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Workopolis Extends Reach through Rogers Publishing Partnership
Deal will allow employers greater visibility among sought after candidates
TORONTO, July 3, 2008 – Workopolis, Canada's largest and most popular Internet recruiting and job search provider, and Rogers Publishing, Canada's largest publisher of consumer and business magazines, announce today the launch of the first phase of dedicated online B2B job sites, along with plans for 28 additional sites in the near future. The deal will also allow for cross posting functionality to provide improved recruiting success for Canadian employers and an enriched online experience for the hundreds of thousands Canadian businesspeople who visit the sites regularly..
The following job sites, which are launching today, cover a broad base of industry segments:
"This partnership will not only address the growing needs of job posters to reach hard-to-find candidates, but it will also open up new career opportunities for all Canadians in specialized fields," said Patrick Sullivan, President, Workopolis. "This move reinforces our clear leadership position as the country's biggest job site and enables us to reach an even greater number of Canada's online users."
This announcement comes on the heels of the acquisition Workopolis made in January of Brainhunter's North American niche job board business.
"This is a significant partnership between two market leaders," said John Milne, Senior Vice-President, Rogers Business and Professional Publishing. "Our millions of readers will benefit from this new access to countless professional growth opportunities."
Workopolis is Canada's largest and most popular online career-solutions provider with over 3.6 million unique visitors monthly in Canada, the most posted resumes and twice as many job postings as the nearest competitor.
Workopolis provides a fully bilingual suite of industry-leading products and services including:
- Powerful Resume Database search functions and intuitive screening tools to help connect employers with the "best fit" candidates – contributing to a 71% hiring success rate for customers.
- An inside look at niche industries with access to over 100 professional and trade associations.
- Career alerts, resume rescue and online salary calculator to help job seekers find the right job.
Headquartered in Toronto, Workopolis has offices in 8 Canadian cities. Workopolis is a partnership of Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. and Gesca Ltd., the newspaper publishing subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada.
Workopolis is the exclusive Official Supplier of Online Recruitment Services for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
About Rogers Publishing Limited
About Rogers Publishing Limited Rogers Publishing Limited (RPL) (TSX: RCI; NYSE: RG), a division of Rogers Media Inc., produces many well-known consumer magazines such as Maclean's, Chatelaine, Flare, L'actualité and Canadian Business, and is the leading publisher of a number of industry, medical and financial publications. Rogers Publishing also offers a complete suite of marketing solutions for its advertising clients, including BzzAgents word-of-mouth marketing campaigns and custom publishing solutions. All media properties are integrated with their own popular websites. For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit www.rogers.com..
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