SOURCE: Veritude

April 29, 2008 09:00 ET

Veritude Selected by Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries to Provide Full Service Recruiting Program

One of New England's Best Known Employers of People With Disabilities Turns to Veritude to Support Internal Staffing Needs

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2008) - Veritude, a leading provider of talent acquisition, consulting and management services, today announced it has been selected by Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries, Inc. (Goodwill), a non-profit organization that helps people transform their lives through work, to provide Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) services.

Veritude will support Goodwill's internal staffing requirements for positions ranging from entry to director level. Veritude's RPO program will include sourcing and recruiting candidates, as well as hiring new employees. In addition, Veritude will have an on-site recruiter at Goodwill's headquarters in Boston.

Goodwill serves individuals who face barriers to self-sufficiency, including physical and/or developmental disabilities, homelessness, low educational attainment, limited job skills and welfare dependency. Through job training, work programs, career services, youth outreach, and social enterprises, Goodwill helps to equip individuals with the tools necessary to secure employment in retail and business and create more rewarding and independent lives. In 2007, Goodwill served nearly 9,000 people and 265 communities in eastern and central Massachusetts.

Miriam Johnson, vice president of Employee Related Services for Goodwill, said, "In order for Goodwill to provide the programs and services that our participants need, our staff must not only be qualified but enthusiastic about Goodwill's mission. Veritude's on-site service and collaborative approach will help us find the right candidates and also enhance recruitment management and retention."

Veritude's RPO process ensures hiring practices are efficient and tailored to an organization's needs. A number of critical components encompass Veritude's overall RPO strategy including requisition and recruitment management, candidate profile development, resume processing, candidate management, pre-screening and onboarding.

"At Veritude, we seek to understand each client's diverse talent requirements. Our collaborative approach will enable Goodwill to streamline its recruiting process and concentrate on serving customers. We are delighted to welcome Goodwill to our client base," said Jim McCoy, senior vice president, Veritude.

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.

About Goodwill

For over a century, Goodwill has provided job training programs and partnered with the business community to provide meaningful work opportunities for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to self-sufficiency. The Goodwill Stores in Eastern and Central Massachusetts provide on-the-job training opportunities for Goodwill participants. In addition, Goodwill operates Boston Career Link, a state-chartered one-stop career center, which offers universal access to a broad range of services for job seekers, individuals who are looking to advance or change careers, and employers seeking good job candidates. Goodwill also offers programs that foster academic achievement and career aspirations among urban youth. Last year, Goodwill served more than 9,500 people www.goodwillmass.org.