Vancouver, B.C. -- HireDesk, a provider of employee recruiting, assessment and hiring solutions, announced a strategic business relationship with Seyfarth Shaw, one of North America’s largest labor and employment law firms and a leader in helping clients to strengthen their human resources capabilities, while reducing legal risk.
Under the relationship, HireDesk will partner with Seyfarth Shaw attorneys in providing hiring process audits and best practices implementations for HireDesk clients. Under the agreement, the skills of Seyfarth Shaw employment counsel will accompany every implementation of the HireDesk HireQuality™ solution for corporate HR departments.
“We see this relationship as a real win for our clients,” says George LaRocque, HireDesk General Manager. “Our clients tell us increasingly that they are concerned with the legal compliance issues surrounding recruitment and employment decision making. Now, we will offer clients a resource created specifically to answer these questions as a regular part of implementing our HireQuality solution for corporate HR departments.”
The relationship also involves HireDesk bringing to clients the skills of Seyfarth Shaw at Work, the Seyfarth Shaw subsidiary delivering both leader-led and e-Learning solutions in equal employment opportunity compliance, affirmative action planning, effective interviewing skills, effective use of performance management systems, workforce diversity, and related topics. Taught by Seyfarth Shaw at Work attorneys, and supported by the firm’s Learning Management System.
“Recruiting, screening, and hiring employees in a way that reduces legal risk needs to be a team effort,” says Michael Warner, Senior Attorney and Lead Partner in the HireDesk – Seyfarth Shaw initiative. “We believe our relationship with HireDesk offers a great blend of technology, HR best practices, and legal expertise.