Zapoint Acquires Matchpoint Careers: Move Enhances Zapoint, Notably in Psychometric and Recruitment Solutions
BOSTON, Mass., December 12, 2016 (Newswire.com) - Zapoint, Inc., the leader in career management software solutions, today announced the acquisition of Matchpoint Careers, Inc., who develop technology solutions to leverage psychometric science to address the challenges of hiring and career guidance. This strategic move will combine both companies’ product offerings to deliver customers a revolutionary engagement and career management solution that will use proven predictive science to help organizations find, retain and engage qualified employees to improve business performance.
The acquisition of Matchpoint Careers further increases Zapoint’s share in the talent management market. Currently, Zapoint’s flagship product, SkillsMapper is sought out by progressive organizations looking to engage their employees in the career management and development process. Matchpoint Careers has captured the recruitment space by leveraging psychometric science to address the challenges of hiring and job-matching. The company’s online tool increases the likelihood of employers hiring top performers and individuals finding their best-fit career.
“By combining Zapoint’s technology platform with Matchpoint’s, we shall provide a comprehensive solution to customers looking to retain, engage and develop top performers,” said Joe Brooks, chief executive officer of Zapoint. “There is a fast-growing marketplace for tools that help organizations assess their culture and find the right people who will contribute to their success. Our goal is to become one of the leading providers of talent analytics. This acquisition perfectly complements our existing skill-set, strengthens our network and expands our customer base.”
"This acquisition by Zapoint makes perfect sense,” said Paul Basile, founder and chief executive officer of Matchpoint Careers. “Our shared passion for offering business leaders actionable employee data analytics, shall ultimately benefit our clients and revolutionize the way talent is acquired, engaged, retained and empowered.”
Zapoint is the leader in career management solutions. The company provides Software as a Service (SaaS) applications for career management and organizational development to enterprises, recruitment firms, and universities in North America, Latin America, and Europe.
Zapoint’s solutions empower people to take ownership of their future by giving them the tools to analyze and plan their career path in order to make these plans a reality. Incorporating Zapoint solutions into the workplace empowers people to create a clear development path within an enterprise-wide social network. This constructs a sustainable, accountable and transparent approach to the internal talent culture by identifying, rewarding and inspiring employees to expand and hone their professional talents.
About Matchpoint Careers
Matchpoint Careers (www.matchpointcareers.com) matches people and jobs using psychometrics, job profiling and predictive algorithms to create the best possible job-person match: always based on the proven predictors of performance for that job.
For employers, Matchpoint Careers provides a short list of highly qualified 'individuals (employees, contractors, job-seekers), with deep insight into each candidate's competencies, preferences, and capabilities, showing why that person is a terrific match for the job. For jobseekers, Matchpoint Careers provides immediate self-knowledge and eliminates the frustration inherent in searching through a myriad of job listings. For universities and students, Matchpoint provides predictive career guidance, enabling better decisions on what to study, what career to follow.