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Published:May 21st, 2009 15:11 EST
The 2009 American Business Awards

The 2009 American Business Awards

By SOP newswire2

TalentDrive, the creator of the innovative SaaS sourcing technology, TalentFilter, today announced it was named a Finalist in the Computer Software- Software as a Service category in The 2009 American Business Awards.

 
TalentFilter is a tool that helps collapse the time to hire by delivering supply (resumes) and matching to demand (jobs). TalentFilter allows Clients to log on to one website from anywhere in the world, run a single search across over 11,000 websites and receive resumes matching their open positions. This past year, TalentDrive released an API to provide Partners and Clients a seamless integration with TalentFilter, expanded its sweeping ability to offer a local search option for European and Pacific Rim based users, as well as TalentFilter 2.0 which improved speed, offers additional online connections and advanced logic for matching, all of which are contributing factors to TalentFilter`s nomination for the Best New Product of the Year Award.
 
The American Business Awards are the nation`s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit entries to the ABAs " public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 
 
We are honored to be elected as a finalist in the 2009 American Business Awards. We have worked extremely hard with the support of our Advisory Board to produce a product that is user friendly and provides a unified sourcing solution to our clients. It is a great honor to have our hard work recognized by the business community. We look forward to continuing to grow and provide our clients with the most innovative solution available, " said Sean Bisceglia, CEO TalentDrive.
 
Despite very tough economic conditions, many organizations and individuals continue to perform well, " said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards.  The results of the 2009 ABAs thus far are a testament to the resilience, creativity, and hard work of American organizations, executives, and workers. "
 
Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Six-hundred executives from across the U.S.A. are expected to attend. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network and hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network. More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories. TalentDrive will be competing in the Best New Product or Service in the Computer Software- Software as a Service " category.
 
Members of the Awards` Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among Finalists in final judging that will continue through June 3.   Finalists were chosen by business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April through early May.
 
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba
 
About TalentDrive:
TalentDrive has released the industry`s most innovative SaaS sourcing solution, TalentFilterSM.  Over 55 global companies have helped us develop one of the most easy to use, on-demand,talent sourcing tools on the market.  As a subscriber, our recruitment technology sweeps and unifies thousands of paid and free resume databases in one location. TalentFilterSM (http://www.talentdrive.com/talent_filter) then matches, hierarchies the results, and provides contact through auto scheduling for candidate interviews, chosen by you.  In addition, through powerful analytics you are able to manage your ROI for online recruiting.  TalentFilterSM now services the United States, Europe, and The Pacific Rim. One search, one location, one technology.  Thousands of sources. For more information, visit www.talentdrive.com.
 
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
 
Supporting sponsors of The 2009 American Business Awards include High Performance Technologies Inc., John Hancock, Lifelock, RCN Corporation, Softpro, and Ultimate Software.  Media sponsor is the Business TalkRadio Network. Localization partner of the 2009 Stevie Awards is Lionbridge.