June 15, 2010 – SelectMinds, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) networking and referral technologies, has launched TalentVine, a referral recruiting solution. TalentVine enables corporations to tap into the social networks of current and former employees to accelerate their referral program with access to quality employment candidates. Driven by a job alert engine, the tool enables recruiters to mobilize current and former employees by keeping the referral program top of mind and making it easier for them to refer candidates. “In the world of recruiting, referrals are widely viewed as the best way to source high-quality candidates,” said Anne Berkowitch, CEO. “With the release of TalentVine, organizations can now tap into the social connections of current and former employees and leverage them as a source of trusted referrals. TalentVine marks the launch of our first independent solution developed specifically to accelerate and streamline the recruiting process through referral networking, and we’re excited to be able to offer our clients a product that will directly impact their recruiting efforts.