TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Toronto-based mobile startup Wirkn Inc. is guaranteeing it will help Target Canada workers find a new job using its platform within 90 days of their last paycheque from Target; backing its guarantee with a package of career counselling, resume writing, digital recruitment training and other support services valued at up to $2,000 per person.
Complete details can be found at http://www.Wirkn.com/HelpTargetStaff
"This is one of the largest retail layoffs in recent Canadian history and we need companies large and small across Canada to step up and help the employees," says Wirkn CEO Derek Szeto (a long-time Canadian entrepreneur known for the creation of the largest shopping deals site in Canadian history, RedFlagDeals). "This is our commitment to the world of shift and part-time staff we work with each and every day here at Wirkn to do everything we can to assist them."
With the Wirkn app, candidates can easily locate job opportunities nearby with the phone's GPS and apply remotely via dynamic videos that allow candidates to showcase their personal brand. Employers will have access to a pool of qualified candidates on demand and candidates won't have to walk door-to-door dropping off resumes.
Wirkn already has over 1,200 store listings in the platform across North America and is seeing hundreds of candidates sign up and applying for retail and service jobs daily.
Szeto also announced Wirkn will provide short-term contract positions with the startup itself to one ambassador from each of the 133 Target stores to help execute the "Wirkn for Target Staff" program locally.
For more information on the program and how to participate, visit http://www.Wirkn.com/HelpTargetStaff
With offices in both Toronto and Montreal, Wirkn is a mobile job search and recruitment solution to help individuals join the workplace and to help employers better connect with a mobile generation.
Derek Szeto, CEO Wirkn Inc.