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Tuesday, July 28 2020 - 15:00
Modern Hire Expands Global Footprint with Acquisition of Automated Video Interviewing Technology Provider Sonru
CLEVELAND and DELAFIELD, Wisconsin, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-- Increased geographical reach furthers Modern Hire's ability to address 
enterprises' talent acquisition challenges now and in the future

Modern Hire ( ), the all-in-one enterprise hiring 
platform that enables organizations to continuously improve hiring experiences 
and outcomes with trusted science and technology, announced its acquisition of 
Sonru, an Ireland-based provider of automated video interviewing technology. 
The combined organization offers the most comprehensive enterprise hiring 
technology product suite in the global marketplace, extending Modern Hire's 
team, reach and expertise, and providing enhanced value to Sonru's clients.

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"Modern Hire has established itself as the innovation leader trusted by known 
brands to modernize their virtual hiring process, with a focus on the candidate 
experience," said Brian Stern, President, Modern Hire. "The combination with 
Sonru was compelling due to our tremendous alignment in culture and values, and 
Sonru's success in the EMEA and APAC regions. This will increase our in-market 
presence in major growth geographies and enable us to better anticipate the 
changing needs of our global buyers. We welcome Sonru to the Modern Hire team, 
and look forward to supporting their clients with the strength of our 
technology, team and reach."  

Over the past decade, Sonru has established itself as a talent acquisition 
technology leader within the EMEA and APAC regions. Its video interviewing 
solution maximizes the candidate experience and enables recruiters to replicate 
a live interview by replacing early-stage phone, Skype or face-to-face 
interviews. This cuts early stage screening time, freeing up recruiters to 
focus on more strategic tasks and ensuring consistency, fairness and the 
application of best practices. Sonru's technology reduces recruitment lifecycle 
time and costs by 50 percent. Its customers come from a wide variety of 
industry, including several Fortune Global 500 companies such as DHL, Nestlé, 
Qatar Airways, Rolls-Royce, UBS and Westpac. 

Incorporating Sonru into the Modern Hire brand expands Modern Hire's 
client-facing presence to include offices and staff in Europe, the Middle East 
and Asia Pacific, enabling Modern Hire to serve most major regions and time 
zones around the world.

"The Sonru and Modern Hire union brings together two companies focused on 
innovation with emphasis on the candidate experience," said Ed Hendrick, 
founder and CEO, Sonru. "Our strategic decision to combine with Modern Hire 
allows us reinforce our clients' leadership in enhancing the candidate 
experience with Modern Hire's expanded suite of solutions. We look forward to 
contributing further to our clients' success with the most comprehensive 
enterprise hiring platform globally, empowering them to use science and data to 
attract and engage the right talent."

Modern Hire partners with hundreds of leading global brands – including 47 of 
the Fortune 100 – to modernize their virtual hiring process. The company's SaaS 
hiring platform supports interviewing technology, pre-hire assessments, 
workflow automation, AI capabilities and predictive analytics. These solutions 
work together to enable organizations to continuously improve hiring results 
for more than 300 industry-leading enterprises, including Amazon, Capital One, 
CVS Health, FedEx, Humana, Procter & Gamble, Siemens and Walmart, which rely on 
Modern Hire to hire the right candidates quickly and fairly, at scale. 

"Companies are seeking better interview management solutions, and Modern Hire's 
acquisition of Sonru signals strength in a burgeoning market," said Madeline 
Laurano, founder, Aptitude Research Partners. "We're seeing companies shift 
course rapidly from stand-alone interview and assessment tools to more 
comprehensive solutions to improve quality of hire and the overall experience. 
Bringing Sonru under the Modern Hire brand greatly expands Modern Hire's reach 
and marketshare, while signaling high demand for the talent acquisition 

About Modern Hire
Modern Hire is the all-in-one enterprise hiring platform that enables 
organizations to continuously improve hiring results through more personalized, 
data-driven experiences for candidates, recruiters, and hiring managers. The 
Modern Hire platform merges trusted science with proven SaaS technology to 
predict performance, ensure fairness, and automate workflow—enterprise-wide. It 
combines AI, predictive analytics, workflow automation, assessment, and 
interviewing technology in a single SaaS solution that integrates with leading 
HCM systems. Trusted by 47 of the Fortune 100, Modern Hire transforms each step 
of the hiring process, from post-apply to hire and beyond. To learn more about 
Modern Hire's vision for making hiring personal, visit:

Allison Zullo
Walker Sands, for Modern Hire 

SOURCE: Modern Hire