Great Clips Chooses SmashFly's Total Recruitment Marketing Platform

03 Nov, 2015, 08:25 ET from SmashFly Technologies

CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SmashFly Technologies, the leading Recruitment Marketing Platform provider, today announced that Great Clips, the world's largest hair salon brand with a franchise network of over 3,800 salons in the U.S. and Canada that are owned by 1,200 franchisees and employ nearly 35,000 stylists, has chosen SmashFly's Total Recruitment Marketing Platform to support its strategy to attract and hire corporate professionals and support franchisees in hiring great stylists, managers and other support staff.

Delivering a great haircut experience that saves customers both money and time requires the industry's best stylists and professionals. To help Great Clips and its franchisees continue to attract and hire the best talent, Great Clips has chosen SmashFly's Total Recruitment Marketing Platform to automate, manage and measure the front end of its talent acquisition strategy. Great Clips and its franchisees will leverage SmashFly's modern recruiting software to market jobs consistently across all its recruiting channels, engage candidates on social and mobile, nurture candidates with targeted email communication and build its talent pipelines with qualified future hires.

"We've got an amazing culture in the Great Clips franchised system built on kindness, accountability and innovation, and hiring and retaining great people is vital to keeping that culture alive in every salon," said Nancy Uden, SVP of Franchise Services and HR, at Great Clips. "We look forward to partnering with SmashFly as we expand our franchise locations and grow our brand."

SmashFly helps talent acquisition teams replace disconnected recruiting tools with a holistic Recruitment Marketing Platform that combines Job Distribution, Candidate Relationship Management (CRM), Talent Networks, mobile-responsive and SEO-optimized Career Sites, Social Recruiting, Mobile Recruiting and Employee Referrals in one. The SaaS platform, used in the front end of the talent acquisition process, integrates with any applicant tracking system (ATS) to provide the industry's most accurate view of the sources that produce the best hires, offering unmatched visibility into recruiting ROI.

"Led by CEO, Rhoda Olsen, who started her career in HR, Great Clips is a market leader that truly understands how to build relationships—with franchisees, employees and customers. We're excited to support Great Clips' and their franchisees' talent acquisition strategies to become a modern recruiting organization by building relationships with candidates throughout their candidate journey," said Mike Hennessy, Founder and CEO, SmashFly.

About Great Clips, Inc.
Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,800 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world's largest salon brand. Great Clips salons employ nearly 35,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn the Great Clips customer care system and advanced technical skills. Make Great Clips your choice for value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments are needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. And it's more convenient than ever with Great Clips' Online Check-In and Clip Notes®. To check in online, visit GreatClips.com or download the app for Android and iPhone. For more information about Great Clips, Inc. or to find a location near you, visit GreatClips.com.

About SmashFly Technologies
SmashFly's award-winning Total Recruitment Marketing Platform enables talent acquisition teams to attract, engage, nurture and convert candidates into qualified applicants using a centralized management system that automates and measures recruiting strategies and programs. Customers use SmashFly to unite their previously disconnected recruiting tools into an integrated software platform for Job Distribution, Candidate Relationship Management (CRM), Talent Networks, mobile-responsive and SEO-optimized Career Sites, Employee Referrals, Social Recruiting and Recruiting Analytics. Used to target pre-applicants in the front-end of the talent acquisition process, SmashFly integrates with any applicant tracking system (ATS) to provide unparalleled, real-time analytics on the sources that produce the best hires for the organization. Learn more at smashfly.com and follow us on Twitter @SmashFly.

Media Contact
Chris Brablc, SmashFly Technologies, +1 518-209-3005, cbrablc@smashfly.com

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