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deverus, JobFlash, Monster, Oracle, PeopleBank, Questionmark, and SHPS Awarded Certification By HR-XML Consortium, Inc.

A Total of 45 HR Solution Providers Are Now HR-XML Certified


SAN DIEGO, CA, 2005 June 21 The number of HR-XML Consortium certified companies continues to grow.  deverus, JobFlash, Monster, Oracle, PeopleBank, Questionmark, and SHPS are the latest companies to be awarded certification under the HR-XML Consortiums HRcertify program. The program certifies HR solutions that conform to the open data exchange standards developed by the Consortium.

Organizations that successfully complete the HR-XML Consortiums certification process are awarded a logo to use on their websites and a conformance statement within a registry located at www.HRcertify.org. The HR-XML certified logo indicates that the solution provider is a technology leader and is ready to integrate flexibly and opportunistically with customers and partners.

deverus (http://www.deverus.com), headquartered in Austin, TX, provides technology services enabling background check companies to deliver faster, more accurate and confidential reports to HR.  From software to data exchange solutions, deverus makes the screening process better.

JobFlash (http://www.jobflash.com) provides bilingual interactive telephone and web services that automate requisitions, sourcing, screening, interview scheduling and paperless hiring of hourly employees. Clients of San Mateo, CA-based JobFlash include leading casinos, restaurants, cruise lines, hotels, retailers, and security.

Monster (http://www.monster.com) is the leading global online careers site (NASDAQ:MNST).  Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts, Monster helps connects quality job seekers at all levels with leading employers across a wide range of industries. 

Oracle (http://www.oracle.com) and PeopleSoft bring together the best and brightest talent in the enterprise software industry. The combined companies represent more applications and database customers than any other company in the world.

PeopleBank (http://www.peoplebank.com), based in London, England, helps companies attract and retain their single most important asset, their people. PeopleBank’s recruitment technology enables companies to achieve significant returns on investment by improving the speed, quality and cost-effectiveness of hiring.

Questionmark (http://www.questionmark.com) assessment software is used by some 2,200 businesses, governments, schools, colleges, and universities in more than 50 countries. The Questionmark Perception assessment management system provides easy authoring, multi-level security, scheduling, blended delivery, and comprehensive reporting. 

SHPS (http://www.shps.com) is an Integrated Health Management provider headquartered in Louisville, Ky. With services that include care management, benefit plan administration, insurance carrier management and spending account administration, SHPS provides corporations and consumers with a single, comprehensive source of health management decision guidance.

 We congratulate these organizations for achieving HR-XML Consortium certification, said Chuck Allen, HR-XML Consortium Director. HR decision-makers are making compliance with open standards part of the criteria they use when procuring HR solutions. We are pleased to add these companies to our registry of certified solutions, Allen remarked.

The certifications for Monster and Oracle are in addition to certifications previously awarded to those companies. The newly certified companies join 40 other certified organizations. Those companies are: Allegis Group; American Background; Applicant
Insight Limited, Inc.; BenefitsXML Inc.; BrassRing; Candidate Manager; CareerBuilder.com LLC; Deploy Solutions, Inc.; Development Dimensions International; ePredix; eWork  Exchange, Inc.; ExecuTRACK Software; Fidelity Investments; Hewitt Associates; Hire.com; HireCheck; HireDesk; HireRight; Jobpartners Ltd.; Kenexa; Manpower; MetLife Inc.; milch & zucker; Monster; Oracle; Peopleclick; Resume Mirror; SAP; SHL Group PLC; Sovren; Sterling Testing Systems; Taleo; The Gallup Organization; Ultimate Software; Umantis; Unicru; Verifications Inc.; Vertical Screen companies (including Truescreen, Inc. Business Information Group (BIG), Inc. and Certiphi Screening, Inc.); and Volt Information Sciences.

For information about the HR-XML Consortiums certification program, please visit http://www.hrcertify.org or send your question to certify@hr-xml.org.

About HR-XML

HR-XML (www.hr-xml.org) is an independent, non-profit consortium dedicated to enabling e-commerce and inter-company exchange of human resources data worldwide. The work of the Consortium centers on the development and promotion of standardized XML vocabularies for HR. HR-XML’s current efforts are focused on standards for assessments, staffing and recruiting, metrics, compensation and benefits, training and work force management. HR-XML is represented by its membership in 22 countries, and in Europe through its affiliate organization, HR-XML Consortium Europe (http://eu.hr-xml.org), and in Japan by HR-XML Consortium Japan (http://www.hr-xml-jp.org).

For more information, contact:
Chuck Allen, Director, HR-XML Consortium, Inc.

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