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BrassRing and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Form Partnership to Provide Online Career Services to SHPE Members.

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WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2001

BrassRing Inc., a leading provider of recruiting solutions and Talent Relationship Management (TRM) systems, and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) today announced a partnership, in which BrassRing will become the exclusive provider of resume databases, job posting services, and job placement services to SHPE.

The new career services will be rolled out one at a time, starting with JobMatch. SHPE's JobMatch will allow members to view new job openings posted by top employers on the SHPE Web Site and search for job leads by job title, geographic region and salary levels, as well as take advantage of a candidate placement service provided by BrassRing. In phase two, ResumeMatch(R) will allow SHPE members to upload their resume to a private SHPE resume database created by BrassRing and accessible to employers. All career services will be provided free of charge to SHPE members.

"We're looking forward to working with SHPE and providing their membership with the leading technology career services available today," explained Greg Ruf, executive vice president of BrassRing Exchanges. "Our unique combination of technology-related career services are designed to meet the needs of specialized professional societies, which are always on the lookout for ways to provide added value to members."

"We are excited about providing these comprehensive career services to our membership, and chose BrassRing for their technology leadership and their experience in working with other professional associations," said Jose Rivera, president of the SHPE national board of directors.

About BrassRing

BrassRing Inc. is a leading provider of integrated recruiting and Talent Relationship Management systems (TRM) designed to help companies hire better people faster. Created in September 1999 through the combination of several leading recruiting and hiring management firms, BrassRing Inc. consists of BrassRing Career Events, a leading sponsor of technology career fairs in North America and Europe; BrassRing Exchanges, a leading provider of online recruiting solutions for hard-to-hire candidates, including Information Technology employees, MBA graduates and candidates from diverse backgrounds; and BrassRing Systems, a leading provider of web-based hiring management solutions. BrassRing Inc. is owned by The Washington Post Company, Tribune Company, Gannett Co., Inc., and Accel Partners.

About the SHPE

Founded in 1974, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc., is a national not-for-profit organization that promotes Hispanics in engineering, math and science. SHPE continues to expand at an aggressive pace and currently includes 170 student chapters with more than 5,300 student members and 42 professional chapters with over 1,500 professional members. SHPE is committed to helping our nation fill a growing need for engineers and scientists in this decade and beyond.
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