Wappingers Falls, NY (January 8th, 2014) Follr, Inc., a SaaS (Service as a software) company specializing in Digital Identity, today announced the addition of a new career section to their professional networking platform. The data, from Indeed.com, is currently available to free and paid subscribers giving them access to an aggregation of job listings from thousands of Websites, including job boards, newspapers, associations, and company career pages.
Using Follr, employers can also access skilled, active and passive, talent in a variety of professions while individuals can search through millions of available jobs. The addition of job data and employment-related meta search functionality is the first of several enhancements aimed at improving the companies recruitment services.“The integration of job data is an integral part of the expansion of the Follr platform,“ said Stephen Fells, Follr CEO and Co-Founder adding “Follr users can now access job data provided by the leading source and most visited job site in the United States.”
Follr recommends that professionals take advantage of a variety of available resources to improve their resume with a focus on creating a Digital Identity Website. By doing so they are able to better market a wider source of skills, social influence, social media and personal attributes and history. Further leveraging the Follr network allows them to connect with other professionals and opportunities.“Job hunting in 2014 is like nothing people have every experienced, quite simply job applicants need to do more than simply send in a single piece of paper with a historical list of job titles, dates and responsibilities” stated Follr Founder and Product Lead Mark Wayman. He added “Our users are now able to create a modern, responsive, Web-based and effective resume while simultaneously having direct access to available positions. Over the next few months we will announce additional recruitment based functionality.”
About Follr, Inc.:
Follr, Inc. (www.follr.com) is a software company founded in 2011. With offices in California and New York Follr provides Web-based Digital Identity Websites and business networking tools to individuals and corporations. A Digital Identity Website allows an individual, company or brand to tell their story using a combination of personal or corporate history, social media profiles (Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare etc.) and content. It is a personally branded Website used as an initial point of contact and represents an aggregation of all online and offline information. It is accessed by an enduring, easy to remember URL and represents a more complete picture and story in an increasingly digital world. Follr is funded through Blossom Ventures. For more information see the company Website, Facebook or Twitter.
Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 100 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, covering 94% of global GDP.
Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. As the leading pay-for-performance recruitment advertising network, Indeed drives millions of targeted applicants to jobs in every field and is the most cost-effective source of candidates for thousands of companies.
Founded by Paul Forster and Rony Kahan, Indeed is a subsidiary of Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd. Indeed has offices in Austin, Mountain View, New York and Stamford in the US, as well as offices in Dublin and London.
Stephen Fells – CEO