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AccentCare Selects PeopleAnswers for Pre-Employment Screening


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Date: September 27 2012

DALLAS – Sep. 27, 2012 – PeopleAnswers and AccentCare, Inc., one of the nation’s largest home health care companies, today announced a new software licensing agreement. AccentCare will use PeopleAnswers’ HR solution for pre-employment selection to help identify and hire its sales and clinical management team across the company’s 10-state service area.
“Demand continues to rise for in-home health care services, a trend that fuels our rapid growth but never distracts us from our goal to provide patients, clients and their families with compassionate, quality care,” said Chris Knipp, senior vice president and chief human resources officer, AccentCare. “PeopleAnswers combines behavioral science with technology to create a sophisticated yet easy-to-use tool to help us identify high-caliber candidates for these critical roles who will fit our service-oriented culture and potentially advance within the company.”
AccentCare will initially use PeopleAnswers’ employee assessment software to identify, select and hire sales, account management and clinician leadership personnel nationwide, roles critical to the company’s success. To help select the best candidate matches, PeopleAnswers will identify the Behavioral DNA® of existing employees in these roles to create customized, behaviorally based Performance Profiles. Hiring managers will use PeopleAnswers as a guide for interview content, onboarding, employee development and succession planning. PeopleAnswers will integrate with the applicant tracking system AccentCare currently uses to create a seamless recruitment process.
“While the home health care industry readies itself for significant growth and change, AccentCare is preparing to succeed by ensuring it has the right staff on board,” said Gabriel Goncalves, CEO and president, PeopleAnswers. “The PeopleAnswers team has developed a patented, science-based HR solution proven to help managers hire the right candidates to enhance care while also improving employee retention.”
About AccentCare
AccentCare, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is one of the nation’s leaders in home health care services. Nearly 20,000 highly trained, dedicated professional caregivers provide comprehensive services that range from personal, non-medical care to skilled nursing, rehabilitation and hospice. AccentCare has over 125 locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and Washington.
About PeopleAnswers
PeopleAnswers, voted one of Dallas’ best places to work, provides patented next-generation, web-based talent assessment systems to help maximize the quality of every hire, reduce turnover and streamline the selection process. Clients are from multiple industries including financial services, healthcare, hospitality, property management and retail. For more information, please visit www.PeopleAnswers.com and http://blog.PeopleAnswers.com/.



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