In simple terms, SaaS is a method of remotely delivering software, meaning that the service contractor can access it from any device with an Internet connection.
In this web-based software model, vendors host and maintain the servers, databases, and code that make up the application.
The main difference between a SaaS and traditional software is its delivery model.
In the first case, companies hire the service and pay a monthly fee for its use.
In the second, they purchase a permanent license to use the software and must install it on their own computers to use it. As we have done with Office, Photoshop and so many other programs for so long. We all know the work this can mean.
One of the key advantages of SaaS over this traditional model is that companies do not have to invest in hardware to host software, which allows them to also outsource most of the IT responsibilities typically required to troubleshoot and maintain software. The SaaS provider takes care of everything.
In addition to allowing remote web access, SaaS also differs from local software in its pricing model.
Local software is typically purchased under a permanent license, meaning that buyers have permission to use the software. They also pay 15% to 20% per year in maintenance and support fees.
SaaS, on the other hand, allows buyers to pay an annual or monthly subscription fee, which typically includes software license, support, and most other fees.
This service model allows small and medium enterprises to use software that they otherwise could not, due to the high cost of the license.
A responsive website is a website that dynamically resizes its content and imagery for a variety of different screen sizes in order to serve all users irrespective of the device they use to access the site. This is an advancement to multiple versions of sites that used to be designed to support mobile devices.
Yes. We designed the application with responsiveness in mind. With the exception of an older version of the Safari browser, most current browsers (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, etc...) work equally well on desktop and mobile devices.
It is impossible to know exactly why our email went to your spam folder, but email may get through one time and then go to spam the next. The best way to prevent ProfHire email from going to your spam folder is to "whitelist" it. Whitelisting a website is fairly easy. Check out this article: Safelist Instructions
We have taken every precaution to ensure the safety of documents you upload to our cloud based service. While any system can be hacked, we use one of the most secure cloud servers available. We also monitor security on a consistent bases.
Your username is the email address that you used to originally sign-up with ProfHire. You can change your email yourself, however that will not change your username. To change your username, create a "technical issue" and provide us with your name, current user name and the user name you wish to have .
We are constantly adding resources and information. In fact, if we don’t have it, we will either get it for you or refer you tto someone who can. Everything from “what kind of legal business entity should I create, to when and how should I hire my first employee, to how do I sell my company or how do I franchise? If you have a question, we’ll have or find an answer. We also have software that helps to you be more efficient and effective. Being an entrepreneur requires keeping track of many different documents. It can become overwhelming and we make sure it isn’t.
An HTTP cookie (also called web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie) is a small piece of data stored on the user's computer by the web browser while browsing a website. Cookies were designed to be a reliable mechanism for websites to remember stateful information (such as items added in the shopping cart in an online store) or to record the user's browsing activity (including clicking particular buttons, logging in, or recording which pages were visited in the past). They can also be used to remember pieces of information that the user previously entered into form fields, such as names, addresses, passwords, and payment card numbers.
If you turn off cookies, you should still be able to access and use the platform.
The security of your data and intellectual property is paramount to us.
For this reason, all communication between users web browsers and our servers is encrypted over secure HTTPS connections.
When interacting with our platform, your transactions are passed through a secure server using 128-bit SSL, the latest industry standard encryption technology.
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).
It is used for secure communication over a computer network, and is widely used on the Internet.
Data Retention & Ownership
ProfHire information is owned by the applicant. Prof360 and Attaché information is owned by the company or institution that is our customer. As an employee of an organization using Attaché for Business or Attaché for Education, the information you upload becomes the property of that organization.
Our company makes no claim of ownership or unauthorized permission to use data submitted to the platform.
So long as your account is active, you have full access to your information, for viewing or transfer, at any time.
Information can be downloaded in a variety of popular formats.
Our platform is hosted within United States based data-centers.
Information We May Collect
For statistical purposes, we collect anonymous information on website activity (such as login activities, document upload activities,
the number of sessions, popular session times). We use this data to evaluate our website performance and to improve the content we display to you.
To evaluate the effectiveness of our platform, we may use third parties to collect statistical data. No personal information is collected on these occasions.
How We Use Your Information
Our platform uses your information to better understand your needs and provide you with better service. Specifically, we use personal information:
To deal with your queries or customer service issues promptly;
To keep you up-to-date with products, services, events or promotions we think would be of particular interest through a variety of channels (you will be able to “opt-out” from this activity at any time); and
For planning, product development or research purposes.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) provides an additional layer of security beyond passwords and is strongly recommended. Your account is protected by requiring both your password and a one-time time-sensitive six-digit authentication code sent to you via email, text message, or an authenticator app. We are using email authentication as the default for this process.