November 08, 2011 08:00 ET

WTKR News Channel 3 and WGNT 27 Partner With CareerBoard to Fill Local Jobs

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - Nov 8, 2011) - Individuals looking for quality jobs in Hampton Roads, VA now have a new local resource., a nationwide employment board specializing in Local Jobs for Local Talent today announced the details of their partnership agreement with WTKR News Channel 3 and WGNT 27. As part of the agreement, will power the online job portals appearing on WTKR News Channel 3 and WGNT 27's websites and provide local employers with new and unique ways to target passive candidates.

"By partnering with WTKR and WGNT we are able to use our existing technology to enhance the job search capabilities of those seeking employment in Hampton Roads. Beginning mid November candidates will be able to search and apply for jobs, set up job alerts and upload their resumes for prospective employers to find through the new portals," explained CareerBoard's President, Peter Tuttle.

"In a time where job opportunities are crucial, NewsChannel 3 and WGNT 27 are pleased to partner with CareerBoard to expand our Taking Action, Getting A Job initiative and offer Hampton Roads job seekers additional opportunities to find a job or a better one," said Jeff Hoffman, President and General Manager of WTKR NewsChannel 3 and WGNT 27.

In addition to helping job seekers, employers will also have unique and exciting ways to engage talent through this partnership.

Toby Rice, VP of Media Services for concluded, "The problem employers find today is a lot of the best candidates are staying put and not searching for new opportunities, the market isn't flowing. WTKR's massive passive audience allows us to offer something truly new and exciting to employers in Hampton Roads. By using their reach through TV, Online and Social Media we are able to offer a solution specifically targeted at the passive jobseeker market."

Employers looking to post jobs with WTKR should contact CareerBoard at 877-619-5627.

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CareerBoard is a national network of 68 local job boards advertising over 12,000 jobs daily and reaching over 40 Million visitors per month.

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