|By PR Newswire||
|October 16, 2012 02:54 PM EDT||
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Select Family of Staffing Companies proudly announces the release of its brand-new mobile job-seeking experience, complete with free mobile apps for various platforms, text-enabled job alerts, and mobile-optimized websites to provide additional information to prospective and current temporary employees. The app is available for iPhone/iPad, Android, and Blackberry devices.
Select has also launched a search engine optimized career site at http://jobs.selectfamily.com that allows its requisitions to be visible in Google, Bing, and Yahoo! search results. The site creates an individual webpage URL for each job, which allows search engines to find and display them in a candidate's search results.
Job seekers are looking for the next best way to locate their next employment opportunity. With Americans' on-the-go lifestyle, The Select Family of Staffing Companies — which represents the Select Staffing®, SelectRemedy®, RemX® Specialty Staffing, Remedy Intelligent Staffing®, Westaff®, and Select Truckers Plus brands — saw the perfect opportunity to bring job hunting to the next level and extend their dedication to extra mile service to job seekers.
"The Select Family of Staffing Companies is always striving to be a technology leader in our industry. We believe that the development and launch of our mobile and career site experience will be the best way to locate and recruit top talent for our clients," says Lori Weathers, Marketing Director for The Select Family of Staffing Companies. "Having quick and easy access to open positions will increase the opportunities for job seekers to find a perfect match with our clients."
Select's free mobile application can be downloaded from the Google Play Store on the Android Market, iTunes Store, and Blackberry App World. The mobile application will allow users to search job postings based on several criteria and even apply directly from their device. Candidates can find jobs based on keywords, job categories, and location and then submit applications and interest in position from anywhere there is cellular reception. Users can also easily locate the Select Family branch location nearest them.
Separately, The Select Family has optimized all of its websites for viewing on mobile devices. Users can apply for positions, refer friends and families in an effort to achieve referral bonuses, access their paystubs and W-2s, view FAQs and available benefits, find branch locations, and more, Further, job seekers can subscribe to receive text message alerts whenever a new position is posted that meets their personal criteria, as set by the user at time of opt-in.
Weathers says, "Thanks to our comprehensive seeker experience, users will have instant access to positions that match their skills and needs. These enhancements are a big step forward for our company and a huge opportunity for all active and passive job seekers. Parents, friends, and families can now keep their eyes and ears out for our opportunities and recommend them to someone they know. Mobile applications and web-based products are becoming the single most important avenue for finding employment, and Select is proud to be ahead of the curve."
About The Select Family of Staffing Companies
The Select Family of Staffing Companies offers premier workforce management services, including recruiting and screening professional job candidates, payroll and time attendance management, on-site supervision, and specialty staffing solutions to a wide variety of client companies, including manufacturing, industrial, clerical, administrative, accounting, finance, information technology, and professional services. Select is the only staffing agency to have ever won the Risk & Insurance Industry's highest award – Risk Manager of the Year.
Founded in Santa Barbara, California in 1985, The Select Family of Staffing Companies is one of the nation's top 10 staffing agencies, as ranked by Staffing Industry Analysts. The company operates as Select Staffing® (SelectRemedy® in Illinois), Remedy Intelligent Staffing®, Select Truckers Plus®, Westaff®, and RemX® Specialty Staffing. It also has divisions focused on professional development training (Power Training Institute) and Managed Services Program (SinglePoint Solutions).
For more information on The Select Family of Staffing Companies, please visit the company's website at www.selectfamily.com.
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