Jobster Acquires WorkZoo Job Search Engine
Jobster Inc. today announced it acquired WorkZoo, Inc., a leading vertical search engine that enables job-seekers to search major job boards via one search engine. WorkZoo receives more than 600,000 unique searches and averages 5 million page views per month (according to Workzoo). Jobster plans to introduce an integrated service under its brand later this year. During this transition, service will continue for WorkZoo users. Jobster also announced that it will include integration of the new Google Maps API into the Jobster/WorkZoo technology platform.
From the release : With the WorkZoo acquisition, Jobster is the first company to integrate vertical search and social networking into a purposeful employment service. Jobster is powering a new and more efficient system for online recruiting that enables employers to proactively reach the right person with the right job at the right time through a variety of highly targeted channels while also empowering qualified job seekers to stand out from the pack and get hired. Jobster will integrate WorkZoo into its targeted advertising services for employers as well as into its consumer platform for job seekers.
“With more than 100 well known companies actively using our service, we’ve been successful in helping employers of all sizes across many industries and regions better target and hire great candidates,” said Jobster CEO Jason Goldberg. “The WorkZoo acquisition is an important part of our strategy to help make hiring more efficient for employers and job seekers. Jobster will continue to pursue opportunities which respond to the needs of our customers and map to our business model.”