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Webhire Partners With Careerbuilder. Com To Offer New Integrated Solutions For Recruiters And Candidates

Webhire Partners With Careerbuilder. Com To Offer New Integrated Solutions For Recruiters And Candidates

New Partnership Combines the Power of Webhire’s Talent Management Solutions with the Nation’s Most Extensive Online Job Site.

Lexington, MA (PRWEB) October 19, 2005

Webhire, Inc., a leader in talent management solutions, today announced a new partnership with CareerBuilder. com, the nation’s largest online job site with more than 20 million unique visitors and over 1 million jobs. For Webhire customers, the partnership provides an integrated solution for sourcing talent from the CareerBuilder. com database. For job candidates, the partnership streamlines the application process by allowing them to use their existing resume to apply for jobs on Webhire-hosted career sites.

Concentra Inc, a national leader in cost containment and case management services, relies on both Webhire and CareerBuilder. com for its talent management needs. “We are very excited about the partnership between these two industry leaders,” said Charlie Zinger, Vice President of Employment Services at Concentra. “We anticipate that the combined functionality and depth of resources will improve the productivity of our recruiters and streamline the process for job applicants, reducing the opportunity for candidate drop-off and manual errors.”

With this integrated solution, Webhire customers will have the opportunity to search the CareerBuilder. com resume database through the Webhire Recruiter interface. Recruiters can automatically import resumes to their Webhire candidate database and track and report on the source. Additionally, the integration improves the application process for candidates, allowing them to use existing CareerBuilder. com resumes and profiles to apply for jobs on Webhire customers’ career sites.

“More than one-third of hiring managers recently surveyed by CareerBuilder. com said they are having difficulty finding qualified candidates. Nearly one-in-four said it takes them two months or longer to fill their open positions,” said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. com. “The partnership between Webhire and CareerBuilder. com is designed to streamline the talent sourcing process, improving recruiter efficiency and the overall user experience.”

The partnership with CareerBuilder. com directly supports Webhire’s belief that the future of talent management lies in the ability to strategically manage the entire employment life cycle; from initial attraction through sourcing and selection techniques, to delivering effective hires through a positive, meaningful candidate relationship, continuing through employee retention. This partnership gives companies of all sizes a set of powerful tools for sourcing and selecting more qualified candidates, and supports the ability to hire, promote and develop better employees for the long term.

“In listening to our customers, we’ve found there is an acute need for tools and technologies to enable recruiters to more effectively connect with qualified candidates,” said Susanne Bowen, Chairman and CEO of Webhire. “By partnering with CareerBuilder. com, we are providing Webhire customers with direct access to one of the leading online recruiting resources available today, giving them the tools they need to improve quality of hire and maximize productivity.”

About CareerBuilder. com

CareerBuilder. com is the nation’s largest online job site with more than 20 million unique visitors and over 1 million jobs. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Tribune Company (NYSE:TRB), and Knight Ridder, Inc. (NYSE:KRI), the company offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. CareerBuilder. com powers the career centers for more than 700 partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. These include more than 165 newspapers and leading portals such as America Online and MSN. More than 30,000 of the nation's top employers take advantage of CareerBuilder. com's easy job postings, 14 million-plus resumes, Diversity Channel and more. Millions of job seekers visit the site every month to search for opportunities by industry, location, company and job type, sign up for automatic email job alerts, and get advice on job hunting and career management. For more

Information about CareerBuilder. com products and services, visit http://www. careerbuilder. com (http://www. careerbuilder. com).

About Webhire

Webhire, Inc. is a leader in end-to-end talent management solutions, providing organizations with a range of products and services to align hiring processes directly with strategic business goals. Since 1982, Webhire has empowered recruiting and human resources professionals across all industries with the most comprehensive sourcing and selection capabilities, helping them attract the right candidates, develop relationships, build a pipeline, measure progress, and ultimately, impact the bottom line.

Webhire partners with industry leaders, such as CareerBuilder. com, Monster, AIRS, ePredix, FIRST Advantage, Sterling Testing Systems, and Zoom Information to provide customers improved access to the top resources and tools necessary to source, select and retain talent more efficiently. The company’s offerings are designed to meet the needs of large enterprises, divisions and mid-sized companies. Webhire customers number more than 200, and include fast growing firms such as TiVo, Inc., large corporations such as Heinz North America, and healthcare facilities such as Lee Memorial Health System. Webhire Recruiter, the company’s flagship solution, enables recruiters and human resource executives to manage the entire employment lifecycle from sourcing and selecting candidates, to making quality hiring decisions, measuring recruiter progress, and ensuring employee retention.

For more information, visit: www. webhire. com

Or call: 1-877-WEBHIRE (1-877-932-4473).

Outside the U. S., call: 781-869-5000.


Rachel Weeks  

Webhire, Inc. 


RJ Bardsley

Racepoint Group


Jennifer Sullivan

CareerBuilder. com


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