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Mission Statement

Build personal success for all.


We believe that everybody should be able to build toward a career that gives them a sense of purpose.

That’s why, at CareerBuilder, it’s our mission to build personal success for all. We work to provide tools and opportunities to let everybody find meaning and value in their work, no matter their skill, background, or starting point.

Because more meaningful matches between people and employers means everybody wins.

What We Do

Making Data Actionable For Everyone

At CareerBuilder, we’ve been giving people the tools they need to find personal success for the last 20+ years—from the hundreds of thousands of employers seeking great talent to the millions of jobseekers out there looking for the right opportunities. 

We understand the needs of companies big and small when it comes to finding, hiring, and managing talent. So we’re always adapting innovative solutions for everything from recruiting to employment screenings and human capital management.

As a global industry leader, we use the latest technologies, software and services to fit your company’s hiring needs so your team can succeed. 

Backed by Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO), you can find CareerBuilder and our subsidiaries in the U.S, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

Small Business

Small business owners are doing it all. We have solutions that save time and money when you’re trying to get your business started.

Middle Market

We help regional and mid-market companies find efficiency and scale in hiring and managing talent across several locations & geographies.


Scalable HCM software solutions help with recruiting and sourcing, as well as onboarding, benefits administration, wellness & more.

Why CareerBuilder

Why choose our products and services over another vendor? Hear from our customers what makes us uniquely different in delivering the right products and the best service to you and your team.

Our Leaders

Championing Change Across Our Company

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Jeff Furman

Chief Executive Officer

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Leigh-Margaret Stull

Chief Operating Officer

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Kristin Kelley

Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer

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Dinesh Arora

Chief Technology Officer

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Jamie Homen

Chief Customer Officer

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Ahern Dull

Chief Financial Officer

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Brian Burbrink

VP, Human Resources

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Mark R. Pacioni

General Counsel & Secretary

Bridging The Skills Gap

We've partnered with Capella Learning Solutions to help bridge our country's talent gap through Rightskill, a service that provides job seekers with unique learning experiences that prepare them for in-demand careers. We simultaneously partner with employers who are looking for verified, job-ready candidates for tough-to-fill positions, giving them an unprecedented guarantee on high-skilled candidates.

Our History

Look Back at CareerBuilder's Evolution

Over the last two decades, CareerBuilder has changed the rules for recruitment and job search to empower companies and workers around the world.


    • Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO), a leading global alternative investment manager with a portfolio featuring some of the biggest B2B and B2C brands in the world, becomes the majority owner of CareerBuilder. The investment gives CareerBuilder access to more resources to fast track its product development and deepen its market penetration.
    • CareerBuilder will unveil a new platform that is solving the biggest problems in acquiring talent at its annual Empower conference in September. Major enhancements to other products will also be announced.


    • CareerBuilder and Capella launch first-of-its-kind program to re-skill and up-skill workers for higher-paying jobs in less than three months.
    • CareerBuilder expands into background screening with the acquisition of Aurico.
    • CareerBuilder becomes the title sponsor of the former Bob Hope Classic and renames the popular PGA tournament the CareerBuilder Challenge.
    • Exciting new features from CareerBuilder tell job seekers who is looking at their resumes and why, and who they're up against for the job.
    • CareerBuilder makes a transformative move and expands into post-hire software with the acquisition of WORKTERRA, a leading innovator in cloud-based benefits administration and talent management. CareerBuilder now stands as the only human capital management company in the world covering the entire candidate lifecycle and employee lifecycle.


    • CareerBuilder continues its evolution into a global HR SaaS company, becoming the only company to combine advertising, data and software into one pre-hire platform to make the recruitment process easier from acquire to hire.
    • CareerBuilder has a presence in more than 60 markets worldwide and growing.
    • Following spin-offs of publishing businesses at Gannett and Tribune, CareerBuilder is now owned by TEGNA, Tribune Media and The McClatchy Company.
    • CareerBuilder acquires Textkernel to bring multi-lingual semantic search and matching technologies to recruiters.
    • CareerBuilder launches a global rebrand and introduces Talentstream Technologies to incorporate all software offerings under one umbrella.


    • CareerBuilder acquires Broadbean, a leader in job distribution, candidate sourcing and big data analytics software. In addition to posting jobs on 6,000+ job boards and social networks, Broadbean uses one interface to seamlessly search across all resume databases and track all sources for candidates and hires for a more intuitive, data-driven approach to talent acquisition.
    • CareerBuilder's Talent Network grows to 45 million members and is offered in 29 languages.


    • CareerBuilder's Talent Network becomes integrated with its data solutions and Luceo's ATS to form a comprehensive, one-stop recruiting experience.
    • CareerBuilder is at the forefront of helping employers easily capture mobile job candidates with new mobile apply features.
    • CareerBuilder's CEO Matt Ferguson teams up with professors from top U.S. business schools to co-author The Talent Equation: Big Data Lessons for Navigating the Skills Gap and Building a Competitive Workforce.
    • CareerBuilder acquires international job site Oil and Gas Job Search as well as VON (KiemViec.com & HR Vietnam) in Vietnam.


    • CareerBuilder debuts its industry-leading Supply & Demand Portal and Compensation Portal, enabling companies to make more strategic recruitment decisions.
    • CareerBuilder acquires Ceviu in Brazil, JobsCentral in Singapore and JobScout24 in Germany.
    • 214 million people in the U.S. now use the Internet on a monthly basis. On average, 74 million people use the Internet to search for jobs; 8% of these job searches are on a mobile phone. Mobile searches are expected to outpace desktop searches by 2014.


    • CareerBuilder introduces exciting new consultative services and begins its evolution beyond a job board.
    • CareerBuilder launches Talent Network (renamed Talentstream Engage in 2015), an "always on" recruiting engine that helps employers build an exclusive pipeline of candidates through multiple engagement points.
    • CareerBuilder acquires software solutions company Profilsoft, renaming it Luceo in 2011 with an enhanced workflow offering.
    • CareerBuilder begins to turn the candidate and employer information it has collected over the past 15 years into powerful tools that help build company brands and create smart, data-driven recruitment programs.
    • CareerBuilder acquires Lesjeudis.com in France and enters a joint venture in China.


    • After leading the industry in job postings and traffic for more than two years, CareerBuilder passes its largest competitor in U.S. revenue, commanding the leadership position in all major categories of U.S. online recruitment.
    • CareerBuilder begins its global expansion, launching sites in the U.K., Canada and India. Soon to follow are acquisitions of Kariera.gr in Greece and Jobbguiden.se in Sweden.
    • CareerBuilder becomes a pioneer in context-specific resume matching technology that provides faster access to more relevant candidates.


    • 144 million people in the U.S. use the Internet on a monthly basis. On average, 33 million people use the Internet to search for jobs.
    • CareerBuilder revolutionizes job search by being the first to build in-house technology for a new job recommendation engine, increasing the number of quality applications businesses receive.


    • CareerBuilder teams up with Gannett, Tribune and Knight Ridder and acquires HeadHunter.net, creating the most powerful career network on the Web. In 2006, McClatchy acquires ownership of CareerBuilder after purchasing Knight Ridder, further expanding CareerBuilder's local footprint.


    • CareerBuilder establishes its partnership model, which today has grown to a network of 1,000 websites worldwide.
    • CareerBuilder launches its Resume Database, making it even easier for the right job seekers and employers to find each other.


    • Netstart, a software company giving companies the power to list job openings on their websites, is born. Three years later, Netstart is officially renamed CareerBuilder.
    • 16 million people from the U.S. use the Internet on a monthly basis. The number of people using the Internet to search for jobs is next to nothing.

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