Social and Mobile Recruitment Provider to Use Funding to Fuel Continued Global Expansion
San Francisco, CA – April 17, 2014 – Work4, the global leader in social and mobile recruiting, has raised $7 million in Series B funding, bringing total funds raised to $18 million. Lead investor Serena Capital joins Matrix Partners in backing Work4, with Managing Partner Xavier Lorphelin joining the Board of Directors. This new funding will be used to fuel Work4’s continued expansion in the United States and accelerate customer adoption in France and Western Europe.
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According to Aberdeen Group, 75 percent of employers consider social networking tools to be a critical part of their recruitment strategy and 83 percent of candidates are using Facebook in their job search. Furthermore, seven out of ten people are searching for jobs on mobile devices. Since its launch in 2010, Work4 has helped thousands of companies including Gap, AIG, Intel, L’Oreal, Groupon and Hard Rock Café establish an employer brand and leverage these jobseeker preferences to connect with the best active and passive candidates.
Company Momentum for Work4
In the past year, Work4 more than doubled its monthly recurring revenue and added Fortune 500 employers including PepsiCo, Staples, Unilever and Michelin to its roster. As the leading social recruitment provider supporting employer branding and sourcing across Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, other milestones include:
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Work4 is the global leader in Social and Mobile Recruiting, with thousands of customers including many of the Fortune 500. Work4 technology enables organizations to extend their employer brands, drive referrals organically and target specific profiles, transforming social networks into a source of top quality talent. Established in 2010 and backed by Matrix Partners and Serena Capital, Work4 has offices in San Francisco and Paris. For more information, please visit our website (http://www.work4labs.com), Facebook Page (http://www.facebook.com/work4labs), or Twitter account (@work4labs).