DirectEmployers Association And TweetMyJobs To Launch The Who Do You Know? Button Across The .JOBS Universe

September 21, 2011

Indianapolis, IN – September 21, 2011 – DirectEmployers Association, a non-profit consortium of leading global employers, today announced a partnership with TweetMyJobs, the leading social recruitment platform, to integrate its Who Do You Know? Facebook application across the .JOBS Universe providing employers and job seekers the opportunity to connect through referrals.  The announcement was made jointly by Bill Warren, Executive Director for DirectEmployers Association and Robin D. Richards, Chairman & CEO of TweetMyJobs.

“DirectEmployers is committed to providing our members with the very best platform to connect employers with job seekers,” said Mr. Warren.  “The .JOBS Universe enables this and now, with TweetMyJobs’s Who Do You Know? button, our members can socialize their jobs and take full advantage of the referral power of Facebook.”

“With unemployment remaining so high in the United States, the key for job seekers is to find opportunities where they have an inside connection.  Our Who Do You Know? button makes that easy and our partnership with DirectEmployers will provide this crucial connection point to many more job seekers,” said Mr. Richards.

The Who Do You Know? button lets any job seeker viewing a job opening on the .JOBS Universe to instantly see if they have any first or second degree Facebook connections at the hiring company and then to directly request a referral through Facebook.  The button is part of the Who Do You Know? application that makes job seeking and professional networking possible in Facebook.  Users leverage their Facebook friend network to find jobs and get introduced to hiring companies.

About DirectEmployers Association
DirectEmployers Association, Inc. is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit, 600 plus member employer association. As provided in its corporate bylaws, a board of directors consisting of member company representatives manages the business and affairs of the Association. Daily operations are managed by an executive director and operations staff at the direction of the president and board of directors. Its mission is to provide employers an employment network that is cost-effective, improves labor market efficiency and reaches an ethnically diverse national workforce. For more news and information, please visit www.DirectEmployers.org.

About TweetMyJobs
TweetMyJobs is the premiere social recruiting platform on Twitter. 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. For additional information about TweetMyJobs, please visit www.TweetMyJobs.com.

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Press Contact for DirectEmployers Association:
Nancy Holland
Vice President Marketing
DirectEmployers Association
Email: nancy@directemployers.org
T: 317-874-9022

Press Contact for TweetMyJobs:
Stuart Lander
Chief Marketing Officer
TweetMyJobs
Email: slander@tweetmyjobs.com
T: 818-260-3100