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OutdoorIndustryJobs.com was founded in December of 2005 to enable the Outdoor, Bicycle, Winter and Snow Sports, Action Sports, Fishing and Hunting Industries' job seekers and employers to network and connect. In these particular industries, a passion for the outdoors is the common denominator between the job seeker and the employer. Our mission is to provide the platform where "the passion can happen" for both job seekers and employers alike so they may form mutually beneficial life and business relationships.
Laurel King is owner and founder of OutdoorIndustryJobs.com and has worked in the Outdoor Industry for over 30 years. Her experience in owning service businesses in the Outdoor Industry enabled her to observe that people with valuable business skills who have passion for and experience in the outdoors had few resources to find a career in the Outdoor Industry. Until now, most of the recruiting done within each sector of the Outdoor Industry has been conducted inside the industry.
OutdoorIndustryJobs.com also owns and operates NaturalIndustryJobs.com, another job board that enables the Natural and Organic Product Industry jobseeker and employer to network and connect.
Both NaturalIndustryJobs.com and OutdoorIndustryJobs.com provide a platform for jobseekers to find a career and work in an industry where the employer and fellow employees believe and promote healthy choices and lifestyles. Similarly, employers in these two industries can find and hire qualified employees with a passion for a healthy lifestyle and the appropriate business skills. The employee will be more likely to fit into the established "culture" of the company.
Both sites are founded and owned by Laurel King, self-described outdoor lover with an active, healthy lifestyle.
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History and About OutdoorIndustryJobs.com
OutdoorIndustryJobs.com, launched in December of 2005, is filling a much-needed service for companies who manufacture and distribute products or provide services that support the outdoor product industry. The site also serves as a gathering place for independent sales reps to find available lines and companies to locate sales reps to represent their products.
The site includes sophisticated searches and posting features for both job seekers and employers. Job seekers may search and apply instantly, receive job matches via email and post their resumes. Employers can post their jobs and candidate profiles, opt to search and automatically receive resumes of available candidates.
The service is free for job seekers to post their availability and to apply for jobs. Employers can do a limited search for free, but are charged for posting and resume searches
January 2009: OutdoorIndustryJobs.com Powers New Job Board For SNEWS.
February 2011: NaturalIndustryJobs.com is launched. Find a job in the organic and natural food, supplements, ingredients, functional foods and home and personal care products industry. Similar to OutdoorIndustryJobs.com, this is a self-serve site where jobseekers and employers connect.
August 2012: OutdoorIndustryB2B.com is launched. OutdoorIndustryB2B.com provides a meeting place where buyers can find the resources they need to run and build their businesses. They may search here for a diverse and qualified group of outdoor industry sellers who may offer services, distribution, sourcing materials and distributors. Any company (seller) can post their needs and qualifications making it easy and efficient for a other companies (buyers) to find what they need.
December 2014: OutdoorIndustryJobs.com partners with Brazen Careerist to hold an Online Career Fair
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