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Austin, Texas – May 11, 2015 – TalentGuard, a leading provider of talent management software solutions, announced today that Starz, a leading integrated global media and entertainment company, has selected TalentGuard’s Career Path, Performance Management and Learning Management solutions for its growing enterprise. As part of TalentGuard’s Talent Management Suite, these solutions will be used to further align Starz’ talent strategies with the company’s key business objectives.

“Our goal is to help our talent develop and optimize their careers at Starz, while helping the company retain talent, fill skill gaps and put succession plans in for the future,” said Dan Myers, vice president of organizational development at Starz. “TalentGuard’s Performance Management will be a cornerstone of our workforce strategy while Career Path will help employees chart a desired career track and have a common language for job roles.”

TalentGuard’s Performance Management application is an easy-to-use and configurable solution enabling employers to deliver consistent, continuous feedback to employees on their overall performance. With unique options like a color-grading scale, organizations can ensure that they deliver objective performance analysis while aligning employee and corporate goals. Career Path changes how employee development is managed in the work environment. This solution enables employees to map multiple career path scenarios, review job competencies, and evaluate skill gaps for career progression.

“Starz is leading the way with their initiatives on employee development and engagement and we are thrilled TalentGuard has been selected as their partner in this effort,” said Linda Ginac, president and chief executive officer of TalentGuard. “Adding Starz to our growing roster of brand name customers is a testament to the development of our integrated talent management solution and to our customer support team.”

About TalentGuard

TalentGuard is a SaaS-based, talent management software suite that delivers a unique, competency-based framework – called Career Core Competencies (C3) – enabling organizations to customize their solution to meet individual employee objectives as well as those of the company. The SaaS solution focuses on the vital areas of talent management such as performance management, career pathing and succession. It is unmatched in its ability to engage and retain talent while building transparency for the employee and ensuring a significantly higher level of predictability and communication in managing their career path. Learn more at www.talentguard.com.