Doostang Partners With 85 Broads

Doostang is pleased to announce our expanded partnership with acclaimed women’s network 85 Broads! Here is the full press release, published on marketwire.com this morning.

PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORK PARTNERS WITH LEADING CAREER NETWORK

NEW YORK, NY – November 9, 2010: Doostang, the leading online career community for elite talent, announced today an expanded partnership with 85 Broads, an exclusive global women’s network of innovative, trailblazing women who share a passion for excellence in their personal and professional lives. The expanded partnership enables members of 85 Broads to gain access to Doostang’s Premium Jobs and Resume Review Services at significantly reduced rates.

“As a global network founded to enable women to achieve, excel, and meet their personal and professional goals, 85 Broads is committed to maintaining a standard of excellence at every stage of a woman’s career,” said Janet Hanson, CEO and Founder of 85 Broads. “An important part of that commitment, especially given today’s challenging job market, is providing our members with the best career opportunities. We are extremely pleased to expand our partnership with Doostang in order to help our members develop their careers.”

To take advantage of the partnership, 85 Broads members simply register for Doostang’s premium services at www.doostang.com/85broads. Doing so will automatically entitle members to special discounts and resume review services not available to the general public.

“We are thrilled to be partnering with such a widely respected community of accomplished women, many of whom will undoubtedly reach the career heights achieved by Janet Hanson during her 14 years at Goldman Sachs.” said Chuck Taylor, CEO of Doostang. “We look forward to providing these incredibly talented professionals with the kind of career possibilities consistent with the 85 Broads’ mission.”

Doostang’s premium jobs consist of thousands of desirable positions at leading finance and investment houses, consulting firms, media companies, and technology startups. With over 750,000 community members, Doostang helps candidates unlock the power of their inside connections to the employment opportunities they are seeking. Doostang is specifically targeted to high-achieving students and graduates of leading academic institutions, such as the members of 85 Broads.

About Doostang:

Doostang is an online career advancement network that connects elite professionals with the most desirable jobs. Founded in 2005, Doostang has quickly become home to the nation’s most talented and ambitious professionals and, in turn, attracted the attention of prestigious leading employers. Today more than a 750,000 professionals from top universities and business schools, or 1 in 4 recent graduates from the top 30 Universities, are members of Doostang. Companies currently using Doostang to recruit talent include top-tier employers Goldman Sachs, Bain & Company, Kohlberg Kravis & Roberts, Summit Partners, Google, Time Warner and Facebook.

Doostang is a privately-held company, backed by Shasta Ventures and some of Silicon Valley’s luminaries including Andy Rachleff, Co-founder of Benchmark Capital. Doostang is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA. For more information, please visit www.doostang.com.

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