SOURCE: SelectMinds, Inc.

SelectMinds, Inc.

December 07, 2010 09:00 ET

SelectMinds Bolsters Strategic Alliances Initiative With Director, Zach Bayer

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 7, 2010) - SelectMinds, a provider of talent acquisition technologies, is pleased to announce the expansion of its strategic alliances team. The company welcomes Zach Bayer as Director of Alliances; he joined SelectMinds in November 2010.

With more than ten years of experience leading business development, strategic partnering and new product advancement efforts at start-up and mid-sized organizations, Bayer will bring his experience synthesizing information and ideas into successful business strategies to SelectMinds.

Prior to joining SelectMinds, Bayer was the Director of Strategic Business Development at Sterling Infosystems, where he established multiple million dollar channel sales initiatives through the development of strategic partnerships and integrated service offerings with other software, technology and service-based companies within the human capital services and talent management industry. 

"I'm thrilled to be joining the visionary team at SelectMinds that is dedicated to maximizing efficiency for their clients through the development of intuitive technology such as TalentVine," said Bayer. "I'm very much looking forward to establishing integrated relationships with the leading talent management companies. In time, our mutual customers will not only be able to take advantage of the referral-based sourcing technology that we offer, but also do so seamlessly within their normal recruitment process."

SelectMinds delivers best in class solutions for harnessing the power of current employees' existing social networks allowing for an increase in referral hires, new business leads and brand evangelism in online arenas including LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. With TalentVine, SelectMinds delivers a seamless platform through which customers can tap into these talent pools in an organized and automated fashion benefiting not only recruiters and businesses but also employees and their extended networks.

"With Zach's rich track record of providing consultancy and technology-based human capital solutions to the Fortune 2000, having him join SelectMinds was an easy decision," said Anne Berkowitch, CEO, SelectMinds. "Zach's focus on strategic alliances will provide us with powerful new partners and tools to grow our business and expand upon our core services. We're delighted he's on board to help us continue to deliver innovative opportunities and solutions for talent acquisition to our customers."

About SelectMinds
SelectMinds enables companies to revolutionize the way they acquire talent, by leveraging the social networks their current and former employees have already built to generate high-quality referral and rehire candidates. With SelectMinds' technology, companies can recruit top talent not only from within their employees' social networks but also from their own private, secure employee and alumni networks. These referral-based environments drive recruitment, new business development, brand evangelism and ultimately business growth. SelectMinds customers include J.P Morgan, ADP, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Latham & Watkins and Schlumberger. To learn more please visit:

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