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More Employee-referral Companies Are on the Way

Posted By Todd Raphael On April 3, 2013 @ 8:00 am In News and Features | No Comments

pygmy_rabbitsGlassdoor’s competitive analytics [1] isn’t the only recent launch or update in the world of recruiting and human resources technology. There are quite a few new companies and products — or just ones you may not have heard of.

That’s particularly true in the hot social media/employee referral startup [2] world. Some you may not know of:

Zalp [3] is a new employee referral tool. Its funding is coming from a larger firm in India, Zycus, with hundreds of employees.

Referagig [4] is another one in the referral genre. It’s being incubated out of the recruiting/consulting company Makena Partners [5]. Scott Weiss of Referagig says he is in a pre-launch phase, and is working with a couple of freelancers to get it to beta.

Referrals, finder’s fees … yes, there’s another newbie. And that’s Jobhuk [6]. Out of Austin, it’s self-funded/bootstrapped, with four people working on it.


Employyd [7] (that’s not a typo) has a new application for posting and tracking jobs.

You probably know some of the big players in the world of recruiting and smart phones: Jibe, iMomentous, Punchkick Interactive, and AlltheTopBananas, among others. Here’s one you probably don’t know: a startup called Mobolt [8]. You may hear of it more often if you’re an HRsmart user, as it’s now a Mobolt partner. Also, I have a feeling it’s going to land some big-fish clients. It has angel funding, is based in Dallas, and employs 15 folks right now.


multiplying rabbits photo from Tara Daniels, WSU, for Washington Fish and Wildlife Office

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[1] Image: http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/glassdoors-social-recruiting-tools-focus-improving-hiring-employment-branding/

[2] startup: http://www.ere.net/tags/startups/

[3] Zalp: http://zalp.com/features

[4] Referagig: http://www.referagig.com

[5] Makena Partners: http://makenapartners.com/

[6] Jobhuk: https://jobhuk.com/

[7] Employyd: http://www.prweb.com/releases/social-recruitment-app/employyd/prweb10561605.htm

[8] Mobolt: http://www.mobolt.com/#!how-it-works/c1mf2

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