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pepelwerk (pronounced people-work) is a suite of technology solutions that help connect communities to businesses and education to create an equitable working world. We want our Talent to get the most out of their work-life. Our Companies Hiring to keep ideas, business, and profits moving forward. Our Educators to connect with interested learners to close skill gaps and evolve with work in real-time.

pepelwerk is a global multi-cultural technology company that wants to realize an equitable working world for the next generation. Everyone who works for pepelwerk was hired through the pepelwerk suite of technology solutions. Leading by example, we show how we can actually realize the social changes that we all want to see in our working world.

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If you are a Talent, aka job seeker, real world of work program participant, and/or someone needing help with career planning go to www.lanch.me

We are a tech company and software solution that creates the opportunity for the working world to evolve. Our objective is simple: improve the quality of our working world by making matches to get work and do work with the least amount of complications, inflated costs, and interruptions as possible.
When a company uses our Hiring Hub, they can source, skill, and separate from skilled Talent and develop employees in three easy steps. Learn more about how to get the most out of the pepelwerk Hiring Hub, schedule a call.

A company hiring or employer is an organization or individual registered with a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN). 
Companies Hiring that come to pepelwerk are interested in hiring Talent directlyto do work that moves their business, ideas, and profits forward and are ready to cut out the inefficient time wasters of talent acquisition.
Companies Hiring on our platform want potential candidates to know they prioritize cultural fit and proven skills-based assessments against the words on a resume. By utilizing our Hiring Hub, companies are able to keep Talent longer, no matter how business fluctuates. 
Franchise owners, private equity firms, and multi-organization structures are some examples of Companies Hiring utilizing our platform. 

Companies Hiring use our Hiring Hub because we do more than hire the right person for the job when you need work done with a better employee experience in a more cost-effective way than legacy methods. 
We provide solutions that connect the working world to the communities we live in. Our technology advances how businesses think about a job, from posting to offer, in order to address social issues around equity in our job market. Improving the business and improving our communities.
Go to our Hiring Hub to create an account or schedule a call with us to learn more.

The benefits of using pepelwerk as your hiring technology partner include controlled cost, a more human pre-hire experience, simplified technology stack, and measurable social impact.

A company's hiring strategy varies based on size, industry, and roles. If you have a particular question, please contact us.
In general, once you register your Company with pepelwerk, we give you all the tools you need to add us to your strategy. We can pretty much match with 90% of the jobs you need to fill. We'll leave the 10% of senior leadership and executives roles to LinkedIn. They do a good job with that.

We ask every Company to provide their FEIN or EIN to verify they are a legitimate business. We require this information to protect our Talent users from false engagements and fake job opportunities.

We are all about the results. Once you create your Company Account you will have access to the Hiring Hub's dashboard where you will find all the information you need including time-to-fill, cost-to-fill, churn rate, and more. Here you can view all the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) associated with your job postings.
No need for special reports or Frankenstein excel sheets.

The process is easy. First, decide who your Admin User will be. This person gives permissions for your company, authorizes charges, and manages all other users types including those who post jobs for your company. Once you have your Admin User, click here to create an account.

An admin user is the main controller of your account and has special privileges in the Hiring Hub.
This person gives payment authorizations and manages all other users who post jobs for your company. The admin user is also the main point of contact for information associated with your company account.

A Job Manager is a user type in your Hiring Hub account. A Job Manager is someone from your team who posts jobs, reviews Talent matches, schedules interviews, presents employment offers, etc. A Job Manager can manage the hiring process for your company from beginning to end.

A Job Scientist is a pepelwerk expert who understands the psychological needs, skills, and requirements of the work that needs to be done to create the best job profile to get your ideal Talent match. Companies Hiring can request a Job Scientist to help manage your Hiring Hub account.

Yes. After completing your registration and company profile in our Hiring Hub, you can reach out to us to have a Job Scientist assigned to your account. Our Job Scientists are recruiters who are trained to maximize the pepelwerk platform. They are your partner in understanding how to create the most effective job profile to match with the Talent you want to hire.

Yes, international affiliates of your U.S. based company can create a pepelwerk account. Contact us for help onboarding businesses hiring outside of the United States.

Yes. Companies registered in our Hiring Hub can post jobs globally. When posting a new job you will be asked to enter the location of where the actual work needs to be done. The options include in-office, remote, or hybrid. If the job is office-based or hybrid, you need to specify the location. Remember to only select 'in-office' if the person physically needs to be in the workspace.

Yes. You can create an account if your company is located outside of the United States, as long as your company is headquartered in the U.S. or has U.S. affiliates. Contact us to get started.

pepelwerk doesn't facilitate immigration processes, but we can get you connected with a service provider for your immigration needs.

Yes. One or multiple Job Managers can be assigned to a single Hiring Hub account regardless of where they are in the world.

