The Jobs App Helping Aussie Retailers Staff Up & Save

BY Australian Retailers Association
13 December 2017

Millennial on phone.jpegFor retailers the silly season is one of the busiest times of year - and that means more hands on deck required. Unfortunately, recruiting is a massive pain point for many business owners because it's costly, time consuming and doesn't always result in the right candidates being hired. Why? Because recruiting methods for frontline staff is outdated and has failed to modernise since Seek first started shifting ads from newspapers to desktop browsers twenty years ago.

Think about it, when hiring for retail sales assistants do you really need to sift through CVs, cover letters and countless emails? The answer for most retail owners or managers is no, because the information in these documents is often irrelevant, presented poorly and takes hours to sort through. The good news? There is an easier way to find staff.

New recruiting platform Found has thrown away CVs and cover letters in favour of simple and informative candidate profiles that provide employers with the information they really need to select the right employees for casual, part time or full-time roles. 

job-ad-1.pngCandidates fill out a detailed profile on the Found Candidate app (100% mobile for candidates) with key information like experience, education, certifications, references, location, availability, and citizenship status, making it easy for employers to filter and search for the right candidate for their business. And with over 370,000 candidates signed up to Found across Australia, it's never been easier for businesses to find Millennials (90% of candidates on Found are 30 years old or younger) fast.

Found is helping Aussie businesses save approximately 80% compared with traditional hiring platforms. Key clients using the platform include SABA, Roger David, David Jones, Nike and Platypus. 

It's time for more Aussie retailers to think twice about their current recruiting methods. By doing so employers will hire candidates that are right for their business in a cost effective and efficient way.

If you would like to hear more about Found or request a demo for your business please get in touch by contacting us here.

About Found Careers

Established in 2015, Found has rapidly become the leading platform for mobile jobseekers, with a candidates database of over 370,000 Australian job-seekers. Based in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, Found is the recruitment platform where candidates can instantly apply to every job from their mobile phone. For businesses Found is an efficient way to engage with today’s jobseekers; without CVs, cover letters or email. For more information, visit

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Australian Retailers Association

Founded in 1903, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is Australia’s largest retail association representing Australia’s $310 billion sector, which employs more than 1.2 million people. As the retail industry’s peak representative body, the ARA works to ensure retail success by informing, protecting, advocating, educating and saving money for its 7,500 independent and national retail members throughout Australia. For more information, visit or call 1300 368 041.

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