ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- OrlandoJobs.com, the region's premier online job board, and Orlando Weekly newspaper today announce a new partnership designed to bring more job opportunities directly to job seekers through multi-platform promotions across both heavily trafficked entities.
The Central Florida region's jobseekers will now be able to find openings and apply via interconnected listings: in the print edition of Orlando Weekly, online at OrlandoWeekly.com, online at OrlandoJobs.com, and through special events the two companies will jointly host.
"This partnership is exciting because it brings more opportunities for anyone who is looking for a job to find one that is right for them in a more streamlined, targeted way," states Roger Lear, President of OrlandoJobs.com.
"Our research on the Orlando DMA job market uncovers thousands of good, open jobs each year, so the more ways we can put those openings in front of potential candidates, the faster our local economy can get back on track. Orlando Weekly exposes our job listings to a whole new pool of potential candidates," states OrlandoJobs.om co-founder, Scott Kotroba.
Jobseekers will find job listings from OrlandoJobs.com in the back two pages of Orlando Weekly starting this week. Each will be cross-listed on the OrlandoJobs.com website with the same job identification number. Interested candidates simply input that job identification number to apply.
Orlando Weekly also considers this new endeavor a win-win-win scenario: for the job seeker, the employer, as well as the region.
"Our audience is searching for quality job openings, so powering this kind of a partnership through our pages, our site and new, jointly-held events allows us to increase the level of service to the community," states Michael Wagner, publisher of Orlando Weekly.
OrlandoJobs.com is Central Florida's #1 online job site, with an average of 100,000 visitors per month. The site was founded in 2005 by Roger Lear and Scott Kotroba, and is the official employment website of the Central Florida Human Resource Association (www.cfhra.org). President Roger Lear is a 25-year veteran leader in the executive search and internet recruiting industry in Central Florida and is a sought-after speaker on the subject of Web 2.0 and social media recruiting. Scott Kotroba, co-founder of OrlandoJobs.com, is also president of its sister company, GreatInsuranceJobs.com, the leading insurance employment website in the nation.
Orlando Weekly is an alternative newsweekly distributed in the Greater Orlando area of Florida. Every Thursday, 40,000 issues of the paper are distributed to more than 1,100 locations across Orange, Osceola and Seminole counties. You can also find Orlando Weekly in more than 300 red street boxes (brown in downtown Orlando) in highly visible, well traveled areas around the region. More than 200,000 readers turn the paper each week for its calendar of events; coverage of the latest in movies, dining, local music and visual arts; and provocative stories on topics ranging from sports to sex to cyberspace to City Hall.
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