forbes.images.2Careers In Government, Inc. announced today that it has been named among the top career websites for 2013 by the prestigious Forbes business publishing group. This is the second straight year that (CIG) has received this distinction by Forbes, who first introduced the list in 2012. Of note, once again, CIG was the only career site devoted to jobs in state and local government and education to make the coveted list.

Forbes took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile their list. Over 2,000 comments, emails and tweets were received in making and supporting recommendations. “Our goal was to assemble a comprehensive guide to smart and engaging sites. We hope we’ve come up with a thorough list of online destinations for interns, job seekers, business owners, established professionals, retirees, and anyone else looking to launch, improve, advance, or change his or her career,” stated Jacquelyn Smith of Forbes Staff.

CIG’s recent programming and technological upgrades, appealing and more easily navigable site redesign, intensive social media outreach, content enhancements and key strategic partnerships are credited with ushering in a new era of growth for the venerable site which first went online in 1996. “Making the Forbes list once again is particularly gratifying to us because it is akin to a “peoples’ choice” award. It validates our efforts over the past couple of years to listen and respond to the needs of both employers and job seekers,” said Corey Hurwitz, Chief Executive Officer of Careers In Government, Inc.

About Careers In Government, Inc. (CIG)

Since 1996 Careers In Government, Inc. (CIG) has been an industry leader and innovator in online public sector job listings and career resources. It counts among its clients thousands of government and education organizations, as well as executive recruit firms, who wish to utilize a niche job board to recruit and hire the best suited and qualified employees. The Careers In Government staff understands the unique needs of government and public sector job seekers. Access to thousands of government and public sector job opportunities is provided to prospective candidates without charge. Agency profiles and links to employer home pages help candidates to further evaluate job listings selected on the basis of location, job classification, requirements, salary and other search criteria. Resume posting and forwarding features facilitate job seekers’ efforts to communicate with prospective employers and begin the application process

Careers In Government, Inc. was distinguished in 2012, and again in 2013, by Forbes as the best site on the web dedicated to state and local jobs in government and education. This prestigious award recognizes CIG’s recently redesigned user interface, cutting-edge use of social media, growing library of insightful, relevant content by top bloggers and industry experts, and its unparalleled customer service. Careers In Government, Inc.’s announcement adds to its expanding list of strategic partners which include: Muni-Net; USC Price School of Public Policy; UNC School of Public Policy; South Bay Workforce Investment Board and others.

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