Firm Fields Phone-Based Candidate Screening Service

September 9, 2003 ( - A Redwood Shores, California company is offering a job candidate-screening program utilizing interactive speech recognition technology.

According to a news release, the phone-based JobFlash system sources, prescreens and schedules employment interviews with qualified candidates around the clock. Employers use JobFlash by either forwarding their current hotline to a JobFlash hotline account set up for them or by simply using the JobFlash hotline itself.

The company said the service is primarily aimed at companies that hire hourly and part-time workers. The news release said the service can be particularly effective because of its bilingual capability and because it does not require a computer or computer skills.

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