Business. com Announces Partnership with DirectEmployers Association for Job Search
Firm to Provide Direct Access to Job Listings at Top Companies for Users of Business-Oriented Search and Directory Site
SANTA MONICA, CA (PRWEB) June 3, 2004 -
Â Business. com (www. business. com), the largest search and directory service dedicated exclusively to business, today announced a partnership with DirectEmployers Association (www. directemployers. com) for delivering advanced job search functionality on the Business. com website. The partnership provides Business. com with a valuable resource for its users, and supplies DirectEmployers with targeted, high-quality traffic. DirectEmployers Association is a not-for-profit organization formed by human resource executives from leading U. S. corporations to develop and manage Internet recruiting.
DirectEmployersÂ technology ÂindexesÂ corporate websites and allows jobseekers to bypass major job boards such as Monster or CareerBuilder, providing direct access to over 220,000 jobs from over 1000 select companies. Listings are returned to Business. com users in real time, so they are always up to date and accurate.
"We are very excited about our partnership with DirectEmployers," said Amos Schwartzfarb, Vice President of Employment Services for Business. com. "This partnership will provide a tremendous resource to our loyal users and is a stepping stone for future Business. com products."
Business. com anticipates the needs of business professionals and how they logically search for business information. Its taxonomy allows users to easily locate precisely the information and business resources they need. If users do not know exactly what they are looking for when they begin searching, Business. comÂs intuitive directory structure helps them to easily drill down and find the right information and resources for their needs.
"We are very excited about our alliance with a quality organization like Business. com," said Bill Warren, Executive Director of DirectEmployers Association. "It provides our member companies, all leading U. S. corporations, with the opportunity to reach an experienced, highly-educated group of passive job seekers.Â
DirectEmployers Association was formed in 2001 by a consortium of leading U. S. corporations to confront a variety of issues facing Internet recruiting; policies, practices, standards, privacy, vendor dependency and overall industry cost containment initiatives. The Association is a not-for-profit professional leadership consortium comprised of human resource, employment, recruiting and diversity policy-makers from leading corporations worldwide.
About Business. com
Business. com (www. business. com) is the largest search and directory service dedicated exclusively to business, helping professionals find valuable information to get their jobs done. Founded in 1999, Business. com is a premier specialty search destination that provides business users access to products, services, company information, jobs and news. With over 50,000 business categories and nearly half-a-million listings, Business. com is the leader in the next generation of search, filtering out unrelated content found on consumer search sites. Business. comÂs proprietary technology and robust taxonomy anticipates the needs of professionals and allows them to easily locate business information.
About DirectEmployers Association
DirectEmployers Association (www. directemployers. com) is a national association of employers which collectively owns and manages the DirectEmployers employment search engine that links job seekers directly to employer web sites. DirectEmployers Association's member companies include an impressive group of industry leaders such as Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Allegis Group, ALLTEL Corporation (NYSE: AT), Analysts International (Nasdaq: ANLY), AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN), Bank One (NYSE: ONE), BAE Systems (BAESF. PK), Bausch & Lomb (NYSE: BOL), Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), Capgemini, Cingular Wireless, Eastman Kodak (NYSE: EK), GE (NYSE: GE), Getronics, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), IBM (NYSE: IBM), Kindred Healthcare (Nasdaq: KIND), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Mutual of Omaha (NYSE: MUO), Nestle USA, Inc. (OTC: NSRGY), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP), Somerset Medical Center, Southern Company (NYSE: SO), Sprint (NYSE: FON), Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW), Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: VOL), and Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX).