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American Hospital Association Renews Three-Year Agreement With to Power Career Centers of AHA and its Affiliated Sites

CHICAGO, September 23, 2003 -, the smarter recruitment resource for finding better candidates and jobs, announced that it has renewed its exclusive agreement with the American Hospital Association (AHA) to power its career center for the next three years. As part of this agreement, will continue to power thirteen affiliated sites of the AHA, representing a total of 3.6 million page views. currently offers more than seven million resumes and over 400,000 jobs from 25,000 of the nation’s top employers.

"As hospitals continue to struggle with a shortage of qualified workers, our relationship with has helped many facilities fill critical positions," said Mac Robinson, Vice President, AHA. " offers smart, convenient online tools and exceptional customer service to expedite the recruitment process. With’s vast online network and through its partnerships with the newspapers of Gannett Co., Tribune Company and Knight Ridder, hospitals are able to quickly reach a qualified pool of healthcare workers, locally and nationally, hourly and salaried."

"This is definitely a vote of confidence in our ability to deliver results for hospitals and candidates alike," said Amado Izaguirre, Vice President of Business Development for "’s recent Hiring Trends 2003 survey showed that 85 percent of hiring managers in health services plan to hire new employees by the end of the year. With the healthcare worker shortage forecasted to continue, hospitals need to rely on the most efficient and effective way to recruit qualified healthcare workers to fill their open positions, and the Internet is a key solution."

Healthcare is one of the largest industries in terms of employment opportunities with more than 11 million jobs. Hospitals have experienced shortages in workers in nearly every type of hospital job. This shortage is driven by a growing demand for various healthcare services in the midst of an aging population and shifting demographics. will continue to help connect healthcare organizations with qualified workers by powering the career center at and the following affiliated sites of the American Hospital Association:



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About the AHA
The AHA is a not-for-profit association of health care provider organizations and individuals that are committed to the health improvement of their communities. The AHA is the national advocate for its members, which includes almost 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other providers of care and 37,000 individual members. Founded in 1898, the AHA provides education for health care leaders and is a source of information on health care issues and trends. For more information, please visit the AHA Web site at

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