“Hire My Friend” Uses Anonymous Profiles To Cut Recruiters Out
Get headhunted anonymously based off the recommendations of your own friends.
Searching for a job can be a long and arduous process, especially when you don’t want your current place of employment to know you’re seeking out greener pastures. However, one London-based company has just made it a whole lot easier.
Makeshift‘s latest invention is Hire My Friend, a service that invites people to create an anonymous profile, listing their skills and specifying the kinds of jobs they are looking for. Users can then request tweets and endorsements from their Twitter friends, which will move them up in the candidate list. Employers can also make accounts and search for candidates based on skills, or post any available positions.