October 14, 2015 08:37 ET

WCN Celebrates 20 Years Milestone and Unveils New Campus Recruiting User Benefits

WCN the Global Recruitment Technology Provider That Simplifies the Entire Recruiting Process, Today Celebrates Its 20th Year in Business and Will Launch New User Benefits for WCN Campus at HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas This Week

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 14, 2015) - Founded by CEO, Charles Hipps, in 1995, WCN are pioneers of talent management solutions and The Financial Times attributed WCN with providing the first ever e-Recruitment system. Just over ten years later, Charles wrote 'A Guide to Best Practice e-Recruitment' on behalf of the UK Government. In 2012, WCN opened its offices in New York bringing onboard Jeanette Maister, former Global Chief Operating Officer of Campus Recruiting at Credit Suisse to head up its US business. Today the company has grown to become the leading provider of campus recruitment solutions and is used by enterprises including Credit Suisse, J.P Morgan, Blackrock, WPP, LEK Consulting and Marks & Spencer.

Charles Hipps, CEO, said, "Over the last two decades, WCN has created hundreds of recruitment solutions for our client's from right across the globe, spanning a broad range of industry sectors. We have had a significant impact on our customer's performance through improved talent acquisition. We pride ourselves on offering intuitive, adaptable, and integrated solutions to meet and exceed client's talent strategies both today and in the future."

WCN continues to innovate, and at the HR Technology Conference it announces new user benefits for WCN Campus, the end-to-end technology system, specifically designed for seasonally intense campus recruiting processes, allowing campus recruiters to manage candidates from event registration through applications, testing, screening, interviews, right through to offer, internship and ultimately full-time offer.

Jeanette Maister, Managing Director U.S., said, "Organizations we talk to are increasingly looking to simplify and automate campus recruiting. Our pedigree in campus recruiting management gives us the understanding to help them simplify processes and focus on key strategic activities. Our best-in-class campus product is developed through bringing together campus recruitment leaders via our seminars and global client think tank, so we are well placed to capitalize on the transformative trends in our industry. The latest user benefits we have developed underscores this."

New user benefits launching at HR Technology Conference include enabling organizations to quickly identify high potential candidates by using big data to analyze and prioritize candidates demonstrating key predictors of success through 'Resume Ranker'. Best practice algorithms that can be tailored to recruiting needs provides actionable insights for data-based hiring, ensuring candidates are looked at as a whole.

Furthermore the Events Module has been enhanced to include 'Offline Events' so recruiters can truly go paperless, delivering a seamless candidate experience in all recruiting environments. Candidates can register or check-in to an event onsite via a mobile device. When used in offline situations, it automatically synchs with the system when internet becomes available.

"Technology has become an essential component of every organization's business and people strategies, and The HR Technology Conference is the world's largest event that showcases how leading organizations are utilizing innovative technology solutions to solve their most pressing business challenges," said Conference Co-Chair Steve Boese. "HR and business leaders will learn from their peers' experiences with HR technology, connect with recognized industry experts and thought leaders, and meet and interact with every leading HR technology solution provider. For HR leaders, HR Tech has become the 'can't miss' event of the year."

Notes to Editors:
WCN Campus is the award winning provider of campus recruiting technology that simplifies and manages the entire lifecycle of the intensive campus process. Established in 1995, WCN solutions are used globally and across many different industry sectors. WCN is unique in that campus recruiting solutions are core to its business.

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