SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpace, the world's leading niche online bioscience career and news community, announced today the expansion of its reach to local regional candidates through the acquisition of RegionalHelpWanted.com by its parent company, onTargetjobs. With the inclusion of RegionalHelpWanted.com's network of over 350 geographically focused Internet job boards, BioSpace now offers biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and academic organizations an improved value proposition to reach local bioscience candidates.
Over the past 13 years, BioSpace has grown to enjoy the Web's most passionate and loyal community of bioscience industry and academic professionals. Leveraging RegionalHelpWanted's next wave of advertising opportunities through geo-specific Web portals reinforced with local radio advertising, bioscience businesses can now target a growing network of candidates on both an industry and regional level. Local markets served by RegionalHelpWanted.com, including the Bay Area and Research Triangle Park, complement BioSpace's existing industry Hotbeds. The network also provides solutions to many emerging bioscience regions including cities in Arizona, South Florida, Central New York and Washington State.
"BioSpace is pleased to offer to bioscience industry employers expanded targeting for their job postings," said Wes Crews, CEO of BioSpace. "Life science professionals search for career opportunities on both industry-wide and local levels, and BioSpace's alliance with RegionalHelpWanted.com will help connect across each of these expansive recruiting networks qualified job seekers and employers."
"We are pleased to announce the acquisition of RegionalHelpWanted.com, as it helps to deliver with increased precision qualified candidates to businesses of all sizes," said Allen Paschal, CEO of onTargetjobs, the parent company of BioSpace. "As the effectiveness and popularity of niche Internet communities and employment sites grow to rival the larger horizontal job boards, the addition of RegionalHelpWanted.com's geo-targeted audience diversifies and strengthens the value proposition to our existing industry- focused client base."
BioSpace, http://www.biospace.com, is globally recognized as the most trusted provider of career solutions and Web-based resources and information to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and academic markets. For over 20 years BioSpace has helped to accelerate communication and discovery among business and scientific leaders in the biopharmaceutical market. With a well- established site infrastructure and loyal online audience, BioSpace.com offers an unparalleled distribution channel for recruitment, investment, product, event and other life science industry messages. BioSpace is a subsidiary of onTargetjobs, http://www.ontargetjobs.com.
onTargetjobs (http://www.ontargetjobs.com) is the parent company of BioSpace.com (http://www.biospace.com), Hcareers.com (http://www.hcareers.com), HEALTHeCAREERS.com (http://www.healthecareers.com), MedHunters.com (http://www.medhunters.com), JobLoft.com (http://www.jobloft.com) and CareerBank.com (http://www.careerbank.com), providing online career services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, hospitality, restaurant, healthcare, accounting and finance markets.
onTargetjobs invests in leading niche internet job sites, serving a defined geographic or vertical industry or job function.
RegionalHelpWanted.com (http://www.regionalhelpwanted.com) owns and operates over 350 local job boards across the U.S. and Canada in strategic alliances with local broadcasters.
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