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As Canadians we’re not into bragging, but Jobber is making waves and the press is noticing.
A selection of our favorite articles are below.

Grants for Small Businesses, The Outlook for Black and Latinx Entrepreneurs, Free Tools to Help You Get Through the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jobber’s COVID-19 Data Report analyzes the effects of COVID-19 on small businesses within the home services industry. The data tracks developments from the beginning of the year through May 10.
New Report Suggests Possible Rebound for Home Services Market
Jobber recently unveiled findings from its latest report focused on COVID-19’s economic impact on the Home Service category. Utilizing the company’s proprietary data gathered from 90,000+ home service professionals across 50+ industries…
Jobber report outlines state of home service businesses amid COVID-19
Home service management software Jobber, Edmonton, Alberta, released findings from its latest report focused on COVID-19’s economic impact on the home service category. Utilizing Jobber’s proprietary data gathered from 90,000-plus home service professionals across more than 50 industries…
Jobber Releases Report Outlining Current State of Home Service Businesses Amid COVID-19
Jobber announced findings from its latest report focused on COVID-19’s economic impact on the Home Service category. The report analyzes how the category performed overall and compared to other major categories such as Grocery Stores and Restaurants.
How to Support Your Local Electrician, Plumber, and Other Skilled Workers
May 6 was National Skilled Trades Day. It’s a day of recognition for those who roll up their sleeves every single day to service your home when you need it most. These are the small businesses you trust when your bathroom is flooded, when your air conditioning dies in the dead of summer, or when you need help rewiring your basement.
Jobber releases entrepreneur podcast
Jobber launched a new podcast series — Built By You. The show highlights the highs and lows of small business ownership in an authentic way, said the company. The series will feature entrepreneurs sharing their stories on how they stay focused when entrepreneurship gets real.
Jobber launches podcast series focused on entrepreneurship
Jobber announced the launch of a new podcast series “Built By You.” The show highlights the highs and lows of small business ownership in an authentic way. The series will feature entrepreneurs sharing their stories on how they stay focused.
A Call to Action: Your Local Home Service Businesses Need Your Support
Today is May 6, which also happens to be National Skilled Trades Day. It’s a day where we celebrate the amazing men and women who roll up their sleeves every day to perform an honest day’s work.
Jobber Begins Podcast Series for Entrepreneurs
‘Built by You’ podcasts feature commentaries by business owners, sharing how they stay focused when entrepreneurship gets real. Jobber — a leading provider of field service software — has started the “Built by You” series of podcasts to provide real-life observations on the realities of business.
Jobber Launches Podcast Focused on Entrepreneurship
Jobber announced the launch of a new podcast series—Built By You. The show highlights the highs and lows of small business ownership in an authentic way. The series will feature entrepreneurs sharing their stories on how they stay focused when entrepreneurship gets real.
5 Tips for Starting a Business With a Stranger
When I first thought of the idea for what would become Jobber, I never could have imagined that I would one day be the CEO of a tech company with nearly 100,000 active customers in more than 45 countries. And that I would do this alongside a complete stranger who I met during a chance encounter at a coffee shop.
Jobber Wins the Junior Achievement Northern Alberta Innovator Award
The creators of Jobber, who are the latest Junior Achievement Northern Alberta Business Hall of Fame Innovator Award recipients, have won for a platform that has new significance around the world. Even before the outbreak of COVID-19, both businesses and employees were exploring ways to work remotely.
Let Technology Do The Work To Grow Your Landscape Business
Without technology, it’s nearly impossible for a company to grow and stay competitive. Technology solutions help lawn care contractors keep customers better informed, complete jobs quicker, and get paid faster. Software also makes the contractor look more professional compared to traditional, handwritten notes, quotes, or receipts.
Women In HVACR Are Still A Rarity: More females are starting to make an impact on the industry
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 2 percent of HVAC employees are women. That is certainly a tiny part of the industry, but that number has the potential to start to grow as more women begin to see the benefits of pursuing a career in HVACR.

