Newsletters to Debut New ‘IT Job Spot’ Feature

SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – JUNE 6, 2000 —, the IT problem-solving network(TM) announced today the addition of a new feature, IT Job Spots in selected email newsletter editions. Starting this month, select readers of's email IT newsletter series will be presented targeted job openings as part of their newsletter subscription. currently publishes 37 email newsletters, serving over 625,000 IT subscriptions, covering all major areas of the IT profession. The IT Job Spot feature gives recruiters and hiring managers the unprecedented ability to advertise their urgent job vacancies quickly to qualified IT professionals, who have requested specific technology newsletters. By inserting an IT Job Spot in selected newsletters, recruiters reach employed IT professionals who are in demand but not actively engaged in a job search.

Each IT Job Spot will include a three-to-five-line description of a select IT position synchronized with the newsletter content along with a URL and contact information. Companies participating in the IT Job Spot program include Kaiser Permanente and; newsletter publications running IT Job Spots include IDC IT Forecaster, E-Commerce In Action, Java Tutor, and Unix System Administrator.

"Recruiters are understandably eager to advertise their open Java(TM) positions in our Java and Web-related newsletters," said Mark Williams, COO of's careers service, ITcareers. "With IT Job Spots, we're capitalizing on this demand by pushing hot IT jobs directly to the passive job seeker's inbox as part of their weekly newsletter. Let's face it, this audience spends a majority of their time online. With a well aimed IT Job Spot, savvy recruiters have another tool to increase their chances of hitting the mark."


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