Powered by Viigo, application taps vast Beyond.com Network to deliver hot job opportunities to BlackBerry and Windows Mobile device users
PHILADELPHIA — April 21, 2009 — Beyond.com, Inc.,
the world’s largest network of niche career communities, and Viigo, an award-winning developer of a popular mobile content and services platform for smartphones, announced today a relationship to provide interactive job search capabilities and career content to users of BlackBerry® and Windows Mobile devices via Viigo’s popular mobile application
Today’s professionals are more active and on-the-go than ever before, requiring them to multi-task and seek out quicker access to, and interaction with, the information they need and want. Beyond.com has recognized this trend by optimizing their network for mobile job searching
, and has recently expanded their mobile strategy through Viigo.
By downloading the Viigo application, job seekers can tap into the power of the Beyond.com Network of thousands of sites and gain the convenience of having access to 300,000 jobs at their fingertips each month. In addition to searching for job opportunities, users can send relevant jobs to themselves or a friend right from their mobile device. And because the new application is part of the Viigo line-up, users can also access breaking news, weather, sports, stock quotes, blogs and other local interests from within the same application.
“Viigo’s all about providing people with access to the information they need, wherever and whenever they want it” said Mark Ruddock, CEO, Viigo. “We’re pleased to have formed a partnership with Beyond.com, as it opens up a unique and valuable source of content to our community. In fact, we hope many people will find their next job on Viigo.”
“This relationship makes job searching easier and more convenient than ever before by sharing our vast database of job opportunities and career content with professionals on-the-go,” said Rich Milgram, CEO of Beyond.com, Inc. “With this new application, professionals can now access fresh, relevant job opportunities from anywhere at any time, allowing them to proactively stay informed and react quickly to new opportunities for career advancement as they arise.”
To access the new Beyond.com mobile job search application from Viigo, please visit http://getviigo.com/beyond
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.
About Viigo, Inc.
Viigo™ is revolutionizing the way people access information on their smartphones. Every day, Viigo addicts around the world rely on Viigo as their gateway to a vast array of useful, up-to-the-minute content and services, wherever they are and whenever they need it. In one simple, fully customizable application, Viigo delivers news, weather, flight schedules and status, real-time sports scores, stock quotes and market data, entertainment, hotel and restaurant reviews, blogs, and much more. To download Viigo onto your device, go to www.getviigo.com
from your mobile browser.