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Employee Referral Platform Teamable Raises $5 Million, Acquires Simppler

San Francisco-based Teamable, which uses social networks to facilitate employee referrals, has raised $5 million in additional funds and acquired Simppler, a competitor in the referral space. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
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The Top 8 Reasons to Refocus on Employee Referrals During Low Unemployment

Employee referral programs should be producing 50 percent of all of your hires because they are the most powerful corporate recruiting tool by far. Over many years, data has revealed that scientifically designed corporate employee referral programs
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Technology Can Help Streamline Your Referral Program

The employee referral is the best source of hire for a number of reasons. Referrals cost less money and require less time to hire, especially, if you have properly trained your employees to assess candidates before referring them. Also, referrals...
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Another Employee-referral Platform Is Going Bye-Bye

I wrote about Indeed’s dip into the referral program business back in September 2016 with a post entitled We Are All Recruiters Thanks to Indeed Crowd. Unfortunately for Indeed, it looks like there weren’t enough people wanting to become
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Sourcing and Employee Referrals

As sourcers we almost never think about employee referrals, but I would suggest it is time to reconsider that position. There are a few reasons for this. The first is that most companies need to improve the results they get...