Ponte Vedra Firm Processing Applicants for Wynn Casino; Vegas Hotel Project Recruitmax's Largest Software Venture

By Gibbons, Timothy J. | The Florida Times Union, March 15, 2005 | Go to article overview

Ponte Vedra Firm Processing Applicants for Wynn Casino; Vegas Hotel Project Recruitmax's Largest Software Venture


Gibbons, Timothy J., The Florida Times Union


Byline: TIMOTHY J. GIBBONS, The Times-Union

In just over a month, the most expensive casino in the world will open in Las Vegas -- and the 10,000 people who work there will all have a First Coast connection.

All of the employees at the $2.7 billion Wynn Las Vegas -- from janitors to poker dealers to executives -- as well as the 90,000 applicants who were rejected, will have passed through software created by Recruitmax, a Ponte Vedra Beach-based company that assists companies with hiring, retaining and managing their employees through Web-based applications.

The Wynn project has been Recruitmax's largest venture in such a tight time frame, with the company having about four months to process all the applicants. "They've used technology in the past, but never at this volume and never in such a short period of time," said Kevin Marasco, director of marketing for Recruitmax.

The other Wynn casinos have used in-house computer programs to process applicants, said Arte Nathan, chief human resources officer for the casino, requiring potential employees to stop by in person. The Recruitmax software eliminated that, as well as making it easier to schedule appointments and track applicants.

Computer-assisted hiring has typically been used for upper-level positions, focusing on the 30 percent of jobs held by professionals, said Katherine Jones, research director in human capital management at research firm Aberdeen Group. "The rest dealt with paper applications, where there's a lot of inefficiencies," Jones said. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

Ponte Vedra Firm Processing Applicants for Wynn Casino; Vegas Hotel Project Recruitmax's Largest Software Venture
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.