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Sales and Marketing Job Postings Increase By 27 Percent in Last Six Months

CHICAGO, May 21, 2003 -, the smarter recruitment resource for finding better candidates and jobs, announced it has launched a new career center at, the online community for leading sales trade publication Selling Power. Sales and marketing executives can directly access's more than 400,000 continuously updated jobs from 25,000 of the nation's top employers via

Sales and marketing is one of the top job categories at has experienced a 27 percent increase in job postings and nearly 100 percent increase in job searches for the sales and marketing category over the last six months. Visitors to can tap into's steady flow of companies and candidates.

"Sales and marketing is a hot area for job openings," said Mary Delaney, chief sales officer at "On average, in any given company, there is around a 30 percent turnover rate for positions in this area. Top performers are always looking for new opportunities to sell more and leading companies are always hungry for new talent that will generate more revenue."

" is one of the most respected names in online recruitment, which is why we chose them to power our online career site," said Gerhard Gschwandtner, chief executive officer of " provides the recruitment tools needed to help build strong sales teams and solid sales careers. The nearly 230,000 sales and marketing executives who come to for the information they need to effectively manage and increase sales are also able to access the entire recruitment network." combines the distribution power of online and print with the 130 newspapers of partners Gannett Co., Tribune Company and Knight Ridder to help bring job seekers and employers together.

"We are excited about partnering with Selling Power, a highly regarded leader and trend-setter in the sales and marketing arena," said Delaney. "Whether it is time to look for a new challenge or find the next sales superstar, and have partnered to bring sales professionals the best in job searching, résumé posting and online recruiting."

For busy sales professionals in the market for a new challenge, the career center at offers a confidential Personal Search Agent that will hunt for job opportunities in expressed areas of interest and automatically email them to job seekers. also gives job seekers the choice to search by industry, location and job type, and provides online career assessments, coaching for interviews and tips for salary negotiations. For the sales managers looking for top performers, offers easy job postings, online career fairs, a fresh resume database, and other services.

About Selling Power
With a total readership of 700,000, Selling Power magazine is the nation's largest publication for sales managers. is the main destination for sales executives who are responsible for hiring, training, educating and motivating their sales team. Sales executives turn to to find the latest information that can help them increase sales and profits. offers visitors a choice of five free online newsletters on the subjects of sales management, sales motivation, sales meetings, sales incentives, and sales presentations. For more information about Selling Power magazine call 800-752-7355 or visit

About is a leading online source for maximizing recruitment dollars and optimizing job searches with superior products, customer service and technology. With a unique combination of national, local and niche audiences, makes it easy for recruiters to reach the most qualified candidates with industry-leading market research data and support. Job seekers can search for the right job from more than 400,000 continuously updated postings, representing more than 25,000 of the top employers in virtually every industry, field and location. Together with Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Tribune Company (NYSE:TRB) and Knight-Ridder Inc. (NYSE: KRI), includes the Web's top newspaper sites - the most trusted employment sources in recruiting. For more information about products and services, call 888-670-TEAM or visit

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