College Jobs Network intends to take a bite out of the profits of the large, high priced job seeking and job advertising websites such as Monster and their own closest competitor in the niche online job advertising market, College Central, which takes in over a million dollars a year in fees.
“Not only does College Jobs Network offer free employment listings, but job listings are not lost and buried in less than a week as they usually are on major, non-targeted advertising sights such as Monster and Craigslist. At the same time, students won’t get lost in a maze of job postings that don’t reflect their talents and goals,” said Bahnsen, founder of College Jobs Network (http://www.collegejobs-
Unlike College Central, Monster, and most other online college job boards, College Jobs Network does not charge any fees to employers or job seekers. Instead, it generates all of its revenue from advertising.
Bahnsen’s goal is to position The College Jobs Network as the most affordable and finely targeted job board online for employers to find college employees and recent graduates seeking to launch their careers. Additionally, the site provides college students and recent grads with effective web-based tools, services, and resources to secure employment with employers for full time jobs, part time jobs, and internship positions.
“Our goal is to develop and promote a collaborative employment website for recent graduates and current students through alumni resources, college career center involvement and community outreach. The College Jobs Network helps our leaders of tomorrow take those first few steps of getting that first job which better matches their skills and desires,” said Bahnsen.
Collaborating with Bahnsen in the design of the college job search network were several recent college graduates, a professor, and a human resources manager – individuals selected for their unique perspective of the college jobs market.
Most small businesses can’t afford to pay $400 to post a listing for the types of jobs they are seeking. However, community sites like Craig’s List aren’t necessarily designed for making effective job connections between fresh talent and small businesses. On these types of sites, job postings get lost and buried quickly, and there is little in the way of demographics targeting.
The site features a "cork board"-style set of job postings pages, a resume building section, and sections where employers and college graduate job seekers can sign up for their free memberships and then access the site's features at http://www.collegejobs-
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About The College Jobs Network: Developed in 2007, College Jobs Network is a network of free job boards created to address the many challenges of college students and recent college graduates seeking employment. College Jobs Network offers prospective employers unique tools for rating potential candidates while simultaneously giving recent college graduates a way to find valuable work experience.