Sentinel launches job site

FAIRMONT —, the leading publication web site for local news and information, along with industry professionals seeking to hire people or looking for work, has launched with job-matching technology and targeted network distribution powered by RealMatch (

The Sentinel’s web site,, already receives more than 150,000 page views every month and has been increasing every month for quite some time, according to Sentinel Publisher Gary Andersen.

Employers who post jobs on the Sentinel’s new job board,, receive unprecedented reach to top professionals the Sentinel’s southern Minnesota and northern Iowa region and beyond, as well as TheJobNetworkTM, the largest recruitment ad network of job sites in North America, resulting in up to four times better response than the leading than the leading national job board. The JobNetworkTM reaches millions of active and passive job-seekers monthly across the Internet on local, niche and vertical job sites, as well as on leading aggregator sites and social networks.

To ensure maximum qualified response possible, jobs posted on are automatically optimized, distributed and monitored as part of targeted ad campaigns. This targeted distribution produces higher rankings in search results on search engines and paid job sites, resulting in an increase in qualified response of 200 percent on average.

In addition, the new site allows hiring managers to save valuable time and effort with Real-Time JobMatchingTM, which automatically screens, grades and ranks applicants, as well as returns qualified passive job-seeker matches in real time from the site’s resume database.

“We are very excited to partner with The Job Network and Real Match to be able to help local employers find more qualified job-seekers in less time that will result in less cost,” Andersen said. “In a time in our area when local businesses and manufacturers are in crucial need of qualified workers to fill upcoming open positions, this could have not come at a better time. This is not only great for local employers, but also for job-seekers looking to either obtain solid work or advance their careers.”

The Sentinel’s job board also offers job-seekers an enhanced user experience driven by Real-Time Job Matching, which instantly matches job-seekers to open postings based on their skill set, experience and preferences, eliminating the need for tedious keyword searching and browsing through hundreds of irrelevant job postings.

Since is part of TheJobNetworkTM, job-seekers also have access to job matches from any of the thousands of network sites. Job-seekers who register on can view relevant job matches and apply in real time from their online account via the job-seeker mobile app.

With Real-Time Job MatchingTM, job-seekers on now spend less time searching for the right position and more time applying to relevant jobs they qualify for.