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FileMaker Upgrades Popular Recruiting Application

  • 14 February, 2005 16:43

<p>FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 Features New Security, Reporting
and Search Management Capabilities for Corporate and Retained Recruiters</p>
<p>SYDNEY, Australia –February 14, 2005. FileMaker, Inc. has announced the shipment of FileMaker Recruiter 2.0, a ready-to-use application that helps professional recruiters easily manage searches, identify and track candidates, and communicate with clients and hiring managers. FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 features several new capabilities since the application was first introduced in 2003, including a complete re-design of the application to take advantage of the award-winning FileMaker Pro 7, launched earlier in 2004.</p>
<p>Major improvements includes a user-controlled multi-window environment, built-in security with predefined privilege sets, support for importing from email client address book, more powerful reporting capabilities, and quick view of outstanding actions on the home page, including contact interactions, companies, group interactions and searches.</p>
<p>"FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 allows recruiters to spend more time on the higher value tasks of recruiting," said Steve McManus, General Manager FileMaker Asia Pacific. “With an improved user interface and enhanced data entry, search, and reporting capabilities, FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 is an affordable tool for conducting effective candidate searches and placements.”
New Recruiter 2.0 Features
Tightly integrated to leverage the flexibility and power of FileMaker Pro 7, FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 includes many new features to make the recruiting process even more productive:
• User-controlled multi-window environment
• Built-in security with predefined privilege sets
• More powerful and customisable reporting capabilities
• Quick view of outstanding actions on the home page, including contact interactions, companies, groups and candidate searches
• Pop-up lists for easier data entry
• Serialised job number for each search
• Current Compensation field for candidates
• Defaults and preferences for contacts
• Saved Find criteria
• Support for improved data import from Microsoft Outlook and Macintosh OS Address Book</p>
<p>Ready-to-Use Search Management
FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 is designed to quickly identify the most important relationships and skills contained in each recruiter’s network of contacts and resources. FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 helps recruiting professionals place candidates more quickly by coordinating the building of a contact network for each assignment. It helps with such tasks as managing introductions and communications with sources, candidates and clients while also providing easy-to-generate reporting.</p>
<p>Although the application is ready to use upon installation, managers can choose to customize it further or use the more powerful database features that are part of FileMaker Pro 7. And FileMaker Recruiter is easy to install since no knowledge about database software is required. Recruiters can begin using the application immediately.</p>
<p>Pricing &amp; Distribution
Owners of FileMaker Recruiter 1.x (1.0 or 1.1) can upgrade to Recruiter 2.0 for free. For first time buyers, FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 is affordably priced at $449 (AUD, inc. GST) and is sold through FileMaker’s Web Store (https://secure.filemaker.com.au). Customers will also need to have FileMaker Pro 7 installed to run FileMaker Recruiter 2.0. Customers buying FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Recruiter for the first time can get both for the special bundled price of $679 (AUD inc. GST).</p>
<p>System Requirements
FileMaker Recruiter 2.0 requires FileMaker Pro 7 and runs on Microsoft Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4) or XP (Service Pack 1) and Apple’s Mac OS X 10.2.8</p>
<p>About FileMaker, Inc.
FileMaker Pro is used by millions of individuals and workgroups around the world to be more productive and efficient. Business, education and government customers rely on FileMaker to manage people, projects, images, assets and other information. In addition to being the number one-selling easy-to-use database software, the award-winning FileMaker product line also includes low-cost Applications that automate basic business tasks, ready-to-use Starter Solutions, and tools to create and share solutions from the desktop to the web. FileMaker, Inc. is a subsidiary of Apple Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).</p>
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<p>Customer contact:
www.filemaker.com.au
1800 028 316</p>
<p>Media contact:
Jody Lennon
Kinetics Pty Ltd
02 9976 6611
jody@kinetics.com.au</p>
<p>©2004 FileMaker, Inc. All rights reserved. FileMaker is a trademark of FileMaker, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Pricing and availability are subject to change without notice</p>

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