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Foot Locker, Inc. Selects PeopleAnswers to Enhance Hiring Process and Decisions


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Date: October 17 2012

DALLAS – Oct. 17, 2012 – PeopleAnswers today announced it has extended its software licensing agreement for Foot Locker, Inc. (Foot Locker) to use the PeopleAnswers HR solution in its 2,500 stores across the United States representing Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Champs Sports and Footaction.
“It is important for Foot Locker to have a consistent platform to help us hire the best people and match them to the right positions while also driving greater efficiency and accuracy in our store recruitment process,” said Foot Locker’s Vice President, Talent Management, Robert Perkins. “PeopleAnswers automates this step with technology that is easier and more efficient for our managers.”
After completing a successful pilot program in 600 stores, Foot Locker will now use the software for pre-employment screening and employee selection for its hourly and management positions across all U.S. locations, bringing the total to 2,500 stores. As a result, Foot Locker will create a consistent, automated process that is more efficient for store managers and will help improve hiring decision quality, employee retention, productivity and customer service.
Foot Locker will use the intuitive, web-based PeopleAnswers assessment to prescreen job candidates who share many of the same behaviors. PeopleAnswers is integrated with Foot Locker’s applicant tracking system for a seamless employee recruiting process and includes a guide for interview content and employee development.
“Retailers depend on their people to maintain the corporate brand and to sell. PeopleAnswers has proven ability across the retail industry to match candidates with the right positions, and we will help Foot Locker continue building on its industry leading team,” said Gabriel Goncalves, CEO and president, PeopleAnswers.
About Foot Locker, Inc.
Foot Locker, Inc. is a specialty athletic retailer that operates approximately 3,350 stores in 23 countries in North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Through its Foot Locker, Lady Foot Locker, Kids Foot Locker, Footaction, Champs Sports, and CCS retail stores, as well as its direct-to-customers channels, including Footlocker.com/Eastbay/CCS.com, the Company is a leading provider of athletic footwear and apparel.
About PeopleAnswers
PeopleAnswers, voted one of Dallas’ best places to work, provides 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, restaurant and retail. For more information, please visit www.PeopleAnswers.com and http://blog.PeopleAnswers.com/.




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