Bullhorn Introduces Free, Online Social Recruiting Education Program

BOSTON, MA (March 14, 2012) ― Today, Bullhorn, Inc. announced the launch of Bullhorn Reach University (Reach U), an online training program designed to help recruiters maximize usage of social media as part of their recruiting efforts. Categorized into three custom-designed courses, “Social Recruiting Basics,” “Social Recruiting Techniques” and “Social Recruiting Strategies,” Bullhorn Reach University provides online education, guidance and tips for recruiters and hiring managers at all levels of social media proficiency.

Built into the Bullhorn Reach recruiting platform, which is now used by over 55,000 recruiters in over 90 countries, Reach U consists of a series of educational training videos coupled with an assessment test intended to measure each recruiter’s knowledge and skill level in the field of social recruiting. Recruiters can use the test to validate their skills and then compare their scores to other recruiters who have completed the test. Bullhorn Reach has partnered with Smarterer, the leader in skill validation, to provide the social recruiting skills test.

“Social media presents recruiters with an unprecedented opportunity to attract talent, said Art Papas, founder and CEO of Bullhorn. “While recruiters are adopting social media, our research shows the vast majority of recruiters are limiting their usage to a single channel. That’s why we created Reach U, to help recruiters understand and take advantage of this opportunity.”

Reach U is available to all users of Bullhorn Reach. Recruiters can sign up for a free Bullhorn Reach account at BullhornReach.com.

About Bullhorn
Bullhorn® creates software and services that improve the way employees and employers come together. For over ten years our innovations have powered the recruiting and staffing operations of fast-growing start-ups up through the world’s largest employment brands. Headquartered in Boston, with offices in London and Sydney, Bullhorn’s recruiting CRM and social recruiting products serve over 5,000 clients and 80,000 users in over 90 countries. Privately owned, Bullhorn is principally backed by Highland Capital Partners and General Catalyst Partners.

About Smarterer
Smarterer is the leader in skill validation, providing hundreds of tests across categories to help people show what they know. To date, the Smarterer community has answered millions of questions to prove skills like Google Analytics, PowerPoint, HTML, CSS and more. The company was founded in early 2011 by Dave Balter, Jennifer Fremont-Smith, and Mike Kowalchick, and is funded by Google Ventures and True Ventures.

Ashley Healy
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