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New York, U.S.A. — Dice Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of specialized career websites for professional communities including technology and engineering, financial services, energy, healthcare, and security clearance, has purchased the assets of FINS.com and entered into an exclusive partnership with Dow Jones & Company to provide and operate the online career centers for WSJ.com and MarketWatch.com in the United States.
“The Wall Street Journal’s prominence in the financial world is unmatched,” said Scot Melland, Chairman, President and CEO of Dice Holdings, Inc. “Our specialized approach to recruiting is a natural fit for the high caliber professionals utilizing the Journal’s online financial properties.”
Professionals utilizing the FINS.com service will be included in the Company’s eFinancialCareers service, including resumes or profiles of approximately 200,000 finance professionals.
“We share the same continuous commitment to financial professionals that The Wall Street Journal has demonstrated for more than a century,” added Constance Melrose, Managing Director, North America, eFinancialCareers.com. “The additional audience for our best in class career opportunities creates even more value for our customers.”
“We are incredibly proud of the organic growth of FINS in just three years and believe the best way to continue success is to work with a leading provider of career services for professional communities,” said Alisa Bowen, head of product for Dow Jones & Company. “Dice has a proven track record, and we look forward to working with them, as we continue to focus on providing our users even more careers and management content.”
The companies have entered into a six-month transition agreement under which Dow Jones will operate FINS.com on behalf of the Company. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.