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HiretheWorld named to prominent BC innovation list


VANCOUVER, March 29, 2012 – HiretheWorld has been recognized as one of British Columbia’s 20 Most Innovative Companies by BC Business Magazine for the changes it’s making in the domain of online hiring. The list of 20 Most Innovative Companies from BC Business Magazine recognizes the most creative organizations in British Columbia which are shaping the future of the province with their cutting-edge ideas.

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HiretheWorld Founder Arash Afrooze recognized in the 1st annual FuEL Awards

VANCOUVER, November 14, 2011—Arash Afrooze, co-founder and CTO of Vancouver based HiretheWorld, has been selected as one of Canada’s top 20 young entrepreneurs by PROFIT Magazine. Since establishing the company in 2009, Arash’s efforts have served to transform HiretheWorld into one of the fastest-growing online workforce solutions providers. Continue Reading

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HiretheWorld Launches New Idea Contest Product

Idea Contest Provides an Online Marketplace for Thoughts and Solutions

VANCOUVER, British Columbia  (June 10th 2011) HiretheWorld has for several years connected professional design talent with employers & small businesses on a global scale through a contest-type format called crowdsourcing. Today’s launch of Idea Contest is the next step in the Burnaby based company’s vision of a startup business crowdsourcing suite.  Idea Contest will allow businesses to pose a question or present a problem to a network of creative individuals and receive hundreds of submissions in response. The client then chooses his or her favorite submission and pays for only that idea.

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HiretheWorld Launches Freelance Design Engine

HiretheWorld Becomes one of the First to Offer Both Crowdsourcing and Freelancing Employment Tools.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (June 10th 2011) HiretheWorld’s latest product launch represents a huge step towards achieving their goal of becoming the leader in online work. HiretheWorld’s new Freelance tool allows employers to browse an online database of professional creative talent, examine portfolios of past work, interview candidates, and hire their ideal worker on an individual basis. This allows businesses to increase their work force and adjust the skill set of their staff on a temporary basis to address tasks as they come up.

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HiretheWorld Wins at New Ventures British Columbia


HiretheWorld Becomes First New Media Company to Win New Ventures BC Competition


VANCOUVER, BC (September 10th, 2010) – HiretheWorld, a company that provides innovative outsourcing solutions to medium and small business has become the first “New Media” company to take the top prize at the prestigious New Ventures BC competition. HiretheWorld received $100,000 in cash and $23,000 in in-kind awards which included substantial services from Fasken Martineau and Ernst and Young. This is one of many successes for the growing BC based company that already has users in over 150 countries.

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