HoneyBaked Selects PeopleAnswers to Transform Talent Recruitment Process

Pre-Employment Assessment Technology Automates Recruiting Process; Strengthens Quality of Hires and Customer Service

DALLAS - May 8, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - PeopleAnswers announced today a software licensing agreement with The Original HoneyBaked Ham Company of Georgia to use the PeopleAnswers HR-focused business solution in transforming the retailer’s recruiting process while increasing employee retention and performance in its 111 company-owned stores.

“HoneyBaked is the food choice for people who want to make meals more special – a company known for great products, service and heart,” said Michael Esposito, vice president, human resources of HoneyBaked. “To help us deliver our vision and core values every day, we have partnered with PeopleAnswers to automate our recruiting process while also using unique science to locate and hire team members that continue our tradition of exceeding customer standards.”

By using PeopleAnswers, HoneyBaked is evolving its talent recruitment process from a paper-based model into a centralized, automated environment to optimize time to hire and increase candidate quality. The more streamlined approach makes it easier for the retailer to add new stores.

Managers and the human resources team at HoneyBaked use the cloud-based PeopleAnswers personality assessment in its desktop and mobile platforms to prescreen, select and hire candidates for store sales associate and management positions in all of its company-owned stores nationwide as well as select corporate positions. Managers will also use PeopleAnswers as a guide for candidate interview questions, employee development programs and succession planning.

“As a proven technology used across the retail industry, PeopleAnswers will help HoneyBaked select employees who will deliver quality customer experiences and support company growth,” said Gabriel Goncalves, CEO and president, PeopleAnswers.

About The Original HoneyBaked Ham Company of Georgia Inc.

HoneyBaked was founded in 1957 and is a premium food retailer known for the most flavorful, moist and tender HoneyBaked Hams® and Turkey Breasts you’ll find anywhere, as well as a host of other fully cooked entrees, side items and desserts. HoneyBaked has become a tradition for families nationwide who can now shop at more than 400 HoneyBaked locations. To become a HoneyBaked franchise owner, visit www.honeybakedfranchise.com or call 866.968.7424.

About PeopleAnswers

PeopleAnswers, voted one of Dallas’ best places to work, provides next-generation, secure, cloud-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/.

© 2013 PeopleAnswers, Inc. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for PeopleAnswers products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. PeopleAnswers shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein.


For PeopleAnswers
Carol Barreyre


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