Tuesday January 25, 2011

Net-Temps and Job Rooster Bring Jobs to Users' Mobile Phone

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Workers looking for temporary, contract jobs can now find them on-the-go

N. Chelmsford, MA, January 25, 2010 - Net-Temps and Job Rooster have partnered to bring mobile recruiting services for the first time to their users throughout the United States. Net-Temps, one of the largest job boards of part-time, temporary and full-time jobs, is adding the service to their current online offering, giving more than a million active jobseekers the opportunity to receive job listings via text message.

"Temporary and contract workers represent a huge portion of the labor force, but many of these folks are not connected to the Internet on a daily or even weekly basis," said Job Rooster CEO Nick Ellis. "Job Rooster eliminates the need for a computer or Internet connection entirely, and simplifies the job search process for workers on the go."

The text-message based mobile platform enables job seekers to receive job alerts on their cell phones and access the newest job postings anytime, anywhere.

Net-Temps VP of Marketing, Sue Booth, commented, "The collaboration with the Job Rooster mobile service helps add additional channels of distribution for employment information for jobseekers. They can receive text messages of job alerts anytime, anywhere directly on their mobile phone and send their favorite job posts directly to their email inbox."

The partnership comes at a time when people are increasingly relying on their cell phones for personal and professional purposes. Roughly 90% of Americans have mobile phones, of which 98% are text message-enabled. The New York Times reported in May 2010 that mobile phones are now used more for text messaging than for talking, with many demographics sending over 100 text messages per month.

About Net-Temps
Net-Temps is the leading job board for temporary, temp-to-perm and direct-hire employment through the staffing industry. Since 1995, Net-Temps has consistently ranked among the top Internet job boards. The Net-Temps Job Distribution Network is one of the most cost-effective approaches to talent acquisition on the Internet and is comprised of some 20,000 employment-related websites. Through this Network and extensive advertising programs with top search engines and portals, Net-Temps is able to assist staffing companies in sourcing and hiring the most qualified candidates. Job seekers can search jobs in more than a dozen career channels, post resumes and take advantage of all the available career resources for free. Further information about Net-Temps is available at www.net-temps.com.

About Job Rooster
Job Rooster, a San Francisco-based social enterprise, works to bridge the employment information gap by giving people access through their text-enabled cell phones. Job Rooster's multi-functional capabilities allow job seekers to connect with employers and employers to hire better, faster and more cost-effectively. To access the service simply text the word "JOBS" to CROWS (27697) or sign up online at www.jobrooster.com.