StepStone Solutions, a global leader in talent acquisition and management solutions, announced that Alibaba Group, the world's leading provider of online trading, retailing and transaction platforms, has chosen the StepStone e-recruitment solution to automate and optimize recruitment processes. With over 17,000 employees around the world in more than 50 cities across Greater China, Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States, Alibaba Group will use StepStone e-recruitment to attract and filter qualified candidates, streamline interview arrangements, consolidate resume sources and develop a global talent pool for local and international hiring.
With rapid business expansion since its founding in 1999 in China, Alibaba Group has found it increasingly important to develop outstanding recruitment strategies to remain competitive in the fast growing online market in China and internationally. StepStone Solutions' best of breed e-recruitment solution helps reduce administrative work to manage processes, enabling Alibaba's HR Department to focus on key recruitment tasks and strategies.
"We believe that StepStone Solutions will help us overcome challenges in recruiting the best talent," said Dennis Wang, Alibab's Senior Director of HR. "We look forward to working closely with StepStone's international consultant team as well as local consultants who truly understand our local business with a global perspective."
"International companies like Alibaba Group need global talent solutions," said Matthew Parker, Group MD of StepStone Solutions. "Being selected for this key project proves we are truly a global leader in e-recruitment across Europe, Asia and the US."
StepStone Solutions e-recruitment is provided as software-as-a-service (SaaS), creating a reliable platform to attract, select, manage candidate interviews, generate reports and support talent pooling. About Alibaba Alibaba Group is the world's leading provider of online transaction platforms and Internet contents, offering a wide range of Internet businesses including B2B international trader Alibaba.com, online retailer Taobao.com, secured online payment platform Alipay.com, data-centric computing services, as well as China's leading Internet portal Yahoo China. Alibaba Group, founded in 1999, provides services to Internet users from more than 240 countries and regions. There are over 17,000 employees in more than 50 cities across Greater China, Japan, Korea, the United Kingdom and the United States. About StepStone StepStone is a global leader in talent management and acquisition software and services. Over a thousand of the world's leading businesses use StepStone's software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to recruit, retain and develop talent, while millions of people rely on the company to improve their careers. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Germany-based publishing and media company Axel Springer AG, StepStone operates in 17 countries and employs 800 people worldwide. Customers include Aviva, Deloitte, Deutsche Telekom, Lufthansa, McDonald's, Puma, ThyssenKrupp and Volkswagen. For more information see: www.stepstone.com.