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HireSkills.com Celebrates Fifth Year

Press release from the issuing company

Bedford, NH - July 11, 2005 - Originally conceived as a job board for skilled hourly employees, Hireskills.com has evolved into a source for skilled workers, managers and "C" level executives. As the market for Graphic Arts improves and HireSkills.com turns five, the Printing, Packaging and Publishing Industry has seen a major rebound in the need for talented professionals. "But the pool of candidates has become very shallow as many workers previously laid-off because of plant closures, M&A activity and downturn in volumes 'have had it' with printing. Thousands have migrated to other jobs in other industries," says David Clark, President of the printing recruitment firm of Sprout/Standish and job board HireSkills. "Company leaders have looked to fill these openings with an alternative to newspapers and general job boards. Several of the Top 10 printers and many others have found that a targeted/specialized job board is not only time efficient, but is also very cost effective." HireSkills customers seem to agree, "We posted for a Printing Pre-Press Specialist on HireSkills.com. The quality of the candidates from HireSkills.com was significantly higher than the other sources we used. We tried national and local internet sites as well as the newspaper. We made offers to 2 great candidates," enthuses Robert Cullum, President of PBR Graphics. Evidently, a number of industry leading companies must agree as Hireskills.com has posted the largest first half sales in its five-year history.