First Co-Branded Great Workplace Job Site Offered by The People Group

GreatPlaceJobs and The People Group sign an affiliation agreement.

Tulsa, OK, October 25, 2008 --( Job seekers who hope to land a job with an employer known to have an award-winning workplace now have an online site dedicated to their needs, thanks to GreatPlaceJobs and The People Group.

Tulsa based consulting firm, The People Group, now offers the first co-branded Great Workplace job board on their website, GreatPlaceJobs ( powers the board and certifies that every posting comes from an employer that meets specialized criteria. GreatPlaceJobs offers groundbreaking job search services to applicants who are looking for great work environments.

Kevin Kennemer, president of The People Group, a firm that helps clients create and implement positive people practices, notes,

"Offering the GreatPlaceJobs career site is a perfect fit for our company. It is not safe to simply look for a good job at any company. The best and brightest people in the job market look for good jobs in great work environments. This strategy reduces the risk of a bad work experience. Companies with excellent work environments are realizing you have to diligently work to develop great cultures and prevent bad hires. Our affiliation is a winning combination in meeting the needs of great workplaces."

Asher Adelman, president of GreatPlaceJobs, said,

"I am excited about launching our first co-branded career site with The People Group. Our mission is to help job seekers simplify their search and focus on jobs at award-winning employers. In today's difficult economic environment, it is especially important to focus one's job search on high quality companies with outstanding workplaces. Research illustrates that 'great workplace' companies consistently outperform rivals and are better suited to ride out the current recession."

Certified great workplaces may advertise postings free of charge on the site. Job seekers may become members for only $20 for 3 months of unlimited access to view and apply to all jobs in the database. This structure benefits employers who hope to attract the most serious job seekers. Members save time and effort because they know that every posting is from a certified great job site. GreatPlaceJobs is planning additional membership benefits to provide job seekers every advantage in a competitive market.

About GreatPlaceJobs

GreatPlaceJobs offers the largest collection of job listings exclusively from companies that are officially recognized as "great workplaces" and have received one of the prestigious "best employer" awards granted each year. The database includes over 150,000 open jobs. GreatPlaceJobs' experts designated over 1,300 companies as great employers from across the U.S.

About The People Group

The People Group is a Tulsa based consulting firm committed to energizing employees' lives, business performance and society through positive people practices consulting. The company was founded on the premise that positive people practices result in better organizations. The People Group has proven that a leadership team who adopts, models and promotes positive people practices will greatly benefit business, employees, customers and society.

The People Group, LLC
Kevin Kennemer