Beyond.com and HireADroid Partnership Delivers Top Job Search App for Android Users
Android App Helps Job Seekers Find Job Listings Quickly from Anywhere, Anytime
PHILADELPHIA-September 27, 2011
, a Career Network focused on helping people grow and succeed, today announced its partnership with HireADroid, the number one job search application for Android, enabling users to search jobs across Beyond.com's thousands of top-tier industry and local career sites directly from their Android device. In today's competitive employment market, the mobile device is an imperative tool for job seekers needing to search, share and react in real-time to job opportunities.
Beyond.com is the number one tab amongst a roster of six major job search engines, which feed job search results into the HireADroid application through one single query. The Android app boasts a simple user interface and a wealth of features to help job seekers more easily find the ideal job by allowing users to save jobs to "your favorites," search based on a current location, send an email or tweet the opportunity, and apply for the position right from the phone. Job postings span across multiple countries, so non-U.S. residents can also benefit from the HireADroid app.
"As the mobile recruitment space continues to evolve, Beyond.com is broadening its reach across all mobile devices with the most reliable and inclusive set of tools to help job seekers navigate through today's highly competitive job market," said Rich Milgram, CEO of Beyond.com. "With the power of the HireADroid app, we're able to share the Beyond.com network with a growing audience of Android users through the app's unmatched functionality and tools to connect job seekers with the most relevant and latest job postings."
With more than 230,000 downloads, the HireADroid app has been positioned on Apple's Top 100 list in the business category for the past year, currently holding at number 45. The traffic to Beyond.com increased by more than 11 percent since the engine rose to the number one tab on the app, demonstrating the demand for Beyond.com's unique niche approach to within the Android job search app market.
"Beyond.com has helped drive downloads and brought tremendous value to not only the success of the HireADroid application, but to the thousands of users who, particularly in the challenging economic landscape, often depend on job search apps for its immediacy in accessing the latest job postings, along with the ability to easily search, apply and share jobs when, how and where they want to," said Bo Stone, founder of HireADroid. "Through this partnership with Beyond.com, we're looking forward to continuing to make upgrades and add new features to help job seekers find the right job – through the convenience of their mobile device."
About Bostone Consulting/HireADroid
Bostone Consulting is a development firm specializing in Android and Java projects. List of clients includes Qualcomm, Boeing, HP and Teradata. Bostone Consulting is a developer of popular Android applications such as Droidin' LinkedIn client and HireADroid Job Search.
About Beyond.com, Inc.
is a Career Network focused on helping people grow and succeed professionally. By connecting job seekers and employers through 70 unique career channels and 3,000 industry and regional communities, we are changing the way job searching is done and helping people build relationships around the world. Through powerful communication tools and a personalized online Career PortfolioTM, members have a 24/7 online presence and access to job search functions, networking features, statistics and social and industry research. Beyond.com was named to Inc. Magazine's prestigious Inc. 500' list and is a Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) portfolio company.