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eQuest Reports Six Fast Rising Job Boards in EMEA

SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/29/13 -- eQuest, today reported a unique list of European job boards showing extraordinary growth between 2011 and 2012. eQuest, which delivers job postings for the majority of the Global Fortune 500 as well as for thousands of other companies in over 150 countries, analyzed significant increases in the number of jobs posted to career sites in and around Europe in 2012 and compared the data to the activity the same career sites received in the previous year. It also took into account the number of candidates who viewed and responded to these jobs. Job boards needed to earn a minimum of a 100% increase in both jobs posted and candidate activity to make the list. Data used for the report was provided by Big Data for HR -- eQuest.

The following websites are listed in no particular order.

Name of site: Jobup.ch
Location: France, Germany, and Switzerland
URL: http://www.jobup.ch/en
Integrates three online recruiting job platforms: jobup.ch, jobwinner.ch and ALPHA.CH. Strong across all job classifications.

Name of site: Jobs_ch
Location: Switzerland
URL: http://www.jobs.ch/en/
Shows significant uptick in candidate response traffic.

Name of Site: JobIndex
Location: Denmark
URL: http://www.jobindex.dk/
Best known for online jobs in the Danish market. The company has expanded career sites into 12 additional countries.

Name of site: Catererglobal
Location: Worldwide
URL: http://www.catererglobal.com/
Site focuses on the needs of upscale; deluxe hotel industry. Extremely effective for international recruitment of executive hospitality vacancies.

Name of site: Kariyer.net
Location: Turkey
URL: http://www.kariyer.net/website/index.aspx
The largest online recruitment web site in Turkey. One of the fastest growing in sheer volume of job postings.

Name of site: FinnJobb
Location: Norway
URL: http://www.finn.no/jobb/

The Craigslist of Norway - this site offers not only open jobs, but housing, cars, travel, and various services for sale as well. This is the largest Norwegian website in the number of page views, and has around 3.5 million users a week.

The above findings are part of a larger study that reviews the effectiveness of job boards and social media sites throughout the world. eQuest's Big Data for HR division recently released a report on best performing job boards in China http://www.equest.com/press-releases/equest-releases-china-job-board-study/. eQuest plans to release reports on other locations throughout the year.

About eQuest
eQuest is the world's dominant and most utilized job posting distribution company. Its primary customer base consists of the majority of the Global Fortune 500. It also provides job deliveries on behalf of the world's largest Applicant Tracking Systems, ERP's, and job boards -- managing thousands of companies through these channels. Present job posting deliveries average 250 million annually. Its Big Data for HR division collects approximately 5 million job board performance statistics weekly -- making eQuest the Nielsen Ratings company of the HR industry. Other products include consulting, OFCCP compliance and audit protection, technology services, data analytics, Interactive media representation, SEO, and various predictive tools. eQuest was established in 1994. eQuest can be reached at www.equest.com.

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