NEW YORK, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — BIN: Black Information Network, the first and only 24/7 national and local news audio service with a black voice and perspective, and CareerBuilder, the global leader in acquiring talent and job market platform, today announced that they are teaming up to launch “100,000 Quarries,“a one-of-a-kind career initiatives platform that aims to connect employers seeking a highly skilled and diverse workforce with Black American job seekers looking to advance to higher levels or start a career.
A critical step towards building wealth within the black community is providing the resources necessary to secure a career that offers stability, significant benefits, and a higher income that can increase over time. The mission of the 100,000 Careers initiative is to help people from the Black community find jobs and build the careers of their dreams. The platform includes tools to help candidates get started, such as job listings, easy resume building, and personalized content designed to help Black listeners identify their transferable skills and discover new careers. The 100,000 Careers platform will be a one-stop-shop to connect employers with Black American job seekers looking to advance.
“This strategic partnership aligns directly with our mission to empower everyone’s personal success and will guide Black Information Network listeners to a host of tools that connect them to the roles that best match their skills leading to more meaningful careers. “, said Kristin Kelley, Marketing Director at CareerBuilder. “Both this partnership and the 100,000 Careers platform are essential in bringing a valuable resource and job search experience to the Black community, and employers can now access a broader pool of diverse candidates and talented workers. “
The platform will leverage the scale of BIN: Black Information Network to promote opportunities across broadcast, podcast, digital and social platforms. Additionally, more than 100 iHeartMedia Hip Hop, R&B, and Gospel stations support this effort with daily career spotlights, real-life testimonials, high-frequency broadcasts, and podcasting and streaming endorsements. For more information on the 100,000 Careers initiative, please visit the BIN: Black Information Network website or www.careerbuilder.com/BIN.
“One of our top priorities has been to draw attention to the disproportionate income and unemployment gaps that the black community faces,” said Tony Cole, division president of the multi-platform group iHeartMedia and president of BIN: Black Information Network. “That’s why we’re thrilled that our partners at CareerBuilder have joined us in this effort to help 100,000 listeners not only find work, but also leverage their transferable skills to build their careers.”
CareerBuilder is a global talent marketplace that provides talent acquisition solutions to help employers find, hire and onboard great talent, and helps job seekers learn new skills and progressive careers as the The modern world of work is changing. CareerBuilder has 25 years of experience as a talent company using technology to place people in jobs, and it’s the only company to have both technology, through its online platform, and candidates via its job site, to create an end-to-end connected solution. final experience. CareerBuilder also owns Broadbean and Workterra companies and operates in United States, Canada, Europe and Asia serving the majority of the Fortune 500 in five specialty markets. CareerBuilder is majority-owned by funds managed by subsidiaries of Apollo Global Management, Inc. and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. For more information, visit careerbuilder.com and to learn more about our solutions for employers, visit hiring.careerbuilder.com.
About BIN: Black Information Network
BIN: Black Information Network is the first and only national and local 24/7 audio news service dedicated to providing an objective, accurate and reliable source of continuous news coverage with voice and a dark perspective. BIN is enabled by the resources, assets and financial backing of iHeartMedia and the support of its founding partners: Bank of America, CVS Health, GEICO, Lowe’s, McDonald’s UNITED STATES, Sony, 23andMe and Verizon. BIN focuses on service to the Black community to help foster communication, accountability, and deeper understanding.
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