TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ -- CareerBuilder.ca, a leading online job site in
Canada, today announced it is powering the Canadian careers channel for
MSN.ca, one of Canada's most popular Internet destinations. While getting the
latest in breaking news and entertainment, visitors can also search for the
latest job opportunities and career advice.
The partnership comes at a critical time when the unemployment rate in
Canada has grown to 8.6 percent and job losses have exceeded 400,000 since
last fall, according to the Labour Force Survey.
To help Canadian job seekers quickly interact with potential employers,
CareerBuilder.ca is providing MSN.ca users with instant access to job postings
in virtually every industry and sector. Users can apply for jobs in real time
and post up to five different versions of their resumes to promote their
skills to a broader employer audience. They can also tap into articles and
advice, written in both English and French, on everything you need to know
about job searching in today's economy, hiring trends, workplace issues and
career management. The site will even recommend jobs to you based on your
skills and job search behavior and send automatic job alerts via email when
new listings become available.
"CareerBuilder's new partnership with MSN.ca is yet another exciting
addition to our successful partnership with Microsoft worldwide," said Todd
McCormick, president of CareerBuilder's Canadian Operation. "Working
together, we have helped to connect job seekers and employers across the
globe. We see our relationship with MSN.ca as a key opportunity to further
impact the market and increase CareerBuilder's traffic, while exposing our
customers to Canada's pool of diverse users."
MSN attracts more than 465 million unique users worldwide per month. MSN
is a world leader in delivering compelling programmed and original content
experiences to consumers and online advertising opportunities to businesses
"CareerBuilder is helping MSN.ca deliver one of the best online
destinations for Canadian job seekers and employers by providing timely and
relevant job postings, related career content and a simple to use online tool
to manage the entire experience," said Mary-Ellen Anderson, Executive
CareerBuilder powers the Careers channels for MSN sites in Canada, the
United States, Europe and Asia.
CareerBuilder is a leading job site in Canada. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc.
(NYSE: GCI), the Tribune Company, The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI) and
Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), CareerBuilder.ca powers the career centers for
more than 250 Canadian partners that reach national, local, industry and niche
audiences. These include leading portals such as AOL Canada and Macleans.ca.
Job seekers visit CareerBuilder.ca every month to search for opportunities by
industry, location, company and job type, sign up for automatic e-mail job
alerts, and get advice on job hunting and career management. For more
information about CareerBuilder.ca products and services, visit
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
For further information:
For further information: Michael Erwin, Senior Manager, Corporate
Communications, +1-773-527-3637, Michael.Erwin@careerbuilder.com Web Site: