Press release

Two industry leaders coming together

Reed Construction Data joins the Workopolis NicheNetwork

TORONTO, ON (November 30, 2009) – Today marks the launch of myJobsite.ca, an online job board created in partnership with Reed Construction Data and powered by the Workopolis NicheNetwork. Dedicated to professionals in the building and construction industry and the enhancement of their careers, myJobsite.ca allows employers to connect with qualified and highly sought after individuals located across Canada.

MyJobsite.ca is excited to join the growing network of professional and trade association job boards of Workopolis. Architects, engineers and construction professionals seeking new positions now have access to an even greater number of industry-specific career opportunities, while employers gain a direct link to qualified candidates, in order to quickly and easily fill specialized positions.

“We are excited to forge this alliance with Reed Construction Data — the leader in the construction information space,” states David Resnick, Vice President of Corporate Development – Workopolis. “We believe this partnership will help customers find and hire qualified building design and construction talent more efficiently than ever before.”

“Working with Workopolis on this partnership is very exciting,” added Mark Casaletto, VP and General Manager of Reed Construction Data Canada. “You have two industry leaders coming together to provide an online careers solution for our industry, in Canada. Extending the Daily Commercial News and Journal of Commerce services into high quality, leading, online solutions is a major focus for us. I am excited for our customers and the industry.”

Features on myJobsite.ca allow users, whether employers or job seekers, the best opportunity to reach candidates and find positions in the industry. Some of the benefits include:

For the Employer

  • Post jobs for free until January 15, 2010
  • Cross-posting feature allows all Workopolis customers to post to MyJobsite.ca with one simple click
  • Direct access to qualified candidates per industry
  • Securely and quickly post, edit and delete jobs
  • Easily screen and manage candidates into “A-lists” and “B-lists”
  • Enjoy competitive pricing

For the Job Seeker

  • Receive instant notification of job matches through email alerts
  • Unique access to industry specific opportunities
  • Enjoy complete control over the confidentiality of personal information
  • Upload your resume in Word, PDF, or HTML
  • Plan your next career move

Visit the myJobsite job board at www.myJobsite.ca for more information on how to post your resume or a job posting.

About Workopolis

Workopolis is Canada’s leading online career-solutions provider with over 3.3 million unique visitors monthly in Canada, the most posted resumes and twice as many jobs postings as the nearest competitor.

Headquartered in Toronto, Workopolis has offices in eight Canadian cities. Workopolis is a partnership of Toronto Star Newspapers Ltd. and Gesca Ltd., the newspaper publishing subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada.

About Reed Construction Data Canada

Reed Construction Data Canada, a division of Reed Business Information and member of the Reed Elsevier Group plc (NYSE: RUK and ENL), is the leading Canadian provider of construction information solutions and industry news through a diverse portfolio of innovative products and services. Reed Construction Data offers its customers building information modeling (BIM) solutions, construction project leads, building product information, construction cost tools, market analytics and construction news through a suite of online and print references. For more information, visit the Reed Construction Data website.

Media Contact:
Michelle Smith
Reed Construction Data Canada
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