I started my first internet company back in 1996, GOJobs.com, one of the first 10 job boards on the internet, the year Netscape went public.
At the time, I was a recent graduate from UCLA, working domestically and internationally, as a business process and ERP software consultant for Fortune 100 companies. I was very fortunate to consultant and work with global companies like Dole Foods (Costa Rica), Chevron (Venezuela), and Gateway2000 (now Acer), (Iowa), implementing business process and ERP software (JD Edwards, at the time). This gave me a real insight into how large global enterprises worked, from both a process-side to a human-side.
Between consulting projects, my brother and I started tinkering around with building an “Internet Job Posting Service”. Back in those days, we’d stay up late “burning” and mailing our “Internet Job Posting Software”. The software distributed our client’s job advertisements to multiple job boards at on time. At that time, most companies didn’t have email or Internet connections. Our software helped them get around this problem, so they could post jobs on sites like Headhunter.net, DICE, CareerMosaic, OCC, Net-temps, Monster, and a couple others.
In 2007, I started SEO4Jobs, an employer career site development and SEO company.
In 2016, I Co-Founded GoHire a Recruitment Automation platform. GoHire provides mid-market and enterprise customers with tools to Acquire, Engage, and Hire the Mobile Messaging-First workforce:
Some of my clients have included Kaiser Permanente, Cisive, WellsFargo, Ernst & Young (EY), Survale, Dole Foods, Chevron, HDR, and James Hardie.
You’re also welcome to connect with me on LinkedIn Jonathan Duarte.