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Posted February 05, 2014 by

College Recruiter CEO Faith Rothberg Elected to IAEWS Board of Governors

Faith Rothberg, CEO of CollegeRecruiter.com

Faith Rothberg, CEO of CollegeRecruiter.com

Minneapolis, MN, January 31, 2014 — The International Association of Employment Web Sites, the trade association for the global online employment services industry, today announced that College Recruiter CEO Faith Rothberg was elected to the 2014 Board of Governors.

Faith will be joined on the Board by:

  • John Bell, CEO Boxwood Technology
  • Ethan Bloomfield, SVP ZipRecruiter
  • Ted Daywalt, CEO VetJobs
  • Jamie Freundlich, CEO LiveCareer
  • David Lewis, CEO AllCountyJobs.com
  • Rathin Sinha, CEO America’s Job Exchange

The IAEWS was founded by executive director Peter Weddle and has 900 member organizations representing 60,000 employment sites that serve job seekers, employers and recruiters worldwide. These employment sites are job boards and career portals operated by:

  • commercial enterprises;
  • newspapers;
  • radio and television stations;
  • trade and professional magazines and publications;
  • professional associations and societies;
  • college, university, and trade/technical school alumni organizations; and
  • affinity groups.

Today, job boards and career portals serve virtually every profession, craft and trade, in every industry, in every country of the world.

Posted February 29, 2012 by

68% of Job Seekers Optimistic About Their Job Prospects

Live Career's job outlook pie chartMany U.S. job seekers are surprisingly optimistic about their job search, but critical of current government job creation efforts and doubtful that this year’s Presidential election will dramatically affect their employment prospects. An online survey was conducted by the career website, LiveCareer, and questioned over 6,100 users. These users represent people in the U.S. who identified themselves as looking for work during the last two weeks of January. Fifty-two percent of the survey respondents were unemployed and are part of the staggering 8.3 percent U.S. unemployment rate as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last month.

“We frequently survey our users to understand their attitudes toward their job search,” says Jamie Freundlich, Co-CEO of LiveCareer North America, “With this being an election year, we wanted to get a sense of how politics might be affecting our U.S. job seekers’ attitudes and optimism.” (more…)