Toronto Board of Trade, workopolis.com join forces - Canada's biggest job site partners with Canada's largest local chamber
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Toronto, Ontario (June 09, 2006) – The Toronto Board of Trade and workopolis.com announced today that they have reached a multi-year sponsorship agreement, creating a partnership between Canada's largest local chamber of commerce and the nation's biggest job site. workopolis.com is now ‘The Official On-line Job Recruitment Supplier' of the Toronto Board of Trade.
"This agreement is great news for the Board and our members," said Board of Trade President & CEO Glen Grunwald, "Board members will get special access to the enormous workopolis.com network, and the Board itself will enjoy extra exposure and new partnering opportunities for events and promotions. We're going to do some great things together and both partners will benefit."
"This partnership will provide us, and the users of workopolis.com, with outstanding exposure to both employers and potential employees," said Patrick Sullivan, President of Workopolis, "It's a strong match between Canada's leader in on-line recruiting and the needs of Toronto Board of Trade members of all sizes to hire the best candidates for their organizations."
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, including workopolis.com, Canada's biggest job site—with the most jobs, visitors and employers of any Canadian job site.
The Toronto Board of Trade is the champion of a competitive and vibrant Toronto with a mandate to serve, represent and unite the city's business community. Founded in 1845, the non-profit organization represents 10,000 members with 500,000 employees, and operates at four locations across Toronto. Further information about Board events, policies, advocacy and products is available on its website at www.bot.com.
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 the poll: More than 2,600 Canadians and over 210 human resource professionals responsible for recruitment and hiring at a cross section of Canadian companies responded to the surveys posted on the workopolis.com site between February 28 and March 2, 2006.
For more information, contact:
Toronto Board of Trade
Glen Stone, Public Affairs Manager
416 862 4565
Jill Rosenberg/Tina Gladstone
416.969.2708 / 416.969.2752