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Saks Fifth Avenue Launches Facebook Talent Acquisition Page

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>The “Careers at Saks” Facebook Page will direct potential candidates to the Saks Fifth Avenue Career Page</i> </p>

Monday, June 18, 2012

Saks Fifth Avenue Launches Facebook Talent Acquisition Page09:00 EDT Monday, June 18, 2012 NEW YORK (Business Wire) -- Saks Fifth Avenue today announced the launch of a talent acquisition page on Facebook. The new “Careers at Saks” Facebook page will allow prospective job applicants to interact directly with Saks Fifth Avenue's talent acquisition team, search available positions and keep up with Saks Fifth Avenue. The Facebook newsfeed will include “Jobs of the Day,” career and interview tips, and other pertinent updates weekly. Saks Fifth Avenue's internal brand ambassadors will speak on behalf of Saks Fifth Avenue as an employer, demonstrating that Saks Fifth Avenue is a great place to work. Brand ambassadors will come from all areas within Saks Fifth Avenue, from Merchants to Sales Associates to Information Technology staff to the Creative and Marketing team. The areas from which brand ambassadors are chosen will change regularly, so visitors to the “Careers at Saks” Facebook page will receive a multifaceted overview of the corporation over time. “Saks Fifth Avenue looks forward to hearing stories from prospective applicants and utilizing those stories to share the Saks' employment experience and attract top talent,” commented Christine Morena, EVP of Human Resources for Saks. The applicant commentary and real-time responses will add an additional layer of authenticity, a key component of social media. To explore a career at Saks Fifth Avenue, visit https://www.facebook.com/CareersatSaks. About Saks Fifth Avenue Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world's preeminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and gifts, and the first-rate fashion expertise and exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 45 full-line stores in 21 states, 2 licensed stores in the Middle East and 2 licensed stores in Mexico City, 62 Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and saks.com, the company's online store. Saks Fifth Avenue is proud to be named a J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Champion and is only one of 50 U.S. companies so named. Saks Fifth AvenueEleanor Banco, 212-451-3954eleanor_banco@s5a.com