Alumwire, Inc. Announces Completion of Series A Financing and Appointment of Seasoned Corporate Recruiting Veterans

San Francisco, CA (PressExposure) April 24, 2009 -- The">Alumwire Professional Network™ provides an open, internet-based professional recruiting media platform for individuals, schools, and corporations to interact in real-time. Their on-site features include: job search, recruiting, career enhancement, chat, video handshakes, and other business pursuits. Alumwire serves alumni, schools and corporations through virtual career fairs resume databases, job postings, online chat, video posts, advertising, user generated content, and offline events. Alumwire participation is free to alumni. Some of the alumni networks you can contact through Alumwire include Columbia University’s Center for Career Education, Pepperdine, UC Berkeley, Andersen Alumni and many others.

Alumwire is the three-year old brainchild of brothers Aaron and Allan Sahagun, CEO and CCO, and Geoffrey Lee, CTO, alumni of UC Berkeley and Harvard Universit.

Alumwire, Inc. has announced that it has received Series A financing which will help the company invest in bettering its services. The first step in this direction has been the appointment of two seasoned corporate recruiting veterans: Scott Swimley, who has been appointed as SVP, Sales and Business Development and Dave Hollingshead as Director – Customer Care.

Scott Swimley has over twenty years' experience in executive search, most recently as managing partner for Oak Technology Partners, a premier specialty search firm catering exclusively to the software industry. While, Dave has over twenty-five years of staffing experience, bridging senior roles in corporate staffing, agency and retained search and has recently managed the global technology staffing function for the 1000 employee IT function of Barclays Global Investors.

Alumwire offers corporate packages that include 12 Month Access to the following: • Unlimited searches of the resume database which includes over 80,000 candidates from the:

o - Top 25 National Universities as deemed by US News and World Report.

o - Top 25 University Technology Programs

o - Top 25 University Life Sciences Programs

o - Top 25 University Law Programs • Unlimited job postings to all of the candidates in the system. • Targeted email blasts every two weeks where you can market your job openings to specific types of candidates in the network. • Quarterly company email blasts from universities. Universities such as UC Berkeley send out targeted emails to over 98,000 alumni. • Unlimited access to our virtual career fair/chat booth technology where you can chat in real-time with candidates through an instant messenger and/or video chat.

About Alumwire, Inc.

About Alumwire, Inc.

Alumwire, Inc. is located in San Francisco, California and is a professional network that provides career opportunities for the members of alumni networks. Alumwire's mission is to effectively consolidate the most important career resources for college alumni, students and faculty via a professional network. Alumwire is the unique platform that bridges the gap between alumni networks and corporate recruiters through resume collections, job postings, and their chat booth technology.

Contact Information-

Allan Sahagun,
Chief Creative Officer of Alumwire Inc.
155 Montgomery St. 15th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415.835.0202 x104
Website: []

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