Lawson Kight, Txt3Wrk


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Lawson Kight, Txt3Wrk

  1. 1. SMS Job Applications
  2. 2. How We BeganA Single-day hackathon where teams of strangersunite around an idea and present a solution to“deliver personalized, actionable information topeople that are least likely to be online.” 2
  3. 3. Barriers to EntryJob seekers may be qualified for work,but face additional barriers to entry job seekers employers 3
  4. 4. User Flow1. Input Information2. Match People3. Notify Job Seeker4. Send Application to Employer5. Employer Contacts Job Seeker 4
  5. 5. SMS Job Offers
  6. 6. Benefits for Job Seekers• Search for work 24 hours/day• Instant application process• Jobs matched to your skill set• Text 2 Speech technology 1 hr/day 24 hrs/day 6
  7. 7. Benefits for Job Placement Agencies• Reduce unnecessary office visits• Track retention rates• Generate metrics to show efficacy automated tracking 7
  8. 8. Benefits for Employers• Jobs sent to a population ready to work• Choose the breadth of your search• Build relationships with placement agencies 8
  9. 9. What’s Next? • Apps For Communities 3rd Place Finalist • Prize Money Rolled Back into txt2wrk • Seeking workforce development agencies to run a pilot program • Place people with employers using SMS 9
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