San Ramon, CA — January 8, 2013 — eQuest today announced its plans to celebrate the company’s 19th anniversary with a year-long campaign highlighting the company’s history and future. The long-time provider of job posting delivery services will showcase major historical milestones and discuss plans for the future through a series of worldwide events that will include IBM Connect, HRTech, the Recruiting Innovations Summit, and Bersin & Associates — Impact 2013 Conference.
“We have a lot to celebrate in 2013,” said Mike Dutter, VP of Global Sales at eQuest. “eQuest today is the recognized market leader in several important segments of the human capital technology space, and is well positioned to take advantage of an ever expanding market in Big Data analytics and OFCCP Compliance. We plan to recognize the people, the events and the technological developments that have helped bring us to where we are today.”
eQuest plans to roll out information and activities highlighting how the company has evolved from its early beginnings as a resume sourcing service, to forging partnerships with the world’s leading technology vendors in order to deliver innovation and affordable enterprise-quality job distribution software to a generation of customers.
eQuest’s roots date back to 1994, when its business model was to scan technical resumes at career fairs, and subsequently offering recruiters rudimentary telephone search access to its database. Seeing the potential of the Internet and the surge in job board openings, eQuest shifted its focus to providing customers a single page job posting gateway application that would allow users the ability to post employment positions to hundreds of job boards with a single click of a button. Its original name was Employment Quest but was eventually shortened to “eQuest.”
Today its client base consists of the majority of the Global Fortune 500, and through its many partnerships, provides thousands of companies the ability to reach potential talent on a global scale.
The company has accomplished significant milestones over its 19 years of business, including:
Original architect for the job delivery business and was the prototype for all that followed; developed the first automated job posting delivery software to integrate into Applicant Tracking Systems; first job distributor to offer global job delivery services; first to develop electronic job posting channels to China; first to support multi-language job delivery; and the first to offer its disabled users with 508 compliant support.
“We have a rich history as an Internet pioneer and we are proud to be part of the Human Capital community,” said David Bernstein, VP of eQuest’s Data Analytics Division. “Celebrating our 19th anniversary provides an opportunity to reflect upon our history and share our visions for the future. The possibilities for eQuest today are more exciting than ever. Perhaps even more exciting than when we started 19 years ago.”
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 another 20,000 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.