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Weddle: Latpro among top 30 employment sites

Posted by Elena del Valle on March 9, 2006


Eric Shannon

Eric Shannon, president and founder LatPro

Photo: LatPro

Ft. Lauderdale, Florida —, an employment Web site for professional bilingual talent in the Americas, was chosen as a recipient of Weddle’s Annual User’s Choice Award for 2006, ranking LatPro among the top 30 employment sites online.

More than 30,000 job seekers, recruiters and employers cast ballots in Weddle’s 2006 User’s Choice Award to determine the most outstanding employment sites on the web. Weddle’s has been conducting surveys of recruiters, job seekers and employment-related Web sites since 1996. Through a year-long polling process at, users voted for the sites they felt deliver the best level of service and value.

“We are especially proud to receive this award because it was determined by the employers, recruiters and job seekers who actually use our service,” said Eric Shannon, LatPro president. “Our focus has always been on providing the absolute best user experience, customer service and value for our clients, and we’re pleased that our efforts have been recognized in this way. We want to thank everyone for their votes on our behalf.”

Previously featured in the 2001 print edition of Weddle’s Recruiter’s Guide to Employment Web Sites, LatPro connects employers and recruiters with Spanish and Portuguese speaking professionals within the United States and worldwide. Since 1997, LatPro has provided online employment resources for Hispanic and bilingual professionals. With more than 275,000 members and 90 of the Fortune 100 companies using its service, LatPro is one of the largest diversity employment sites in the U.S.  The list of winners may be viewed online at