bswift and Sittercity.com Partner to Provide a Childcare Benefit Offering to Employers : bswift Press Release

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bswift and Sittercity.com Partner to Provide a Childcare Benefit Offering to Employers

CHICAGO, IL — Monday, May 16th, 2005


bswift, a leading provider of Web-based employee benefit content, communication, enrollment and administration solutions, has announced a new relationship with Sittercity.com, a nationwide database that connects parents with over 150,000 babysitters and nannies across the country.

This partnership will enable bswift clients to provide their employees with instant access to thousands of local babysitters and nannies, as well as petsitters, housesitters, and elder friends. Sittercity’s corporate solution cuts down on missed work days due to lack of care and increases employee productivity. The Sittercity system provides detailed sitter searches, job posting features, a 4-step sitter screening process, and more.

“We are excited to be opening our services to bswift’s employers,” said Genevieve Thiers, founder and CEO of Sittercity.com. “bswift has never before offered a childcare alternative for parents, and with Sittercity.com, they can now offer the most cutting-edge childcare program in America.”

“bswift is excited to offer our clients a first-rate service that will be of invaluable use to so many of their employees,” says Rich Gallun, President and CEO of bswift. “My wife and I have already used Sittercity.com ourselves and we found a list of over a dozen of highly qualified, pre-screened sitters with references in our neighborhood within minutes. Sittercity.com provides employers with another “value-add” benefit offering that increases employee productivity, enhances the total benefits package and, consequently, helps retain employees.

About Sittercity.com:

Headquartered in Chicago, IL and woman-owned, Sittercity.com is the first and largest database of childcare providers across America. Currently with over 150,000 caregivers nationwide, Sittercity.com’s database, Corporate Partner Program, books; CD’s and educational initiatives have been featured in TIME, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, on national talk shows and more. For more information visit www.sittercity.com or contact Becca Keaty Director of Marketing, (bkeaty@sittercity.com), 312.324.0752.

About bswift
bswift is changing the world of benefits administration by combining deep expertise and a passion for technological innovation with a unique consumer-driven approach. Partnering with enterprises nationwide and serving millions of employees, bswift offers cloud-based technology and services for online enrollment, interactive decision support, ACA compliance reporting and employee engagement. bswift also provides access to consumerism, product and consulting solutions needed to build a benefits program specialized for both employers and employees alike. For more information about bswift, an Aetna company, visit www.bswift.com.

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Susan Blinkhorn
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