News | October 1, 2008

Berkshire Associates Inc. Joins Forces With Arbita To Provide HR Professionals With A Seamless, One-Stop Job-Posting Experience

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Berkshire Associates Inc., a leading provider of applicant tracking, affirmative action, and salary equity software and services, announces today it has entered into a strategic partnership with Arbita™, a globally recognized "Internet Recruitment Powerhouse" specializing in creating and executing innovative recruitment media, technology, and consulting solutions.

The alliance enhances Berkshire's applicant management software, BALANCEtrak, by giving users access to a "showroom" of job posting sites provided by Arbita. Companies can now increase efficiency and consistency by simultaneously posting to multiple job sites, including those with a special focus like gender, ethnicity, and industry. With a profusion of online posting choices spread over the Web, this partnership offers one-stop access to a broader choice of candidates. BALANCEtrak and Arbita will also share a common interface giving users the ability to create and post jobs in one sitting.

"We are extremely excited about partnering with Arbita, a company that shares the same commitment of superior service to clients. Berkshire strives to provide HR professionals with the resources they need to make their HR challenges easier. This is another step in the right direction," said Manoj Tiwari, Vice President of Business and Product Development at Berkshire Associates.

"Arbita is pleased to welcome BALANCEtrak into our partner ecosystem," said Doug Ries, Arbita's Executive Vice President, "Because diversity and compliance are native elements to our solution set, this is a great fit for BALANCEtrak customers. The single click access and efficient workflow will help them to meet job advertising needs and reach quality talent quickly."

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About Berkshire Associates:
Berkshire Associates Inc. is a specialized human resources consulting and software development firm, specializing in affirmative action, applicant management, compensation, workforce planning, and training. For over 25 years, Berkshire has been committed to helping companies find cost-effective solutions to everyday human resources challenges.

About Arbita:
Since 1993 Arbita has posted jobs to job boards globally. It has provided services and recruitment advice to hundreds of customers. These include General Dynamics, eBay, Pfizer, and Cox Communications. Arbita partners with the HR-XML Consortium, the International Association for Human Resource Information Management, and the International Association of Employment Web Sites or IAEWS.

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