HR platform WorkTorch raises $2.2M seed round

Nov 15, 2022

New $2.2M funding round powers WorkTorch career platform expansion into KCK, KCMO

Nov 14, 2022

Startland News

WorkTorch Announces $2.2M in Additional Funding and Rebrand from QuickHire

Nov 14, 2022

PR Newswire

Wichita’s fast-growing QuickHire has a new name — and millions more in funding

Nov 14, 2022

Wichita Business Journal

‘You have to take a chance on yourself’: founders of hiring app share their best career advice

Nov 14, 2022

CNBC MakeIt

How to Tailor Job Descriptions So They Stand Out

Jun 15, 2022

To attract the right candidates to apply for your open positions, you need solid, attention-grabbing job descriptions. But how do you make sure your job posts stand out from the…

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Where Are Job Seekers? — Pros and Cons of Popular Job Platforms

Jun 15, 2022

Although people still find jobs through traditional methods, like good old fashioned networking, most job seekers now use a combination of traditional and digital tools in their job search. Digital…

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3 Ways to Mitigate No Call No Shows 

Jun 06, 2022

When a candidate doesn’t show up for a scheduled interview, the hiring team is frustrated and stressed. And unfortunately, this is a fairly common occurrence, especially for hourly positions in…

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Going Beyond Indeed: How to Get Better, More Qualified Applicants

Jun 06, 2022

Most people — recruiters and job seekers alike — are familiar with Indeed. It’s the top job site worldwide, according to total website visits. Despite its popularity and prominence, many…

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4 Tech Tools For Your Next Hiring Event

May 31, 2022

Hiring events are a great way to meet a high volume of potential hires in a short period of time — but what’s the best way to engage with attendees…

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3 Creative Ways to Vet Candidates

May 31, 2022

The job interview was born in 1921, when Thomas Edison created a written test to evaluate job candidates' knowledge. In the past 100 years, job screening and interviews have evolved,…

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New to Entrepreneurship? Tips on Hiring Your First Employees

May 16, 2022

Being an entrepreneur is equal parts thrilling and challenging, with many obstacles to get to success. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average of 20% of businesses…

WorkTorch

How to Leverage Tech to Hire Quickly — And Why It’s Important

May 16, 2022

Imagine you’ve found the perfect candidate to fill an open role at your company. You’re excited to have them on board, and you send them an offer — only to…

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4 Tips to Stand Out in Your Job Search

May 10, 2022

Job hunting can be tiring, and it’s easy to feel like your application will be lost in a sea of other job seekers. However, there are currently more open jobs…

WorkTorch

How to Choose The Right Recruitment Partner

May 10, 2022

Many big employers partner with third party recruitment firms for support with hiring efforts, but choosing between agencies and platforms can be dizzying. The online recruitment and staffing market size…

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Reduce Churn in Hospitality and Retail

May 05, 2022

Employee churn is a costly, time consuming, and a seemingly inescapable part of operating a business in retail and hospitality sectors. While high turnover is common in these industries, rethinking…

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Panicked at 2am? How To Find Peace of Mind With Hiring

May 02, 2022

A complex combination of factors, many relating to Covid-19, led to a massive restaurant worker shortage in 2021, and hiring struggles are expected to continue throughout 2022. For those who…

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3 Post-Pandemic Hiring Best Practices in Retail

Apr 25, 2022

Written by Kara Detwiller The Covid-19 pandemic impacted all facets of life and business, and we’re now experiencing the much-mentioned “new normal” in many areas — including retail recruitment and…

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4 Tips for Hiring Millennials and Gen Z

Apr 25, 2022

Written by Kara Detwiller As baby boomers retire, the workforce is skewing younger. In fact, millennials will represent 75% of the global workforce by 2025. Some employers are ditching traditional…

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5 Tips to Hire The Right Employees in Hospitality

Apr 18, 2022

Written by Kara Detwiller Churn in hospitality is devastating and costly, especially when it feels like a revolving door. The restaurant industry typically sees employee turnover rates around 75%, with…

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3 Skills Every Good Front of House Server Should Have

Apr 18, 2022

When you go for a meal out at your favorite restaurant, your server will likely  introduce themselves by giving their name and saying “I’ll be taking care of you tonight.”…

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Covid proved service workers deserve better. These sisters launched an app to help them find good jobs

Feb 18, 2022

CNBC MakeIt

Everyone Wants to Be an Entrepreneur

Feb 18, 2022

Service-industry workers are quitting by the millions. These sisters launched a free Tinder-style app for job seekers to match with employers.

Jan 10, 2022

Business Insider

Sister Entrepreneurs Break New Ground With ‘QuickHire’ Job App

Jan 10, 2022

Essence

How Black women can navigate uncomfortable pitch meetings with confidence, according to 8 founders who’ve raised more than $5 million in venture capital

Jan 06, 2022

Business Insider

Black women face an uphill battle when raising capital. Six founders who’ve raised more than $5 million share the ways they craft pitch decks to win over investors

Jan 06, 2022

Is a pandemic a good time to start a business? For some in Wichita, the answer’s yes

Dec 29, 2021

Wichita Eagle

Wichita sisters become first Black women in KS to raise $1 million for tech startup

Dec 29, 2021

Wichita Eagle

Need a job in service or manufacturing? Wichita sisters made an app for that

Dec 29, 2021

Wichita Eagle

Several people have decided to start their own business during the pandemic

Dec 29, 2021

KAKE

Hometown startups want their due; sister-led QuickHire’s $1.4M round could be just the start

Dec 29, 2021

Startland News

Daughters Of Ugandan Immigrants Are First Black Women To Raise $1M In Funding In Kansas

Dec 29, 2021

Travel Noire

Sisters Turned Founders Become The First Black Women In Kansas To Raise $1M In Funding

Dec 29, 2021

Afrotech

Ten tech startups moved to Des Moines this week. Here’s what they make.

