, a U.S. Internet job site, has joined forces with 51job ( JOBS - Get Report), a Chinese human resources and recruitment-services provider, to expand its international network.

Under the joint venture, the companies will provide links to each other on their Web sites and have access to one another's resume databases.

"Partnering with 51job will not only introduce clients to China's most influential recruitment site and vice versa, it will allow access to the fast-growing Chinese recruitment market," said Farhan Yasin, president of's international group. is owned by Gannett ( GCI - Get Report), Tribune and McClatchy ( MNI - Get Report).

51job's shares were up 19 cents, or 1.2%, to $15.59.