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Barrel of Jobs

Connecting employers with better hires, faster Online social recruiting platform crowd-sources the task of locating an ideal job candidate

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Washington, D.C., DC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 8
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Company Summary

Crowdsourcing Jobs. We deliver a turnkey social recruiting solution that uses financial and non financial rewards to incentivize individuals to share jobs via social networks. Patent pending technology and employers Pay when they hire. Barrel enhances employers existing recruitment efforts by providing access to highly coveted passive candidates. Our mission is to optimize the employment marketplace and get employers better candidates, faster.


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    Christopher H. Hertz

    Under his leadership, New Signature has achieved an organic nine year average annual growth rate of 56%, including 54% y/y growth in 2011. The firm has also received the following recognition: 2010 National Capital Business Ethics Award; 2012 SmartCEO100 Best-Run Company and Chris won 2012 Small Business Person of the Year by the DC Chamber of Commerce. Chris holds a MBA degree from MIT Sloan School of Management and BS from Syracuse University

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    Julie Silard Kantor
    Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer

    Julie joined Barrel of Jobs from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship where she was the Executive Director of NFTE Greater Washington DC Region. In this role, she was a dynamic leader in the field of entrepreneurship education and grew the organization to serve over 24,000 local youth. Julie fundraised over 20 million, managed a Board with 22 members, and hundreds of C-suite volunteers. She currently writes for Huffington Post Business.

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    Neal Lieberman
    Co-Founder and Vice President of Sales

    Neal has been an entrepreneur at both big and small companies for over 20 years. Neal recently sold Gifford's Ice Cream & Candy, Co., an ice cream manufacturer that he grew from one ice cream store in 2004 into a retail & wholesale regional brand with multiple stores, over 250 wholesale customers, and over 400 grocery store customers. Prior to acquiring Gifford's, Neal spent 8 years at Discovery Channel, where as Vice President, Licensing.


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    Kevin J. Joyce, Blackthorn Law Group, LLP