BURLINGAME, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 23, 2012) - Jobvite, the leading recruitment platform for the social Web, today announced new customer Gilt Groupe, Gilt.com, an innovative luxury online shopping destination. Jobvite will support Gilt Groupe's goals of increasing employee referral participation and using social media to expand its national and international staff in the coming year.
New York-based Gilt Groupe currently employs about 1,000 around the globe. With a hiring strategy focused on applying the concept of "birds of a feather flock together," they needed an applicant tracking system that increases employee engagement across social networks to generate more top-quality candidates that fit the company's culture. Gilt Groupe selected Jobvite to tap into a wider talent pool of passive candidates without overburdening the Human Resources department.
"We are excited to use Jobvite to increase employee referrals as well as traffic to our career centers," Bryan Moll, Director of Talent Acquisition with Gilt Groupe. "Social media has been an integral element to the success of Gilt as a brand, and we are looking forward to propelling our recruiting via social media. Jobvite helps us make the entire organization an extension of the recruiting team, so they can easily refer great talent within their networks as well as partner with us on communicating why Gilt Groupe is an employer of choice."
Jobvite allows Gilt Groupe to create a unique hiring process that reflects its brand identity and ensures a consistent applicant experience. Using Jobvite Source and Jobvite Hire, the luxury shopping website will maintain its image by defining career opportunities as it recruits and hires via social networking and employee referrals. Jobvite Hire -- a complete ATS platform which offers efficiency with automated applicant tracking, hiring collaboration tools, and candidate management, now makes it especially easy for Gilt Groupe to streamline candidates through the entire recruiting and hiring process.
"We are proud to provide an innovative company like Gilt Groupe with an ATS system and platform for social recruiting that can keep up with their high technological standards," said Dan Finnigan, president and CEO of Jobvite. "Our exceptional customer support and industry-leading, innovative solutions allows Gilt Groupe to expand its staff while maintaining its culture to win the war for talent."
Jobvite allows companies of all sizes to harness the power of employee referrals by encouraging everyone on staff to share job openings through their social networks, exponentially expanding their recruiting reach. With the average user have 150 social media connections, a company of Gilt Groupe's size has a social media talent pool of 2.7 million first- and second-degree contacts.
Jobvite is the leading recruiting platform for the social web. Today's fastest-growing companies use applicant tracking, recruiter CRM and social recruiting software solutions from Jobvite to target the right talent and build the best teams. Jobvite is a complete, modular Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform which can optimize the speed, cost-effectiveness and ease of recruiting for any company. For more information, visit www.jobvite.com.