Assured Labor Names Hyland COO

John Hyland has joined mobile recruitment company Assured Labor as chief operating officer. Previously, Hyland was at Monster Worldwide.

Assured Labor (, the world leader in mobile recruitment, announced today that John Hyland has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Assured Labor, John spent eight years with Monster Worldwide where he initiated the Emerging Markets business unit for Monster® and directed the company’s launch into Mexico, Brazil, Russia and Turkey. John was responsible for business planning, launch strategy and staffing of local teams in each market. Under his leadership, the Emerging Markets business grew to over 110 people and $20 million in annual sales.

“I’m thrilled to be joining the Assured Labor team,” said John Hyland. “Assured Labor’s the first true disruptor I’ve encountered in the emerging markets and the only company that’s cracked the code to deliver high quality mid-to-low wage candidates at scale. Their mobile centric technology is a game changer and I’m excited for the opportunity.”

Assured Labor’s web and mobile-based recruitment service currently serves over 12,000 employers and 400,000 job seekers in Brazil and Mexico under the brand names TrabalhoJá ( and EmpleoListo (, and is the fastest growing recruitment service in Latin America.

“John is a pioneer in Emerging Market Recruitment,” said Assured Labor’s CEO, David Reich. “I look forward to working with him as we accelerate our expansion within Latin America and enter new markets. Digital recruitment spend is expected to triple over the next five years in the emerging markets and I couldn’t be happier with the team we have in place for what’s ahead.”

About Assured Labor
Assured Labor revolutionizes hiring in emerging markets. The service leverages the power of mobile phones and the Internet to rapidly connect employers with the best mid-to-low wage candidates in their area. Founded at MIT, Assured Labor’s disruptive platform is optimized for the realities of the emerging markets where three of four Internet users access the web sporadically and nearly everyone has a cell phone. The company’s Latin American brands, EmpleoListo & TrabalhoJá, are currently running in Mexico and Brazil.