The City of Atlanta has partnered with TweetMyJobs to launch the City of Atlanta Jobs Platform to connect employers with job seekers in the 9th largest metropolitan area in the country. Mayor Kasim Reed and his colleagues at the city are proving to be forward thinking pioneers that firmly believe in uniting the public and private sectors to help solve difficult and complex social problems. We’re excited to launch the initiative and welcome Atlanta to the TweetMyJobs family of partners.
The announcement was made today at Mayor Reed’s State of the City Address to thousands of attendees on-hand as well as numerous media outlets and supporters following online via social media. TweetMyJobs is prominently featured in Mayor Reed’s address, and he was enthusiastic in his presentation of atlanta.tweetmyjobs.com at the 19 minute mark of his speech below.
Atlanta’s jobs platform offers job seekers the ability to receive relevant job matches instantly through email, social media, or mobile devices in addition to granting access to an extensive Facebook referral network to find connections to hiring companies. The service also offers a job assessment tool to help candidates discover personal strengths and interests before beginning their job search. Employers can utilize the power of the social recruiting platform at no cost and tap into a pool of qualified Atlanta candidates instantly.
City officials will now have access to robust analytics that provide government officials with hyper-local insights that can help steer key strategic decisions to foster future job growth and enhance relations among the government, employers and citizens.
Let’s see some other cities get initiatives like this.