Labor shortage: Pa. software firm pays $5,000 for hiring referrals

"Monetate is on a hiring blitz again," Marifran Manzo-Ritchie, spokeswoman for Conshohocken-based Monetate, which builds "realtime marketing solutions" for big retail chain stores and other online clients, tells me. "We currently have 60+ open positions in sales, marketing and technology that we need to fill by the end of this year...

"Currently, Monetate is offering a $5,000 referral bonuses to anyone who refers a candidate who becomes a Monetate employee (yes - anyone). Referral fees (usually $2K per successful referral) have been kicked-up during our hiring surge: $5,000 (for anyone successfully referred in) October 2013, $4,000 in November 2013, $3,000 in December...

"For more details on open positions or our referral program, visit: http://monetate.com/jobs/open-positions/ ." Don't know about you, but I'm encouraging my computer-literate kid to consider this.

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