To kick off the partnership, GateHouse and ZipRecruiter will offer over $20,000 in free recruitment packages in a Build Your Team Giveaway starting September 29. Businesses can enter the sweepstakes at www.lakenewsonline.com/contests.

ZipRecruiter, the fastest growing online employment marketplace, and GateHouse Media, one of the largest publishers in the United States, with over 125 daily newspapers, more than 300 weekly newspapers and 555 websites, including the Lake Sun, announced a partnership that makes ZipRecruiter the exclusive recruitment advertising partner for all GateHouse Media publications.

The partnership in 550 markets across the US, will power GateHouse online and print recruitment pages that reach over 21 million readers every week.

To kick off the partnership, GateHouse and ZipRecruiter will offer over $20,000 in free recruitment packages in a Build Your Team Giveaway starting September 29. Businesses can enter the sweepstakes at www.lakenewsonline.com/contests.

Local businesses around Lake of the Ozarks and around the country will now be able to leverage the power of ZipRecruiter’s best-in-class candidate matching algorithm, which delivers quality candidates to 80 percent of job ads posted to ZipRecruiter within the first 24 hours, and industry-leading email job alert program, all while maintaining their relationship with our newspaper and their local account manager.

Job seekers in our community will be able to search and apply to jobs through our newspaper - in print and online - faster and easier than ever before. Jobs posted through the Lake Sun/LakeNewsOnline will also be available to search and apply to in ZipRecruiter’s award-winning mobile job search apps.

“ZipRecruiter has quickly grown into one of the most respected and efficient recruitment tools available to local businesses and job seekers,” said Dave Cuddihy, Publisher with Lake Media. “We are proud to partner with this best-in-class company in providing services to our local business community to help eliminate pain points in their hiring process and better match job candidates with the right position.”

"We're excited to team with GateHouse Media to power their recruitment pages," said Ian Siegel, CEO and co-founder of ZipRecruiter. "Our core mission is to quickly connect employers to great candidates, and this partnership will put our sophisticated matching technology to work in doing just that for millions of GateHouse Media readers nationwide."

“We’re always looking for the best tools and most-valuable services to offer our business partners in this community and across the country,” said Kirk Davis, CEO of GateHouse Media. “Working with ZipRecruiter will allow us to provide the business community in all our markets with the easiest and most cost-effective way to manage their hiring needs. And we’ll provide a quicker, streamlined way for job seekers to find the best job for them.”

This is a unique, first-of-its-kind national partnership for GateHouse that will bring a consistent recruitment platform to all their digital and print properties, the companies said. The partnership is ZipRecruiter’s largest with a national media company.