FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- onTargetjobs, the leading niche Internet job board company, announced today its acquisition of RegionalHelpWanted.com, a network of over 350 geographically focused Internet job boards.
onTargetjobs is the parent company of BioSpace.com, Hcareers.com, HEALTHeCAREERS.com, MedHunters.com, JobLoft.com and CareerBank.com, providing online career services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, hospitality, restaurant, healthcare, accounting and finance markets. RegionalHelpWanted offers the next wave of local advertising opportunities for employers through geo-specific Web portals heavily promoted through partnerships with over 2,000 local radio stations throughout North America. RegionalHelpWanted.com was represented by RBC Daniels in the transaction.
The acquisition of RegionalHelpWanted.com strengthens onTargetjobs' position in the niche industry Web-based employment market, as Web-based "local" markets continue to grow in popularity as viable communities of job candidates. onTargetjobs offers staffing professionals and hiring managers the unique ability to reach with a high degree of specificity communities of industry and geographically-based candidates through a "1-Stop Contract" covering job postings, candidate databases, Web banners, electronic newsletters, career fairs, and other efficient and effective mediums.
"onTargetjobs is 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. "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 onTargetjobs' value proposition to its existing industry-focused client base."
Eric Straus, CEO of RegionalHelpWanted.com offered, "onTargetj
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