New York, NY — September 23, 2010 — JWT INSIDE, one of the world’s leading employee communications and marketing agencies, was honored with four Web Marketing Association 2010 WebAwards; including Best Employment Web site for the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Careers Site. The WebAwards honor the best Web sites in 96 industries while setting the standard of excellence for Web site development.
In addition to Best Employment site, JWT INSIDE was honored with an Outstanding Web site award for the Gulfstream Careers site. “A great site. Easy to use, nice design and precise messaging and content for the target audience,” stated a WebAward judge. Plus, two Employment Standard of Excellence awards for the American Express Global Careers Site, which scored high on content and the Ernst & Young EY Experience Site, excelling in innovation.
To win Best of Industry in the Employment category, JWT INSIDE developed a best-in-class careers site for NewYork-Presbyterian that inspires, informs and supports candidates throughout the discovery and application process. In order to improve the candidate application process, reduce dependency on Job Boards and enhance the job search functionality JWT INSIDE developed a unique and flexible tool, Job Blaster, a customized search interface providing candidates with a more intuitive way to search for jobs. Not only did the site score high on interactivity and use of technology, but on content and design. “This site has great use of imagery; it gives the site a very personal feel. The layout of the site design is very clean and easy to navigate,” commented one WebAward judge. “Nice touch on the explore stories section.”
“Thank you to the Web Marketing Association for this prestigious honor! Due to the close collaboration between NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and JWT INSIDE we will continue our mission of putting patients first by attracting and selecting the best talent. For everyone on the team, this award serves as a powerful reminder that Amazing Things Are Happening Here every day,” said G. Thomas Ferguson, Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
More than 2,000 sites from 45 countries were adjudicated in 96 industry categories during this year’s competition. Entries were judged on design, copy writing, innovation, content, interactivity, navigation, and use of technology.
“The level of excellence in Web site development continues to increase, constantly making the Internet a very competitive place to do business,” said William Rice, President of the Web Marketing Association. “Each year the WebAwards receives amazing entries from around the world that show impressive creativity and functionality. As the Internet evolves, so does the state of Web site development and winning a WebAward is a great way to demonstrate the effectiveness of your Web development efforts.”
About JWT INSIDE
JWT INSIDE is an employee communications and marketing agency helping organizations advance employee engagement through comprehensive advertising, marketing and employee communications services. Measurement tools, consulting resources and strategic approaches are employed to put the right people in the right jobs and keep the workforce engaged. The agency has 10 locations across North America. It is a subsidiary of JWT, the largest advertising agency in the United States and one of the largest full-service networks in the world. Its parent company is WPP (NASDAQ:WPPGY).
About the Web Marketing Association
The Web Marketing Association is working to create a high standard of excellence for Web site development and marketing on the Internet. Staffed by volunteers, it is made up of Internet marketing, advertising, PR and design professionals who share an interest in improving the quality of Website development and marketing on the Internet. Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association’s annual WebAward Competition has been helping interactive professionals promote themselves, their companies, and their best work to the outside world. Now in its 14th year, the WebAward Competition has become the premier award event for Web developers and marketers worldwide.
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