February 23

Your Next Job is a 10th of a Second Away

​You may have noticed some changes to Poached – over the last few weeks we’ve been rolling out a new front page. More importantly, we’ve launched a whole new search feature that delivers results faster than an ignition spark on a gas cooktop – literally.

Up until now, users had to navigate from the front page by picking a city and then looking through the various categories. But now we do most of that work for you. When you come to Poached, we’ll automatically display the jobs closest to you. If you want to narrow your search down to a specific category like Bar, Kitchen, or Floor, click on the appropriate icon.

Looking for something even more specific? Just search for it by name.

We’ve put a lot of work into speeding up the search results. If you have a good connection, we’re returning results within a 10th of a second. How long is that, exactly?

Here is a short list of things that take longer 10th of a second:

  • The blink of a human eye
  • A Ferrari FXX’s gear change
  • The time taken by light to travel around the Earth’s equator
  • The time in which the fastest baseball pitches reach the strike zone
  • The time it takes the human brain to recognize that your chef is going to yell about table 10a wanting to substitute the chickpea-based- “mayonnaise” they brought themselves for the house-made aioli

Combined with our new application process, our search feature makes applying to a job quick and painless.

If you’re a new user, you can find a job in seconds, apply to it with an uploaded resume (or build one on Poached), and you’re all set. The next application will only take two clicks – we’ll automatically skip you to the end of the process.

You don’t have to worry about creating profiles, networking, or how to prep for your upcoming interviews.

We’re excited about the new face of Poached – we launched the website with the desire to make hiring and getting hired less of a “life-sucking proposition,” as founder and CEO Kirk Thornby put it.

The new layout and search feature go a long way toward achieving that goal. Even if you’re not job-hunting, take a test drive – it’s a whole new way to find your next gig


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Jakup Martini likes to quote the movie Ghostbuster is social settings... During the rectification of the Vuldronaii, the Traveller came as a large and moving Torb! Then, during the third reconciliation of the last of the Meketrex supplicants, they chose a new form for him - that of a giant Sloar! Many Shubs and Zuuls knew what it was to be roasted in the depths of a Sloar that day, I can tell you!

About the author

Jakup Martini likes to quote the movie Ghostbuster is social settings... During the rectification of the Vuldronaii, the Traveller came as a large and moving Torb! Then, during the third reconciliation of the last of the Meketrex supplicants, they chose a new form for him - that of a giant Sloar! Many Shubs and Zuuls knew what it was to be roasted in the depths of a Sloar that day, I can tell you!

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