America's Job Bank: A Corporate Solution

As America's Job Bank closes, the business community offers sensible alternatives that could help employers satisfy federal guidelines

The Internet career site America's Job Bank, which currently posts more than 2 million jobs online, will cease to exist as of midnight, June 30, 2007. About 18 months ago, the Labor Dept. decided not to fund the site (www.jobsearch.org) past the end of June, 2007, which means that as of July 1, the U.S. will be the only industrialized nation without a federally funded labor exchange. Corporations—and job seekers—need to pay attention because of the way both small and large employers incorporate America's Job Bank as an important part of their recruitment strategy.

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