Hermosa Beach, Ca. (Malakye.com) — March 26, 2003. In uncomfortable but expected news, layoffs have been occurring at bell-weather companies in the skateboarding and snowboarding industry. Downsizing is never a welcome occurrence, but always a blunt reminder that human resources are the most vital asset in operating a successful and profitable company.

The ever growing candidate database at Malakye.com can assist every company to find much needed talent today, or when growth returns to action sports. Malakye.com is the link to the people that help you achieve your top-line and positively affect your bottom line. Now, more than ever, Malakye.com is a necessary resource for your business.

Qualified job seekers flock to Malakye.com for one reason — it is the most comprehensive and definitive source for action sports employment opportunities in the world. This fact is evidenced by an ever-growing list of open positions found on Malakye.com that are posted by the best and most reputable companies within action sports. Four Star Distribution, 411 Productions and CCS have all recently hired qualified applicants found on Malake.com. Based on their frequent and multiple successes, Sole Technology, Inc, Podium Distribution, O’neill and Rusty have all committed to year-long service agreements.

Crystallizing progress on the cold front, Malakye and SnowSports Industries America (SIA) are in the final stages of establishing a partnership to solidify Malakye’s role in the snow industry. Malakye.com is set to provide its valuable service to SIA’s members. “We look forward to the new partnership between SIA and Malakye.com and moving forward for the 2004 season. It’s a great opportunity to link our member companies with qualified candidates,” says Mary Cecile Neville, SIA Association Services Manager

With all this recent action, Malakye has produced a very positive reaction. Malakye has created improved tools available to its job seekers and companies. Job seekers now have a navigation menu that enables them to: upload Word or PDF formats of their resume, preview resume and ease access to email search agents. Employed job seekers can search in comfort after posting a confidential resume. Also key word searches deliver results that highlight and bold key words.

New company tools are helpful to any size hiring initiative. Companies can preview the layout of job postings, use a private Resume Bank to streamline the hiring process, forward resumes to people involved in the hiring process and use confidential job posting capabilities. Hard to find resumes just got easier to find.

About Malakye.com: Malakye.com is the #1 job search engine serving the action sports industry. Founded in 2002 by skateboard and technology industry pioneers, Malakye.com has proven to connect the most qualified candidates to the widest variety of positions in the action sports industry.