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THELADDERS.CO.UK CELEBRATES 1ST BIRTHDAY AS MEMBERSHIP TOPS 160,000 the management jobs and careers site catering exclusively to executive jobseekers, this week celebrates its first birthday by recording 160,000 members, nearly doubling original estimate of 90,000 for its first year of trading., which specialises in 50K jobs, has also secured 2,300 new recruiters to its RecruitLadder Premium service, posting over 11,000 senior jobs. will increase its UK team to twenty-four by the end of Q1 2009 and begins the year with six new staff, including three Account Executives, two Community Associates and a Community Manager.

2009 will see building on the success of 2008. The company will receive further funding from US parent,, to invest in TV advertising. There are also plans to introduce a suite of career management services including CV writing support and content tailored to the executive and management job search in the UK.

The has achieved such rapid growth in the high-end jobs space by tailoring its services to the specific needs of jobseekers in the 50K marketplace. Jobseekers know that will deliver only top positions in their chosen field as well as careers services specially designed for their needs. At the same time, recruiters recognise that offers access to a pool of highly qualified applicants.

Derek Pilcher, Managing Director of, says: 2008 was a successful year for us. We set out to become the definitive resource for career opportunities, information and advice in the 50K marketplace. And weve done it.

He continues: We hope that we will continue to grow in 2009, both in membership and in services offered to our members, continuing to differentiate ourselves from the volume of job boards out there and growing significant marketshare by offering a quality service that executives value highly. is owned by Founded in 2003 by Marc Cenedella has grown into the largest specialty employment website in the world, with over 1,900,000 members and over 35,000 recruiters. is headquartered in New York with European headquarters in London. To see more, please visit


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