How All-Digital Engagements Reshape Innovation
Jobber, an Edmonton-based field-service software creator that supports virtual work, built its corporate culture around serendipitous in-person meetings. “We purposely set up our offices to encourage ‘collision conversations,’ referring to the communal areas like the kitchen, lounge and other open seating areas that encourage people to gather…”
Jobber Named as a Top 10 Best Workplaces™ in Canada
Jobber announced that it has been named the #8 best workplace by Great Place to Work’s 2020 national ranking. This annual list represents Canada’s most trusted and high-performing companies as determined by employees.
Long-Term Success Starts With a Customer-First Work Culture
Organizations depend on a happy customer base for sustainable growth and long-term success. Delivering the best possible customer service starts with establishing a culture that puts employees first.
Women in the green industry share their experiences as company leaders
Male-owned businesses make up 82.8% of all landscaping businesses, but this isn’t stopping women like Ramona Mullins, co-owner of Mullins Lawn Enforcement and Kristy Boase, co-owner of MIL-SPEC Lawn Care. Both Mullins and Boase are Jobber customers.
Jobber Named as a 2020 Best Workplaces™ for Women
Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, announced that it has been named a 2020 Best Workplaces™ for Women. This latest award further recognizes the company’s commitment to creating a supportive, collaborative culture that provides equal opportunity for all its employees.
FYI: News Briefs in HVAC – March 23, 2020
For your information news briefs from a wide variety of categories within the HVAC industry. SOFTWARE: Jobber (Edmonton, Alberta) has been named a Silver Stevie winner at the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Software – 100 or More Employees category.
Jobber Named #1 in Capterra’s Top 20 Most Popular for Field Service Management Software
Jobber announced that it has been named the #1 Field Service Management Software product by Capterra, a free online service owned by Gartner that helps organizations find the right software.
Jobber makes Fast Company’s 2020 World’s Most Innovative Companies list
Home service management software Jobber, Edmonton, Alberta, has been named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies list for empowering small home service businesses with the technology to transform their operations.
Jobber’s customer service team wins Stevie Award
Home service management software Jobber, Edmonton, Alberta, has been named a Silver Stevie winner at the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Software – 100 or More Employees category.
Jobber’s customer service team earns Silver Stevie award
Jobber has been named a Silver Stevie winner at the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Software – 100 or More Employees category. This international recognition is determined by an independent panel of judges and experts.
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Jobber was named a Silver Stevie winner at the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Software — 100 or More Employees category. This international recognition is determined by an independent panel of judges and industry experts.
Jobber Makes Fast Company’s 2020 World’s Most Innovative Companies
Jobber becomes the first-ever home service management software to receive the annual distinction for empowering small home service businesses with the technology to transform their operations.
The Human Side of Technology: Jobber Brings Home Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year
Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, has been named a Silver Stevie winner at the 14th annual Stevie Awards.
Jobber Brings Home Stevie Award for Customer Service Department of the Year
Jobber has been named a Silver Stevie® winner at the 14th annual Stevie® Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Software – 100 or More Employees category.
Jobber Brings Home Stevie® Award for Customer Service Department of the Year
Jobber has been named a Silver Stevie® winner at the 14th annual Stevie® Awards for Customer Service in the Computer Software – 100 or More Employees category.
VMech Mechanical: How Technology Helped Grow A $1.5 Million HVAC Business
In February 2017, Luisa found Jobber. Now, she could give her team access to new strategies that would enhance all of VMech’s services by simplifying and streamlining company operations.
Valor Plumbing: Embracing Technology to Operate a More Efficient Business
Kiya and Henry chose Jobber’s field service software because it allowed them to apply new strategies to simplify and streamline their operations and grow their business.
Software Savvy: Alleviating growing pains
Choosing the right software for your company is no easy venture. Greyson Walldorff, CEO of Lawn Capital in Decatur, Ga., and Jonathan Goldsmith, partner and director of sales at Lawn Capital explain their processes for selecting a software.
