Stepstone and Tinde create new power in Norwegian job

03.05.2006: StepStone and Tinde announced today that it has combined forces, to deliver a range of new recruitment services to the Tinde users

Under the agreement, StepStone provides an interactive job market and related services to Tinde.
 
The agreement, which is for an initial period of three years, enables StepStone to substantially increase the reach for its customers and candidates alike, with increased traffic and marketing opportunities for both parties.
 
Tinde will have a new career portal in conjunction with StepStone and all vacancies currently on www.stepstone.no will be also be published on www.tinde.no. Monthly more than 300.000 unique users from Tinde can now find numerous up-to-date-job offers as well as several new career services on Tinde.
 
The agreement will involve a series of cross promotion and cross marketing opportunities between two of Norway's leading online companies. Since Tinde has through Orkla Media access to several market windows, the co-operation enables an even broader distribution of job listings. Next to the websites www.stepstone.no and www.tinde.no customers can have their jobs posted on online newspapers of Orkla Media, and also to other partners of Tinde.no and StepStone.no.
 
The cooperation provides a win-win-situation from which both parties benefit.
 
Colin Tenwick, CEO of StepStone, comments: "Thanks to the new co-operation agreement we extend our reach and awareness in the Norwegian market and further strengthen our excellent position, we are very excited to be working very closely with Tinde and Orkla."
 
"Orkla has known StepStone over many years. We are impressed with the work Colin Tenwick and his team have accomplished during the last few years. We certainly look forward to joining a co-operation with their Norwegian organisation", says Jan M. Moberg, Director Orkla Media Digital Norway and Chairman of Tinde AS.
 
"With our new job market we extend Tinde's product range and provide our users with significant added value. StepStone is a very competent partner who supplies us with compelling job offers and innovative recruitment services. We now have a first class product range which enable us to meet the increased requirements of our users", added Jan M. Moberg.
 
The new services are available at www.tinde.no from May 22nd 2006.