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Odette Grad Emilie Cushman's company, Kira Talent, celebrates Stevie Award

 

 

Emilie Cushman, Founder and CEO of Kira Talent, BComm ‘12

The Toronto-based education technology company was selected for customer service awards in two categories for this year’s awards.

 TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kira Talent has been named the winner of two Silver Stevie® Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Services and Software Category in The 15th Annual International Business Awards®.

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2018 IBAs received entries from 74 nations and territories.

Kira was selected for Silver Stevie® Awards in both Customer Service Department and Customer Service Team categories among Computer Services & Software companies.

Award judges recognized Kira for the company’s performance on key metrics including net promoter score, client renewal rate, and applicant experience ratings as well as Kira’s overall approach to client-centricity.

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 270 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries. More than 3,900 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

“Client centricity is one of our core values, so everything we do stems from our focus to put our clients first. We celebrate this every day with the genuine relationships we've built and the positive feedback we get, but it is extra special to have our Client Success team officially recognized for their hard work. It is an honor to be among this year’s winners,” said Emilie Cushman, Founder and CEO of Kira Talent.


About Kira Talent:

Kira Talent is the world’s only holistic admissions solution designed for higher education. Founded in 2012, Kira transforms the admissions process by combining on-demand, timed video and timed written assessments with existing admissions requirements. Kira works with more than 300 programs worldwide to build applicant-first assessments that identify and select their best-fit students.

About the Stevie® Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.