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TweetMyJobs on the Road in Atlanta

by Yair on May 21, 2012

 TweetMyJobs on the Road in Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed continues to innovate

 

Driving around Atlanta and looking for a job or for some great candidates for the open position at your business? Mayor Kasim Reed and TweetMyJobs have your back.

The Mayor of Atlanta and his team are continuing their strong commitment to connect employers with job seekers in Atlanta by promoting The City of Atlanta Jobs Platform - a superb ongoing online initiative, with this offline canvassing of the city through billboards urging residents and employers to connect and help spur the Atlanta economy.

We’re proud to support Atlanta’s jobs initiative. If you see one of the billboards in Atlanta – honk, wave, or just smile. And drive safely!

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It’s no accident that Ramapo is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States, and we now have another reason to praise the efforts of the town and its leaders. Today, Supervisor Christopher P. St. Lawrence and the Ramapo Town Board launched The Ramapo Jobs Connector  in order to boost local employment and enhance economic development.

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A glimpse of The Ramapo Jobs Connector.

The Ramapo Jobs Connector is a free service, powered by TweetMyJobs, that allows job seekers to leverage social media to connect with employers in a fast, efficient way. A number of local companies have already partnered with the town by posting their jobs – including Crowne Plaza, Good Samaritan Hospital, Cablevision and many others.

According to Supervisor St. Lawrence, “By adopting new technology and leveraging social media to drive local employment solutions, ‘The Ramapo Jobs Connector’ presents a unique opportunity for local residents and local employers to connect, thereby fostering future job growth in the town and county.”

The town of Ramapo recognizes the impact that technology has on recruiting today, and launching this initiative confirms the town’s commitment to fighting unemployment.

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He’s been ranked one of America’s “most social Mayors” for years – tweeting from his Blackberry and engaging in conversations with his constituents morning, noon and night. Today, Newark Mayor Cory A. Booker’s status as a forward looking, technology driven leader solidified even more as he announced the Newark Jobs Connect platform.

The platform distributes more than 35,000 available jobs across the digital landscape and matches job seekers with employers through social media, email and mobile technologies to addresses the long term unemployment issue in Newark. In addition to the technological advantages, seekers have access to a variety of career resources to help them throughout the searching, networking, and interview process.

According to Mayor Booker, “Residents of Newark will directly benefit by hearing about available jobs before anyone else and Newark employers will be able to reach qualified, local candidates fast and first.”

This initiative firmly places the Mayor and the City of Newark boldly out front in their commitment to create job opportunities for their citizens using the best tools in the marketplace. We’re thrilled to launch newark.tweetmyjobs.com with Mayor Booker and power the Newark Jobs Connect platform.

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City of Atlanta Launches Jobs Platform

by Coleman on January 19, 2012

The City of Atlanta has partnered with TweetMyJobs to launch the City of Atlanta Jobs Platform to connect employers with job seekers in the 9th largest metropolitan area in the country. Mayor Kasim Reed and his colleagues at the city are proving to be forward thinking pioneers that firmly believe in uniting the public and private sectors to help solve difficult and complex social problems. We’re excited to launch the initiative and welcome Atlanta to the TweetMyJobs family of partners.

The announcement was made today at Mayor Reed’s State of the City Address to thousands of attendees on-hand as well as numerous media outlets and supporters following online via social media. TweetMyJobs is prominently featured in Mayor Reed’s address, and he was enthusiastic in his presentation of atlanta.tweetmyjobs.com at the 19 minute mark of his speech below.

Atlanta’s jobs platform offers job seekers the ability to receive relevant job matches instantly through email, social media, or mobile devices in addition to granting access to an extensive Facebook referral network to find connections to hiring companies. The service also offers a job assessment tool to help candidates discover personal strengths and interests before beginning their job search. Employers can utilize the power of the social recruiting platform at no cost and tap into a pool of qualified Atlanta candidates instantly.

City officials will now have access to robust analytics that provide government officials with hyper-local insights that can help steer key strategic decisions to foster future job growth and enhance relations among the government, employers and citizens.

Let’s see some other cities get initiatives like this.

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