Lawn Capital credits its growth to Jobber’s time-saving features
Plenty of teenagers still use lawn mowing as a form of extra cash growing up, but not many turn it into their full-time career and grow it to a near million-dollar company while still in their early 20s.
Jobber Recognized as a 2020 Best Workplaces™ for Inclusion
Jobber was named one of the best workplaces for inclusion by Great Place to Work®, further recognizing the transparent, inclusive, and collaborative culture it has built for employees.
Jobber: Live GPS Tracking SaaS
Now integrating with FleetSharp GPS, this SaaS platform allows its customers to further optimize field operations with live GPS tracking.
Jobber adds growth-focused features for its end users
Business management software Jobber has been around since 2011 and it is continually adding new features that allow landscaping companies to run more efficiently.
Authority Magazine interview with Sam Pillar
As a part of my series about how leaders can create a “fantastic work culture,” I had the pleasure of interviewing Sam Pillar. Sam is the CEO and co-founder of Jobber.
Jobber adds GPS tracking through FleetSharp
Jobber users will now be able to track their fleets through FleetSharp GPS software integrated into the app.
Jobber launches live GPS tracking of vehicles powered by FleetSharp
New integration helps teams dispatch more efficiently, improve response times and have real-time location sharing.
Jobber launches live GPS tracking of vehicles
Jobber released an integration with FleetSharp GPS that will allow its customers to further optimize field operations with live GPS tracking.
Jobber Launches Live GPS Tracking of Vehicles Powered by FleetSharp
New integration allows home service businesses to dispatch teams more efficiently, improve response times, and shorten appointment windows through real-time location sharing.
Opinion: Alberta’s own Silicon Valley will double down on innovation
Alberta is one of the world’s best places to do business and build a life. We have been blessed with abundant natural resources and the creativity, determination and capital to turn them into products that drive prosperity.
Do you know what your clients want?
Jobber, Edmonton, Alberta, a provider of home service management software, announced the results of a new survey exploring what consumers look for in hiring a lawn care company.
Welcome to the show: Information is power
Jobber, Edmonton, Alberta, also displayed new features at the show. The home service management software provider demonstrated recent updates, including online booking, automated customer quote follow-ups…
This Edmonton success story is fueling small businesses across the globe
Jobber emerged as the fastest-growing company in Edmonton and seventh-fastest growing company in the country, according to the Growth 500.
Jobber Adds New Software Features
Jobber’s software and mobile app boosts the professionalism and organization of pool professionals with automated quoting and invoicing workflows, online payment options, scheduling and dispatching solutions, and an online client hub.
Jobber Named a Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500™
Home service management software company also named to the Deloitte Canadian Technology Fast 50.
Jobber Named a 2019 Best Workplaces™ in Alberta By Great Place to Work®
This honor is based on independent analysis and employee survey conducted by Great Place to Work®, which earlier this year recognized Jobber as a best workplace in technology and for millennials.
Edmonton’s Jobber Gets Helping Hand from Toronto’s Ecosystem
Jobber’s Sam Pillar and Forrest Zeisler have built their software for home service business from an Edmonton coffee shop to a global company with users in 43 countries around the world.
Start Alberta Tech Awards Celebrate Province’s Tech Sector
Congratulations to Sam Pillar of Jobber on winning the Fast Growth Award presented by BDC at the 2019 Start Alberta Tech Awards.
Jobber survey reveals consumer insight on lawn care services and trends
Survey shows consumers desire online scheduling, text and email notifications from lawn care providers.
Made in Edmonton: The ambition to create a billion dollar tech giant
Jobber started as a two-person operation in 2011. Now, the growing tech company now has nearly 200 employees. Vinesh Pratap sits down with CEO Sam Pillar.
Six Essential Tips To Grow Your Lawn Care Business
Although providing high quality work is a must, any lawn care business owner can attest that delivering great work and staying on budget is not enough to get ahead in this increasingly competitive market.
Estimating Software: Friend or Foe?
Contractors chime in on why the went digital, how they did it, and what they learned.
