Career Site Receives Employment Standard of Excellence WebAward

September 20, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
San Diego, Ca, Sept 20, was awarded The Employment Standard of Excellence, by the Web Marketing Association during their 2010 WebAwards. Out of the thousands of entries for 2010, was honored as one of the top sites in the Employment industry, who's past winners have included submissions by Dice, FedEx and Microsoft.

"We are very excited and honored. It validates a lot of the hard work the team has put in." stated Mike O'Brien CEO of

Climber entered with their Premier service, which allows job seekers to connect directly with recruiters to cut down on hire time, under the Employment category for the WebAwards nominations. Climber Premier was judged on seven criteria and scored above the WebAward average on a majority of them, especially in terms of technology, content and innovation. "Site design and interaction is well done," praised one of the judges who reviewed the site. "The homepage set up with the roll over examples are informative and designed well. The user experience and dashboard is very well laid out to present all of the most important information upon entry."

Though Climber has been in operation since 2004, over the past two years they have made huge strides with their site and services, to help make the job search process more effective and efficient for their users. In addition to connecting job seekers directly with recruiters, Climber has integrated a custom resume center, specific job matching, and recruiter directory along with a resume analysis and revision service. These improvements and additional tools contributed to their recognition of setting the standard for career sites on the web.

The Web Marketing Association WebAwards were created to recognize innovation and effectiveness in website development, as well as the organizations and team of people behind the technology. Diverse panels of domestic and international professionals in relevant fields, who are considered experts in their disciplines, judge the entries each year. The awards also offer an opportunity for the winners to increase their website's visibility and Internet marketing efforts. "Being able to let our audience know we are recognized as one of the top career sites on the web, is a great opportunity to further display our value within our marketing campaigns," noted Shannon Gearing, Marketing Coordinator for

About is a groundbreaking online career management site for today's highly diverse, talented professionals and the companies who seek to employ them. With exclusive, in-depth online career profiles, creates a Personal Brand for its members and then markets that brand via a highly targeted recruiting process, reaching key decision makers at an applicant's preferred companies nationwide. With its unique, fully Search Engine Optimized profiles, reaches more than 100,000 recruiting and hiring managers each month, and helps more than 750,000 job seekers every month pursue their career goals. For more information, visit