DirectEmployers Association And TweetMyJobs To Launch The Who? Button Across The .JOBS Universe
September 21, 2011
Indianapolis, IN – September 21, 2011 – DirectEmployers Association, a non-profit consortium of leading global employers, today announced a partnership with TweetMyJobs, the leading social recruitment platform, to integrate its Who? Button Facebook application across the .JOBS Universe providing employers and job seekers the opportunity to connect through referrals. The announcement was made jointly by Bill Warren, Executive Director for DirectEmployers Association and Robin D. Richards, Chairman & CEO of TweetMyJobs.
"DirectEmployers is committed to providing our members with the very best platform to connect employers with job seekers," said Mr. Warren. "The .JOBS Universe enables this and now, with TweetMyJobs’ Who? Button, our members can socialize their jobs and take full advantage of the referral power of Facebook."
"With unemployment remaining so high in the United States, the key for job seekers is to find opportunities where they have an inside connection. Our Who? Button makes that easy and our partnership with DirectEmployers will provide this crucial connection point to many more job seekers," said Mr. Richards.
The Who? Button lets any job seeker viewing a job opening on the .JOBS Universe to instantly see if they have any first or second degree Facebook connections at the hiring company and then to directly request a referral through Facebook. The button is part of the Who? Button application that makes job seeking and professional networking possible in Facebook. Users leverage their Facebook friend network to find jobs and get introduced to hiring companies.
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