Under the collaborative agreement, CIG will serve as the exclusive agent for NACo with respect to advertising jobs available in county governments, and together they will develop and market a variety of job posting packages catering to counties of all sizes.
Careers In Government, Inc. (CIG) President Michael Hurwitz and National Association of Counties (NACo) Executive Director Matthew D. Chase announced a strategic partnership designed to substantially improve NACo’s online job posting presence. The alliance will likewise increase CIG’s ability to address the unique personnel recruitment and hiring needs of NACo’s membership, and is sure to result in both more career public service postings as well as qualified candidate responses.
Under the collaborative agreement, CIG will serve as the exclusive agent for NACo with respect to advertising jobs available in county governments, and together they will develop and market a variety of job posting packages catering to counties of all sizes. Special emphasis will be given to promoting CIG’s signature “Unlimited Annual Posting” option, which promises unparalleled value to NACo members because it is uniquely tailored to each organization’s size and recruitment activity.
NACo and its members will now more easily be in a position to take advantage of CIG’s full-featured job board developed over 17 years, as well as its burgeoning presence on virtually all relevant social media. The award- winning job board is also exploring enhancements such as multi-language capability and applicant tracking tools for better management of the recruitment and hiring process. When added to existing features such as GovTalk and its GTube channel, CIG promises added value that it believes will sustain its industry-leading position in the public sector job board market. Visitors to CIG’s site will be greeted with easy-to-navigate links to NACo’s resource-rich website providing a wealth of legislative, problem solution and research information.
“NACo is the premiere professional association in America serving our nation’s counties. Both its vision to have healthy, vibrant and safe communities and its mission depend in large part on the hard work and success of public service employees. Since 1996 CIG has been the online leader in assisting state and local government agencies recruit and hire qualified and experienced public service staff from executives to skilled tradespersons. Many counties already use our site and we are excited about the synergy and potential benefits this new partnership will produce,” said Michael Hurwitz.
“Counties are constantly working to be more efficient while remaining competitive in their hiring processes. NACo’s partnership with CareersInGovernment.com will help counties recruit and select highly qualified employees who are passionate about public service. Counties look for the best and the brightest, and CIG will help find them,” said Chase.
The initiation of joint marketing activities as well as collaboration in other personnel hiring and development activities are expected to begin in the third quarter of this year.
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 headhunters, who wish to utilize a niche job board to recruit and hire the best suited and qualified employees. Careers In Government, Inc. was distinguished in 2012, and again in 2013, by Forbes as the best site on the web dedicated to the public sector. 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: International Personnel Management Association (IPMA); Muni-Net; USC Price School of Public Policy; Management Education Group; South Bay Workforce Investment Board and others.
About National Association of Counties (NACo)
The National Association of Counties (NACo) is the only national organization that represents county governments in the United States. Founded in 1935, NACo assists America’s 3,069 counties in pursuing excellence in public service to produce healthy, vibrant, safe and resilient counties. NACo promotes sound public policies, fosters county solutions and innovation, promotes intergovernmental and public-private collaboration and provides value-added services to save counties and taxpayers money.
With its headquarters on Capitol Hill, NACo is a full-service organization that delivers its services through its dedicated and skilled staff who comprise the following departments: Executive Management, Legislative Affairs, Public Affairs, County Solutions and Innovation, Information Technology, Finance and Administration and the Financial Service Corporation.