Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The LinkedIn for Helpers

Laurence Fauchon set up HelperChoice -- think of it as a LinkedIn for helpers -- in Hong Kong in 2012 to better match domestic helpers with employers. It's grown so fast she's just quit investment banking to work full-time on expanding the start-up overseas.
The service is constantly tweaked, based on feedback from helpers, particularly on Facebook, where its page has 114,000 "likes". Although she won't disclose annual targets, Fauchon hopes to see a 50 per cent increase in the number of users by the end of the year.
Read more:  Hong Kong banker's 'LinkedIn for helpers' platform going global

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