Florida CareerLINK Celebrates Ninth Anniversary

CLEARWATER, FL (August 30, 2006) Florida CareerLINK, the leading recruitment services provider in Tampa Bay, is celebrating its ninth anniversary in business this Labor Day weekend. The Company was launched in September 1997 in response to a strong demand for an online recruiting solution from job seekers in Florida.

“2006 has been a tremendously exciting time for all of us here at Florida CareerLINK,” said Pam Kauten, president of PEAK Connections, Inc., Florida CareerLINK.com’s parent company. “There’s never been a better time for job seekers to look for new employment with all of the quality opportunities that are being posted daily on Florida CareerLINK.com. Since we added the RSS feed capability to the site, candidates can find continuously updated jobs online, and employers are taking advantage of the technology to allow their newest job listings to appear immediately on our site.”

Among the milestones the Florida CareerLINK team has achieved over the past year include the:
  • launch of KatrinaCareerSolutions.com, a web site dedicated to helping Hurricane Katrina victims find work in Florida and other states in the aftermath of the devastating storm
  • re-design and launch of the new Florida CareerLINK.com web site, which features high energy graphics and vivid warm colors
  • recognition of Florida CareerLINK and its leadership as finalists for three major awards: Tampa Bay Business Journal’s BusinessWoman of the Year Award (Pamela Kauten); Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Professional Service Business of the Year; and the Tampa Bay Technology Forum’s Outstanding Professional Service Award
  • selection of Florida CareerLINK as one of the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s top 20 Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay among companies with 10-25 employees.
Florida CareerLINK also hired several strategically important team members in 2006. Among the new additions to the Company is Adam Kauten, son of founders Pam Kauten and the late Neil Kauten, who is expected to help shape the future of Florida CareerLINK and lead the expansion of the Company’s Bradenton presence.

“As we look forward to next year, job seekers and employers can expect us to deliver even more immediate and easily accessible ways for them to receive job posting updates wherever they are, whenever they want them,” continued Kauten. “There will be a great deal of opportunity as Tampa Bay’s economy continues to thrive.”

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About Florida CareerLINK, Inc.
Founded in 1997, Florida CareerLINK is a leading recruiting solutions and software company that develops and provides innovative recruiting solutions and services for LOCAL employers. As the company's flagship job site, Florida CareerLINK.com, was voted the #1 LOCAL recruitment site in the state of Florida for the past 9 years and has also been recognized by Weddle's Guide and CareerXRoad's as one of the top employment sites in the country. For more information, visit www.floridacareerlink.com.
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