The Superbrands organisation, the global independent authority on branding, has announced that 1Job.co.uk, is to join an elite group of brands awarded eSuperbrand status. 1Job.co.uk is a vertical search engine designed to help job hunters locate vacancies advertised on the internet.

1Job.co.uk was judged an award winning site last week by the independently judged eSuperbrands Council that consists of leading individuals who are well qualified to judge the nation’s strongest ebrands.

The jobs dedicated, vertical search engine links job hunters directly to nearly two hundred thousand jobs in the UK and Ireland each day. The site claims to provide the ability to locate a suitable vacancy in less than one minute and has been described by some of its users as being “like Google for jobs”.

Major job boards and other vacancy advertisers have benefited from increased job seeker traffic being sent from the jobs search engine directly to their job adverts and CV registration pages.

Vacancy details are automatically collected from these job advertisers websites every few days, and summaries of all their jobs are displayed on the 1Job.co.uk job search engine. Job hunters click on the summaries and are taken directly to the vacancy on the job advertisers site. These referral click thrus are charged on a low cost performance pay-per-click basis.

Julian Felstead, Sales Director of 1Job.co.uk said “This is a fantastic accolade to receive from Superbrands and the Brand Council. We must be the newest, or one of the newest brands, ever to receive this award”.

Other eSuperbrand websites that are receiving this award include: Google, Yahoo, BBC, eBay, Amazon, Yell, 192.com, TimesOnline, Guardian, B&Q, Jobsite, Monster, TotalJobs, LaRedoute, Sainsbury’s, Topshop, Nintendo, Interflora, Direct Line, Littlewoods, myVillage, Nectar, AutoTrader, Multimap, Halifax, Tiscali, Expedia, Rightmove, Boys Stuff, Maxim.

The eSuperbrand Council who selected the final award winners consist of the following eminent individuals who are well qualified to judge which are the nation’s strongest ebrands:

David Day, European Managing Director, EMEA Region Nielsen / NetRatings Inc
Jody Haskayne, Director of PR & Communications, Tiscali UK Ltd
Brent Hoberman, Co-founder, lastminute.com
Rachel Johnson, VP Marketing Europe, Ask Jeeves inc.
Wayne Arnold, Managing Director, Profero
Lisa Jones, Editor, .net
Michael Murphy, Chief Executive Officer, Friends Reunited
John Owen, Chairman of the IPA’s Digital Marketing Group
Steve Perry, Marketing Services Director, NTL
Timothy Ryan, Brand Marketing Director, AOL
James Sanderson, Joint Managing Director, glue London
Rory Sutherland, Vice-Chairman, The Ogilvy Group, UK
Simon Waldman, Director of Digital Publishing, Guardian
Donna Price, Chairwoman, eSuperbrands Council

Superbrands have produced a book that profiles some of the top eSuperbrands chosen and 1Job.co.uk are pleased to appear in it. Over 30,000 of these books will be included on the front cover of the May edition of Computer Buyer Magazine (out in now). More details on Superbrands and the Brand Council can be found at: www.superbrands.org

As a special promotion 1Job.co.uk is currently offering job boards, and other sites advertising more than 100 jobs, a two weeks free trial in order to assess the quality and quantity of traffic 1Job.co.uk can send them. To sign-up for for the free trial go to www.bigandclever.co.uk . To view the site go to www.1Job.co.uk

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About 1Job.co.uk - Jobs Search Engine:

The 1Job - Jobs Search Engine displays over 100,000 job adverts each day. The business is operated by Direct Recruit Ltd of Chippenham Wiltshire is a privately owned privately funded company. The search engine technology and algorithms were custom built in the UK and offer a unique job searching system.

Contact:

Julian Felstead – Sales Director

1Job.co.uk, 74 High Street, Sutton Benger, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN15 4RL, UK.

E: julian@1job.co.uk T: 0870 3500 230 W: www.1Job.co.uk

Published on: 12:00AM on 22nd March 2006