BOSTON--(Bullhorn, the global leader in recruiting software, has been named to the Board of Directors of Career Collaborative, a not-for-profit organization that helps low-income adults find and keep jobs with career potential.)--Art Papas, founder and CEO of
“So I am honored to join Career Collaborative’s Board of Directors and aid its efforts to end working-class poverty in the Boston area.”
Career Collaborative’s mission is to end working-class poverty by helping adults get and succeed at life-changing jobs, making Massachusetts and its families stronger. Since its founding in 1997, Career Collaborative has helped more than 1,750 families in the Boston area move toward economic self-sufficiency. In 2011, Bullhorn launched a partnership with Career Collaborative to help individuals secure new, lasting careers in the Boston area.
“When I founded Bullhorn, I wanted to build a company that delighted customers, challenged and rewarded employees, and improved its local community in truly meaningful ways,” Papas said. “So I am honored to join Career Collaborative’s Board of Directors and aid its efforts to end working-class poverty in the Boston area.”
“Having Art Papas join our Board is a big win for the team at Career Collaborative,” said Susan Schiro, president of the organization. “He cares about disadvantaged adults and their employers. And like us, he wants to help underemployed people build family-supporting careers, and to do what is right for their employers. Art knows what it takes to grow an organization. He asks the right questions and offers good advice. He is proactive and always follows through on his commitments.”
Like Papas, all of Bullhorn’s employees volunteer each quarter at charitable organizations as part of the company’s Bullhorn Cares initiative.
For more information, or to volunteer for Career Collaborative, please visit www.careercollaborative.org.
About Career Collaborative
Located in downtown Boston, Career Collaborative helps low-income adults get and keep good jobs, build sustainable careers, support their families, and become productive members of their communities. It is funded almost entirely by private donations. Two-thirds of Career Collaborative’s placed clients get full-time, permanent jobs with a median initial salary of more than $28,000. Many others accept part-time jobs with median income of $13.25 per hour. Sixty percent of those hired are continuously employed for at least two years.
Bullhorn creates software and services that help recruiters put the world to work. For over ten years our innovations have powered the recruiting and staffing operations of fast-growing start-ups up through the world’s largest employment brands. Headquartered in Boston, with offices in St. Louis, Vancouver, London and Sydney, Bullhorn’s recruiting CRM and social recruiting products serve more than 10,000 clients representing nearly 200,000 users across 150 countries.