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Professional Diversity Network Forms Alliance With to Promote Career Opportunities to Transitioning Veterans and Military Candidates

CHICAGO, May 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Professional Diversity Network, Inc. (Nasdaq:IPDN), a developer and operator of online networks that provide access to employment opportunities for diverse professionals in the United States ("Professional Diversity Network" or "PDN"), has added to its roster of organizations that distribute thousands of jobs available through the PDN platform each year. is a leading website job board for military veterans, active duty military personnel who are in transition, and members of the National Guard and Reserve who have returned to the United States. has received endorsements from veteran service organizations, including the Vietnam Veterans of America, the Association of the US Navy and the National Guard Association of the United States.

"We could not be more pleased to have as a strategic partner in striving to put America's transitioning military and veteran candidates back to work," commented Rudy Martinez, Executive Vice President and CEO of Division. "We believe that the men and women who have served our country are some of the best talent available to help companies reach their diversity hiring goals."

About Professional Diversity Network

Professional Diversity Network develops and operates online networks dedicated to serving diverse professionals in the United States and providing them with access to employment opportunities. Professional Diversity Network offers employers who value diversity an online platform in which to identify and acquire diverse talent for their hiring needs. Professional Diversity Network owns and operates professional networking communities including: for Hispanic Professionals, for African American professionals, for Female Professionals, for Veterans, for Professionals with Disabilities, for professionals in the Gay Community, and for Asian professionals.  

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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 concerning Professional Diversity Network, its affiliations and alliances, the anticipated improvements in its services that may be realized in the future as a result, and its business strategies. These statements or disclosures may discuss goals, intentions and expectations as to future trends, plans, events, results of operations or financial condition, or state other information relating to Professional Diversity Network, based on current beliefs of management as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by words such as "may" "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "could," "estimate," "expect," "forecast," "guidance," "intend," "may," "possible," "potential," "predict," "project" or other similar words, phrases or expressions. These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are outside of Professional Diversity Network's control. Therefore, investors and shareholders should not place undue reliance on such statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include Professional Diversity Network's ability to maintain its business relationships with its key customers; unanticipated changes and competition in the online recruitment market; unanticipated downturns in the economy; Professional Diversity Network's ability to generate recruitment revenue through direct sales, unexpected technical or marketing difficulties; unexpected claims, charges or litigation; and new laws and governmental regulations. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Investors and shareholders should carefully consider the foregoing factors and the other risks and uncertainties that affect Professional Diversity Network's business described in its Annual Report on Form 10-K. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date they were made. Professional Diversity Network does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

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Source: Professional Diversity Network, Inc.