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Portland website helps restaurateurs find workers

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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.

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