Posted by admin | Posted in Afro-American News | Posted on 21-01-2011
African-American newspapers just launched a job search engine on its website. As a complement to print the weekly “Career Corner” in employment, job vacancies online to connect readers with local jobs and national. The site also allows job seekers to post resume and a thorough search of jobs.
During a time when African American unemployment looms at 16 percent nationwide, the AFRO hopes to promote business and career opportunities for its readers.
As the newspaper builds its jobs database, employers – searching for new hires within the minority community – are offered competitive introductory pricing. The quick, efficient self-posting process allows businesses to add their listing to the AFRO’s virtual job catalog and conveniently pay online. Companies will have the option of having their posted jobs appear exclusively on the AFRO site or have extended exposure on a nationwide network of affiliate news sites.
“It’s another way to use the digital environment to focus on some of the pressing needs of enterprises and the unemployed in our community,” said AFRO publisher Jake Oliver. “We have to believe” is an excellent opportunity for these interactions easier and almost instant. “