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SPINNAKER ANNOUNCES PFS:RESUME & JOB SEARCH PRO FOR WINDOWS; WINDOWS VERSION OF BEST-SELLING JOB SEARCH PROGRAM TO SHIP THIS SPRING

 CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Spinnaker Software Corporation (NASDAQ: SPKR) today announced PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro for Windows, a new Windows version of its best-selling DOS resume- creation software, PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro. The application enables users to easily create impressive resumes and conduct a comprehensive job search. The program, which will be available on April 30, 1993, carries a suggested retail price of $59.95.
 PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro for Windows consists of three modules; a powerful Resume Builder featuring automatic layout and formatting capabilities, a Job Search Manager that includes an intuitive contact manager and calendar for tracking job search and interview information, and a full-featured Word Processor with spell checking and action word glossary for writing cover letters and other correspondence.
 In addition to supporting a new platform, the program has been upgraded substantially, now offering features not found in any other competitive product. New features include a Resume Builder with WYSIWYG formatting and editing, a floating configurable "quickbutton" palette giving users fast access to most-used commands, pre-formatted envelope templates, and automatic date checking that ensures all date ranges used are correct. The program also features an on-line action word glossary, built-in Houghton Mifflin spell checker/thesaurus, complete job hunting guide with interview tips, and an intuitive weekly calendar. PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro for Windows produces professional-quality output on over 250 printers, and comes complete with three bonus True Type fonts from Bitstream.
 "With the new Windows version of PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro, we are confident that Spinnaker will expand its leadership position in the resume and job search software category," said Cindy Sweetser, vice president of marketing. "We have gained an estimated 84 percent of the total market in the resume software category by developing products that provide users with everything they will need to conduct a comprehensive job search and give them the edge they need with perspective employers."
 "Today the career waltz has become a jitterbug," said Gerald W. Dawson, job search expert and columnist for PC Home Journal. "We change jobs with triple the frequency of previous generations. And finding a job just doesn't 'happen' for most of us. PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro is an easy-to-use and straightforward program. Thorough and effective, PFS: is an excellent job search partner."


Hardware Requirements
 PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro for Windows runs on IBM compatible 486/386/286 desktop, portable, and laptop computers. Minimum hardware includes 2 MB RAM memory using DOS 3.1 and Windows 3.1 or above, a hard disk, one 3.5 or 5.25 inch floppy drive, VGA, SVGA or compatible video adapter/monitor, and a mouse.


About Spinnaker
 Spinnaker Software Corporation (NASDAQ: SPKR), headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., is a leading provider of small business and home office software. The company markets a full line of products, including PFS: and Easy Working products for DOS and Windows.
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 NOTE: PFS: is a trademark of Spinnaker Software Corporation. All other product names are trademarks of their respective company.
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 /NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT/JOB SEARCH EDITORS, REPORTERS, COLUMNISTS: Evaluation copies of PFS:Resume & Job Search Pro for Windows will be available for review. Contact Dan Chmielewski at 617-494-1200, ext. 458./
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 /CONTACT: Edward Goyette, of Spinnaker Software, 617-494-1200, ext. 453/
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