SOURCE: Veritude

May 20, 2008 07:00 ET

Global Technology Leader Varian Semiconductor Selects Veritude for Staffing Solutions

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 20, 2008) - Veritude, a leading provider of talent acquisition, consulting and management services, today announced it has been selected by Gloucester, Mass.-based Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc., the leading supplier of ion implant equipment to semiconductor manufacturers, to provide Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Managed Services.

Under the terms of the contract, Veritude will provide on-site project management as well as a dedicated centralized talent acquisition team that will conduct continuous candidate sourcing and account support.

Varian Semiconductor designs, manufactures, markets and services semiconductor processing equipment for virtually all of the major semiconductor manufacturers in the United States, Europe and Asia. To meet the global demand for their products, Varian Semiconductor requires specialized professionals and temporary workers in a wide range of positions including IT, engineering, manufacturing, and administrative.

Varian's Vice President of Human Resources, Bruce Stokes, said, "We need a recruiting and staffing partner that understands the manufacturing business and can help us find high quality talent, quickly. Veritude's deep industry experience and proven recruiting methodology will undoubtedly help us meet customer demands and drive company growth."

Veritude works with HR and other critical stakeholders in an organization to develop new workforce models that increase operational efficiencies and productivity. Two of Veritude's proven solutions include its Managed Services Program to help organizations find quality temporary candidates, achieve predictable costs and standardize reporting, and RPO, a program that delivers high quality full time employees and tangible business results. When companies turn to Veritude for talent management solutions, the outcome is a consistent, high-caliber workforce and competitive advantage.

"Veritude is pleased to welcome industry leader Varian Semiconductor to its growing roster of customers," said Joe Collins, senior vice president at Veritude. He continued, "Veritude's collaborative approach and pipeline of highly skilled engineering, IT and professional talent enables companies such as Varian to find top candidates with specialized skills while meeting workforce demand fluctuations."

About Varian Semiconductor

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSEA) is the leading supplier of ion implant equipment to semiconductor manufacturers, enabling them to pack more, higher performing transistors into computer chips that are revolutionizing the electronics industry. Customers have made Varian Semiconductor the market leader in ion implant equipment because of its architecturally superior products that lower their costs and improve their productivity. The Company has ranked #1 in the VLSI Research Customer Satisfaction Survey 10 times over the last 11 years. Varian Semiconductor operates globally and is headquartered in Gloucester, Massachusetts. More information can be found on Varian Semiconductor's web site at www.vsea.com.

About Veritude

Veritude offers a full suite of services including Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), Staffing, Managed Services and Consulting. We partner with a wide range of clients in a variety of industries to develop and deliver talent management solutions that adapt to changing business and demographic realities. Veritude's unrelenting commitment to outstanding customer support and candidate quality offers competitive advantages to clients and rewarding career opportunities to associates. To learn more, call 1-800-597-5537 or visit www.veritude.com.