OutMatch to Deliver Predictive Analytics to Enable Forest City to Hire a World-Class Workforce

Leading national real estate company will use pre-hire assessments to improve hiring and retention, decrease operating costs, and drive business performance 

OutMatch, a leader in delivering actionable predictive analytics to build world-class workforces, has been selected by Forest City Realty Trust, Inc., an NYSE-listed national real estate company, to provide pre-hire assessment solutions to improve hiring and retention, reduce operating costs, and enhance business performance.

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Forest City owns, develops, manages and acquires commercial and residential real estate in markets across the United States. With $8.1 billion in consolidated assets, Forest City’s portfolio of exceptional office, retail, and apartment assets, as well as dynamic, mixed-use communities, is primarily focused in its core markets of New York City, Washington, DC, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

Forest City will use pre-hire assessment solutions provided by OutMatch to screen applicants during the talent selection process. The engagement will begin with a pilot program to fill maintenance and leasing positions at Forest City properties, and then be expanded to include openings for career opportunities across the company.

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“We are thrilled to be working with Forest City Realty Trust to provide actionable predictive analytics that ensure the right people are hired for the right jobs,” said Greg Moran, President and CEO of OutMatch. “Along with enabling great hires, the resulting cost savings, improved performance, and impeccable customer service are transforming the world of work.”

OutMatch assessments target the work traits and competencies proven to lead to success so that companies can determine the best fit for any role at any level. Importantly, OutMatch solutions go beyond predicting candidate success on the job by understanding and measuring fit with a company’s culture, enabling them to hire based on their unique CultureDNA.

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“Partnering with OutMatch to use pre-hire predictive assessments provides improved insight into candidates, supplying data and analytics that will assist us in making educated business decisions when it comes to hiring,” said Christine Riley, Director of Talent and Diversity at Forest City. “We look forward to using these tools to improve the candidate experience while hiring great employees, keeping them longer, and operating more efficiently.”

OutMatch processes nearly 20 million assessments annually at over 200,000 locations. Its scientifically proven candidate assessments yield an unequalled data set that enables companies to predict candidate success on the job, measure the impact of hiring, and continually refine their hiring process to drive productivity and profitability. With recognized clients such as American Airlines, Adidas, Brinker International, HCA Healthcare, and Hyatt, OutMatch works with large, decentralized organizations with high-volume hiring needs in the hospitality, restaurant, retail, healthcare, and property management industries.

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