NSGA Creates New Online JobCenter

The National Sporting Goods Association announces the launch of its interactive job board, the NSGA JobCenter.
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MOUNT PROSPECT, IL – The National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) announces the launch of its interactive job board, the NSGA JobCenter. With its focus on retailers, dealers and manufacturers in the sporting goods industry, the NSGA JobCenter offers its members –- and the industry at large – an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online employment connections.

“We're very excited about NSGA JobCenter, because we know how critical it is for employers in the sporting goods industry to attract first-rate talent with a minimum expenditure of time and resources,” said NSGA President & CEO Jim Faltinek. “It's also important for us help enable smooth career transitions for those seeking industry jobs.”

Both members and non-members can use NSGA JobCenter to reach qualified candidates. Employers can post jobs online, search for qualified candidates based on specific job criteria, and create an online resume agent to e-mail qualified candidates daily. They also benefit from online reporting that provides job activity statistics.

For job seekers, the NSGA JobCenter is a free service that provides access to employers and jobs in the sporting goods industry. In addition to posting their resumes, job seekers can browse and view available jobs based on their criteria and save those jobs for later review if they choose. Job seekers can also create a search agent to provide email notifications of jobs that match their criteria.

About NSGA
Founded in 1929, NSGA's mission is to help all members profit in a competitive marketplace. NSGA membership consists of retailers/dealers/wholesalers, manufacturers/sales agents and industry associates in the sporting goods industry. NSGA retail members operate more than 22,000 retail and Internet outlets that sell sports, fitness and recreational equipment, footwear and athletic apparel.

The Association organizes and hosts the annual NSGA Management Conference & Team Dealer Summit, the sporting goods industry's premier educational and networking event (Next: May 20-23, 2007, at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs, Fla.).

For more information on NSGA member services, visit the Association home page (www.nsga.org); call Rhonda Onuszko at NSGA, (847) 296-6742, Ext. 131; e-mail: ronuszko@nsga.org; or fax (847) 391-9827.

About Boxwood
NSGA developed the NSGA JobCenter in partnership with Boxwood Technology, Inc., the leading provider of career center services for the association industry, and the only such provider endorsed by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). In addition to hosting full-featured online career centers, Boxwood also provides technical support, customer service, accounting, content management and ongoing product development. For more information about Boxwood's products and services, visit www.boxwoodtech.com or call 800-331-2177.

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