27th March 2001 - jobpilot.co.uk, a leading online recruitment company, announces today that it has signed a partnership agreement with AltaVista UK (www.altavista.co.uk), a leading internet search engine, with more than 50 million search enquiries a day, to provide a job search facility within the careers channels of the website. The partnership means that visitors to AltaVista UK will now have access to an extensive array of job opportunities at all levels available in the seventeen countries jobpilot currently operates in.
jobpilot.co.uk's database offers information about thousands of jobs available throughout the UK and Europe as well as in the US and Asia. Users will now be able to search jobpilot's extensive database by also going to AltaVista UK's new careers channel. Simply clicking on the careers link will direct users straight through to the careers channel, where jobpilot is integrated directly into the AltaVista UK site.
Alternatively, users will also be able to click on the 'narrow' jobpilot banner on AltaVista's home page for a direct link to jobpilot's website. The deployment of the 'narrow' banner is a first of its kind for both jobpilot and AltaVista UK, developed as a test initiative to increase exposure and user click rates.
Commenting on the partnership, Kate Burns, Head of Sales for AltaVista UK, said: "AltaVista UK's goal is to provide the best search experience for internet users. It is important for us to have a quality recruitment partner like jobpilot.co.uk on board for AltaVista's new careers Search Centre, designed to provide users with a specialised and relevant searchable content. This partnership is really about offering users a platform to search and find the best recruitment information and employment opportunities quickly and effectively."
Pat Elliot, managing director of jobpilot.co.uk, said: "AltaVista is a brand leader and offers users access to one of the largest search engines. This partnership, which follows hot on the heels of our recent contract renewal with LineOne, is key to jobpilot because it links us to users who can best take advantage of what we're offering."
jobpilot is advised on its media strategy by eyeconomy (www.eyeconomy.com ), the specialist online media planner and buying agency.
jobpilot is a full service e-recruitment provider. Founded in 1995 in Germany, sites are now online in 15 European countries as well as the United States, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia. The company successfully floated on the Neuer Markt in 2000. jobpilot is committed to providing clients a competitive advantage, by employing dynamic, cost effective, and results driven recruitment solutions, while maintaining high levels of service. Our recently launched ASP workflow management solution is the latest of our innovative product offerings also including a global CV database, WAP and recruitment branding services.
For more information please visit www.jobpilot.co.uk.
About AltaVista UK
AltaVista UK is part of AltaVista Europe, the leading Internet search engine. Building on its strong search heritage and patented technology, AltaVista unlocks the full potential of the Internet for Web users. AltaVista performs more than 50 million web searches on average per day throughout the world.
AltaVista launched AltaVista Germany in March 1999 and has since launched 15 other country search sites, most recently AltaVista Belgium (altavista.be), AltaVista Switzerland (altavista.ch) and AltaVista Ireland (altavista.ie). Each site offers powerful search capabilities and aims to provide the largest, freshest index of local web sites on the Internet.
AltaVista is a majority-owned operating company of CMGI, Inc. (Nasdaq: CMGI), Andover, Mass.
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