JOB.COM VOTED AS WEDDLE'S 2008 USER'S CHOICE AWARD WINNER
Fredericksburg, VA -- March 10, 2008 -- Job.com, the fourth most visited career site on the Internet, announced today that they were selected as a winner in Weddle's 2008 User's Choice Awards. The voting took place throughout 2007 on WEDDLE'S website where job seekers, recruiters and employers are invited to cast their ballots for their favorite job boards. The thirty sites with the most votes at the end of the year are declared the winners, and announced after the New Year, in mid February.
These awards are the only recognition in the $6+ billion global online employment services industry where actual users--job seekers, employers and recruiters--get to pick the winners. There are now over 40,000 employment-related sites operating in the U.S. alone, which include stand alone enterprises sites affiliated with newspapers, professional associations and trades, college and alumni organizations plus a wide array of many others. Like the Zagat restaurant guides, WEDDLE's publications and its annual User's Choice Awards help job seekers and recruiters make smart selections among all of those options.
"In today's challenging job market, it's important to know the All Stars of the job board community. That's what these 2008 User's Choice Awards winners represent," said WEDDLE's Publisher Peter Weddle. "Equally as important, they haven't been selected by a panel of pundits, but by the working men and women who use those sites to find jobs and hire new employees."
"The Job.com team is thrilled to have been selected as a Weddle's User's Choice Award Winner," said Brian Alden, CEO of Job.com. "To be recognized as one of the best of the best career sites on the Internet, by job seeker, and recruiters and employers, is rewarding and speaks to our goal to provide the best experience, service, and value in the online employment industry."
The 2007 year brought much success for the Job.com career portal that generates an average of over five million unique monthly visitors. Job.com's accelerated growth helped generate over one million new resume posts in 2007. From a rapidly multiplying job seeker database to added functionality for those making the hiring decisions, and performance driven partnerships, Job.com will continue exceeding all user expectations throughout the year for an even more rewarding 2008.
Job.com, headquartered in Fredericksburg VA is an online full service career portal that ranks as the 4th most visited career destination in the Career Services category, according to independent research conducted by comscore/Media Metrix. Job.com specializes in helping employers and recruiters hire qualified employees, while providing job seekers with a variety of career and job search enhancing services, products and resources. With over 8.8 million registered members, Job.com's candidates represent every state in the U.S. and come from 70 different disciplines ranging from IT to Sales to Executive Management. Whether you are an employer looking for a new hire, or a candidate looking to be hired, Job.com is dedicated to providing a unique experience with unparalleled service.
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Since 1996, WEDDLE's (www.weddles.com) has conducted ground-breaking research among both recruiters and job seekers on the Web. Its findings are widely regarded for their analytical rigor and often cited when identifying the Best Practices in online recruitment and job search. WEDDLE's research has often been reported in the media, both in the United States and around the world. In addition, WEDDLE's is the largest print publisher of guides to the 80,000+ employment-related sites currently operating on the Internet. The American Staffing Association has called WEDDLE's Publisher Peter Weddle, the "Zagat of the online employment industry."
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