51job, Inc. Announces Partnership with the Association of Talent Development to Provide Education and Training Programs to HR Professionals in China

Dec 14, 2015, 08:00 ET from 51job, Inc.

SHANGHAI, Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS) ("51job" or the "Company"), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today an education partnership with the Association of Talent Development ("ATD"), the world's largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.

51job and ATD will join together and leverage the strengths of both parties to provide education courses, workshops and certificate programs to talent development professionals in China. ATD's suite of education offerings include courses focused on such topics as training delivery, performance improvement and instructional design. With a broad portfolio of HR solutions that covers the entire talent management cycle from recruitment to retention, 51job serves and connects job seekers and employers across more than 100 cities in China. 51job's strong brand, market presence and established reputation as a dedicated, full-service HR provider will ensure that the right professionals have access to leading education content for workforce development.

"We are excited to partner with ATD to bring world-class talent development programs to the HR community in China," said Rick Yan, President and Chief Executive Officer of 51job. "As the Chinese economy grows and evolves, investment in human capital will only increase as companies and their respective HR departments look to build superior talent pipelines and strengthen competitive advantages through highly productive labor forces. We continue to expand our range of HR products and are committed to delivering more value-added services to benefit our customers and the overall development of the HR market in China."

About 51job

Founded in 1998, 51job is a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China. With a comprehensive suite of HR solutions, 51job meets the needs of enterprises and job seekers through the entire talent management cycle, from initial recruitment to employee retention and career development. The Company's main online recruitment platforms (http://www.51job.com, http://www.yingjiesheng.com, and http://www.51jingying.com), as well as mobile applications, connect millions of people with employment opportunities every day. 

51job also provides a number of other value-added HR services, including business process outsourcing, training, professional assessment, executive search and compensation analysis.  51job has a call center in Wuhan and a nationwide sales office network spanning 25 cities across China.

About ATD

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is the world's largest professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees, improve performance, and help to achieve results for the organizations they serve. Originally established in 1943, the association was previously known as the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD).

ATD's members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led U.S. chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners. For more information, visit http://www.td.org.

Linda Chien
Investor Relations
51job, Inc.

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