TheLadders Launches Passport - Free Recruiting Solution to Find the Right Fit Fast

Passport Combines Free Job Postings and Time-Saving Tools to Attract Pre-Screened Talent Pool of Professional-level Candidates

Jan 10, 2011, 08:30 ET from

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --, the leading recruitment solution for professional talent ($100K+), today announced the launch of Passport, a free recruitment solution that allows employers and recruiters to post job advertisements and connect with a pre-screened pipeline of professional level candidates. If employers and recruiters want to harness the full power of TheLadders complete recruiting solution beyond this free option, TheLadders offers upgrades to a full suite of both online and human powered search tools and services.

"Over the past year, we've seen record growth among the nation's leading employers and recruiters who are leveraging TheLadders to find the right talent faster," said Alex Douzet, president and co-founder of TheLadders. "Employers and recruiters gain a competitive advantage in the marketplace using TheLadders because we offer a complete solution that saves them time. Our ability to deliver high quality pre-screened professional candidates using online tools or one of our Talent Specialists puts us in a category of one among talent and recruitment services."

TheLadders Passport is a free recruitment solution to find the right fit fast and it includes the following features:

  • Post for Free – Advertise your professional jobs ($100K+) and get the attention of over 4 million professional-level candidates
  • Build a Warm Talent Pipeline and Stay Connected – Utilize My Pipeline, a social recruitment tool, to attract and cultivate your own network of top applicants
  • Save Time – Store, sort, access and manage your applicants on TheLadders from a single source to save time.

Every member of TheLadders job seeking community is pre-screened to ensure that employers and recruiters only review professional-level talent for their jobs. Beyond online search and talent management tools, TheLadders also offers FitFinder, a human powered search service to help employers and recruiters quickly and efficiently find talent to fill business critical positions. With FitFinder, a Talent Specialist at TheLadders will research and deliver the most appropriate candidates for a specific position. On average, FitFinder users find that 3 out of 4 candidates are the right fit for the job requirements.

According to an independent survey of recruiters focusing on $100K+ talent, TheLadders ranked #1 for overall satisfaction when compared to all major online competitors.(1) TheLadders has received numerous industry awards and accolades, including Most Valuable Start-up in NYC (2010, Business Insider), Corporate Community Impact Award (2010, StreetWise Partners), Best Employment Website (2009, Webby Awards), and Best Companies to Work for in New York. Headquartered in New York, TheLadders has over 400 employees.

(1) ResearchNow Recruiter Usage Study, December 2008.

About is the world's leading online service catering exclusively to the $100K+ job market. Our job is to make the search for senior talent and senior positions quick and effective. With access to the most $100K+ jobs in one place, senior level professionals can get to the next step in their careers faster. Top recruiters value the ability to quickly and easily connect with so much qualified talent in the sales, marketing, finance, HR, legal, tech and operations industries. In addition to traditional job search services, also provides a host of specialized career development resources, including an executive resume service; advice from career experts; customized online profiles; and e-mail alerts. Founded in 2003 by Marc Cenedella, is headquartered in New York with offices in London. For more information, please visit


Dara Cothran