CareerJSM Partner Magnet Awarded Gold Global Best Award in Oslo, Norway


Award recognizes strong and effective partnerships between educational institutions, private businesses and other stakeholders working to improve employability

TORONTO, September 30, 2016CareerJSM is thrilled to announce that our customer, Ryerson University, received the International Partnerships Network (IPN) Gold Global Best Award last week in Oslo, Norway for their innovative Magnet platform.

The award is supported by the Conference Board of Canada and the International Education Business partnerships network. The Gold Global Best Award celebrates and recognizes the strong and effective partnerships between educational institutions, private businesses and other stakeholders that are working to improve employability. Magnet was selected by a panel of international judges.

CareerJSM is proud to be powering Magnet’s user search through our unique web extension. Since launching in mid-April, CareerJSM has recorded over 22,000 job applications on the platform.

CareerJSM has a unique data set that captures user activity across any hiring resource, resulting in an unprecedented amount of data about user job search activity, including interests and skills demanded by employers. We are excited to see what they deliver next and can’t wait to use it,” said Mark Patterson, Executive Director of Magnet.

In the upcoming months, CareerJSM will continue to provide new products for Magnet to deliver unique insights regarding job search activity while maintaining their mission of improving the understanding of employment outcomes in post-secondary institutions.

“Ryerson and Magnet were our first customer and since launch, user activity has demonstrated that our product is supporting students as they manage their job search. We are lucky to work with such an innovative university with fearless leadership and we look forward to continuing to work together as we roll out new features to support the job seeker” said Jeffrey Doucet, CEO of CareerJSM.

About CareerJSM

CareerJSM is the first job search management platform, allowing job seekers to track and manage their entire job search across any platform. The platform is used by students at over 20 universities and colleges across North America.

About Magnet

Magnet is a tech-powered network that connects people with the jobs they’re interested in and qualified for. The network’s job-matching technology quickly and accurately matches job seekers to employers based on skills, preferences and talent needs. The Ryerson-led initiative, in partnership with the Ontario Chambers of Commerce, represents over 60,000+ job seekers, 3,500 employers, and 25 universities and colleges.