EVANSTON, Ill., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Massage Therapy Association(R) (AMTA(R)) has launched a national Job Network for professional massage therapists on its web site. This unique program taps the largest pool of professionals in the field to link therapists and potential employers. Located at www.amtamassage.org, the Job Network provides clinics, hospitals, chiropractic offices, spas, health clubs, hotels, resorts, and other employers the opportunity to advertise job openings for massage therapists directly to AMTA's membership of more than 37,000. As a free member service, the Job Network also allows AMTA members who are looking for new positions to post their resumes. Advertisers are provided with a password that allows them to search the resume database. The AMTA Job Network also offers massage therapists and related businesses the opportunity to sell their practices or small businesses through on-line classified ads. The advertising rate for the Job Network and classified ads is 50 words for 90 days for $50. On-line credit card processing is secured with the CyberCash(TM) system using the latest SSL methods. According to a 1998 consumer survey conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, Americans are seeking relief from stress, recovery from injury and better health through therapeutic massage in record numbers. More than one in five adults report having had a massage from a massage therapist in the past five years. All AMTA Professional members have demonstrated a certain level of skill and knowledge through education and testing. New Professional members must be graduates of training programs accredited by the Commission on Massage Therapy Accreditation (COMTA), be Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, or have a current AMTA-accepted city, state or provincial license. AMTA is the largest and oldest professional association for massage therapists.
SOURCE American Massage Therapy Association