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ContactJosh Bradley bradley@discovertrail.com415.735.4035

Paul Jackson (For Spanish Media Inquiries) 415.644.5785

September 10, 2013


New Platform Built to Meet the Needs of the Latino Market Now Available

San Francisco, CA To help Spanish-speaking jobseekers, TRAIL is launching JobScout in Spanish today. This afternoon, JobScouts Chief Executive Officer, Christina Gagnier, will be officially be announcing the launch of the JobScout platform in Spanish on the TechCrunch Disrupt stage in San Francisco.

JobScout, the web and mobile tool designed to teach people how to use the Internet effectively to find work, is launching its platform in Spanish. With job resources having moved online, looking for a job has become difficult for many people. With few job resources available in Spanish, this process has become particularly difficult for Spanish speaking jobseekers. JobScouts is the first comprehensive online tool designed to teach Spanish-speaking job seekers digital literacy skills and help them find work. JobScouts Spanish version can be accessed 24/7 online at and assistance getting started can be found at public library branches across California.

JobScouts emphasizes the importance of launching the job skills platform in Spanish, Were passionate about finding users, which for us, translates to giving people meaningful tools to find work, said Paul Jackson, JobScouts Spanish Language Director. Our Spanish-language platform offers something for everyone. Whether our users are new to the Internet or just need to make a resume and find job listings, JobScout is an excellent resource for jobseekers.

JobScout is pretty simple: Users take lessons, earn badges for those lessons and learn how to use simple tools to find work online. If you just want to learn or brush up on your Internet skills or need a hand finding a job, JobScout has a collection of nearly 40 lessons and a collection of tools that will help you on your way.

JobScout helps to level the playing field for people by taking the guesswork out of finding employment. It is a low-cost, self-guided education tool that is perfect for users who want to make the job search process more effective and useful for institutions who want to provide job search and education resources.

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About JobScout

JobScout teaches the essential Internet skills needed to find a job in todays online marketplace. Whether youre new to the Internet and looking for work or an Internet pro in search of a job, JobScout has something to offer every jobseeker.



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