Alexander Florio is one of the co-founders of Swob Inc., an award-winning social recruitment platform. Alexander graduated from York University and Seneca College, with an education in Marketing & Advertising. In November of 2017, Alexander and his sister, Stephanie, launched their mobile application, Swob Inc.
Swob is designed to make job searching easy and recruitment even easier. Through the use of technology, students looking for a job can now search in the comfort of their own phone! Swob is the first of its kind to target young job seekers and high turnover industries such as retail and food service for part-time, seasonal and full-time employment. In May of 2018, Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Mobile Canada awarded Swob as the first ever Canadian company to win his "Pitch to Rich" contest.
Alexander has appeared on BNN Bloomberg, E-Talk, The Feed with Amber Mac, Omni TV, The Marilyn Denis Show, etc., and spoke at Elevate Tech Fest in Toronto. Alexander is passionate about entrepreneurship, and has worked with the WE organization as a mentor for the WE Incubation Hub Program, which empowers young social entrepreneurs to develop and launch their own social enterprise.
April 10th, 2021 | 43 mins 35 secs
education, entrepreneurship, job searching, marketing, siwike, swob, teaching
Alex is the co-founder of SWOB (swipe-job - think Tinder for job applications) http://swobapp.com with his sister.
He shares his journey as a regular kid who like sports to becoming a co-founder of an app.