CareerBuilder.com, the largest online job network with more than 16 million unique visitors* and more than 400,000 jobs, announced it was selected to power the new online job search center for The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle ( http://augustachronicle.com/ ), one of the 26 daily newspapers published by Morris Publishing Group, a subsidiary of Morris Communications Co., headquartered in Augusta, Ga. Scheduled to launch in July, the new partnership is the latest step in CareerBuilder.com's strategy to continually grow its wide distribution network with multiple points for employers to connect with job seekers.
"We welcome The Augusta Chronicle to our network and look forward to further developing our relationship with Morris Digital Works, the Internet arm of Morris Communications," said Matt Ferguson, president and CEO for CareerBuilder.com. "CareerBuilder.com is always looking for new ways to build on our strong local market penetration and deliver more value. We believe our relationship with the Morris organization provides a great opportunity to extend our reach in key markets."
"This exciting partnership with CareerBuilder.com positions us to take customer service to the next level," said Will Morris, president and CEO of Morris Publishing Group and president of its parent company. "Our advertisers and readers will find enormous benefit in the convenience, the format and the market extension that will now be available to them."
Owned by Tribune Company, Gannett and Knight Ridder, CareerBuilder.com features jobs from the classifieds sections of more than 130 newspapers. Including its newspaper affiliations, CareerBuilder.com powers the career sites for more than 400 partners with over 1,200 Web sites reaching national, local, industry and niche audiences.
"Working with CareerBuilder.com is bringing a national brand presence to the Augusta job scene," said Julian Miller, president of The Augusta Chronicle. "Through our partnership, Augusta employers can market their job openings to millions of qualified job seekers in their backyard or across the country, and Augusta job seekers can search through more than 400,000 available positions."
Visitors to AugustaJobs.com can take advantage of CareerBuilder.com's smart online products to help them target their job searches for salaried and hourly positions. The site gives job seekers the choice to search by industry, location or job type, and provides online career assessments, coaching for interviews and tips for salary negotiations. Job seekers can indicate their work preferences, education and experience and have job openings automatically emailed to them. Interested employers can review job seeker profiles and contact qualified candidates directly.
*CareerBuilder Network traffic includes job search traffic from the career centers CareerBuilder powers for partner sites Tribune Company, Gannett, Knight Ridder and others. The traffic figure is taken from the comScore Media Metrix April Key Measures report.
About Morris Communications
Morris Communications is a privately held media company with diversified holdings that include newspaper and magazine publishing, outdoor advertising, radio broadcasting, book publishing and distribution, and computer services. For more information, visit http://www.morris.com/ .
Morris Publishing Group was formed in 2001 and assumed the operations of the newspaper business segment of its parent, Morris Communications Co. Morris Publishing Group publishes 26 daily, 12 nondaily and 23 free community newspapers in the United States.
Morris Digital Works (MDW), the online division of Morris Communications Co., LLC, provides tools, technologies, consulting and Web development services to Morris newspapers and external clients. For more information, visit http://www.morrisdigitalworks.com/ .
CareerBuilder.com is a leading online source for maximizing recruitment dollars and optimizing job searches with superior products, customer service and technology. With a unique combination of national, local and niche audiences, CareerBuilder.com makes it easy for recruiters to reach the most qualified candidates with industry-leading market research data and support. Job seekers can search for the right job from more than 400,000 continuously updated postings, representing more than 25,000 of the top employers in virtually every industry, field and location. Together with Gannett Co., Inc.
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