Beyond.com Launches Mobile Job Searching Across Its Network

Business professionals across thousands of sites can view and access jobs anytime from anywhere

PHILADELPHIA — March 24, 2009 —— Beyond.com, Inc., the world’s largest network of niche career communities announced today that it has optimized their network to provide mobile job searching to business professionals across its network of thousands of top-tier industry and local web sites.  

Each day, more and more people are using mobile devices to interact with one another, receive breaking news and find information based upon their needs and interests.  According to Comscore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, 63.2 million mobile Internet users accessed information through their mobile devices in January 2009, more than double than last year, with 35% interacting on a daily basis.

In today’s job market, competition is fierce and job seekers need an easy way to access new jobs and get in front of prospective employers quickly.  With Beyond.com, job seekers from across their network of sites including PhillyJobs, TechCareers and CollegeJobBank, can easily access available jobs directly though their mobile browser.  

“With the growth of social networking, blogs, texting and the latest phones offering a variety of downloadable applications, it’s no surprise that mobile Internet usage is on the rise, and will continue to exhibit strong growth,” said Rich Milgram, CEO of Beyond.com.  “As an Internet company, it is important for us to leverage these emerging trends to make it easier for our job seekers to access and share high quality job opportunities at home, in the office or on-the-go.”

To view jobs from your mobile device, please visit www.Beyond.com/m.

About Beyond.com, Inc.
Beyond.com is the world’s largest network of niche career communities, providing access to thousands of top-tier industry and local web sites. Our career search services and networking tools enable job seekers and employers to create targeted connections across thousands of online communities. We deliver a one-of-a-kind recruitment solution that provides the targeted exposure of a specialized job board, reinforced by the breadth and volume of a larger career network. Beyond.com was named to Inc. Magazine’s prestigious ‘Inc. 500’ list and is a Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (NYSE: SFE) partner company. www.Beyond.com. For employment related statistics, visit www.Beyond.com/Media or our recruitment blog at www.EmploymentMetrix.com.

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