McKee Foods selects MrTedTalentLink from StepStone Solutions

LONDON/TEXAS — 2 September, 2010 — StepStone Solutions, a leading provider of total talent management solutions, today announced that MrTedTalentLink has been selected by McKee Foods Corporation. StepStone Solutions concluded the acquisition of MrTed and its MrTedTalentLink product in August 2010. McKee Foods is a privately held, family-run company, with more than 6,000 employees in the United States and Canada. McKee Foods is best known for its line of Little Debbie® snack cakes and Sunbelt® products. Little Debbie is America’s leading snack cake brand.

“We’re delighted to add a prestigious brand like McKee Foods to our global client list of over 1,600 customers,” said StepStone Solutions CEO, Matthew Parker. “Our growing success in the US market will undoubtedly be accelerated by the acquisition of MrTedTalentLink, combined with the global delivery capability of StepStone Solutions. Our customers are telling us a consistent story — they want to roll out global talent acquisition and management solutions that can be delivered and supported anywhere they have operations around the world.”

The team at McKee Foods selected MrTedTalentLink because of its robust, easy-to-use and flexible workflow and the configured integrations to Workday offered by MrTedTalentLink. This best of breed recruiting functionality combined with configured integration to Workday will create significant process efficiency and cost savings opportunities for McKee Foods:

“McKee Foods has a deeply held belief in the importance of doing business with integrity,” said Mark Newsome, McKee Foods’ Senior HR Manager. “By selecting MrTedTalentLink we are greatly improving the consistency, efficiency and transparency of our internal and external recruiting business processes, in keeping with one of the company’s core values of innovation. MrTedTalentLink’s highly configurable workflow capability enables us to better manage and analyze our selection processes.

About MrTedTalentLink

MrTedTalentLink is a true, on-demand global talent acquisition solution that helps global organisations find and acquire local talent on a worldwide scale. MrTedTalentLink supports all types of recruitment – external, internal, graduate, redeployment and outplacement, contingent workforce and vendor management. It also supports all types of models, from shared services to outsourced recruitment and hybrid arrangements. MrTedTalentLink is easy to deploy, implement and optimize – a feature-rich solution with extensive multilingual capabilities, stringent data privacy protection and robust compliance functionality without sacrificing usability or the ability to seamlessly integrate with other systems. MrTedTalentLink brings the benefits of cloud computing to the world of talent acquisition with an engaging new user experience and a world of application modules (Apps) that can be added to a personalised workspace. MrTed’s flexibility supports the unique working styles of each individual recruiter, making it easy design customized workspaces.

StepStone Solutions

StepStone Solutions delivers world class technology for finding, recruiting, retaining, managing and developing people. Our global talent acquisition and talent management solutions are available in many languages, with seamless, internet-based access. With the support of our experienced professionals they can be quickly and reliably implemented anywhere in the world, using SaaS or on-premises delivery, to give rapid return on investment. Over 1,600 organisations in 50 countries rely on StepStone Solutions every day to improve their business performance, build effective talent strategies, and to help their people have more effective, enjoyable and rewarding careers. StepStone Solutions operates in 16 countries and employs around 550 people. Its global customers include Carlson Wagonlit, France Telecom, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, Heineken, Lufthansa, Kruger Products, PUMA, and Virgin Atlantic.

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