NEW YORK, NY and MILWAUKEE, WI, September 18, 2003 As eight million college students return to campus this month, HotJobs, a leader in the online recruitment industry and a Yahoo! company (Nasdaq: YHOO), and CollegeGrad.com, the leading entry level job site for college students and recent graduates, today announced a partnership broadening students' access to job opportunities while still attending school or soon after graduation.
CollegeGrad.com will offer HotJobs' entry level jobs and internships to an audience of college students and recent graduates. The partnership will introduce job seekers to HotJobs just as they plan to enter the work force, providing candidates with a site that they can reference and utilize throughout their career. More than 96 percent of CollegeGrad.com users have either completed a college degree or are in the process of doing so, making them one of the most sought-after audiences on the Internet.
"With a severe talent shortage predicted in the coming decades, HotJobs is dedicated to providing its employers with direct access to fresh talent and job seekers with degrees," said Gideon Kline, director of business development, HotJobs. "Our alliance with CollegeGrad.com demonstrates our commitment to helping our clients find the qualified candidates for their hiring needs today and in the future."
"CollegeGrad.com is fully committed to serving the needs of its audience with the most significant and up-to-date entry level job search tools available," said Brian Krueger, president of CollegeGrad.com. "By integrating our services with HotJobs, we are able to provide our users with increased access to more relevant job opportunities. We are pleased to partner with HotJobs."
As a leader in the online recruiting industry, HotJobs (www.hotjobs.com), a Yahoo! company, has revolutionized the way people manage their careers and the way companies hire talent. HotJobs' tools and advice put job seekers in control of their careers and make it easier and more cost-effective for employers and staffing firms to find qualified candidates. In addition to its popular consumer job board, HotJobs provides employers, recruiters, and staffing agencies with progressive recruiting solutions and hiring management software. Job seekers voted HotJobs.com the (2002, 2003) "Best General Purpose Job Board for Job Seekers," and recruiters voted HotJobs the (2003) "Most Recruiter-Friendly General Purpose Site" in a survey conducted by WEDDLE's.
CollegeGrad.com is the #1 entry level job site on the Internet and is the leader in the field of entry level job search. Brian Krueger is President of CollegeGrad.com and author of the best-selling book for entry level job search, College Grad Job Hunter, published by Adams Media, the largest career book publisher in the world.
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