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Search for Qualified Candidates

Tired of wading through piles of resumes trying to find applicants with the skills you need? OnRamp is an online tool that links employers with qualified workers. OnRamp uses the latest technology to find you candidates who meet your hiring needs. It’s fast, simple, and effective – at no cost to you.

Note: Personnel and staffing agencies in New Jersey must be licensed by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and have a non-financial agreement with the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to use OnRamp. If these criteria are not in place during the account review/approval process, you will be advised how to proceed.

OnRamp’s unique search capabilities

Job boards that only search for specific keywords can overlook just the type of job candidates you're looking for. OnRamp uses advanced technology to find a wide pool of job candidates who have skill sets related to those you specify. This is particularly important when jobseekers don't use the same terms that employers may use in their searches, or when jobseekers don't identify their transferable skills. To that end, OnRamp scours thousands of job postings and resumes in all fields of work and identifies keywords and phrases that have linked candidates and job opportunities in the recent past. Adding suggested words and phrases to your search helps you get better results, faster.

Once you post a job description, OnRamp will show you your potential matches. The star rating next to each candidate's name indicates how well the candidate matches the skill set in your job description. In most cases, the five-star matches will be exactly what you were looking for. Occasionally, the results may not quite match what you had in mind; you might find that a three-star candidate is a much better match.

OnRamp has a unique feature that gives you the option to search for "more candidates like this." When you mark this option, OnRamp will identify other potential candidates whose skill sets are similar to those of the checked candidate. Using this feature helps you spend less time, effort, and money looking through stacks of resumes for the perfect candidate.

One of OnRamp's unique abilities is that it thinks like an employer. Let's say one of your top performers is retiring or leaving for a new opportunity. Wouldn’t you like to find another employee with those same skills? Using OnRamp, you can do just that! Upload that star employee's resume to OnRamp, and OnRamp will scan the resume for words and phrases that identify key skills. OnRamp then goes to work finding other jobseekers who have similar skill sets. OnRamp will find you a candidate (or several) with promising potential for becoming your next top employee.

Learn more about OnRamp

OnRamp for Employers