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William O. Warren, a former corporate human resource executive and highly respected industry veteran, has agreed to a five-year contract with the Internet’s first employment site owned-and-managed by leading U. S. employers.

Indianapolis, IN, May 6, 2005 – DirectEmployers Association announced today that William O. Warren has agreed to a five-year contract to manage the Association and its recently launched JobCentral (www.jobcentral.com) employment web site.
Warren, a former human resource executive with Rockwell International and highly respected industry veteran, is widely recognized as the founder of online recruiting and is a former president of Monster.com (Nasdaq: MNST).
The announcement was made by Ray Schreyer, president of DirectEmployers Association a nonprofit consortium of leading U. S. employers.
“Bill Warren started online recruiting in 1992 and is the leading visionary in this space,” says Schreyer; “he developed JobCentral for DirectEmployers and is the perfect person to manage its future growth and development. We are extremely pleased that he has agreed to continue working with our organization.”
Warren states, “Our goals are the same. DirectEmployers’ objective is to create a public site where no employer or individual is denied access to the job market due to financial or technological barriers. The launch of JobCentral finally captures the potential of the internet for recruiting, creating a true employer-owned-and-managed national employment network where job seekers and employers can connect with each other directly. It is an exciting opportunity to work with America’s leading corporations to achieve this objective.”
About DirectEmployers Association:
DirectEmployers Association is a nonprofit consortium of leading U.S. employers dedicated to developing and implementing Internet recruiting solutions which acknowledges, values, and respects diversity and reflects the rich array of cultures represented in our nation’s workforce.
The Association’s member companies include an impressive group of industry leaders such as Abbott Laboratories, Accenture, Allegis Group, Analysts International, ALLTEL Corporation, Ashland, Bausch & Lomb, Capgemini, Cingular Wireless, GE, H&R Block, IBM, Kindred Healthcare, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Mellon Financial Corporation, Mutual of Omaha, National City Corporation, Progressive Insurance, Raytheon Company, Southern Company, Unisys Corporation, Union Pacific, Volt Information Sciences, and Xerox Corporation.
For more information, please visit: www.jobcentral.com and www.directemployers.org.
Press Contact:
Dan L. Jordan
Vice President-Press Relations
Indianapolis, IN
T: 317-874-9040   |   F: 317-874-9100
Email: dan_jordan@directemployers.com

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