SCRANTON, Pa., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster, Inc., one of the oldest and largest online learning institutions in the world, today announced it has partnered with CareerBuilder, the global leader in human capital solutions, to provide full career services to its students and alumni.
The benefits that Penn Foster graduates and qualifying students will receive free of charge include one-on-one help with a professional resume writer in creating a resume, cover letter, reference sheet, and thank-you letter, plus tips on interviewing. In addition, each registered user will receive personalized recommendations on local job opportunities based on their profile. Emails are automatically sent as jobs are posted on the CareerBuilder website notifying of job openings in their area.
"This partnership with CareerBuilder is great news for Penn Foster. By having the resources of such a respected and successful company as CareerBuilder available to them, Penn Foster's students and alumni will be in a better position to achieve their primary goal of finding that great job," said Tom O'Keefe, President of Penn Foster.
"When students enroll at Penn Foster, it's with the intent to better their lives. Whether it's advancement in their current careers or finding new careers altogether, the training we provide will prepare them for that. Now, with the added benefits from CareerBuilder, we can help them take that final step from preparedness to fulfillment of their goals."
For more information on Penn Foster, go to www.PennFoster.edu.
Penn Foster is a subsidiary of The Princeton Review, Inc. (Nasdaq: REVU).
About The Princeton Review
The Princeton Review (Nasdaq: REVU) has been a pioneer and leader in helping students achieve their higher education goals for more than 25 years through college and graduate school test preparation and private tutoring. With more than 165 print and digital publications and a free website, www.PrincetonReview.com, the Company provides students and their parents with the resources to research, apply to, prepare for, and learn how to pay for higher education. The Princeton Review partners with schools and guidance counselors throughout the U.S. to assist in college readiness, test preparation, and career planning services by helping more students pursue postsecondary education. The Company also owns and operates Penn Foster Education Group, a global leader in online education. Penn Foster provides accredited career-focused degree and vocational programs in the fields of allied health, business, technology, education, and select trades. Nationally and regionally accredited Penn Foster High School and Penn Foster Career School (www.pennfoster.edu) are headquartered in Scranton, PA.
CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract their most important asset - their people. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States with more than 22 million unique visitors, 1 million jobs and 40 million resumes. CareerBuilder works with the world's top employers, providing resources for everything from employment branding and data analysis to recruitment support. Its education division provides career development and recruitment services to academic institutions across the U.S. More than 9,000 websites, including 140 newspapers and broadband portals such as MSN and AOL, feature CareerBuilder's proprietary job search technology on their career sites. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), Tribune Company and The McClatchy Company (NYSE: MNI), CareerBuilder and its subsidiaries operate in the United States, Europe, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit www.careerbuilder.com.
SOURCE Penn Foster, Inc.