Winn Dixie. For more information, visit or email

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