MECKLERMEDIA, "THE INTERNET MEDIA COMPANY'S," INTERNET.COM SIGNS E-COMMERCE AGREEMENT WITH THE CAREERBUILDER NETWORK
(WESTPORT, CT -August 11, 1998)-Mecklermedia, "The Internet Media Company's" (Nasdaq: MECK) Internet.com network of Web sites announced that it has signed an e-commerce agreement with CareerBuilder Inc., to offer a job center for Internet professionals through the CareerBuilder Network. The service can be accessed online at http://jobs.internet.com.
Under terms of the agreement, Internet.com will provide a value-added service to its online community of job-seeking Internet professionals and candidate-seeking recruiters, driving traffic to jobs.internet.com. CareerBuilder will operate the site and market it to job seekers and recruiters. Internet.com has the rights to sell advertising on sections of the site.
"By partnering with CareerBuilder, Inc., we're able to provide the easy-to-use jobs.internet.com interactive career service to our online community," said Chris Elwell, vice president and general manager of Internet.com. "It also validates our contention that Internet.com's audience, comprised of Web developers, system administrators and Internet industry professionals, is among the most attractive on the Web and one that will be attractive to many 'e-commerce-like' deals," he said.
"A major Internet player like Internet.com offering a career site further validates the explosive growth of E-Commerce, and that basic business functions like recruiting are being conducted over the Internet," commented Rob McGovern, president and CEO of CareerBuilder, Inc. "We are very excited about the addition of Internet.com's career center -- jobs.internet.com -- to the CareerBuilder Network because it gives recruiters another choice to target highly qualified Internet professionals."
CareerBuilder, Inc. develops and markets the CareerBuilder Network, a single Internet recruiting source made up of the 18 leading career sites on the Web. The CareerBuilder Network delivers employers an E-Cruiting (electronic recruiting) solution that offers choice to target highly qualified candidates. Job seekers can visit the CareerBuilder Network to search for jobs, register a personal search agent that does the searching for them, and learn how to advance in their professions by reading the latest career advice. CareerBuilder's over 800 customers include Southwestern Bell, Quaker State, Intel, and US Web. CareerBuilder products are sold directly, as well as through resellers such as ADP, US Web and Proxicom. CareerBuilder is headquartered in Reston, VA, with additional offices nationwide. Please visit http://www.CareerBuilder.com for more information.
Mecklermedia Corporation, "The Internet Media Company," based in Westport, Connecticut, is a leading provider of Internet information through its Internet World and ISPCON trade shows, Internet World weekly and Boardwatch monthly print publications, and the Internet.com network of Web sites, which provides daily news and information resources for the Internet community, as well as ISPCON.com and Boardwatch.com. Mecklermedia also publishes the ISDEX, the only 100% Internet stock index featuring 50 leading companies. Mecklermedia's global presence includes Internet World trade shows and licensed publications throughout Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia.
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