Hiring mangers and job seekers have a new medium to work with
February 10, 2005
IRVINE, Calif. - Watch out Monster.com, there is a new online job recruitment site in town that promises to help anyone in the electronic security industry sleep at night.
Martin Alexander Executive Search, a national recruitment firm based here, acquired www.electronicsecurityjobs.com, a portal that posts available jobs within the industry. Full details of the deal, including amount paid and sellerÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s name, have not been disclosed.
The firm launched its own web site in 2002 as a job database and information center for people and companies looking for professional positions in the security field.
Eric Freedman, general partner at the Martin Alexander Executive Search, said the company intends to fold the acquired web site into its own. The move, he said, will expand the scope of available positions and opportunities for both candidates and hiring mangers.
As companies continue to expand within the United States and globally, the job recruitment market grows along with them. According to Freedman, the companyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s web site Wildbullet.com receives an average of 650,000 hit per month.
Founded in 1997, the company works with 70 companies within the security industry.
The firm has traditionally been focused on larger companies, not smaller ones. The acquisition enables the firm to extend
its services to those smaller companies that can't afford headhunter services.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a cost effective approach to the hiring needs of smaller companies,Ã¢â‚¬Â said Freedman.
But, the company doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t turn its back to the larger players in the industry. Just like the smaller firms, it encourages the use of online job sites as an alternative to newspaper classifieds.
For more on this story, see the March issue of Security Systems News.