Partnership with TweetMyJOBS enables members to post over 500,000 jobs on the largest Twitter job board in the world.

Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 25, 2009
— DirectEmployers Association, a nonprofit consortium of leading U.S. corporations, announced today that it is partnering with TweetMyJOBS, the largest Twitter job board in the world, to offer SMART Tweet™ for free to its nearly 500 member companies. SMART Tweet is the most cost effective and powerful way to leverage social media and Twitter for recruiting purposes. SMART stands for Social Media Applicant Recruitment Tool.

“The goal is to constantly provide our members with the best avenues to increase labor market efficiency and reduce recruiting costs,” said Chad Sowash Vice President of Business Development with DirectEmployers Association. “Social media has exploded onto the scene, although leveraging this new and interactive medium for recruitment has seemed quite nebulous for many companies. That’s why DirectEmployers was very eager to partner with TweetMyJOBS, who has established themselves as leaders in this area, to help our member companies better analyze the advantages of social media recruitment.”

Effective immediately, all DirectEmployers members will have their jobs posted on TweetMyJOBS for free. This will begin a DirectEmployers’ SMART Tweet pilot which will help member organizations better understand social media’s recruiting value. During this timeframe premium upgrades such as TweetMyJOBS’ TweetMark™ and increased targeting of job seekers will also be available to DirectEmployers membership at a discounted rate. DirectEmployers’ clients currently have hundreds of thousands of open positions in almost every industry and job sector.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with such a prominent and well respected organization such as DirectEmployers” says Gary Zukowski, Founder and President of TweetMyJOBS. “We are confident that we will be able to add tremendous value to DirectEmployers’ members as well as the millions of job seekers across America and the world looking for work.”

About TweetMyJOBS:
Based in Charlotte, NC, TweetMyJOBS ( is the largest Twitter job board in the world. Using SMART Tweet™, employers can post a job on one of TweetMyJOBS 5000+ Job Channels, which are location/industry specific, and a text message notification of the job will instantly be delivered to a job seeker’s cell phone via Twitter. Employers can also use the service’s TweetMark™ product to include a logo or graphic to brand their job Tweets to help ‘make their mark on Twitter.’ In addition to its targeted Job Channels, TweetMyJOBS provides the ability for employers to reach any of the 20 million unique monthly Twitter users who are searching for a job opportunity.

About DirectEmployers Association:
DirectEmployers Association is a non-profit HR consortium owned and managed by leading U.S. employers, including: IBM, AT&T, Google, Cisco, Dell, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Whirlpool and many more. Employers benefit from a strategic recruiting community where ideas, resources and best practices are shared; processes, expertise and standards are shaped; and technology is developed to drive new innovation.

For more information please contact:
Nancy Holland, VP Marketing, 317-874-9022,

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