Comcast and CareerBuilder.com Launch New Job Search Channel on Comcast.net
PHILADELPHIA, PA and CHICAGO, IL
Connecting nation's largest broadband customer base to the nation's largest online jobs database
Comcast, the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, and CareerBuilder.com, the leader in online recruitment, have teamed together to launch a comprehensive online Jobs Channel on Comcast.net. CareerBuilder.com is the exclusive content provider for the Comcast.net Jobs Channel, which now connects the nation's largest broadband customer base to the nation's largest online jobs database.
Comcast's more than 9 million broadband customers can now enjoy easy and immediate access to more than one million CareerBuilder.com job postings, plus online career services and tools. Users can simply go to Comcast.net (http://www.comcast.net) and click on "Jobs" in the left-hand navigation bar, to enjoy this quick, convenient access.
Comcast.net, Comcast's award-winning broadband portal, provides 24/7 access to the latest sports, entertainment, music, news/reviews, and communication tools. CareerBuilder.com offers the nation's most comprehensive job search experience, spanning national and local positions, niche industries, and newspaper partnerships.
"Comcast combines top speeds, a reliable network, and best-in-class content and applications to provide our customers the best broadband experience. We are pleased to add even more value to our service by launching the new Comcast.net Jobs Channel with CareerBuilder.com," said Charlie Herrin, senior vice president of Internet product development for Comcast.
"We are pleased to join forces with Comcast, the nation's largest broadband provider. The new Comcast.net Jobs Channel offers a valuable resource for employers looking to reach a vast audience of potential employees," said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder.com. "Along with the added exposure for the jobs posted on CareerBuilder.com, millions of Comcast broadband customers now have convenient access to a complete online recruitment resource."
The site enables job seekers to locate jobs in virtually every industry, field and job type, post up to five different versions of their resume, and get expert career advice. International positions and Spanish language search options are also available. CareerBuilder.com also features a Recommended Jobs page, which automatically lists positions that match users' resumes and search behavior to quickly pinpoint the right opportunities. Users can also sign up for regular email alerts on new, relevant listings.
CareerBuilder.com has posted more jobs than any other online service for 38 consecutive months, according to Corzen reports. Owned by Gannett, Tribune Company and Knight Ridder, its vast online and print network includes over 800 partners.
This agreement with CareerBuilder.com marks another example of how Comcast continues to enhance its fast, reliable broadband service with top content from best-in-class partners, including: ABC News, Associated Press, CNBC, ComStock, Disney, E!, The Food Network, NASCAR.COM, Rhapsody, The Weather Channel, and USA Today.
CareerBuilder.com is the nation's largest online job site with more than 20 million unique visitors and over 1 million jobs. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB), and Knight Ridder, Inc. (NYSE: KRI), the company offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. CareerBuilder.com powers the career centers for more than 800 partners that reach national, local, industry and niche audiences. More than 250,000 of the nation's top employers take advantage of CareerBuilder.com's easy job postings, 18 million-plus resumes, Diversity Channel and more. Millions of job seekers visit the site 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.com products and services, visit http://www.careerbuilder.com.
About Comcast Corporation
Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) (http://www.comcast.com) is the nation's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services. With 21.5 million cable customers, more than 9 million high- speed Internet customers, and 1.5 million voice customers, Comcast is principally involved in the development, management and operation of broadband cable systems and in the delivery of programming content.
The Company's content networks and investments include E! Entertainment Television, Style Network, The Golf Channel, OLN, G4, AZN Television, PBS KIDS Sprout, TV One and four regional Comcast SportsNets. The Company also has a majority ownership in Comcast-Spectacor, whose major holdings include the Philadelphia Flyers NHL hockey team, the Philadelphia 76ers NBA basketball team and two large multipurpose arenas in Philadelphia. Comcast Class A common stock and Class A Special common stock trade on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbols CMCSA and CMCSK, respectively.