SOURCE: Assured Labor
September 21, 2010 10:30 ET
Assured Labor Launches EmpleoListo in Mexico to Connect Job Seekers With Local Employers Through Text-Message
New Service Enables Employers to Instantly Connect With Candidates Who Lack Consistent Internet Access
MEXICO CITY--(Marketwire - September 21, 2010) - Assured Labor (www.AssuredLabor.com) announced today the launch of its service, EmpleoListo (www.EmpleoListo.com.mx), to connect Mexicans with local job opportunities via cell phone. The new service enables candidates to register and be found by hundreds of employers who can contact them instantly via text-message. Today EmpleoListo is launching its service with Mexico's four largest wireless carriers and dozens of prestigious employers.
EmpleoListo's award winning service enables employers to rapidly identify and contact the best candidates for their positions. EmpleoListo's advanced search technology enables companies to easily identify and connect with ideal candidates for their operational level positions.
Candidates seeking jobs in Mexico can register at www.empleolisto.com.mx from any internet enabled computer. Once registered, candidates' resumes will be visible to hundreds of employers across Mexico including: Tiendas Extra, Principal Financial, Publicis, Finestrella, ValuGlobal, Enova, Insight Media, and more. The secure service keeps candidates' identities anonymous until the job seekers choose to accept employers' invitations through text or email.
"We are honored to offer EmpleoListo in Mexico with TelCel, Movistar, Iusacell, Unefone, the country's top wireless carriers," said David Reich, CEO of EmpleoListo. "Together we will enable Mexicans to find more jobs while helping employers find great candidates, faster and more easily than ever before."
To signify the company's commitment to Mexico, EmpleoListo is offering its service for free to candidates and small businesses. Large companies can try EmpleoListo for free for one month.
Of the 30 million internet users in Mexico only 33 percent have a computer at home while 85 million Mexicans have a cell phone. EmpleoListo's innovative service will allow companies to reach millions of overlooked candidates quickly and easily.
EmpleoListo's launch in Mexico follows the company's successful start in Nicaragua, where the service has become the largest marketplace for jobs in the country in less than one year.
About Assured Labor
Assured Labor is the premier marketplace for jobs in Emerging Markets. The service leverages the power of text message and the Internet to rapidly connect employers with great workers. The venture backed company's management team consists of human resources, technology and marketing experts with graduate degrees from MIT and Harvard. The company launched its Latin American brand, EmpleoListo, in the Fall of 2009 in partnership with the regions largest wireless carrier. For more information please visit www.AssuredLabor.com.