SOURCE: Cytiva Software Inc.

August 24, 2006 13:07 ET

Cytiva Announces Strategic Partnership With Batrus Hollweg International

New Partnership Lets SonicRecruit Clients Prescreen Candidates With BHI's Predictive Employee Assessments

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 24, 2006 -- Cytiva Software Inc. (TSX-V: CRX), a leading provider of mid-market talent acquisition solutions, and Batrus Hollweg International (BHI), a leading human capital consulting firm specializing in Talent Gauging™, announced today the availability of a comprehensive candidate screening solution combining BHI's proven assessments and SonicRecruit's automated candidate screening technology.

The newly available solution puts BHI's validated assessment instruments, which precisely measure and predict performance, squarely at the front end of SonicRecruit's powerful, easy to use talent acquisition software. The result is that SonicRecruit clients can perform extremely sophisticated assessments and rank the results to help sift through large numbers of candidates and find the most appropriate talent.

"Finding great candidates in a sea of resumes is what SonicRecruit is all about," said Jason Moreau, CEO of Cytiva. "Adding BHI's extensive expertise and assessment content to SonicRecruit's integrated applicant screening capability dramatically raises the value of both solutions and gives SonicRecruit clients a powerful tool for increasing their overall organizational performance."

Both BHI and SonicRecruit feature strong offerings for the hospitality, manufacturing and retail industries: SonicRecruit with its integrated hourly and professional hiring solution featuring the zero-footprint SonicOnsiteRecruiter; and BHI with its broad line of Talent Gauging instruments for managers and hourly workers.

"Business success depends on the quality of an organization's talent," said Lewis Hollweg, Chairman and CEO of BHI. "It's all about acquiring and deploying the BEST talent and BHI's advanced assessment science provides a powerful gauge for companies to identify the best talent. Integrating BHI's Talent Gauging tools with SonicRecruit's technology platform offers companies a new source of competitive agility and talent potential."

BHI assessments are available immediately as an option to SonicRecruit's on-demand talent acquisition solution. Pricing is based on number of users, modules and assessments delivered.

About Cytiva Software Inc.

Cytiva Software Inc. (TSX-V: CRX) provides innovative recruiting products and services to mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies. With its flagship product, SonicRecruit, corporations can automate their recruiting efforts and customize their corporate career sites. SonicRecruit, a premier talent acquisition system, improves recruiting effectiveness, speeding up the hiring process and reducing cost per hire. For more information visit

About Batrus Hollweg International

Batrus Hollweg International (BHI) is a leading human capital consulting firm specializing in Talent Gauging™ -- assessing and developing people to drive organizational results. With 37 years of experience, BHI provides companies with objective, quantifiable solutions for: selecting the best talent; minimizing hiring mistakes; growing internal talent; aligning talent competencies with business goals; gauging company climate to identify barriers and leverage points; and filling the succession planning pipeline with more precision. BHI combines the science and art of psychological insights and real-world business experience. For more information, please visit:

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    Ian Alexander
    Cytiva SonicRecruit
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    Peggy Marshall
    Batrus Hollweg International
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