ZipRecruiter to power 500 newspaper job sites

19 Sep 2017

ZipRecruiter is getting into the newspaper job site business.

The company announced today that it has agreed with Gatehouse Media to power the newspaper chain’s 500-plus local and regional recruitment websites. ZipRecruiter will be powering both listings and job-related content at the Gatehouse papers.

The news reminds us of Monster’s newspaper deals a decade and a half ago — in more ways than one: The company Gatehouse is dumping for ZipRecruiter is none other than Monster itself.

The Gatehouse deal with ZipRecruiter is just the latest in a string of migrations away from the original industry-leading recruitment classified providers — Monster and CareerBuilder. Both were slow to compete with aggregator

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.