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London, United Kingdom, 2008/06/05 - Sofia Works, the European leader in providing innovative on demand software as a service (SaaS) business solutions, celebrates the success of advanced recruitment management system for non-profit sector based on Force.com Platform from Salesforce.com®.
Leading SaaS business solutions provider and salesforce.com Select Consulting Partner, Sofia Works and independent charity, Teach First have been honoured with a 1st Annual European Appy Award from salesforce.com. Presented at a special ceremony held during the recent salesforce.com Dreamforce Europe User and Developer Conference, the partnership won ‘The Power of Us’ award for its innovative recruitment management solution.
The Appy Awards recognise the salesforce.com customers and partners who have taken salesforce.com and the SaaS industry to new levels of development, customisation and application excellence. Winners were chosen by an internal panel of experts based on a combination of usage metrics, technology innovation and business success related to their use of salesforce.com applications and the Force.com Platform.
Developed by Sofia Works, the award-winning recruitment management system is based on Force.com, salesforce.com’s Platform-as-a-Service. The application enables Teach First to better manage, record and evaluate the complex end-to-end graduate recruitment process from initial registration of interest to the final hiring decision process. It also arranges and manages the organisation’s data in a more efficient way, improving the smooth running of day-to-day operations.
Brett Wigdortz, CEO and Founder of Teach First, commented: “Without question, the salesforce.com technology and the work carried out by Sofia Works has allowed us to expand the Teach First programme nationwide. We are extremely pleased that the project has won an Appy Award.”
Frank Seo, President of Sofia Works, concluded: “Our work with Teach First highlights our commitment to the non-profit sector and skill in delivering industry-leading, intelligent, bespoke business solutions. We are proud that the project has been publicly honoured in this way.”
About Sofia Works
Sofia Works (sofiaworks.com) was founded in 2006 and works across Europe from locations in London and Paris. As the European leader in on demand solutions, the company provides innovative on demand software as a service (SaaS) business solutions to the corporate marketplace.
A commitment to dedicated customer service alongside revolutionary methodologies, pioneering service delivery processes and sophisticated breakthrough technologies has helped Sofia Works develop a large and diverse client base, including organisations such as Canterbury & Christchurch University, Carnegie Trust, Pitney Bowes and Web Technology Group.
Sofia Works uses the revolutionary Force.com, Platform-as-a-Service and is a salesforce.com Select Consulting Partner.
About Teach First
Teach First is a unique business led education charity, launched in 2002, to address educational disadvantage. Teach First recruits, selects, trains and places exceptional graduates as teachers into some of the UK’s most challenged inner-city schools and supports them throughout their two year journey by offering ongoing professional and leadership development. Following the two years the participants join a growing movement of future leaders across all sectors who are dedicated to addressing educational disadvantage.