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KNOWLEDGEPOINT'S HRTOOLS.COM Adds
Brainbench's Online Certification And Skills Assessment Services
HRTOOLS.com offers one-stop shopping
for identifying, assessing and training
Petaluma, Calif., August 1, 2000
As the employment market becomes more skills-based, employers are turning to the Web for
help identifying candidate skill levels. With the addition of Brainbenchs
certification and skills assessment services to HRTOOLS.com (http://www.HRTools.com), this virtual
human resources department on the Web now offers managers the highest-quality, secure
certification and computer-adaptive testing available online.
Through its partnership with Brainbench, HRTOOLS.com now provides skills testing
for more than 140 skill sets, including those in information technology, finance, health
care, administration, management, customer service, sales, and more. Employers will
benefit from the online convenience, instant results, large selection of tests, ease of
use and flexibility in search criteria that help them target their recruiting and
"Employers are realizing they need to streamline their hiring process in order to
move fast enough to compete for top talent," said Michael Troy, president,
KnowledgePoint. "With these new services on HRTOOLS.com, employers can clearly
identify the skills they are seeking and quickly identify the best candidates."
"Online certification is growing at a tremendous pace," said Mike Russiello,
president, Brainbench. "To meet this need and the growing trend towards skills-based
hiring, Brainbench will continue to add to the depth and scope of our test offerings,
which will expand to 450 tests by the end of 2000."
From assessing skill levels to writing job descriptions, obtaining salary information,
doing background checks, offering online training and much, much more. HRTOOLS.com
offers topnotch tools and resources in one place so managers can make the most of their
time and efforts. "Its one-stop shopping at HRTOOLS.com," said Troy.
"Every month, we add new functionality to keep HRTOOLS.com the preferred site for
managers and human resource professionals to go to get things done."
About KnowledgePoint and HRTOOLS.com
With the creation of HRTOOLS.com, KnowledgePoint (a division of CCH INCORPORATED)
plans to provide the most comprehensive, trusted and widely distributed online business
center helping small to mid-sized employers manage their employees. Since 1987,
KnowledgePoint has been a leading developer of knowledge-based human resource management
solutions, providing Windows-based, intranet, Web and hosted employee management solutions
for the enterprise, small businesses, HR professionals and individual managers. Visit www.knowledgepoint.com.
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