SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 3, 2013) - Wowzer, the easy-to-use video interviewing platform that enables higher quality and more personal interactions between candidates and recruiters, today announced that About.com Human Resources readers have named Wowzer as the Best Tool to Use for Recruiting Employees in the annual About.com Reader's Choice Awards.
The Human Resources site awarded seven categories during the category's inaugural year, including Best Site for HR Legal Information, Best HR Talent Management Software, and Best Tool to Use for Recruiting Employees. Reader nominations were accepted in January, and About.com experts selected the five finalists to contend for the Reader's Choice Award. Readers cast their online votes for the 2013 awards from February 19th to March 19th for Wowzer against four other category competitors, including Jobvite, SmartRecruiter, Jobscience and SmashFly. The winner was determined by popular vote.
"We are thrilled to be named as the 'Best Tool for Recruiting Employees' by About.com readers," said Wowzer CEO Rodrigo Martinez. "To be recognized as a top recruiting tool on a site that is known for covering such a wide array of topics is an honor and serves as validation that video interviewing is becoming more widely accepted by recruiters and jobseekers."
Now in its fifth year, the About.com Readers' Choice Awards honor the best products, features and services across more than a dozen categories, ranging from technology to hobbies to parenting and more, as selected by its readers. This popular reader-driven awards program began in 2008 and has expanded to highlight the best products, features and services across a wide variety of topics.
Founded in 1996, About.com represents the best collection of expert, handcrafted content on the web, with more than 900 topic sites on everything from parenting and healthcare to technology, cooking and travel. A top 20 US web property, About.com is part of Ask.com, which is owned and operated by IAC (
Wowzer enables higher quality and more personal interactions between candidates and recruiters through its video interviewing platform. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Wowzer serves clients internationally, including Adidas, Sephora, Deloitte and Manpower. Early investment in Wowzer comes from recruitment industry venture capital leaders DCM and Recruit. For more information, visit http://wowzer.com.