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Provides Access to Potential Audience of 43 Million Through Partnerships with 20-plus Diversity Sites

CHICAGO, July 10, 2003 -, the smarter recruitment resource for finding better candidates and jobs, launched a new Diversity Channel for companies who want to expand their employee demographics and add diverse, top performers to their teams. The new channel, located at, features profiles of 25 select employers showcasing job postings, company history, work culture, products and services, Web site links and contact information. Interested job seekers can view the company highlights and apply directly.'s Diversity Channel profiles can potentially reach approximately 43 million unique visitors per month through the partnerships has with more than 20 diversity Web sites. powers the online career centers for leading sites covering Women, African Americans, Hispanics, Alternative Lifestyles and Disabilities including,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and

" is committed to connecting communities of job seekers to companies who recognize the value of having people with different backgrounds and perspectives in their employee populations," said Matt Ferguson, chief operating officer for "Our new channel provides another means for employers to reach a diverse talent pool and differentiate themselves from competitors."

Employers can increase visibility for their open positions via's Diversity Channel for a chosen number of months. Job seekers can find the featured companies on the Diversity Channel at or through a direct link on the home page. offers a variety of smart online products to minimize recruitment spending and maximize results. The company provides easy job postings, a bilingual version of its site, customized packages, online career fairs, a fresh resume database, profiles of skilled and hourly workers and more. For the diverse job seeker, offers the confidential Personal Search Agent that hunts for job opportunities in expressed areas of interest and automatically emails them to job seekers. In addition, 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.

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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