Strategic Partnership: eRecruiter Meets

Strategische PartnerschaftRecruiting can be a long and complicated process. It begins with a position opening; then the job is posted; applications come in and must be managed, and finally the new candidate is hired.

Together, eRecruiter, the Austrian market leader in applicant management software, and, Austria’s largest career portal, will completely reinvent this tedious, multi-step process. This strategic partnership will save companies time, money, and stress as they look for new employees.

For the First Time Ever: An Integrated Recruiting Process for Employers

Two leading Austrian companies with one goal: Make complicated recruiting processes simpler. Effective immediately, eRecruiter and are working together to offer their customers holistic solutions encompassing everything from the job posting to the management of applications.

To that end, has acquired a 51% share in eRecruiter, a spin-off of epunkt, Austria’s no. 1 recruiting partner. Moving forward, eRecruiter and will remain autonomous companies and serve their customers largely independently.

Customers and Candidates Reap Advantages

Both employers and candidates enjoy numerous advantages with this joint offering. Interested candidates with a profile in’s can apply for jobs directly from the job posting. The resume and cover letter are then loaded directly into the eRecruiter applicant management system without requiring additional effort on the part of the candidate. The simpler application process reduces the bounce rate of candidates. That means joint customers of and eRecruiter benefit from more incoming applications and a better candidate experience.

Lorenz Gräff, CEO of eRecruiter, emphasizes the advantages enjoyed by both parties: “We’re combining the best of both worlds with the strategic partnership. Our customers and their candidates profit equally from technical synergies and the lack of system breaks across the entire candidate journey. This is a win-win-win situation for us,, and our customers.”

Jürgen Smid, CEO of, explains the strategic investment thusly: “The point is to offer the shortest path between employers and potential employees. The simpler the recruiting process – the shorter and director – the better. By working with eRecruiter, we can use synergies for product offerings that reduce the time between a position becoming open and its being filled in a permanent manner. This minimizes the time to hire and reduces the recruiting expenses and productivity losses generated by a vacancy.”

Integration of eRecruiter in

In the future, customers will be able to take advantage of our multiple-award-winning software with their login information – from monitoring the advertised positions, to managing and processing incoming applications. It’s the perfect synergy between eRecruiter’s optimal usability and’s reach.