Edmonton-based Jobber ranked seventh fastest growing company in Canada
Local tech start-up Jobber, recently named one of the fastest growing businesses in the country, sells its software to customers around the world.
Secrets to success: Edmonton business named among fastest growing in Canada
Jobber’s Co-founder and CEO Sam Pillar on the Ryan Jespersen Show
Jobber launches tools to help landscape pros connect with customers
Jobber, a provider of home service management software, launched several new features including online booking, automated customer quote follow-ups, integrations with Mailchimp and Zapier.
The Gig Economy and Its Impact on Small Business
The gig economy continues to flourish with 36% of U.S. workers participating in it as their primary or secondary job, according to Gallup.
Edmonton-based Jobber ranked 7th fastest growing company in Canada
Of the 15 Edmonton-based businesses that made the Growth 500 list of Canada’s fasted-growing companies, the software company ranked the highest.
Edmonton-based Jobber ranked seventh fastest growing company in Canada
Local tech start-up Jobber, recently named one of the fastest growing businesses in the country, sells its software to customers around the world.
Use software to connect with more customers
Software is at the center of many businesses these days. With its ability to streamline processes, store information and increase efficiency, it has become a solution for landscape contractors looking to modernize the way they do business.
Flourishing software app Jobber blazing the trail for Alberta tech startups
It’s been eight years since University of Alberta graduates Sam Pillar and Forrest Zeisler started technology startup Jobber after meeting in an Edmonton coffee shop.
Jobber’s Tech Breakthrough
A breakthrough tech start-up, created right here in Edmonton, has just been named one of the fastest growing software operations in Canada. We speak to the co-founder.
Jobber integrates with Mailchimp, Zapier, adds new features
These new capabilities can help landscapers book clients online and create digital marketing campaigns.
Growth 500: The Complete Ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies
Jobber named the #2 fastest-growing software company in Canada and #7 overall.
Jobber Named a 2019 Best Workplaces in Technology by Great Place to Work®
Jobber announced that it has been named a 2019 Best Workplaces™ in the technology sector.
Borrowell, Traction On Demand, Jobber Among Canada’s Best Workplaces
Great Place to Work has released its 2019 list of Canada’s Best Workplaces in Technology.
How to Optimize Your Business with Field Service Management Software
Jobber’s field service management software saves companies time and helps them bring in more money.
What To Pack To Stay Productive During Business Travel
But what about accessories and tools for business travel? What gear will make your trip more productive? Let’s take a look at six to add to your packing list.
On-the-go operation: mobile apps are empowering landscape companies
What’s an area of your day-today business that is a constant struggle? Is it the never-ending stack of receipts, contracts or training sign-in sheets?
Jobber Launches New Automated Sales & Marketing Features
Jobber, the leading provider of home service management software, announced today the launch of several new features.
Five Powerful Business Lessons From The Toronto Raptors Playbook
Jobber, an Edmonton and Toronto-based provider of home services management software, is laying the foundation for Raptors-like success.
Jobber CEO Sam Pillar wants to build Edmonton’s first billion-dollar tech company 
The company—which provides software to home-service small businesses like plumbers and landscapers—has a long way to go, but a bold plan for how to get there.
The Uberization Of Work: Pros And Cons Of The Gig Economy
Getting flexible, part-time work has never been easier, but for some the gig economy is an inescapable honey trap.
Jobber Announces the Appointment of Two Executives
Company appoints Shawn Cadeau, Chief Revenue Officer, and Sara Cooper, Vice President of People.
Hicks on Biz: High-tech sector is finally catching fire
“For the past decade, I have been skeptical about this high-tech, innovation, disruption, knowledge-based business “eco-system” allegedly being built in Edmonton.”
Jobber Expands Executive Leadership Team to Guide Company through High Growth Phase
Company appoints Shawn Cadeau, Chief Revenue Officer, and Sara Cooper, Vice President of People.
