LONDON, January 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
CareerBuilder.co.uk, a leading online job site in the UK, has this week entered a strategic partnership with Newsquest (Newsquest.co.uk), one of the U.K.'s largest regional newspaper publishers with a network of more than 158 local newspaper and portal Web sites. Under the exclusive agreement, CareerBuilder.co.uk will provide Newsquest-affiliated website users instant access to job postings in virtually every industry, field and job type as well as job search tools, CV-posting options and career advice.
"Partnering with Newsquest gives employers the ability to target numerous regions of the UK to reach a wide and diverse audience of potential candidates," said Tony Roy, President of CareerBuilder Europe and Middle East. "This latest strategic relationship helps CareerBuilder drive more quality candidates to our clients' job openings and is a welcome addition to our worldwide distribution network."
Newsquest is the publisher of more than 17 daily titles and 200 weekly newspapers in towns and cities across the UK. Its online network of local and regional newspaper brands attracts more than 6.47 million unique visitors per month (ABCe Jan - June 2010).
"Teaming up with CareerBuilder provides our national, regional and local advertisers with access to job seekers in towns and cities where we've not traditionally been present," said Roger Green, Managing Director, Newsquest Digital Media. "Plus it provides our audience with the greatest number of opportunities for jobs and careers."
CareerBuilder's job search engine is featured on more than 9,000 Web sites worldwide including MSN and Yahoo. Through a combination of organic development, partnerships and acquisitions, CareerBuilder now has a presence in 55 countries worldwide. In Europe, CareerBuilder's reach includes the U.K., France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium and Denmark. CareerBuilder also has sites in the U.S., Canada, India and China as well as partnerships in Japan, South Africa, South America and South Korea.
Newsquest (http://www.newsquest.co.uk) publishes in print, online and on mobile devices, together with text and voice telephone services. It is one of the UK's largest regional newspaper publishers with over 200 titles including 17 dailies such as The Herald (Glasgow), The Northern Echo (Darlington), Telegraph & Argus (Bradford), Southern Daily Echo (Southampton), Swindon Advertiser, Lancashire Telegraph (Blackburn) The Argus (Brighton), The Press (York), Oxford Mail, Worcester News and South Wales Argus (Newport) and weekly publications including The Hereford Times, Somerset County Gazette, Watford Observer, Salisbury Journal and the Bucks Free Press.
About CareerBuilder UK
CareerBuilder UK is one of the most visited online job sites in the United Kingdom. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), Tribune Company, The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) and Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), CareerBuilder.co.uk powers the career centres for hundreds of UK sites that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. For more information about CareerBuilder products and services, visit http://www.careerbuilder.co.uk.
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