CareerBuilder.com Expands Agreement with FAST

Sep 30, 2003


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CareerBuilder.com, a recruitment resource, has expanded its agreement with Fast Search & Transfer (FAST). As part of the enterprise-wide agreement, CareerBuilder.com will join FAST's Technology Advisory Board to help drive new advancements in FAST's product direction as it relates to the online recruitment sector. CareerBuilder.com will work exclusively with FAST in an effort to develop the industry's top search engine and deliver search tools for CareerBuilder.com's job seekers and employers. The agreement will go into effect on September 30, 2003.

CareerBuilder.com offers more than 7 million resumes and more than 400,000 job postings from over 25,000 employers. CareerBuilder.com began working with FAST in the fall of 2002, using FAST Data Search to power the search functionality for job and resume queries. Under the new agreement, CareerBuilder.com will deploy FAST Data Search in new ways across the CareerBuilder.com enterprise and serve as an advisor on product enhancement and creation for job and resume searches.

CareerBuilder.com provides job postings, a bilingual version of its site, customized packages, online career fairs, a resume database, and profiles of skilled and hourly workers. For job seekers, CareerBuilder.com offers the confidential Personal Search Agent that hunts for job opportunities in expressed areas of interest and emails them to job seekers. In addition, CareerBuilder.com 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.

(http://www.careerbuilder.com), (http://www.fastsearch.com)