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GOVJOBS.COM r.1.04 ASP Software Release
Site Performance Update

This update is to inform our user of some of the issues concerning slow site performance. Today we have released a software update that fixes the performance issues related to blank page returns, slow searches and page errors associated
with browser incompatibilities.

We are currently focused on Beta testing our latest full-site rollout which will include many new programs and enhancements for both job seekers and employers accounts.
So stay tuned!

GovJobs expands its partnership with AIRS Directory offering a suite of services for job seekers and government employers

Today GOVJOBS expands its partnership with AIRS Directory, offering a suite of co-branded products and services for job seekers and government employers.

Products and services include Resume Distribution Tools which allow job seekers the ability to choose various optional packages to send their resume to over 360+ job boards, 10,000+ recruiters, and thousands or personal rolodexes.

For the government employer, GOVJOBS now offers a great Passive Candidate Search Tool that will search over 2 billion websites in about ten seconds and Recruitment Training Courses such as Googling For Candidates, Searching Diversity Candidates to Headhunting Courses.

GOVJOBS joins forces with JobViper to offer Government recruitment advertising to JobViper customers.

Job VIPeR – Volume Internet Posting e-Resource – was originally created as a tool for the account service group of TMP Worldwide. It allowed our people to quickly and easily post jobs to multiple websites, freeing up time to allow them to focus on other responsibilities.

Needless to say, the system was so popular that we decided to share the technology with our clients.

Now with Job VIPeR you can post more jobs to more sites including GOVJOBS in less time than you ever imagined. The features bring your recruiting efforts to a new level of efficiency and productivity. And it’s so user-friendly, you can start posting jobs within minutes of your first visit.

To get HR or Personnel dept. onboard, visit Job VIPeR.

GovJobs joins forces with AIRS Directory

Today GovJobs joins forces with AIRS Directory as a strategic partner to offer the first and only searchable government resume bank listed on AIRS newest service offering, AIRS SearchStation. SearchStation is the largest dynamic resume tool currently offered on the Internet today. If you are a government employer and wish to learn more, Click Here.

GOVJOBS moves into a government facility.

Today GOVJOBS has entered into an extended term agreement to move its technology into the County of Orange DataCenter, located in Santa Ana, CA. The move makes it possible for GOVJOBS to offer state of the art security in terms of both the government datacenter facility and its technology in information security to better safe guarding our government customers proprietary information.

GOVJOBS debuts at the Government Technology Conference (GTC) in Sacramento, CA with partners; GovPlace, ACS and GovPortals, GOVeSecurity, ActionTec, Adtran, Computer Associates, Eastern Research, Electrorack, eSoft, Powerware and Toshiba

Showcased at the GovPlace Booth #1027, and representing the only government job bank at the GTC West 2002 - Sixteenth Annual Government Technology Conference, GOVJOBS presents its services and technology to 20,000+ government dignitaries representing the greater western united states. GTC is the largest government technology conference in the US with over 400 vendors specialized in products and services for government. See us at the next GTC East 2002 - Fourteenth Annual Government Technology Conference on Sept 23 - 27, 2002

GOVJOBS announces Strategic Joint-Marketing Agreement with Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) NYSE: ACS and the™ Program:
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ACS launches first e-government portal linking government Intranets across the nation and is a convergence of successful vendors sharing the same mission statement at the core of their business models: "Provide unparalled service to government Information Technology agencies!"

The™ Web site offers a new online resource in information partnering for the government sector on everything from jobs and procurement to the current trends taking place in the industry.™ plays host to virtual portals that government workers can use to find "all things" government.

The government convergence is ACS, GOVJOBS, GovPlace, Internet Security Systems (ISS), Enterasys, Foundry Networks, Procom Networks and Sun Microsystems.

ACS, along with its HostPortals™ counterpart, offers Web hosting services, networking solutions and technical support to local and state governments.

GOVJOBS Teams with MasterCard, GE, Mutual of America, HOK Planning Group and Arthur J. Gallagher as National Corporate Sponsors of the National Association of Cities (NAC) and the BuildingAmerica Program: See Details

The National Association of Cities (NAC) today announced the launch of BuildingAmerica, a grassroots economic development program designed to help America’s small cities and towns find greater financial stability. In addition, the program provides a forum where citizens and town leaders can communicate seamlessly with other constituents in their communities.

