Workpop and the California Restaurant Association Launch

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Applicant Hiring System Delivers the Best Candidate Experience in a Competitive Talent Market

Monday, Workpop and the California Restaurant Association launched nationwide. Using Workpop’s proprietary technology, automates and simplifies the entire recruiting process, while delivering the best candidate experience required to win the best industry talent in today’s competitive market.

Today’s restaurants and job seekers shouldn’t have to rely on pen and paper, broken job boards and frustrating applicant tracking systems.’s user-friendly, paperless solution saves managers countless wasted hours and helps to identify and onboard the right hire quickly and easily on any connected device. The best part: a portion of revenues generated go to funding advocacy for the restaurant industry.

“ is a dynamic new tool that addresses key pain points in the hiring process, for both restaurateurs and candidates,” says Jot Condie, President + CEO of the California Restaurant Association. In today’s economy, with low unemployment, hiring is harder than ever - it takes longer and costs more. A poor candidate experience costs restaurants the best hires. offers a mobile-friendly, easy, modern application process, so candidates get a great first impression. And its chat-based messaging system reflects how today’s talent prefers to interact.

“The applicant experience is just as important as the customer experience to the health of brands and businesses today,” said Reed Shaffner, Co-CEO of Workpop. “Yet the process remains incredibly inefficient and frustrating. 60% of job seekers quit in the middle of filling out online applications because of their length or complexity. was developed with the mission of delivering the best candidate experience in the industry."

AN INTEGRATED SOLUTION FOR SOURCING, SCREENING AND ONBOARDING empowers recruiters, operators and managers with the tools to source, engage, screen, and hire the best talent faster and more efficiently.

·Advanced technology automates sourcing, removes friction and engages candidates from the moment they see the job post.
·User-friendly screening tools empower managers and collaborators to meaningfully communicate with applicants and make thoughtful decisions faster.
·Paperless onboarding drastically reduces costs while allowing new hires to contribute immediately on day one of the job.

“We’re incredibly proud to be launching with the California Restaurant Association,” said Chris Ovitz, Co-CEO of Workpop. “Over the past three years, the Workpop hiring platform has found great success with customers in the restaurant industry. With this partnership, we’re able to bring Workpop’s modern, time-saving tools to many more restaurants with an industry-specific solution.”

Workpop has seen subscriber growth of over 2550% over the past year, and expects continued growth with partnerships like

“Revenues from this partnership will be dedicated to improving the business environment for all restaurant owners,” explains Jot Condie, President + CEO of the California Restaurant Association. “We’re excited to be providing a technologically advanced tool to help restaurateurs that will benefit the industry.”

About Workpop
Workpop is the world's first Applicant Hiring System that doesn't just track applicants, but delivers the best candidate experience required to win in today's competitive talent market. While typical hiring software focuses on tools to simply screen candidates, Workpop knows that top candidates are evaluating employers on their application and hiring process. Through modern design that showcases the brand and intuitive software that encourages candidate interaction rather than hindering it, Workpop helps companies attract and hire the best. Founded in 2014 by Reed Shaffner and Chris Ovitz, Workpop is based in Santa Monica, CA.

About California Restaurant Association
The California Restaurant Association provides ultimate access to the resources and support that restaurant professionals need to lead thriving businesses while serving as conscientious, contributing members of an unparalleled industry. California is home to more than 95,000 eating and drinking places that ring up more than $72 billion in sales and employ more than 1.6 million workers, making restaurants an indisputable driving force in the state’s economy.

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