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XB Consulting and Currow Weeks & Associates Announce Strategic PartnershipConsulting Firm to Leverage XC InSight Assessment Solution to Deliver Qualified Candidates to Its Clients (March 27, 2012)
PORTSMOUTH, RI -- (Marketwire) -- 03/27/12 -- XB Consulting, a global human resources firm and developers of the XC InSight assessment solution, today announced details of its new partnership with Currow Weeks & Associates, a consulting firm specializing in executive recruitment and training for media companies.
Under the terms of this alliance, Currow Weeks will utilize XC InSight, XB Consulting's comprehensive assessment system for talent selection and development, to help its newspaper industry clients hire the people they need to succeed. XC InSight brings unrivaled clarity and specificity to pre-employment selection as well as the development and improvement of an existing workforce. By using XC InSight, Currow Weeks will have a powerful solution in place with which to qualify job candidates and measure their competencies, behaviors, values, critical thinking and soft skills in the context of specific job openings.
"Through our longstanding presence in the media industry, XB Consulting has considerable experience in terms of the performance indicators that will ensure fit and productivity from the start. We're delighted that Currow Weeks has decided to leverage that expertise by using XC InSight to help its clients find the right people for the right jobs," said Kathi Graham-Leviss, XB Consulting's founder and president.
"In today's ultra-competitive marketplace where ROI is more important than ever, a hiring mistake can be critical. It can set a company back for months or even years. Using the XC Insight assessment solution as a means to hire top quality personnel is a very smart way to insure a good ROI, by making the perfect hire every time. And, XC Insight's value as a developmental tool to improve the performance of an existing workforce is incalculable," said Jim Currow, CEO of Currow Weeks & Associates. "As a former corporate newspaper executive, I used XB Consulting's products and services at newspapers I managed, and have seen their value first-hand. I am extremely pleased to be partnered with XB Consulting and to be able to utilize its products for our clients benefit."
"As the former corporate VP of Advertising at Morris, I witnessed the powerful impact of the programs offered by XB Consulting. Today, we face one of the most challenging and yet opportunistic times in the history of media. Our clients must absolutely hire top talent and do all they can to develop their existing leaders. Our partnership with XB Consulting will offer our clients a significant and sustainable competitive advantage," said Everton Weeks, president of Currow Weeks & Associates
About Currow Weeks & Associates
Founded in July 2011, CurrowWeeks & Associates was created by former EVP Newspapers for the Morris Publishing Group, Jim Currow, and former VP Advertising for the Morris Publishing Group, Everton J. Weeks. CurrowWeeks & Associates Inc. is a consulting firm that specializes in helping media Companies succeed offering services ranging from Executive Recruitment & Assessment to Search Engine Optimization Services, Custom Application Development, Sales Training and Daily Deal Program Development devoted to helping media companies thrive now and in the future. For additional information, please visit www.currowweeks.com.
More about XB Consulting and XC InSight
Combining its proprietary technology-based assessment solution XC InSight with years of sales and leadership expertise, global human resources firm XB Consulting helps private and public sector organizations create high performance workforces. Essential to measuring and predicting human performance risk and potential, XB Consulting's XC InSight assessment system brings unrivaled clarity and specificity to both pre-employment, selection and the development and improvement of the existing workforce. Featuring easy-to-use, actionable reports, XC InSight goes beyond traditional assessments by delivering information to effectively create individual employee and team development plans.
XC InSight is fully compliant with APA standards, SIOP principles and EEOC guidelines. More information about XB Consulting and XB InSight can be accessed here.
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