SOURCE: Hanley Wood

May 03, 2006 12:42 ET, the Premier Career Site for the Home Building Industry, Now Includes Jobs From More Than 50 Top Home Builders

WASHINGTON, DC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2006 -- Hanley Wood, the leading publisher in the housing and construction industry, today announced, a career Web site dedicated to homebuilding professionals, hosts jobs from over 50 top US builders. More than half of these builders have been recognized in Builder 100, BUILDER magazine's annual report on the nation's largest home builders.

"With our expertise and reach in this industry, it seemed natural to bring together two of our most important audiences, top home builders and those seeking to work with them," said Ward Downing, director of business development, Hanley Wood e-Media. "Building pros read our magazines and visit our Web sites to stay abreast of industry issues and take their business to the next level. With BuilderJobs, they now have another resource for practical business advice, and a direct connection to the best available jobs in the industry."

Developed by the publishers of BUILDER and BIG BUILDER magazines, Builder Jobs is the most extensive online career resource for home building professionals. Through this site, pros will find over 2,000 industry-specific job listings, from 50 top builders, as well as award-winning career development articles, and powerful salary tools. Candidates can open a free account to build a resume, set up job alerts and find the home building job that matches their experience and career goals.

"Hanley Wood has always had a commitment to the industry to provide the most comprehensive business resources available, and our leadership in residential construction media is a testament to that," said Downing. "Now, the rapid growth of BuilderJobs, both in listings and traffic, proves this leadership continues."

About Hanley Wood

Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving the housing and construction industry. Through five operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America 's leading publisher of home plans. Hanley Wood e-Media (Washington, D.C.), offers the construction industry's foremost collection of Web sites, including BUILDER Online, REMODELING Online, and ebuild, the comprehensive online guide to building products, as well as the largest collection of house plans online through and Dream Home Source.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $240 million company owned by JPMorgan Partners, LLC, a private equity affiliate of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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