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Career change site CareerIndex.jp, which is owned and operated by Tokyo-based Career Index Inc. (TSE: 6538), has formed an alliance with Joins-Job.com, a job site for the IT and web industry.

Announced last week, the partnership enables information technology professionals to register or both sites simultaneously. The partnership will also allow the two to share listing, thereby bolstering their offerings in the tech industry.

CareerIndex has been operating since Jan. 2006. It currently lists more than 600,000 job ads. Joins-Job (ジョインズジョブ) is a three-year-old start-up with a small number of job openings. Backed by internet business ITI Inc., it’s been operational in Japan since 2012.

Established in Nov. 2005, Career Index Inc. also operates a part-time and temp jobs aggregator Lacotto.jp, a job-matching site for women at Woman.CareerIndex.jp, a recruitment site for c-suites at Executive.CareerIndex.jp and a job site dedicated to fashion industry at Fashion-Hr.com.

All the major staffing firms have comprehensive career change job sites. Recruit Holdings has Next.Rikunabi.comPersol Holdings owns Doda.jpMyNavi Corp. operates Tenshoku.MyNavi.jp and En-Japan Inc. runs En-Tenshoku (at Employment.En-Japan.com).