SOURCE: Jobvite


November 17, 2009 08:00 ET

Jobvite and Jigsaw Partner to Match Jobs With Contacts for Companies Recruiting on the Web

Jobvite Social Search Integrates With Jigsaw's Directory of 17 Million Business Contacts

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2009) - Jobvite, the recruitment technology innovator, now integrates with Jigsaw, the industry leader in Data as a Service (DaaS) and user generated business information, to bring real-time contact information to its talent acquisition platform. The partnership streamlines candidate search on the web, enabling companies to target the right talent for open jobs and reach prospective candidates easily.

Using Jobvite Source, employers can match their jobs to profiles in Jigsaw and easily secure comprehensive contact information when they identify a good candidate. Jobvite Source is the first Web application that helps employers find the right candidates in social networks and on the Web. With this partnership, Jobvite now provides immediate access to 17 million accurate and up-to-date Jigsaw business contacts, which are updated in real time by Jigsaw's one million-member community and are complete with name, title, company, work email, business phone, and address.

Jobvite Source pulls together many free candidate sources into one vertical search experience that matches profiles to job descriptions, opening an immediate social recruiting channel for companies without requiring additional manpower or budget. The application helps employees find referral prospects in their social networks and contacts and helps recruiters target prospective candidates on the Web. Any company can use Jobvite Source on its own or along with other recruiting technologies.

"Jobvite Source combines Jigsaw's deep database of business professionals with Jobvite's innovative matching technology, which enables companies and recruiters to quickly and cost-effectively zero-in on the best talent," said Dan Finnigan, president and CEO of Jobvite. "Jobvite Source searches and streamlines real-time candidate data for companies and recruiters. Partnerships with companies like Jigsaw make our search results the most comprehensive and practical for our customers."

"Independently, Jigsaw and Jobvite are both valuable tools for recruiters looking for the best and brightest talent for their companies," said Jim Fowler, CEO of Jigsaw. "By joining forces we've upped the ante and delivered the fastest and most accurate way to identify and locate top-notch candidates."

About Jigsaw

Jigsaw ( is a leading provider of business information and data services that uniquely leverages user-generated content contributed by its global business-to-business community of one million members. Jigsaw gives individuals and companies access to contact information for 17 million business people and profiles of 3 million companies. In addition to delivering low-cost and easy access to high-value business information for sales, marketing, recruiting and customer service, Jigsaw provides data as a service (DaaS) through a variety of cloud-based data acquisition and management services. Founded in 2004, Jigsaw is located in San Mateo, Calif. and funded by Austin Ventures, El Dorado Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.

About Jobvite

Jobvite creates Software-as-a-Service applications that improve recruiting productivity and quality for any company while lowering recruiting costs. Easy to use, social recruiting products from Jobvite get everyone involved to find and hire the right talent. Jobvite's proprietary recruiting technologies make recruiting in social networks and on the open Web effective and easy. For more information, visit

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