CINCINNATI, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- tilr, a new company that connects immediately available and background checked workers to jobs via a unique algorithm focused on one's skills instead of job titles, has completed its beta testing in Cincinnati and moved to full market release, launching a new Android™ and improved iPhone® application for workers, as well as an updated web application for employers. tilr also recently opened its operational headquarters in Cincinnati.
tilr provides a new disruptive approach to recruitment, utilizing a patent-pending algorithm that connects qualified workers with immediately available work opportunities in their defined area.
tilr simultaneously automates the job search for workers and the hiring process for employers using an algorithm that replaces these functions. Workers are notified when they are matched with a local job, many times within minutes. They are then empowered to accept or decline the opportunity. By focusing on skills instead of job titles, tilr is able to match workers' abilities to job requirements, uncovering worker matches that were previously invisible to employers and producing a more logical, natural and unbiased match that translates into greater productivity. tilr is also a community designed to care for independent worker's rights, helping them gain access to affordable health insurance, training and development, and savings options.
"tilr replaces the resume, the job posting, the hiring process, the offer letter, the time clock, the exit interview and then repeats – it enables the full employment cycle on one platform at no cost to the worker or company until work is completed," said Luke Vigeant, tilr's CTO.
tilr Gains Momentum with Workers
tilr recently ended a successful beta period in Cincinnati which provided strong market validation, attracting over 1,000 tilr community members (workers) and creating several hundred available shifts. The full market release has led to a notable increase in interest from workers and potential employers. In the first week of market release (September 6-9, 2016), tilr onboarded workers at a rate of 400-500 percent higher than the onboarding rate during the beta period. tilr shortens the job search process for workers from an average of several weeks to minutes and simultaneously offers a superior and sustainable way to work on an independent basis.
To support immediate plans to scale in the state of Ohio, tilr has hired 13 new employees in Cincinnati focused on customer service, partnerships, marketing, development, sales and account management. New employees bring expertise from companies including Uber, Luxottica, Kroger and Manpower.
"With more than 50% of the U.S. labor force expected to work on a freelance basis by 2020, the market is in urgent need of tilr's solution," said Carisa Miklusak, tilr's CEO. "We have built the first sustainable ecosystem for workers and employers in this new workforce environment."
tilr Continues to Build Connections with Employers
tilr automates the hiring process for employers, offering significant cost savings, improved results, and mitigated risk. tilr offers the first on-demand hiring tool that fully eliminates this process offering immediate results. Early adopters of tilr include small, medium and enterprise organizations, including some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the Cincinnati area. These organizations are utilizing the platform to find on-demand workers in the Cincinnati market, plan for seasonal or project-based work and increase the amount of cognitive diversity within their organizations.
tilr offers a unique service in the recruitment space that cannot be served by existing companies. Differentiators include:
- Matching on skills allows tilr to allocate talent differently and more efficiently, creating new labor pools for employers, not otherwise found by using traditional technology.
- tilr's algorithmic hiring process removes subjectivity and potential discrimination from recruitment.
- tilr's solution reduces time and cost-to hire by fully automating the hiring cycle.
- tilr provides workers immediate local work that aligns with their skills, abilities and interests – not just the last job they had.
- tilr grants workers new levels of access to healthcare, training and savings.
Following market release in Cincinnati, tilr is executing a city by city rollout plan with geographic expansion planned for 26 markets starting in Ohio followed by Florida and Texas.
tilr connects workers to jobs via a unique algorithm focused on skills, not titles. tilr offers independent workers a superior and sustainable way to work, while simultaneously offering employers cost savings, improved results, and mitigated risk. tilr is also designed to care for independent worker rights, granting workers new levels of access to affordable healthcare, training and development, and savings opportunities. tilr's Android™ and iPhone® applications are available now in the Apple App Store and Google Play for workers and via a web app for employers. For more information, visit www.tilr.com.