SOURCE: SelectMinds


September 29, 2010 11:17 ET

SelectMinds' Launches TalentVine Trial, Offering Referral Recruiting to All

Referral Recruiting Solution Turns Off the Applicant Flood and Turns On Targeted Referrals

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) - Today at the HR Technology® Conference & Exposition 2010, SelectMinds, a talent acquisition technology provider, announced the availability of a 14-day free trial of its latest product, TalentVine. Launched in June 2010, TalentVine, a referral recruiting tool, allows businesses to leverage the trusted social connections of their workforce to drive and increase referrals of top-quality talent.

For recruiters and companies interested in experiencing how TalentVine can work for their business, the trial begins when a job is uploaded to "try" from the solution's homepage ( The free trial will last 14 days at which time the recruiters will lose access to their dashboard, however, all other referral, application and job sharing will continue.

"As referrals are more likely to generate high-quality candidates, we want to allow companies to experience the power of TalentVine, a unique referral solution that we built based on the needs of our customers," said Anne Berkowitch, CEO, SelectMinds. "This free trial will allow an organization of any size and scope to leverage the social connections of their current and former employees to gain trusted referrals. Our offering helps businesses make their recruiting efforts more efficient and we expect them to see the value of TalentVine immediately upon launching our new trial."

Within the 14-day trial window, administrators will have limited access to TalentVine's full functionality, which includes:

  • Job Harvesting to centralize all of a company's job listings
  • A Referral Request Engine, which allows recruiters to send targeted job offerings to relevant employees on a customizable schedule
  • Company-branded interface where referrers log in to easily distribute open job links via email, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Rewards Management, for configurable bonus payments
  • Referral Activity and Performance Tracking, allowing recruiters to track all referrals, job views, and applications to help with identifying top referrers and program success

"As social networks have for years been daunting for enterprise organizations, our talent acquisition tool allows them to safely and securely leverage their employees' social connections to grow businesses with top talent," said Michael Mallin, VP of Product, SelectMinds.

SelectMinds' TalentVine enables recruiters and employees to leverage their trusted relationships to source qualified candidates. TalentVine streamlines the recruiting process by giving recruiters more control and providing the tools to access existing networks to locate and refer quality talent. With this recruitment technology, businesses can eliminate the time-consuming and manual process common among most referral programs. 

Begin your free 14-day TalentVine trial here:

About SelectMinds
SelectMinds, a talent acquisition technology provider, delivers network-driven benefits to enterprise organizations including J.P Morgan, ADP, IBM, Lockheed Martin, Latham & Watkins and Schlumberger. SelectMinds delivers significant ROI by enhancing talent acquisition opportunities through their TalentVine product that accelerates referrals by matching open jobs to relevant social connections within a company's workforce. With SelectMinds' technology, companies can discover and reach 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. To learn more please visit:

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