Stamford, CT, April 13, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Indeed.com announced its participation in First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden’s Joining Forces initiative to support military families. The company will launch Indeed Military, a collection of free tools and services to help employers connect with veterans and military spouses seeking employment. In support of the goals of Joining Forces, Indeed will offer employers free access to the Indeed Military service for one year.
"Indeed is dedicated to connecting job seekers and employers," said Chris Hyams, Indeed's VP of Product. "We feel fortunate to be able to support our troops and their families as part of this important initiative. Our free service will reduce cost per hire by thousands of dollars and provide employers a real incentive to seek out military family candidates."
Starting today, veterans and military spouses can upload their resumes at www.indeed.com/military. Employers can sign up to be notified when employer services launch.
"Joining Forces" is a national initiative led by First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden to support military families in the areas of employment, education, and wellness. The initiative is a public/private partnership combining the efforts of government agencies with commitments from private companies to improve the lives of military families.
To learn more about Joining Forces, please visit www.joiningforces.gov. For more information on Indeed Military, please visit www.indeed.com/military.
Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 50 million unique visitors and 1 billion job searches per month. Indeed is available in more than 50 countries and 24 languages, covering 94% of global GDP. Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. As the leading pay-for-performance recruitment advertising network, Indeed drives millions of targeted applicants to jobs in every field and is the most cost-effective source of candidates for thousands of companies. Indeed is a privately held company founded by Paul Forster and Rony Kahan, with investors including The New York Times Company, Allen & Company, and Union Square Ventures. Indeed has offices in Austin, TX, Mountain View, CA, and Stamford, CT. For more information please visit www.indeed.com.