CareerBoard Teams Up With JobServe, a Major Player in UK Job Market

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CareerBoard, a Cleveland-based online employment resource specializing in local-market recruitment solutions, has announced their acquisition by JobServe.com, the world’s first Internet recruitment site.

CareerBoard, a Cleveland-based online employment resource specializing in local-market recruitment solutions, has announced their acquisition by JobServe.com, the world’s first Internet recruitment site and sponsor of West Ham United. This is the second US acquisition for JobServe over the last 10 days, on April 25th they announced the purchase of ComputerWork.com, winner of the prestigious WEDDLE’s 2006 User’s Choice Award.

JobServe Managing Director Robbie Cowling said “JobServe has been looking to expand into the US for some time now and I am extremely excited by the fact we have been fortunate enough to acquire not just one but two great US businesses. This is an exciting period of growth for our organization and all three companies have unique strengths they bring to the table. Combining our resources will help us create a compelling competitive advantage in the marketplace both for candidates and recruiters.”

CareerBoard’s President, Peter Tuttle, is equally enthusiastic about the new company, “By teaming with Jobserve we will be able to quickly replicate our distinct local-market solution in markets across the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, creating a 'local job board’ network with a global reach.”

Headquartered in Cleveland, OH, CareerBoard, LLC is a network of online recruitment sites exclusively featuring local jobs for local talent. Established in 1997, CareerBoard is one of nation's largest, locally-focused Internet recruitment sites, serving Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas/Forth Worth, Detroit, Indianapolis, Louisville, Pittsburgh and Toledo. For additional information, visit http://www.CareerBoard.com, or call 1-877-619-JOBS.

JobServe, formed in 1993, cut their teeth providing a service for IT contractors looking for work but quickly grew into one of the UK’s most successful businesses offering jobs across many sectors of the market. In 2002 it opened an office in Australia where it recently acquired and absorbed JOBNET.

ComputerWork formed in 1995 as a specialist online recruitment site for the IT industry concentrating on providing a simple interface for those looking to find a computer job and those looking to find great candidates. They have a Resume bank of 350,000 screened and qualified candidates.

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