Reed.co.uk

March 23, 2011 06:52 ET

reed.co.uk Launches Job Sharing via Twitter and LinkedIn

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - March 23, 2011) - Leading UK jobs board, reed.co.uk, has launched a new job sharing feature to promote vacancies via Twitter and LinkedIn.

The new service, which is being offered free to all recruiters advertising their vacancies on reed.co.uk, provides the option to share vacancies and jobs via the two popular social networking platforms.

When recruiters post a job on reed.co.uk they simply opt to share details via Twitter and LinkedIn accounts, to further extend their online reach.

Mark Rhodes, Head of Marketing for reed.co.uk, commented by saying "There's a lot of hype around the role of social networking in trying to hunt for new job seekers, which can be pretty baffling for many. This is a really simple and straightforward way to let recruiters advertise jobs and benefit from the power of social networks by attracting more of the right candidates to their vacancies."

Over 118,000 vacancies were added to reed.co.uk in February 2011, attracting more than 2.25 million applications. reed.co.uk has been the UK's most visited job site for 17 consecutive months according to Hitwise.

About reed.co.uk:

reed.co.uk is the UK's leading online recruitment service. Owned by Reed Executive PLC, reed.co.uk enables jobseekers to search over 110,000 jobs from more than 8,000 recruiters across 42 industry sectors.

Registered jobseekers can receive email job alerts, save searches and make their details available to a range of recruiters, including Reed's network of trained recruitment consultants.

Recruiters of all types benefit from reed.co.uk's range of innovative online recruitment solutions, including: online job posting and applicant management; job posting with Guaranteed Response; CV Search; targeted branding and email services.

ABCe audited traffic figures for reed.co.uk (January 2011):
Unique Users/Browsers: 3,702,372
Page Impressions: 68,132,104
Online Job Applications: 2,229,410

Contact Information

  • For press enquiries, please contact
    Lynn Cahillane
    or Mark Rhodes
    on 020 7067 4582
    Mark.rhodes@reed.co.uk
    or
    Address:Dragon Court
    27-29 Macklin Street
    London, WC2B 5LX
    United Kingdom