and Join Forces to Provide a Powerful Diversity Hiring Solution for Both Employers and Job Seekers.

Indianapolis, IN, April 21, 2003 – DirectEmployers Association, a non-profit organization formed by executives to confront the latest challenges in corporate recruiting, today announced that it has partnered with, the Internet’s largest diversity job board and diversity career website. The announcement was made by Bill Warren, Executive Director of DirectEmployers Association.
As part of the agreement, the two organizations have partnered to create solutions that will help reduce recruiting costs for the diversity minded employer and provide access to listings of thousands of available positions to and its constituency/talent pool. Live now and open for public access, has already experienced a substantial increase to date in the amount of traffic and resume acquisitions since the beginning of the partnership’s test period — initially launched in January of 2003.
In making the announcement Mr. Warren stated, “DirectEmployers Association is pleased to join forces with This relationship will benefit both job seekers and diversity minded employers greatly.”
According to James Davis,’s founder, “DirectEmployers is the ideal partner for us to join forces with in order to increase traffic at our site and to further promote diversity in the workplace. In order for a Job Board to receive consistently strong traffic, a Job Board must have powerful content. I believe that the vast number of jobs we can now provide for our audience as a result of our relationship with DirectEmployers is exactly the content that diversity professionals are looking for.”
Steven Garcia, Vice President of Sales and Operations for added, “This is a win-with relationship. Our partnership with DirectEmployers Association further solidifies’s position as the Internet’s largest diversity job board and gives DirectEmployer Association member companies direct access to an incredible pool talented professionals.”
About is a diversity job board that supports culture in the workplace. Companies post jobs, search resumes and advertise with because it offers a direct link to the diversity marketplace.’s goal is to offer the diversity population and diversity minded employers direct access to each other. The company is also a national Career Expo producer for the diversity marketplace and produces stand alone and co-located job fairs within targeted industry channels. We offer job seekers the opportunity to increase their level of confidence when it comes to online job postings. boasts an Active Job Rating of 99.9% — the top rating in the industry — and the most powerful applicant delivery system available for employers.”
About DirectEmployers Association:
DirectEmployers Association, formerly E-Recruiting Association, is a nonprofit organization formed by human resource executives from leading U.S. corporations to meet the latest challenges in corporate recruiting. The Association created and maintains, the Internet’s only cooperative, employer-owned search engine dedicated exclusively to employment.
DirectEmployers Association’s member companies include an impressive group of industry leaders such as Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Allegis Group, Alltel Corporation (NYSE: AT), Analysts International (Nasdaq: ANLY), AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN), Bank One (NYSE: ONE), BAE Systems (BAESF.PK), Bausch & Lomb (NYSE: BOL), Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Cingular Wireless, Eastman Kodak (NYSE: EK), GE (NYSE: GE), Getronics, Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ), Hall Kinion (Nasdaq: HAKI), H&R Block (NYSE: HRB), IBM (NYSE: IBM), John Deere (NYSE: DE), Kindred Healthcare (Nasdaq: KIND), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Merck (NYSE: MRK), Motorola (NYSE: MOT), Mutual of Omaha (NYSE: MUO), Nestle USA, Inc. (OTC: NSRGY), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), SAP America, Inc. (NYSE: SAP), Schering-Plough (NYSE: SGP), Somerset Medical Center, Southern Company (NYSE: SO), Sprint (NYSE: FON), Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW), Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Volt Information Sciences, Inc. (NYSE: VOL), and Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX).
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