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LinkUp Reaches Impressive Milestone – 1 Million Job Listings Indexed Exclusively From Company Websites
LinkUp announced last week that its job search engine has reached 1 million job openings indexed exclusively from company websites throughout the U.S. This is a major milestone in support of LinkUp’s mission to deliver to job seekers the largest index of high-quality job listings available on the web. By updating the index daily and only including jobs from company websites, LinkUp eliminates expired jobs, duplicate listings, phishing posts, lead-gen bait, work-at-home scams, and other job board pollution.
“Getting to 1 million jobs was a significant goal of ours in 2012,” commented Toby Dayton, President and CEO of LinkUp. “Unfortunately, we haven’t gotten much help from job growth in the U.S., so we’ve really focused our efforts on adding more company websites to our search engine.” LinkUp’s search engine now includes 25,000 company websites throughout the U.S.
One of the areas of focus for the company has been adding companies that are actively recruiting Veterans. To date, LinkUp’s search engine lists job openings from well over 1,000 companies who are currently recruiting Veterans. These large employers include companies such as Accenture, Colgate Palmolive, Ernst & Young, HP, and Pitney Bowes to name a few.
Given the challenges in the current labor market for students and recent graduates, LinkUp has also concentrated its efforts around adding companies with available internships. LinkUp.com currently lists over 10,000 available internships across a wide variety of industries including Healthcare, Retail, and Financial Services.
LinkUp started the year with 775,000 job openings on its site and reached 1 million jobs in early June. During that time, LinkUp increased the number of companies in its search engine by approximately 10%. Not surprisingly, job seekers have responded positively to the larger index as traffic to the site has increased 68% since the first of the year.
Remarked Dayton, “It’s been particularly gratifying to see the correlation between growth in our job search engine and traffic growth on LinkUp, because at the end of the day, our singular mission is to build the best job site on the web. We feel like we’re doing that and it’s nice when your users agree with you.”
About LinkUp: LinkUp provides the largest search engine that contains only job listings sourced from company websites. By eliminating pay-to-post listings and jobs aggregated from other job boards, LinkUp’s search results are free from the job pollution that afflicts other sites. There are no duplicate posts, lead-gen bait, fraudulent listings, work-at-home job scams, or phishing posts. Furthermore, the index is updated daily and does not include jobs from staffing companies, headhunters, search firms, or any other 3rd-party intermediary.