Town of Ramapo Launches Innovative Job Matching Platform For Ramapo And Rockland Residents

May 1, 2012

Supervisor St. Lawrence and the Ramapo Town Board Unveils “Ramapo Jobs Connector” Powered by TweetMyJobs to Boost Local Employment and Enhance Economic Development

Suffern, NY – May 1, 2012 – Supervisor Christopher P. St. Lawrence and the Ramapo Town Board today launched "The Ramapo Jobs Connector" which is a new online jobs platform powered by TweetMyJobs that revolutionizes recruitment by incorporating mobile and social media. The Ramapo Jobs Connector will assist local job seekers in the Town of Ramapo and throughout Rockland County by offering an easy and user-friendly online tool to facilitate their search for employment.

"The Ramapo Jobs Connector" is a free service offered to job seekers that has information about thousands of jobs in multiple industries at all levels of employment. Residents of Ramapo and Rockland County will directly benefit by hearing about available jobs before anyone else, and employers will be able to reach qualified, local candidates fast and first. The Town of Ramapo is the first town in the United States to engage in this cutting-edge process.

St. Lawrence and the Ramapo Town Board unveiled "The Ramapo Jobs Connector" at an event at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Suffern, NY, where they were joined by representatives of several local businesses. A number of local companies have already partnered with the Town of Ramapo to post jobs on "The Ramapo Jobs Connector" including Crowne Plaza, Good Samaritan Hospital, Interstate Waste Services, Air Kool Mechanical Services, Teplitz Metal Processing, Cablevision, Provident Bank, and the Rockland Boulders.

“Enhancing economic development and furthering job creation and retention are essential in order for us to achieve economic stability and improve the quality of life for our residents,” said 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.”

“We are proud to be working with Supervisor St. Lawrence, a proactive visionary leader, who recognizes that technology is revolutionizing job recruitment, which in turn reduces unemployment,” said Robin D. Richards, Chairman and CEO of TweetMyJobs. At the request of the White House, TweetMyJobs recently launched a site designed to help veterans and returning military personnel find jobs.

The Ramapo Jobs Connector

Individuals who register at ramapo.tweetmyjobs.com or via links from www.ramapo.org will receive relevant job matches instantaneously by e-mail, text message, or from social networks like Twitter and Facebook. "The Ramapo Jobs Connector" also offers people the opportunity to tap into their Facebook network to get introductions from their friends who are connected to hiring companies, which provides them with a great competitive edge. In addition, employers in the Town of Ramapo and Rockland County who are seeking to fill open positions can use "The Ramapo Jobs Connector" The Ramapo Jobs Connector” to advertise their jobs at no cost. "The Ramapo Jobs Connector" also enables job seekers to view available jobs in their neighborhood through an incredible smartphone application.

About TweetMyJobs

TweetMyJobs is the leading global social recruiting platform. Users receive highly relevant job matches and control where the matches are delivered (i.e. social media, email, text, etc.) and how frequently the matches are delivered (i.e. instantaneously, daily, weekly, etc.). TweetMyJobs pushes jobs into Twitter through more than 10,000 job channels segmented by geography, job type and industry giving the service an unequaled ability to instantaneously connect employers and recruiters with targeted job candidates. In addition, jobs get distributed to the Who? button, TweetMyJobs’ Facebook application, which allows jobseekers to use their Facebook network to find referrals with companies they are interested in. For additional information, please visit www.TweetMyJobs.com.