October 30, 2014 – PHILADELPHIA, PA — SharedXpertise, the publishers of HRO Today (http://www.hrotoday.com/) Magazine and producers of a variety of popular HR services and technology events and publications, today announced the five finalists to compete in the 2014 iTalent Europe Competition.

Selected from dozens of entries, these five finalists will compete for the winning spot during the annual HRO Today Forum Europe, held in Edinburgh, on November 12th.

Moderated by Bill Boorman, founder of #Tru Events, each finalist will give a 7-minute presentation to a judging panel of HR and recruiting practitioners, analysts and technology investors. The finalists include:

– Chequed.com (http://www.chequed.com/)
– HRSmart (http://www.hrsmart.com/)
– JobandTalent (http://www.jobandtalent.com/uk)
– iGrads (http://www.igrads.com/)
– Prehash (http://www.prehash.com/)

This year’s winner will receive a number of benefits, including a feature article in HRO Today magazine promoting their victory.

Elliot Clark, chief executive officer of SharedXpertise, said, “The annual iTalent competition rewards HR and recruiting technology companies that are leading the way in helping businesses recruit and retain employees, and bringing innovative solutions to the HR department. We are absolutely delighted to invite these innovative companies to compete and help improve access to and the efficiency of the global workforce.

The HRO Today Forum Europe connects HR professionals with technologies, best practices and partners to drive the overall success of the business. The 2014 Forum includes a comprehensive agenda of informative sessions covering all aspects of HR, including talent acquisition, employee engagement, payroll and benefits, and more. To learn more about the event, please visit: http://www.hrotodayforum.com/eu

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About SharedXpertise
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. Its media offerings include print and online publications; its summits are conferences and its forums offer association membership programs. SharedXpertise serves strategy-level corporate executives in the human resources, finance, compliance and sustainability professions in North America, Europe and Asia.