When Dan Finnigan took the reigns at Jobvite over a decade ago, it came as a surprise. Before joining the 15-person startup in 2008, he was a senior vice president at Yahoo! Hot Jobs, the third-largest job board in the U.S. behind Monster and CareerBuilder at the time.
“I am excited to join a team that is producing impressive growth with a one-of-a-kind product that market-leading companies are rapidly adopting,” Finnigan said back in 2008. “I am struck by how Jobvite’s innovation is based on their insight that successful talent acquisition involves all employees.
“I am also impressed by how Jobvite integrated candidate sourcing, team collaboration and social networking into a seamless application — one that is nearly effortless…
Credit to Joel Cheesman for the original post.