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Jan 16, 2014

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Fairfax back in the jobs game. Fairfax Media may have missed the classifieds moving online to companies like SEEK, Carsales.com and REA, all of which today are more lucrative than the media empire, but the company doesn’t plan to make the same mistake twice. Through a new joint venture announced today, Fairfax is pinning its hopes on a three-year-old British start-up that aims to upend the way people search for job ads online.

Adzuna was launched in 2011 by two former Gumtree executives. In an interview with TechCrunch, co-founder Andrew Hunter said the Fairfax joint venture came about without him or co-founder Doug Monro even having to travel to Australia:

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