CareerBuilder.com Partners with ABCNEWS.Com
CHICAGO, May 5, 2005
– CareerBuilder.com, the nation’s largest online job site with more than 20 million* unique visitors and over 600,000 jobs, announced it is sponsoring the new online job search center for ABCNews.com, a leading 24-hour online news and information site. The agreement provides job seekers with instant access to positions in virtually every industry, field and job type and employers with a large pool of ready, qualified talent.
ABCNews.com is a full service online news information site that provides breaking news updates, ABC News original reporting and the first of its kind 24-hour live broadband news channel, ABC News Now. ABC News on Demand delivers daily video clips featuring top stories of the day as well as segments from high rated ABC News programs such as Good Morning America, World News Tonight with Peter Jennings, and 20/20.
"ABCNews.com is bridging one of the most comprehensive and resourceful online news networks," said Bernard Gershon, Senior Vice President and General Manager, ABC News Digital Media Group. "CareerBuilder.com will be an integral part of this vision in offering our audience access to a robust national job search database."
CareerBuilder.com is the leader in the online recruitment industry with the most traffic and jobs, according to reports from comScore Media Metrix and Corzen**. The company powers the online job search centers for more than 550 partners with over 1,200 Web sites, including America Online and MSN.
"Media powerhouses comprise a significant portion of CareerBuilder.com’s distribution network and ABCNews.com is a popular addition," said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder.com. "Having the expertise of a valued news
authority and valued recruitment authority at hand in one place will prove beneficial for job seekers, employers and recruiters."
Job seekers visiting the job search center at ABCNews.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 emailed to them.
*comScore Media Metrix, March 2005. The CareerBuilder Network is a custom aggregation of CareerBuilder.com traffic as well as job search traffic to career centers CareerBuilder powers for partner sites such as Tribune Company, Gannett, Knight Ridder and others.
** Corzen, March 2005.
CareerBuilder.com 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. (NYSE: GCI), Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB), and Knight Ridder, Inc. (NYSE: KRI), the company offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. CareerBuilder.com 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 CareerBuilder.com’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 www.careerbuilder.com
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