NEW YORK – November 19, 2012 – To ease the job search for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy, premier online job-matching service TheLadders today announced that it has donated more than $300,000 in free services to thousands of new and existing members. Last week, the company sent an email to job seekers in the Tri-State Area – from more than 5 million members nationwide -- offering them a three-month Premium membership to help boost their efforts.
Waiving the usual $49 three-month fee, TheLadders is providing job seekers with weekly job matches, targeted hiring alerts, applications to any open job and, with an uploaded resume, they can become searchable to more than 25,000 recruiters and employers. Additionally, they can receive a detailed resume critique from one of TheLadders’ certified professional resume writers, as well as access career advice from Job Search Expert Amanda Augustine.
“After our own downtown office was closed for nine days, we realized firsthand how Hurricane Sandy may have affected the job-search efforts for hundreds of thousands of our job seekers in the Tri-State Area,” said Alex Douzet, COO and Co-founder, TheLadders. “Fortunately, we are in a unique position to ease the anxiety and financial burden associated with looking for a job, especially during this uncertain time, and providing more than $300,000 in free job-search services enables us to assist these job seekers in substantial ways.”
Additionally, TheLadders is donating donate $10,000 to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. To make a donation, please visit the American Red Cross.
With more than five million members, TheLadders is the premier online job-matching service, committed to finding the right person for the right job since 2003. With a unique suite of personalized products and resume services, the company helps job seekers connect with employers and recruiters more effectively and efficiently. Originally focusing on the $100K+ job search, TheLadders continues to dedicate itself to the science behind the job search and, as of Fall 2011, helps all career-driven professionals in finding the right jobs. Expanding services to include sub-$100K positions allows recruiters and employers, free-of-charge, to discover more matches when looking to hire professionals at all levels. TheLadders is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit TheLadders Blog and theladders.com. Your career is our job.™