CareerBuilder Launches Big Data Analytics To Help Employers Assess How They Stack Up Against Talent Competitors

 CareerBuilder Launches Big Data Analytics To Help Employers Assess How They
                     Stack Up Against Talent Competitors

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2013

CHICAGO, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you know how your job ads measure up
against the competition? Which of your job postings are performing well and
which are falling short? CareerBuilder's new Recruitment Performance Portal is
a first-of-its kind, free analytics tool for all clients that helps companies
evaluate how the performance of their job ads compares with other companies
vying for the same talent in the same locations.

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The portal, powered by data on more than 27 million applicant behaviors, tells
companies how effective they are in attracting a large number of candidates
and how the demographics of their applicants compare to competitors.
Companies can easily identify where they're especially effective, what areas
need attention and where they need to adjust priorities and strategies. If
the job ad is underperforming, the portal even recommends ways to improve

Company recruiters and hiring managers can instantly:

  oTrack how many searches, views and applications they've received for each
    position, and compare it to the average applications for competitors who
    are going after the same talent.
  oView all of their positions at once to determine the areas with the
    biggest need for improvement and replicate areas where they're performing
  oFilter information by job type, job location, date applied, applicant
    demographics, company profile, industry comparison and site to get as
    detailed as needed.
  oView the characteristics of their applicants compared to competitors in
    terms of gender, age, ethnicity, education level, experience, management
    experience, compensation, last employer, last employer size, last employer
    industry, military experience and security clearance.

"CareerBuilder's Recruitment Performance Portal provides actionable
competitive intelligence in real-time," said Hope Gurion, Chief Development
Officer at CareerBuilder. "We're applying the power of Big Data, making it
easy for clients to optimize recruitment strategies to gain competitive
advantage and better engage desirable talent. The portal offers companies
information that is invaluable in developing a more effective recruiting
program by not only evaluating their own applicants, but also benchmarking
their recruitment efforts against competitors."

About CareerBuilder®

CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping
companies target and attract great talent. Its online career site,®, is the largest in the United States with more than 24
million unique visitors, 1 million jobs and 50 million resumes. CareerBuilder
works with the world's top employers, providing resources for everything from
employment branding and talent and compensation intelligence to recruitment
solutions. More than 10,000 websites, including 140 newspapers and broadband
portals such as MSN and AOL, feature CareerBuilder's proprietary job search
technology on their career sites. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI),
Tribune Company and The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI), CareerBuilder and its
subsidiaries operate in the United States, Europe, South America, Canada and
Asia. For more information, visit

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SOURCE Career Builder, Inc.

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