SOURCE: Jobvite


July 11, 2012 14:10 ET

Jobvite Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner for Second Year in a Row

Leading Social Recruiting Platform Recognized for Creating Technology Innovations That Connect Clients Looking for Talent With Millions of Potential Candidates

BURLINGAME, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 11, 2012) - Jobvite, the leading recruiting platform for the social Web, today announced it has been chosen as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners for the second year in a row. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn editorial team and an international panel of industry experts selected Jobvite based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.

Jobvite and the other AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's tenth annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23, 2012. The focus at the Innovation Summit is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.

"This year's AlwaysOn Global 250 companies have been shaken up by the recent surge in on-demand and mobile innovation. This year's crop of robust, innovative applications has launched a complex world of interconnected, sophisticated data being used by a voracious consumer and business userbase. Coupled with a massive smartphone and tablet adoption, the opportunities for this year's winners are unlimited," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The 2012 AO Global 250 winners are driving the technology market into new, uncharted territory, representing the highest-growth opportunities we've seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the Global Silicon Valley."

The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2012 list.

"Social recruiting helps companies win the war for talent, and now more than 90% use social networks to find new hires," said Dan Finnigan, president and CEO of Jobvite. "Jobvite's solution provides companies of all sizes with a cutting-edge platform for quickly and easily sourcing and hiring qualified candidates across the social Web. We're honored to have our innovations recognized by AlwaysOn for the second year in a row."

Jobvite's 800+ customers, including Starbucks, Zynga and Yelp, use the company's social recruiting solutions to harness the power of social networks and find the best candidates. Jobvite provides a simple-to-use interface that drives more referral hires, creates a great candidate experience and improves the speed and quality of talent acquisition. Jobvite enables open positions to be tracked and shared across social networks, websites and via email. Used not just by recruiters and hiring managers, Jobvite encourages every employee at a company to participate, increasing referral hires and expanding the potential candidate pool to include social contacts of every staff member.

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website.

About Jobvite
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

About AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn's preeminent executive event series includes the Silicon Valley Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, IMPACT Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic, Venture Summit East, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, OnMobile, and GoingGreen Silicon Valley. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.