BOCA RATON, Fla., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- openreq™, an online career community for staffing, human resources and recruiting professionals, has been named one of the top 100 employment websites in the new 2013 edition of WEDDLE's Guide to Employment Sites on the Internet.
openreq is the first of several online industry communities developed by eCareer Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ECHI), an early-stage high growth Internet marketing company. The company has plans to launch additional online career communities focused on other high growth industries.
"With more than 100,000 job boards now operating on the web, it's hard to know which are providing true value to both candidates and companies," said Peter Weddle, CEO of WEDDLE's LLC, the largest publisher of print and online guides in the field of Internet-based recruitment and employment websites. "openreq distinguishes itself by creating a career community that goes beyond the job board. Great content combined with professional networking and social media platforms create a more relevant and interactive experience for passive talent, active job seekers and organizations."
openreq provides a steady stream of active and passive job candidates, branding opportunities for small, mid-sized and large companies and organizations and features regularly updated career content from leading experts in the staffing, recruiting and HR field. The site is fully integrated with openreq branded Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, YouTube postings and LinkedIn, where openreq hosts a specialized community of more than 30,000 members.
"We are honored to be included in the top 100 of WEDDLE's Guide to Employment Sites on the Internet," said Tim Kardok, President and Director of eCareer Holdings, Inc. "We live and breathe the staffing and HR industry and are proud of the community we've created and the results both candidates and companies are getting."
"We will continue to leverage advanced web and mobile technology, social media platforms and the best industry-specific content to create a community that engages and builds relationships between talent, industry leaders and prospective employers," added Company Founder Joe Azzata, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, eCareer Holdings, Inc.
About WEDDLE's LLC
Since 1996, WEDDLE's has conducted groundbreaking research among recruiters and job seekers on the Web. Its findings are widely regarded for their analytical rigor and often cited when identifying the best practices in online recruitment and job search. WEDDLE's research has often been reported in the media, both in the United States and around the world. In addition, WEDDLE's is the largest print publisher of guides to the 1000,000+ employment-related sites currently operating on the Internet. The American Staffing Association has called WEDDLE's Publisher Peter Weddle, the "Zagat of the online employment industry."
About eCareer Holdings, Inc.
Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, eCareer Holdings, Inc. is an early-stage high growth Internet marketing company. Through developing branded career websites focused on specialized "Internet Job Verticals," the company's goal is to provide the most effective job advertising platforms in the marketplace. With an emphasis on the use of superior technology, eCareer Holdings, Inc. will address the high demand for and the shortage of skilled professionals in specific sectors, while attracting clients with strong advertising budgets.
For additional information visit, www.openreq.com.
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