Goodyear Appoints The RightThing as Talent Acquisition Provider

August 31, 2009

FINDLAY, Ohio, Aug. 31 -- The RightThing, the leader in recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), today announced that it has been selected by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world's largest tire companies, to provide recruiting and hiring support for its North American employee base. 

The RightThing will provide cutting edge sourcing and recruiting tools that will enhance the overall recruiting process and help streamline Goodyear's talent acquisition operations. The RightThing also will assist Goodyear with its university recruiting initiatives and help to continuously build Goodyear's employment brand.

Joe Ruocco, Goodyear's senior vice president of Human Resources, said The RightThing offers Goodyear best-in-class resources to help attract a diversified talent base.

"Goodyear is a company built on innovation, and we were looking for a talent acquisition provider that could bring that same level of innovation to the recruiting and hiring process," Ruocco said. "With its nationwide resources, The RightThing will help us expand our reach as we continually look for talented associates with diversified experiences, thoughts and backgrounds."

One of Goodyear's new hiring tools will be an enhanced applicant tracking system that will provide hiring managers with more efficient candidate searches by automating time consuming administrative tasks and providing real-time updates on the status of open positions. 

 "As a forward thinking company with over one hundred years of history, Goodyear is committed to strategically taking their talent acquisition to the next level," said Terry Terhark, CEO of The RightThing. "Dedicated to providing value to the bottom line and working as a true partner, The RightThing will provide Goodyear with the tools and solutions to help drive the future." 

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs nearly 70,000 people and manufactures its products in more than 60 facilities in 25 countries around the world. For more information about Goodyear, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate.

About The RightThing

The RightThing is the number one recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) provider. Harnessing the power of proprietary technology, The RightThing leads the industry with innovative, scalable solutions that help clients find, recruit, hire and retain top talent. The RightThing is also parent company to AIRS, the leading provider of recruitment training. Visit us at http://www.rightthinginc.com.