Smart Card Alliance Creates Online Career Center

Smart Card Alliance Creates Online Career Center

Princeton Junction, NJ, May 8, 2006–The Smart Card Alliance has launched an online Smart Card Career Center to help companies recruit qualified professionals and to help individuals find jobs in the growing smart card industry.

With smart card adoption growing rapidly in many diverse markets, the Career Center provides comprehensive and easy-to-use tools for employers to find the best talent and for individuals to find new career opportunities. Features include:

  1. Quick and easy job posting
  2. Access to quality candidates
  3. Online reports with job activity statistics
  4. Featured job postings
  5. Targeted advertising exposure
  6. Resume searching access

For job seekers, resources include advanced job searching options; increased exposure to smart card industry leaders; optional email alerts of new jobs; a saved jobs function; relocation services from Interactive Moves; and MyW2 services for contract professionals.

“Companies need a specialized marketplace where they can find top-quality people to fill strategic positions that will help them maintain their growth curve,” said Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance. “Also, professionals seeking new opportunities in the smart card industry benefit from having access to a targeted list of industry jobs with specific experience requirements that are unique to the market.”

Job postings for Smart Card Alliance member companies costs only $275/mo, about 30% less than Non-members pay $350/mo. Employers can take advantage of the additional introductory discount–30% off until May 15th. Job seekers can post resumes for free and there is no membership requirement. The Career Center can be accessed from the Smart Card Alliance web site, or by visiting /activities-career-center.

The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit, multi-industry association working to stimulate the understanding, adoption, use and widespread application of smart card technology. Through specific projects such as education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and open forums, the Alliance keeps its members connected to industry leaders and innovative thought. The Alliance is the single industry voice for smart cards, leading industry discussion on the impact and value of smart cards in the U.S. and Latin America.