Florida CareerLINK Launches Text Messaging Service

Alerts Notify Job Seekers of Latest Job Postings, News

Clearwater, FL (October 10, 2006) – Florida CareerLINK, the Tampa Bay area’s leading recruitment services provider, is capitalizing on the 18-24 year old job seekers’ enthusiasm for text messaging by launching a new text message alert service that communicates the way they do.

The text messaging service is free for job seekers who complete their Dream Job Profile on the Florida CareerLINK web site, www.floridacareerlink.com. Job seekers with a cell phone and text message capability can input their text message contact information into their profile for Florida CareerLINK to send instant alerts when jobs meeting their selection criteria appear on the site. If job seekers give permission, employers can also send them text messages updating the candidates about the status of open positions, company news, job fairs, etc.

“Florida CareerLINK has always responded to the needs of our employers and job candidates to improve communications between them,” said Pam Kauten, President of Florida CareerLINK. “This new text messaging feature helps us keep job seekers updated on career opportunities and other news almost instantly. The response to our initial test of this service was incredible, and we expect wide adoption among both employers and candidates.”

Florida CareerLINK’s web site also offers rich content and career resources for job seekers in career tracks such as Healthcare and Sales. There are also special sections that serve Spanish-speaking job seekers (the Hispanic Voice pages) and address Diversity issues.

About Florida CareerLINK, Inc.
Founded in 1997, PEAK Connections, Inc. is a leading recruiting solutions and software company that develops and provides innovative recruiting solutions and services for LOCAL employers. As the company's flagship job site, Florida CareerLINK.com, was voted the #1 LOCAL recruitment site in the state of Florida for the past 9 years and has also been recognized by Weddle's Guide and CareerXRoad's as one of the top employment sites in the country. For more information, visit www.floridacareerlink.com.
 
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