Johnston Press, one of the UK’s leading newspaper publishers, has worked with Madgex, the world leading jobboard technology provider to unveil their new-look national jobs website www.jobstoday.co.uk.
Jobstoday.co.uk is a national online jobs board which harnesses Johnston Press’ 185 local news websites, including The Scotsman, The Yorkshire Post and The News, The Star and many more. Each newspaper is dedicated to connecting talented jobseekers with great recruiters in their local area, making finding and filling vacancies quick and easy for candidates and recruiters alike.
Employers can choose from a broad range of advertising options to attract the best talent in their local community. This includes local audiences online through the job board and also through Johnston Press’ portfolio of local newspaper titles.
Thanks to the first class range of options on the Madgex platform, jobseekers now benefit from a selection of new online tools to keep up to date with the latest vacancies in their area. The fully responsive design provides visitors to the site with an enhanced experience, whether searching for jobs on desktop, tablet or mobile. Jobseekers using mobile or tablet devices can also upload their CVs on the go by accessing their CV from cloud-based storage services.
Jobstoday also provides Virtual Careers Fairs where employers can showcase their business, connect with relevant job seekers in a real time environment and fill advertised vacancies with talented individuals.
“UK unemployment is at a five-year low and we are seeing employment accelerate at the fastest pace for 43 years,” said Joe Slavin, Managing Director — Recruitment for Johnston Press.
“We need to be ahead of the pack when it comes to the digital services we offer to the labour market – both employers and job seekers. Ease of use and effectiveness of service have to be a priority and we’ve ticked those boxes with our new jobs website from Madgex. These digital offerings are crucial as our business evolves and our new website is a key plank in our strategy for digital growth.”
Jobstoday on the Madgex responsively designed job board platform provides both advertisers and jobseekers access to the jobboard from any device for improved user experience. The partnership with Madgex will drive forward Johnston Press’ growing online recruitment business as part of the company’s strategy to develop consumer digital services and accelerate its digital growth.
Johnston Press is one of the largest local and regional multimedia organisations in the UK. They provide news and information services to local and regional communities through a portfolio of publications and websites — 13 paid-for daily newspapers, 195 paid-for weekly newspapers, 40 free titles, ten lifestyle magazines and 198 local news and e‑commerce websites.