Portland website helps restaurateurs find workers

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Portland entrepreneurs Kirk Thornby and Peter Bro launched Poachedjobs.com, a job site specific to the high-turnover-plagued restaurant industry.

"On Poachedjobs, the quality of applicants is higher," says Abi Wulf, general manager of Produce Row Cafe in Southeast Portland. "For the most part, the people have the experience you want. I only use Poached now."

So far, Bro and Thornby say, Poachedjobs has posted around 4,000 listings for about 1,000 clients in the six cities it serves: Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco and New York. The owners say the site attracts roughly 80,000 monthly visitors, 50,000 of them unique. In Portland, where the site first launched, Poachedjobs gathers about 30,000 monthly visitors, 20,000 of them unique.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

{biztweet}poachedjobs{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Is there life beyond Reed?

September 2015
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
BY GARY THILL | PHOTOS BY JASON E. KAPLAN

A storied institution climbs down from the ivory tower.


Read more...

Best Foot Forward

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY CHRIS NOBLE

Whether you're stepping out to work or onto the track, Pacific Northwest shoe companies have you covered.


Read more...

Wildcards

Guest Blog
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
072815fergusonthumbBY JASON NORRIS

Uncertainty in Greece and China, along with potential interest rate hikes mean investors are looking at the market and nervously questioning where they should be invested.


Read more...

Balancing Act

July/August 2015
Friday, July 10, 2015
BY DAN COOK

The Affordable Care Act has triggered a rush on health care plan redesign, a process fraught with hidden costs and consequences.


Read more...

Reader Input: Rx for Health Care

July/August 2015
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

We asked readers how Obamacare has impacted their business.


Read more...

House of Clarity

July/August 2015
Monday, July 13, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER

Holding a Power Lunch at Veritable Quandary in downtown Portland.


Read more...

Aim High

September 2015
Thursday, August 20, 2015
BY JOE CORTRIGHT

We get the education we deserve.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS