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Report on Business Television to Launch workopolis tv
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Toronto, Ontario (October 31, 2005) – Asking for a raise, climbing the corporate ladder, or just getting a foot in the door – workopolis tv provides a competitive edge on career success. Report on Business Television announced today the addition of the new, live and interactive program to their prime time schedule, bringing content from web-leader workopolis.com to life. Hosted by Kim Parlee with contributing editor Tony Martin, the 30-minute real-time television job search program airs Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. ET, beginning Monday, Oct. 31 (check local listings).

Featuring expert advice and call-in segments workopolis tv provides a new way to gain the knowledge and skills needed to prosper. With no other program like it in Canada, the show provides an innovative forum for job seekers and employers to interact while giving answers to questions about the job market. With a strong focus on shifting employment trends, workopolis tv will advise on career planning, helping viewers reach their financial goals and find the perfect job.

workopolis tv feature segments include:

@Work
A behind the scenes look at how the best companies and the brightest people work day to day.

The Job Interview
Headhunters, human resources executives, authors and other spokespeople in a wide range of businesses will discuss the latest trends, news and issues in the employment world.

The Screening Room
The heart of workopolis tv, this segment highlights job positions that need to be filled and gives viewers the chance to talk live and direct with corporate representatives who are hiring.

Fast Track
Wraps up the program each night with a tip or two for job hunters.

About Workopolis:

Workopolis is Canada's leading provider of Internet recruiting and job search solutions offering a fully bilingual suite of award-winning applications, products and services to both large and small Canadian companies:

  • workopolis.com™, Canada's biggest job site—with the most jobs, visitors and employers of any Canadian job site
  • workopolisCampus.com, Canada's biggest job site for students and recent graduates
  • CorporateWorks™, Canada's most implemented recruitment management solution using the tools that power workopolis.com to power corporate career sites

Workopolis is a unique and complementary partnership of three Canadian media companies, The Globe and Mail division of Bell Globemedia, Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. and Gesca Ltd., the newspaper publishing subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada. Workopolis has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Guelph, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

About Report on Business Television:

Report on Business Television launched in 1999 and is Canada's only network devoted to business, finance and economics. The network provides Canadian investors with company profiles, newsmaker interviews and economic analysis. Report on Business Television features the only televised stock ticker with real-time data from the TSX, NYSE and NASDAQ. Its properties include: AM Business, a kick-start to the investing day; Business Morning, examining corporate news and key economic reports; Lunch Money, a midday round-up of the day's top business stories; Market Call, a national interactive program for investors; The Trading Desk, coverage of the afternoon's global market action; The Wrap, a summary of the trading day; SqueezePlay, a mix of business and politics; Stars & Dogs, examining the highs and lows of stocks that day; The Business News, a final roundup of the day's top stories and market activity; and Market Call Tonight, the evening version of Market Call. Report on Business Television is available throughout Canada on cable, satellite and wireless systems. It is wholly owned by CTV Inc., a division of Bell Globemedia, which also owns The Globe and Mail. For more information visit www.robtv.com.