For the Unemployed, Jobs May be Found in Hours, Versus Weeks and Months

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While the Labor Department reports that the average length for a job seeker to find employment is between 5-26 weeks, members of are getting it done in less than 1 week, and over the Christmas Holiday, had a job posted and placed in under 2 hours. Developed to address the needs of the new gig-economy and growing flexible workforce, Hourly was created to get job seekers and small-to-mid sized businesses back to work quickly and easily. Built to operate more like a dating service than a traditional job board, matches job seekers in every industry with local businesses looking to hire.

“Traditionally contingent workers and smaller businesses have been ignored in the online job space. It’s expensive and labor intensive to find good people, and the economics just don’t make sense. At we are trying to break down the barriers and make it easy for the two sides to find one another, which we were thrilled to witness with a job being filled for Christmas Day in less than two hours.” Said Brooke Dixon, CEO. “ We are increasingly seeing this kind of traction on the site, and are looking forward to being able to make it more streamlined for our members. now has jobs available across the United States, and is a free service for both job seekers and employers. According to Co-founder, Lynn Dixon, “In 2012 we will be rolling out a series of (opt-in) premium services for those members who want to connect in different ways, and fill positions under 24-48 hours, but our basic service will always remain free. We need to get people back to work first and foremost, and the economy back at full steam. We hope to help.” is an online employment network that matches people looking for flexible work (part-time, temporary, freelance and hourly) with local employers.

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