Beltsville, MD (PRWEB) October 17, 2011
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and PR software, held its first recruiting open house at its brand new corporate headquarters Thursday, September 29th. The event attracted over 200 job-seeking candidates in a variety of areas, including sales, technology, finance, marketing and accounting.
While many companies have slowed or halted hiring amid economic uncertainty, Vocus continues to focus on creating new jobs and hiring the best talent in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Vocus has received numerous awards and distinctions, including Washingtonian’s Best Places to Work, Washington Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Award and The Software 500. Since 2001, Vocus has achieved a Compounded Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of over 30%.
”Vocus Town is a one-of-a-kind social workplace that captures the excitement and energy that our employees have for our business. The new office is unlike anything you could imagine,” said Cal Shilling, VP of Human Resources at Vocus. “We are thrilled that we can open our doors and show hundreds of candidates our amazing new headquarters. The overwhelming turnout is a true testament to a great effort put forth by everyone at Vocus leading up to the event.”
Attendees were given tours of the new building and participated in different breakout sessions coordinated by hiring managers and the recruiting team.
For more information on career opportunities with Vocus, please visit http://www.whyworkatvocus.com.
For pictures of the event, visit the Vocus’ Careers Facebook page here.
About Vocus Vocus (Nasdaq: VOCS) is a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and PR software that helps organizations of all sizes reach and influence buyers across social networks, online and through the media. Vocus provides a software suite for social media marketing, content distribution and public relations to help customers generate awareness and increase sales in today’s customer-led buying process. Vocus is used by more than 40,000 organizations worldwide in seven languages. For more information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.
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