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MatchFWD

Social Media Employee Recruiting


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Published 07/03/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Robyn Valenzuela
What can you use the app for?

MatchFWD helps to pair employment job openings with appropriate employee candidates through social media recruiting. Extended contact referrals assist with locating qualified candidates through job employment openings and are expedited through the use of mutual contacts. MatchFWD assists the user with importing Facebook contacts and LinkedIn contacts to match qualified personnel looking for employment with employers looking to fill a position. MatchFWD fosters the use of referrals through the user's extended mutual social network. MatchFWD is an online community sharing employment information regarding who is hiring and who is looking for a new employment position with peers or contact list while still maintaining privacy when needed.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

MatchFWD was created in Montreal, Canada in 2011 by a team of six. Celine Charron, HR/Marketing is the founder; Philippe Gauvin, Software Engineer is the co-founder; Julien Grenier, Programmer; Fletcher Tomalty, Software Developer; Michael Mulley, Product Developer; Genevieve Heon, Community Manager; with assistance by contributors Alex Deschamps for Design; Alex Beaudet, Front End; Daniel Arsonault, Logo Design; Pablo Duboue, Machinist. MatchFWD pairs qualified candidates looking for employment with employers looking to fill a position. MatchFWD is an online community sharing information regarding who is hiring and who is looking for a new position while still maintaining a level of anonymity if needed.

What are the differences to other apps?

MatchFWD manages a website that is fully functional and professionally designed. The site is easy to understand and maneuver. A Press Page is available to assist with further information upon request. MatchFWD pairs applicants through referrals by mutual contacts. MatchFWD helps to pair job openings with appropriate candidates through social recruiting. MatchFWD blends an online community with sharing information about who's hiring and who's looking for a new employment position with the user's peers or contact list while maintaining a level of privacy. MatchFWD helps to pair employment job openings with appropriate employee candidates through social media recruiting.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

MatchFWD manages a web-based application that is fully functional and well designed. MatchFWD is a web application that was designed to be uncomplicated as users navigate and explore the site. A Press Page is available to address press release information. MatchFWD was designed to work with Facebook and LinkedIn. For privacy, members can opt to hide full name, company name and detailed work experience. Confidentiality is maintained by allowing only MatchFWD to view user's email address and the user only receives opportunities shared by contacts. The goal of MatchFWD is to match job openings with appropriate candidates through social recruiting.

How does the registration process work?

MatchFWD users begin the registration process by creating an account using either a LinkedIn account or a Facebook account. If using a LinkedIn account, automatically some of the user's profile will be filled in and the user's contacts will be imported. If user prefers not to use LinkedIn, Facebook can be used to create an account and in that case, only work experience and contacts will be imported. User will get a notification when contacts post or share a job opening that fits the MatchFWD's member profile. MatchFWD will not post on a subscriber's wall.

What does it cost to use the application?

MatchFWD states a permanently free version that will always be free to membership. As new premium features are added as an upgrade, pricing may be adjusted for upgrades or new feature applications. The basic core version used to develop MatchFWD will remain free of charge indefinitely. MatchFWD pairs qualified candidates looking for employment with employers looking to fill a position. MatchFWD is an online community sharing information regarding who is hiring and who is looking for a new position while still maintaining anonymity as needed. MatchFWD was created in Montreal, Canada in 2011 by a team of six.

Who would you recommend the application to?

MatchFWD would be instrumental to employees looking to change or improve a current position or career paths. MatchFWD is an option for graduating students looking for employment or enrolled students looking to supplement income to offset the rising cost of education. MatchFWD would be especially useful to Facebook and LinkedIn account holders that have built up a large network of followers. The number of contacts available is instrumental building a platform of referrals and employment contacts. MatchFWD is a web-based application that is well designed and appears to be fully functional.

  • A Posting Site for Employment Opportunities.
  • Contacts Can Be Imported To MatchFWD.
  • Alerts When Job Matches Candidate.


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MatchFWD contact details

Email: phil@matchfwd.com
Telephone: 514-781-7063

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FREE - Permanently free version

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