IIC Partners

By IIC Partners
June 9, 2016

IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide announces an official partnership with Fama, a leader in social media screening and candidate background checking.

New York, NY – June 9, 2016 – IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide (www.iicpartners.com), one of the world’s top ten global executive search organisations, announced today an official partnership with Fama. Fama is an industry leader in social media risk analysis and assesses candidates’ online presence to enable successful hiring solutions.

Christine Hayward, Executive Director of IIC Partners commented: “I am very pleased to announce our official partnership with Fama. This partnership will provide IIC Partners members with state-of-the-art social media screening tools to identify and help clients mitigate any risks associated with a candidate’s online presence.”

Ben Mones, CEO of Fama commented: “The partnership with IIC Partners offers a powerful distribution channel for Fama - helping us build our client base while injecting a greater diversity of customer feedback into our product roadmap. We build with a market-centric focus, reliant on consistent feedback from executives that are ready to move beyond standard background checks, third party assessments and formal referencing. Joining forces with IIC Partners will help strengthen the customer's voice in our development cycle while immediately introducing Fama to a global audience."

About Fama

Fama (fama.io) is software that automates social media and web analysis during the hiring process. Fama uses artificial intelligence to pick up on the ‘red flags’ and 'green flags' that exist in people’s online personas. Red flags might include references to bigotry, violence and drug use, whereas 'green flags' allow you to see if a candidate is volunteering on the weekend, or passionate about certain causes. Fama works with some of the world's top executive search firms, financial institutions, and on-demand service providers to help fill in the gaps on every hiring decision, reducing risk and ensuring higher conversion rates.

About IIC Partners

IIC Partners Executive Search Worldwide is a top ten global executive search organization with 52 offices in 34 countries. All IIC Partners member firms are independently owned and managed and are clear leaders in local and national markets, allowing bespoke solutions for client's leadership talent requirements. For more information, please visit www.iicpartners.com or contact Thaddeus Andres, Senior Marketing and Communications Manager, at tandres@iicpartners.com.

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