SmartSearch selected by growing number of specialty niche staffing firms

OCEANSIDE, CA December 31, 2009 — Advanced Personnel Systems, Inc. (APS) the makers of SmartSearch, an industry leading talent acquisition management and recruiting business solution, announced the addition of HCS International and DeNuke Services, two specialized professional recruiting firms, to its client roster in December.

HCS International, a Jordanian LLC, serves the industrial repair industry by providing project workers, skilled craftsman and professional staffing in niche competencies such as Turbine Mechanics, ASME Welders, Instrumentation and Electrical Technicians, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Repair, Millwrights, Crane Operators, and more. HCS primarily works with employers in the Power Generation, Industrial Construction, Mining, Aggregate, Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper, and Steel industries. HCS also offers turn-key project support complete with Project Management, Safety, Engineering support and Administrative personnel. For 2010, HCS is growing its business in the Middle East and needed more robust sales and recruiting tools. Michael Pleasant, Operations Manager at HCS, said, “We chose SmartSearch because the system is so user-friendly, and we’re able to customize the database to fit our unique business

DeNuke Services, a trusted organization specializing in nuclear decontamination and decommission projects, launched a contract staffing subsidiary ReNuke in 2006 to fill the nuclear talent gap and offer the best talent for next generation nuclear projects.

DeNuke Services provides personnel and expertise in nuclear staffing and projects in both Department of Energy and commercial nuclear power sectors. Based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, DeNuke operates in 24 states to develop plants, strategies and approaches to D&D of reactors, hot cells, industrial facilities, and weapons and manufacturing plants. Specialties include Health Physics, Radiological Engineering, Remediation, Training, and Waste Management. DeNuke also supports projects in the areas of radiation protection, waste management, compliance, industrial and occupational safety and waste shipping, as well as remediation of hazardous and radioactive areas using skilled field technicians and equipment.

With more than 90,000 new nuclear workers needed in the next five years, ReNuke’s mission to fuel the nuclear renaissance with top professionals marks a long-term investment in bringing new talent to the nuclear industry. Its innovative efforts to recruit top talent as well as encouraging talented students to enter the field of nuclear engineering and related fields will assure growth in the number of people available through ReNuke to sustain growth through mid-century.

Paul Adams, Client Services Manager at DeNuke Services, said, “I have been an advocate of SmartSearch for years, having used it at two other organizations. When I joined DeNuke, I knew SmartSearch would be a great solution to support the company’s mission and goals for 2010 and beyond.”

The SmartSearch system serves a growing number of specialty niche staffing firms and offers highly configurable talent management software that centralizes sourcing, recruiting, applicant tracking, and hiring activities in an online database where all the pieces come together.

About SmartSearch: Advanced Personnel Systems has developed and deployed quality talent management and recruiting solutions since 1986. Having pioneered the field of resume-scanning-based recruiting solutions, APS is a recognized leader in on-demand technology and innovative approaches to recruitment data management. Its signature product, SmartSearch, currently in its thirteenth release, serves over 165,000 users and 4.7 million job seekers worldwide. Learn more about SmartSearch by visiting

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