JobOn allows employers to reduce the time spent finding and hiring hourly staff by 75%. With a free, recorded video interview hosted by JobOn, seekers apply for multiple jobs from a webcam or smart phone, while employers pre-screen them to find the best candidates, decrease turnover and lower costs.
ANNAPOLIS, August 7, 2013 – Corporate Press Acquires JobOn, Leading Video Enabled Employment Application. Corporate Technology Group to acquire fast growing technology startup JobOn to extend its product offering in retail, restaurant and service industries..
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, May 6, 2013 – Hourly job seekers can introduce and differentiate themselves to employers by completing a video application with the mobile application from JobOn, the leading provider of video-enabled job application technology.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, November 15, 2012 – Starbucks, Saladworks, Jamba Juice, The Greene Turtle, Smoothie King and Huddle House are chain restaurants or franchises that have begun using JobOn to screen and hire hourly workers for their restaurants. They are adopting the technology because recorded video job interviewing saves busy restaurant operators a lot of time when compared to the traditional method of reviewing paper and online applications and then scheduling phone-screens and interviews.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 17, 2012 – JobOn, the site that matches employers with hourly workers with recorded video, continues to add functionality to its site with features that streamline the hiring process.
September 25, 2012 - JobOn, the site that matches employers with hourly workers using video enabled job application technology, has added Pete Steiner as executive vice president of sales to expand the company’s resources focused on capturing retail, hospitality and restaurant customers.
March 19, 2012 – Resumes and paper applications have only limited success in getting jobs for applicants, according to corporate recruiters who recently signed up for JobOn. They cite their main drawback as widespread use, making it difficult for applicants to stand out.
February 10, 2012 – Pohanka Acura, Koons Toyota and Koons Ford Annapolis, Annapolis Hyundai, Porsche of Annapolis, JBA Chevrolet, David Wheeler Honda and Preston Hyundai are automobile dealerships that are now using JobOn, the apply-by-video service for job seekers launched just last fall.
January 12, 2012 – Just a few months after launching its video job board in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. area, JobOn has completed a build out of the website and now hosts nationwide job roles to which seekers can apply by video.
December 2, 2011 – Restaurant managers in the Greater Washington area are embracing the new way to interview job seekers using recorded videos through JobOn. Maryland locations include the chain McCormick & Schmick's and as well as individual shops Grill Fire at Arundel Mills mall, Smoothie King in Crofton and Café Deluxe in Gaithersburg. Other locations are Potenza Restaurant in Washington, D.C., Virginia's P.F. Chang's China Bistro (Tyson's Corner), and interest has begun in the Midwest with the registration of a Popeye's franchise.
November 8, 2011 – In anticipation of a busy holiday shopping season and available jobs, retailers in Greater Washington are using a new video interview technology from JobOn to find and hire candidates. Stores that have signed onto the service include electronics shop Best Buy Mobile, body and hair care product seller Aveda, shoe retailer Clark Stores, Solstice Sunglass Boutique, Fashion Time and Things Remembered.
November 7, 2011 – Video job-interview provider JobOn will present its business concept and service to the audience at TechBUZZ, the Washington, D.C. region's premier seed-stage pitch event on Nov. 10 hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association. TechBUZZ connects innovative pre-revenue companies with angel and qualified investors looking to invest.
November 4, 2011 – Video job-interview service JobOn is one of few companies selected to exhibit at the 2011 Entrepreneur Expo: Harnessing the Power of Innovation in Maryland. The conference, initiated by the Maryland Technology Development Corp., will take place on November 14th as a celebration of Maryland's entrepreneur community.
October 11, 2011 – Video job-interview service JobOn was selected to present its business at Distilled Intelligence 1.0, the start-up competition created by Fortify.vc to energize DC's startups and investors. JobOn was chosen from more than 100 submissions and will demonstrate to the 500+ audience how it is well positioned to succeed in the market for hourly workers and employers.
September 26, 2011 – Traditional job searching, interviewing and hiring is a backwards process that is undergoing a transformation, a certainty that will be demonstrated at the Digital East 2011 conference September 28-29 at the Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner hotel.
JobOn in the News
March 4, 2013 - Building a Virtual Content Creation Team (Content Marketing Institute)
January 22, 2013 - Video Interview Advice from Recruiters (About.com)
September 9, 2012 - JobOn - Matching Retailers and Restaurants with Hourly Workers (Inside Talent Management)
July 19, 2012 - JobOn - No Time to Hire? (Entrepreneur Magazine)
June 7, 2012 - Video Job Applications (Jobs in High Demand)
May 22, 2012 - Why a Video Resume Could Get You Hired (LAPTOP Magazine)
April 22, 2012 - Search and apply for jobs by VIDEO resume with JobOn (freewaregenius)
March 12, 2012 - More job seekers are turning to video resumes (ABC, WRIC TV Channel 8)
February 22, 2012 - JobOn: Using Video Profiles to Connect Hourly Job Seekers with Employers (Tech Cocktail)
February 16, 2012 - Auto Dealers Accelerate Toward JobOn and Video Job Interviewing (Dealer Communications)
February 13, 2012 - Introduce Yourself to Potential Employers Via Video (SevernaParkPatch)
January 28, 2012 - Land That Job - Apply By Video Through JobOn (GeekITDown)
December 27, 2011 - Www.JobOn.Com - Video Job Interview Service (Find a Job Faster)
December 21, 2011 - Film Short: Immigration Nation (PTP Studios)
December 16, 2011 - Maryland businesses, nonprofits race to aid the region's jobless (Baltimore Business Journal - subscription required)
December 9, 2011 - Video Interviewing: A Model For Hiring (RetailBlog.com)
December 6, 2011 - Restaurants Signing Up for Video Job-Interview Service JobOn (RestaurantNews.com)
November 27, 2011 - Looking for a job? These startups want you camera-ready. (Washington Post)
November 15, 2011 - JobOn Named One of 15 Promising Startups (CNBC)
November 11, 2011 - JobOn includes videos in job profiles, video chat with employers (StartupTunes)
November 11, 2011 - New Tools, SHRM's Social Media Survey, and More In Today's Roundup (ERE Media)
November 4, 2011 - In Today's Job Market, It Is JobOn (Shore Update)
October 25, 2011 - JobOn Brings Tech Solutions To The Service Job Market (Bmore)
October 10, 2011 - A New Way to Streamline Your Hiring Process (Restaurant Hospitality)
October 9, 2011 - Start-up JobOn.com Offers New Way of Connecting Employers and Applicants (HometownAnnapolis.com)
September 29, 2011 - Kent Island startup asks job seekers to post online video application (WYPR Radio)
September 29, 2011 - Kent Island startup asks job seekers to post online video application (Baltimore Business Journal)
September 21, 2011 - Interviewing for Jobs by Video: a Q&A with JobOn's CEO Jody Presti (Citybizlist Washington DC)
September 16, 2011 - JobOn (@ApplyByVideo) at the Startup America HD Social Lounge, DEMO Fall 2011 (YouTube: startupamerica)
September 15, 2011 - JobOn.com - Video Profiles For Job Seekers (KillerStartups)
September 14, 2011 - Applying to Jobs with Video? It's here. (Recuiter.com)
September 13, 2011 - The 15 Most Intriguing Pitches from DEMO Fall 2011 (NetworkWorld)
September 13, 2011 - Demo: JobOn lets job seekers submit video applications (VentureBeat)