  • All-in-one hiring hub for sourcing, skilling, and separating. Our hiring hub provides the most advanced technologies, data, and process applications for companies hiring to implement the ideal pre-hire experience.
  • Talent matching. Hire the most qualified diverse skilled candidates and say goodbye to the outdated and time-consuming process of sifting through piles of unqualified resumes.
  • Job management. Manage your open jobs with ease.
  • Up-skilling and re-skilling tools. Use our skills-gap analysis to identify current employees with the skills you need for work as your job needs change.
  • Our resource planning takes a future-looking perspective on how we combine human skills and advanced technology to help organizations deliver the next generation of products and services their customers want.
  • Zero implementation. We make integrating our pre-hire portal into your traditional systems easier and cost-effective.
  • Other offerings include Digital Job Match Events and Job Events near you, Third-Party Vendor Management, and more.

Ready to get started? Click here to create your account or schedule a call with us for a quick demo.

A Career Coach is someone who has a passion for coaching others through the dilemma of work-life decisions. If you are interested in working for pepelwerk as a Career Coach, download our app, complete your profile, and add pwCoach as one of your skills.

It is important for us to provide more than just 'soft' coaching to encourage and motivate. We ask that our Career Coaches have a minimum of 5 years of work experience and completed a coaching program from a reputable school, or have other natural attributes and experiences that make you qualified to give advice to others on how to navigate the working world. We accept a variety of coaching practices.

pepelwerk's Career Coaches create their own schedule. We do not control when or where a coach takes sessions, but we do have safety guidelines and conditions to keep both you and our Talent users out of harm's way. Our Talent users want to schedule coaching on their time; so, our coaches are not asked to keep a set schedule. The more flexible your availability, the more opportunity for you to receive more coaching sessions.

Yes, you can be a Career Coach for pepelwerk if your availability changes weekly. We recommend that you set your availability to your average week. You will receive every coaching appointment directly, and you will have the ability to accept or decline.

Yes. When you become a Career Coach for pepelwerk, you receive training on our coaching methodology which includes I.C.F. core competencies and the unique nuances of career coaching.
If you are interested in working at pepelwerk as a Career Coach, download our mobile app, complete your Talent profile, and add pwCoach as one of your skills.

A Job Manager is a user type in your Hiring Hub account. A Job Manager is someone from your team who posts jobs, reviews Talent matches, schedules interviews, presents employment offers, etc. A Job Manager can manage the hiring process for your company from beginning to end.

A Job Scientist is a pepelwerk expert who understands the psychological needs, skills, and requirements of the work that needs to be done to create the best job profile to get your ideal Talent match. Companies Hiring can request a Job Scientist to help manage your Hiring Hub account.

Yes. After completing your registration and company profile in our Hiring Hub, you can reach out to us to have a Job Scientist assigned to your account. Our Job Scientists are recruiters who are trained to maximize the pepelwerk platform. They are your partner in understanding how to create the most effective job profile to match with the Talent you want to hire.

An Educator is an individual or institution that facilitates the acquisition of knowledge and skills through varied teaching methods.

Learners are those with the drive to prepare for the work of tomorrow by enrolling in courses offered within pepelwerk's Education Center. Learners match with Educators who will take their set of skills to the next level. Learners become students of the courses they enroll in.

The benefits of becoming a pepelwerk Learner include:

  • Receive courses and learning opportunity recommendations based on your unique interests.
  • Match directly with Educators who are teaching the courses you need.
  • Master your current skills or gain new skills.
  • Stay relevant and prepare for the jobs of tomorrow.
  • Match with work opportunities as you develop your skills, all in one place!

If you are a Learner, go to www.lanch.me and download our talent app to get started. Once in the app, head to our Education Center to build your Learner's profile.

Click here to access the Educator Hub and create your account. Once your account is created and validated, you will be able to post courses and start matching with interested Learners.

The benefits of using the Educator Hub include:

  • Increase your student enrollment by matching with interested Learners
  • Cost-effective and results-oriented solution
  • Career Services for your students
  • Gives you information that keeps your course planning relevant
  • Gives you outcome-based reporting to demonstrate the value of your courses
  • Gives you direct feedback on the teachers of the course to improve delivery
  • At the end of the course, Learners can test or demonstrate their understanding of the course content
  • API integration to your learning management system

pepelwerk strives to ensure Educator users are legitimate and provide a valuable experience for Learners. Educators need to provide school identification (School License Number) for courses associated with accredited learning institutions. Educators with courses not affiliated with accredited schools will be asked to provide additional information on the instructor and their course curriculum to complete our verification process.

Offered courses to our community of Learners are geared to helping acquire skills that will prepare today's workforce for the work of tomorrow. Courses that do not support this cause will be reviewed for further consideration or will not be acceptable course offerings.

Learners are pepelwerk's Talent users interested in finding Educators and courses to help expand their skill set. Through the Talent mobile app, they have access to view Educator matches associated with their interests or desired occupations.

A match, or mutual notification, occurs when a Learner shows interest in enrolling in your course. The instructor or teacher assigned to the course will receive a notification and the contact information of the Learner.
pepelwerk provides a dedicated Educator portal to track the progress of enrolled Learners through the completion of your course(s).

As an Educator, you will pay a one-time fee for each course posted and a flat rate per match, only when you match with a Learner interested in enrolling in your course. Schedule a meeting with us here to compare the cost savings of using pepelwerk to acquire new student enrollments compared to your current methods.
Note: It is the responsibility of the Educator or course instructor to contact and follow through with their process of enrolling students.

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