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London, United Kingdom, 2005/06/21 - As many domain registrar start offering pre-registration for .jobs [dot jobs], some raise the question if such DN extension would really help companies to advertise their openings..
A few weeks ago, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, [ICANN], approved the new domain [ .jobs] or [dot jobs]. The impact on the employment industry could be significant. Job seeking looking for a job will have to browse websites this way ibm.jobs, microsoft.jobs, salesbooks.jobs.
Such changes are not neutral and job board executives are trying to assess how the introduction of dot jobs may affect their businesses.
A Reserve List Policy has been established such as occupational and industry (e.g., accounting.jobs, retail.jobs, etc..)
.JOBS is a restricted name space. The ability to secure a company name in .JOBS is restricted to those that meet the following criteria: .JOBS Use Policies. The period was launched on last June 19th, 2005 for will run for approximately 60 days.
Registrations in .JOBS can only be for your "company name", which means your legal or commonly known business name, or at least must include that name.
Sponsorship of .jobs is provided by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. The Society represents over 200,000 individual members from more than 500 affiliated chapters within the United States and more than 100 countries. As Sponsor, SHRM (shrm.org) represents the interests of the Human Resource Community in the evolution of this new name space. Source Employ Media LLC.