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Today's monthly jobless claims that may be less bad but the market is still rocky for job seekers was still bleeding jobs up.
How about working for free -- you do what you have to do but how do you even find those types of jobs here to tell us about it.
Friendship that can really open the door to career opportunities are -- summer and Lauren pour out.
Founders -- -- site called urban interns which we absolutely loved that caught our -- because we sort of feel that.
It a time like this you have to take dramatic steps of -- Unemployed for months and months and months this site does exactly what line.
While urban -- as a national marketplace that connects small business owners with people that are looking for part time jobs and ten -- and I should mention they're both paid and unpaid.
So foot 40% of the jobs insight arcade on but there are unpaid opportunities as well.
And it's very easy to use -- -- post jobs and they can search the database of of candidates on the site.
It's free for candidates job seekers to post a pro I have to say and to apply for these jobs directly through the -- -- -- will we hear you know all the time about college students are facing really tough market some of them are out of out of work in Austria out of school at just how.
In past years as was unheard they're finding great opportunities and a lot of small businesses -- we see time's up.
Internet company is social media.
Social media service agencies public -- agency is.
Jobs by the way probably that don't have benefits they just they just offer salary -- -- quick way to get through the door.
Who cracked cracked there's you know I think it's likely we see that is positioned to offer a foot in the door you know sometimes they're paid a fine says sometimes -- But when you think what's really interesting as when we -- the tasks we see a lot of we see a ton of social media.
So we see for example you know and e-commerce -- that that wants to really -- -- social media campaign.
They're hiring people now to do their watering can do there in a -- -- -- to -- Create for them.
All the things that business owners it takes a lot of planning responded -- -- I felt that they that you're trying to dale.
It's really incredible so -- that it's very gratifying to see business owners.
Busy they need help answer that and the other side of job seekers you are looking to kind of get a foot in the door -- the small business communique.
Learn how do you get businesses that have quality jobs out there that need to be filled to come on your site and to pay the 3995.
To list jobs while I think a lot of it has to -- with the quality of our database of candidates -- wow anyone can post their profile this site.
We work closely with top tier universities like.
And Nike and why you.
-- Colombia on so you know that when you come into the site you're you're getting really quality candidates.
And -- the cost you do that the employers who -- -- have to pay about forty bucks a month but.
The people who go in who wanted to get the jobs they don't have to pay unless they want a higher tier what does a higher tier get.
-- and it's -- sponsored lifting it sort of profiled there there.
There buyout firm players are coming on the -- out for that deeply about thirteen yards and thirteen dollars exactly.
What do you guys making you making any money at this point tell us about your business yeah yeah we are profitable.
And where you -- growing.
-- every month.
Today please we're going to be expanding to new cities.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And I think it's exactly what was it that made you ditch that and starting this yet you know.
I mean I love practicing -- -- a great firm had had a really good time but I just always sad dreamed of being an option are and this this business you know really struck me and then Lauren and I actually -- and nonprofits serving on boards together.
And we -- we thought about it and and interestingly.
We felt the timing is right despite the fact that the economy that was going down I mean we launched in another receptions.
It just really seemed like the -- -- the other great time we have we have a wonderful partnership.
That we just really decided to go.
By and Lauren you got nowhere to go -- up when you start out the worst economic and -- -- also you you were tested by fire I mean to try to succeed in an a market that's as tough as this would of course.
Some of the jobless is actually helps your business but still.
Once the market turns around do you think you're going to do spectacularly.
Yeah absolutely absolutely I mean right now as much as you know that the job -- numbers where I think better than expected there still are a lot of people they're looking for.
Part time work for economic reasons and -- and you know we think that that you will continue.
The site is urban interns dot com good luck to you guys angry and happy the founders -- summer and -- for a gutsy lady is a love it go for it and lack.
We launched in a recession too by the way Fox Business launch.
Right in October 2007.
Right and I think they were getting bad and we are getting better every day.
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