Shawn Cadeau, Sara Cooper Join Jobber’s Executive Team
“We’re excited to have Shawn and Sara join at such a pivotal time. There’s an opportunity for Jobber to be the next Shopify-type success story in Canada.”
‘The priorities have shifted’: Nearly half of Canadian firms plan to spend on employee training, satisfaction
Companies around the world are expecting a high degree of disruption in their businesses, so the need to invest in the ability to change and be agile is really important.
Jobber Expands Team by 70 Percent in One Year and Continues Rapid Growth Across Two New Offices
“The company has experienced over 300 percent growth in revenue over the last two years, and is now powering over $6 billion annually, and growing, in service delivery for our customers,” explains Sam Pillar, CEO & co-founder of Jobber.
Tech firm Jobber hits it big by thinking little – as in plumbers, painters and electricians
The company currently has about 140 employees and is adding staff daily. It added a hub in Toronto, which also covers all areas of the business, from sales and business operations to product management and development.
Jobber Survey Reveals 92% of Consumers Believe Small Businesses are Important to their Community’s Health
According to Jobber’s survey results, there is overwhelming support for small businesses today. In fact, 92% of those surveyed stated that small businesses are important to the health of their community.
We did again! Software Advice and Gartner Give Jobber Highest FrontRunners Score
SoftwareAdvice and Gartner Inc. once again identify Jobber as a top-ranked field service software in their second ‘Frontrunners for Field Service’ evaluation.
Jobber Once Again Named a Category Leader in Field Service Management Software Review
Canadian software company Jobber has once again been identified as a top-ranked field service software product, this time from GetApp’s quarterly Field Service Management (FSM) Category Leaders Q3.
Jobber Receives Highest Overall Score on Gartner’s FrontRunners quadrant for Field Service Software
Jobber has been identified as a top-ranked field service software product in SoftwareAdvice.com’s prestigious ‘FrontRunners for Field Service’ evaluation.
Jobber Launches Client Hub for Service Professionals
Jobber announced this week the general availability of its new client hub feature. The Jobber Client Hub is a one stop shop for the company’s thousands of home service businesses to provide a single access point for all relevant information pertaining to their clients.
Jobber Opens Toronto Office with Continued Focus on Growth
A year and a half after it announced an $8 million Series A, Jobber has opened a Toronto sales office as it focuses on growth.
5 Proven Ways to Stay Organized and Be More Productive
Professional Organizers in Canada stats indicate 37% of workers struggle with time management and 82% feel extremely disorganized. Can technology help ease the pain? Here, five busy entrepreneurs share what they rely on to stay organized.
Jobber Secures $8 Million to Accelerate Mobile Development
Jobber has secured a $8 million CAD Series A round of financing led by OMERS Ventures, with participation from existing investors, Version One Ventures and Point Nine Capital.
Edmonton tech company gets $8 million boost
Jobber’s CEO Sam Pillar looks back on the last five years since he and Forest Zeisler started the business.
Jobber Secures $8M For Its Mobile Workforce Apps
Jobber, has now secured a $8 million CAD Series A round of financing led by OMERS Ventures, with participation from existing investors, Version One Ventures and Point Nine Capital.
Square and Jobber announce integration for unified payment process
Jobber, the software of choice for service businesses, announced today its new integration with Square, a company that brings simple payment solutions to small businesses.
Zendesk’s First Investor On How To Spot A Winner
There are a number of startups that we invested in over the last couple of years that remind me of Zendesk in its early days, such as Typeform, 15five and Jobber, and also a few companies that have achieved very significant customer and revenue numbers, including Shiftplanning, Vend and Clio.
Eliminate One of Snow Removal’s Biggest Headaches
Jobber is web-based business management software focused on making it easier for everyday contractors to automate the management of their businesses both from in the office and in the field. Running a snow removal business is hard work. It’s easy to get buried alive in paperwork.
Manage your service business with Jobber
Manage your service business with Jobber, SalesForce-like software for handymen and gardeners. Software-as-a-service company Jobber has raised a seed funding round. SalesForce and other services like it have been around for several years to manage contacts,

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