SmartRecruiters to Sail for Jobs During America’s Cup

Social hiring platform puts business executives and long-term unemployed people on a race catamaran.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – During America’s Cup Series Oct 4-6, SmartRecruiters will bring together the long-term unemployed and top corporate executives to sail the bay aboard the SmartRecruiters Extreme 40. For every unemployed person, there will be a corporate executive. Those who have been unemployed for over six months will meet the people who can help them get back in the workforce.

By sending executives and the unemployed out to sea in one boat, SmartRecruiters takes a headfirst approach to identifying and rectifying the causes – for talent and company – that create friction in the labor market, such as discrimination against the unemployed.

SmartRecruiters Sail

 

The SmartRecruiters X40 is a full carbon machine, one of the fastest sailboats on the San Francisco Bay. This catamaran flys. The X40 is capable of hitting 30 knots. SmartRecruiters is proud to share the closest experience to racing in America’s Cup with the San Francisco Bay Area public.

John Steinbeck once wrote, “A man is never lost at sea.” In today’s economy, the unemployed are people disconnected from the workforce. Putting the long-term unemployed and business executives in the same boat will help executives bridge this gap between jobs and people.

To be eligible for a guest seat on the boat, you must be currently unemployed for at least 6 months, or you are a CEO or top business executive. To Apply,

About SmartRecruiters

As a global leader in enterprise recruitment software, SmartRecruiters offers a cloud-based global Talent Acquisition Suite that allows teams to attract, select, and hire the best talent. 4,000 companies worldwide rely on SmartRecruiters to achieve hiring success—including brands like Bosch, LinkedIn, Skechers, and Visa—using recruitment marketing, CRM, AI, ATS, and a marketplace of 600+ connected vendors all within one scalable platform.

True to its mission of connecting people to jobs at scale, SmartRecruiters was recognized by Forbes as one of the Best Employers in 2020. For more information, visit www.smartrecruiters.com or follow @SmartRecruiters on Twitter or LinkedIn.


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