Dec 29, 2021

Des Moines Register

KCRise invests in Wichita tech that can hire service workers

Dec 29, 2021

KC Business Journal

QuickHire snares $1.4M in growth-driving funding round

Dec 29, 2021

Wichita Business Journal

Techstars Iowa alum QuickHire raises $1.4 million investment round

Dec 29, 2021

Clay and Milk

Service Industry Career Platform, QuickHire, Raises $1.41M to Tackle ‘Great Resignation’

Dec 29, 2021

PR Newswire

Sisters from Wichita create app to hire those in the service industry

Dec 29, 2021

KSN

Kansas sisters break new ground for Black women founders in tech – and beyond

Dec 29, 2021

The Guardian

Start-Up Boom in the Pandemic Is Growing Stronger

Dec 29, 2021

NY Times

QuickHire Makes Getting a Blue-Collar Job Like Using a Dating App

Dec 29, 2021

Built In LA

Startup launched by two sisters during pandemic, helps

Dec 29, 2021

WSFL South Florida

Sisters Launch Hiring Platform QuickHire To Help People Find Work In Pandemic

Dec 29, 2021

Cheddar News

Restaurants that survived the pandemic face a worsening labor shortage

Dec 29, 2021

Wichita Business Journal

States that cut unemployment early aren’t seeing a hiring boom, but who gets hired is changing

Dec 29, 2021

Washington Post

QuickHire founders stress need for representation in venture capital

Dec 29, 2021

Wichita Business Journal

Wichita sisters launch app to help connect job seekers to potential employers

Dec 29, 2021

KSN

Wichita sisters launch app for skilled labor hiring

Dec 29, 2021

Wichita Business Journal

Wichita’s QuickHire lands in Techstars accelerator

Dec 28, 2021

Wichita Business Journal

These Entrepreneurs Are Helping Essential Workers Find Jobs

Dec 28, 2021

Forbes

Start-ups boomed during the pandemic. Here’s how some entrepreneurs found a niche

Dec 28, 2021

CNBC

BizTalk with Bill Roy Podcast Episode 217: Deborah Gladney, Angela Muhwezi-Hall, QuickHire

Dec 27, 2021

Wichita Business Journal

QuickHire lands well-known restaurateur and former chair of Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association

Dec 10, 2021

As QuickHire’s Partnership Manager, Timirie Shibley is connecting service workers with fulfilling jobs and advancement opportunities WICHITA, Kan., December 10, 2021. QuickHire, a career discovery platform for the service economy workforce,…

WorkTorch

Making The Job Match

Jan 27, 2021

Nothing beats the endorphin rush of being selected! QuickHire uses AI-driven matching technology to analyze data from profiles to quickly and accurately connect employers with prospective candidates from our database.…

WorkTorch

Profile Perfect: How To Make A Great First Impression

Mar 10, 2021

Your QuickHire profile is your first introduction to companies — and first impressions count! Put your best foot forward by completing each portion completely and with careful attention to quality.…

WorkTorch

Your Job History: Separating Fact From Fiction

May 05, 2021

What are employers looking for in your job history? Does your resume include any red flags? How long must you stay at a job to prove you are responsible? There’s…

WorkTorch

Interviewing: Tips For Landing The Job

Mar 17, 2021

You nailed the interview! You really connected, came across professionally, answered the questions in a concise and effective way. Now, it’s been a week or two, and you haven’t heard…

WorkTorch

Advance Your Career In Administration

Apr 14, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into training and certification opportunities in your field. Certification shows employers that you’ve gained…

WorkTorch

Advance Your Career In Arts & Media

Apr 21, 2021

Perhaps you are fortunate to enjoy a career based on something you were born to do. Or, maybe you seek to transition into a job that taps into your creativity.…

WorkTorch

Advance Your Career In Customer Service

Apr 21, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into training and certification opportunities in your field. A certification shows employers that you’ve…

WorkTorch

Advance Your Career In Health & Wellness

Apr 14, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into specialized health and wellness training and certification. Why get training in this field?…

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Advance Your Career In Manufacturing/Construction/Transportation

Mar 31, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into training and certification opportunities in your field. A certification shows employers that you’ve…

WorkTorch

Advance Your Career In The Beauty Industry

May 05, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your beauty career but don’t know where to start? Look into specialized training and certification. Why get training in this field? The beauty…

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Advance Your Career In The Education Or Nonprofit Field

Mar 31, 2021

So you want to advance in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into training and certification opportunities in your field. A certification shows employers that you’ve gained…

WorkTorch

How To Prepare For Leadership

Feb 20, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into training and certification opportunities. A certification shows employers that you’ve gained job-specific skills…

WorkTorch

Advance Your Career In Hospitality

Apr 21, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into training and certification opportunities in your field. A certification shows employers that you’ve…

WorkTorch

Advance Your Career In Healthcare

Apr 21, 2021

So you want to move ahead in your career but don’t know where to start? Look into specialized healthcare training and certification. A certification shows employers that you’ve gained job-specific…

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