Expands Partnership With Morris Publishing Group to Provide New Online Job Center for The Juneau Empire
CHICAGO, the nation's largest online job network with 20 million* unique visitors and over 600,000 jobs, announced it is now powering the new online job search center for The Juneau Empire ( ), one of the 26 daily newspapers published by Morris Publishing Group, a subsidiary of Morris Communications Co.

Expanding on a partnership created in June 2004, now powers the online job search center for five Morris Publishing Group newspaper sites, including its flagship newspaper, The Augusta (GA) Chronicle.

"The employment forecast in Alaska is keeping pace with the nationwide trend of improved job growth," said Brent Rasmussen, senior vice president of sales for "This extension of our partnership with the Morris Publishing Group reinforces our commitment to matching employers and qualified job seekers both locally and at the national level."

"Incorporating's job search center with The Juneau Empire provides our readers with one-stop convenience, allowing them to access's extensive jobs database and tools while browsing their local news," said Will Morris, president and CEO of Morris Publishing Group and president of its parent company. "We expect the same success from our partnership here as we have seen with our other newspaper sites."

Visitors to the job search centers can take advantage of'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 and have openings automatically e-mailed to them. Interested employers can review job seeker profiles and contact qualified candidates directly.

*comScore Media Metrix, February 2005. The CareerBuilder Network is a custom aggregation of traffic as well as job search traffic to career centers CareerBuilder powers for partner sites such as Tribune Company, Gannett, Knight Ridder and others.

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 .

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 .

About is the nation's leading online job network with more than 20 million unique visitors and over 600,000 jobs. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. , Tribune Company , and Knight Ridder, Inc. , the company offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. powers the online career centers for more than 550 partners that reach national, local, industry, diversity and niche audiences. These include more than 130 newspapers and leading portals such as America Online and MSN. More than 30,000 of the nation's top employers take advantage of's easy job postings, 11 million-plus resumes, comprehensive screening tools and more. Millions of job seekers visit the site every month to search for opportunities, sign up for automatic email job alerts, and get advice on job hunting and career management. For more information, visit .

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