iCIMS, a cloud-based human resources and recruiting software company, announced the acquisition of SkillSurvey, a US-based skills verification and digital reference checking platform that helps more than 2,300 companies make the best possible talent decisions. The financial term of the deal was not disclosed to the public.

The deal, according to the companies, is expected to bring organizations revolutionary, patented reference checking and credentialing that verifies skills with game-changing levels of automation and simplicity to improve the quality of hire at scale. The combined strengths will help businesses attract, engage, hire and advance the talent they need to build winning teams and drive better performance outcomes.

Founded in 2001, and based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, SkillSurvey is a pioneer and leader in skills verification and digital reference checking, providing companies useful insights to help them bring the right people on board. SkillSurvey is led by CEO Ray Bixler and was backed by Primus Capital and PNC Erieview Capital

In a released statement via the company’s press release, Steve Lucas, CEO of iCIMS, said in a statement: We’re focused on delivering everything talent acquisition teams need to find and hire the best talent.

“With the iCIMS Talent Cloud, SkillSurvey enables companies to automate the time-consuming assessment and verification of candidate skills with digital reference checking and reliable, data-driven insights,” added iCIMS CEO Steve Lucas.

Founded in 2000, and based in Holmdel, New Jersey, iCIMS is the talent cloud company that empowers organizations to attract, engage, hire and advance the right talent that builds a diverse workforce. A leading enterprise recruiting platform, iCIMS accelerates transformation for a community of more than 4,000 customers, including 40 percent of the Fortune 100 top companies.