CHICAGO, September 11, 2007— CareerBuilder.com, the nation’s largest online job site, today announced a two-year deal with washingtonpost.com, the premiere job board for the Washington, D.C.-area, to provide top jobs from around the country to the millions of national readers on washingtonpost.com. Under the agreement, CareerBuilder.com will be the exclusive source for jobs on washingtonpost.com’s national edition and washingtonpost.com Jobs will continue providing Washington, D.C.-area jobs for both the site’s local and national audience.
“The Washington Post is consistently ranked one of the top five newspapers in the U.S. and washingtonpost.com attracts millions of visitors each month,” said Richard Castellini, vice president of Consumer Marketing for CareerBuilder.com. “They are an important addition to our network of partners, providing employers with a valued resource to market their jobs and augmenting CareerBuilder’s market reach.”
A CareerBuilder.com box will appear on washingtonpost.com’s national article pages in the same right-hand position washingtonpost.com “Top Jobs” are displayed for local users. If the job seeker is looking for jobs in the D.C.-area, they will be taken to the Jobs section powered by washingtonpost.com. If they are looking outside the D.C.-area, they will be taken to a co-branded page to search CareerBuilder.com’s database of over 1.5 million jobs.
“Partnering with the national leader in online recruitment nicely complements our robust local Jobs section,” said Caroline Little, CEO and Publisher, Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive. “We pride ourselves on providing the most timely, accurate and relevant information on washingtonpost.com and CareerBuilder fits that mission by allowing us to extend job offerings to our national audience.”
CareerBuilder.com currently has more than 22 million unique visitors each month and leads the online recruitment industry with the most traffic and revenue. The company powers the online job search centers for more than 1,100 partners, including MSN and America Online.
With this new partnership in place, job seekers visiting the job search center on washingtonpost.com can look for jobs by industry, location and job type; conduct advanced searches with multiple criteria; post up to five different resumes and have jobs that match their job search criteria automatically e-mailed to them.
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CareerBuilder.com is the nation’s largest online job site with more than 22 million unique visitors and over 1.5 million jobs. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Tribune Company (NYSE:TRB), The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), the company offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. CareerBuilder.com powers the career centers for more than 1,100 partners, including 150 newspapers and leading portals such as America Online and MSN. More than 300,000 employers take advantage of CareerBuilder.com’s easy job postings, 23 million-plus resumes, Diversity Channel and more. CareerBuilder.com and its subsidiaries operate in the U.S., Europe, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit http://www.careerbuilder.com.
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