Red Hat®, Inc. (NASDAQ:RHAT), a leader in open source Internet infrastructure solutions, and techies.com, inc., a national network of local online career resources for technology professionals, today announced an agreement that makes techies.com a career resource for the technology professionals who regularly use redhat.com. Under the agreement, techies.com and Red Hat will provide content for a co-branded Career Exchange section on www.redhat.com that gives users access to opportunities at more than 1,600 techies.com client corporation sites nationwide. Visitors to redhat.com will have a new navigational option for career opportunities that links them to Red Hat-hosted pages integrating geographic-specific techies.com content. Redhat.com users will then have the opportunity to become techies.com members, granting them access to one of the most extensive job opportunity databases in communities throughout the country, along with in-depth information about technology-driven companies and the technologies they deploy behind these opportunities.
"We want redhat.com to become a major resource for tech professionals--who are the most in-demand professional workforce in the nation--and we want to offer these professionals a resource for immediate access to job opportunities within their local market," said Walter McCormack, Vice President of redhat.com. "techies.com has a fast-growing membership base, and they help us provide this resource because of their focus on individual communities and because of their ability to provide perfect matching between employers and prospective employees."
"Red Hat is a leader in open source software development; its reputation alone makes this a smart partnership for us," noted Dan Frawley, CEO, techies.com. "They have a strong, loyal following of thousands of core tech professionals, and many of them have a real need for career information and resources. We are excited to be offering this service to them. We believe that we can enhance the services and value these companies provide to their members while broadening our community of qualified technology professionals."
In addition to job opportunities, the Career Exchange site will include admission to online job fairs with corporate employers, access to career training, expert advice, and information related to specific technology careers.
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