The BuildingAmerica program simultaneously promotes more than 10,000 cities, towns and villages throughout the United States through a central website, where citizens can find information about individual towns, including local available and sought after business resources, points of interest and recreational activities. This vital municipal information has been compiled over the past two years and can easily be accessed online at

“The BuildingAmerica Program is a vitally important balancing factor on the Internet with its ability to pool nationwide municipality resources under one umbrella,” said Jason Whitley, President & CEO of GOVJOBS. “Like BuildingAmerica, we understand the necessity for mutually beneficial association between different kinds of organizations to help ensure and nurture growth in local governments and their surrounding communities.”

Press Release provided by MasterCard & Business Newswire

GOVJOBS Becomes DoD-CCR Compliant

On behalf of the DoD, GOVJOBS joins more than 800,000 commercial and government entity's as a DoD VAR. For CAGE code or solicitation inquiry's, please contact our sales department.

Pre-2002 Website Update Rollout

Today's official release of 1.03.001 website update includes many new features to our site. Full site consolidation continues with the full preconditioned beta release. The full 2002 Rollout is scheduled for release on January 10, 2002. For beta testing inquiry's please call our main line and ask for Peter Osapay. Press release of the 2002 Rollout will be posted to this page after 01/10/02.

GOVJOBS Becomes a DeLL Brand Powered Site

GOVJOBS continues to lead and expand its market potential in the government jobs market by investing in all new cutting edge DeLL brand hardware and Internet security platforms, by adding multiple new web server farms, switching technology and security platforms, able of serving up data to large numbers of viewers simultaneously.

GOVJOBS Teams with JobWarehouse

GOVJOBS joins forces with through banner exchange to help expand JobSeeker exposure to both sites.

GOVJOBS makes it to the top at

GOVJOBS launches new marketing campaign with AltaVista Internet search engine to help drive Job Seeker traffic to our employer customers job postings.

Credit Card Verification System Rollout

After much anticipation, beta testing was completed last week and rollout of our new 128 bit encrypted pay online job posting platform and went live today. Employers can now post jobs and pay for them by Purchase Order/Invoice, Credit Card or Online Check.

This system positions GOVJOBS as the first privately owned government specific job bank to offer acceptance of federal, state and local purchase cards (levels 1-5), processed on a federal banking network. The new system enables employers the advantage of prepaid job posting packages discounted to 20% for posting 4 or more jobs, up to 100 jobs at a time. The system is 100% automated and functions in real-time.

05/04/01: Job Search Tool Update

Today we launched a new and more robust version of our job search tool. Updates include added SQL functionality to the backend to serve up more accurate searches. A new "Search Tool Help" page. Users can now get "Quick Search Tips", link can be found on the Job and Resume search tools. 

New features include "Search by Location", and sophisticated Syntax variables for advanced users such as; AND, OR, *, &, +, -, ?, ( ).

03/05/01: Complete Website Design Update

We have completely redesigned and updated our websites front-end graphical user interface. Featured additions include all new custom graphics, additional HR partnered content, The Podium; a Recruiter/JobSeeker discussion forum, Featured Employers, NASA TV live streaming video broadcast and much more.

GOVJOBS.COM r.1.021 ASP Software Release

Robust ASP software update goes live today. This release is an eight module rollout consisting of a resume posting module, job search module, job post module, resume search module and an employer profile module are among the first of modules to rollout.

Customer Service Website

Our new Customer Service Website was placed online to encourage users who experience difficulties with our site to seek, discuss or provide feedback to our Web developers.


GOVJOBS.COM - chosen as a Fourth Annual GII Awards Semi-Finalist

The Global Information Infrastructure (GII) Awards program is the Internet industry's premier leadership initiative honoring a wide variety of businesses, organizations, and communities. The Awards showcase the advancements that are possible in all sectors of business and society when network and Internet technology are creatively applied.

The annual GII Awards are sponsored by leading companies across the globe-companies that seek to educate, grow the market, and showcase their capabilities in the context of compelling benefits of technology. Through GII, Award sponsors are able to reach and influence key players in business and institutional markets that shape the future of our global Internet economy. Previous GII Award sponsors include Compaq, Citibank, IBM, Gateway, and Tandem.

"Being the only truly commercial site chosen by the US Government GII Awards judging panel as a top 20 semi-finalist out of 500 applicants for the Government category".

We are honored to be a Semi-Finalist.
 -JP Whitley, President & CEO


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