SOURCE: eQuest


February 02, 2010 06:00 ET

eQuest Extends Agreement With Taleo Business Edition

Taleo Business Edition Users Take Advantage of eQuest's Expanded Network of Domestic, International, Compliance and Social Network Career Sites

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - February 2, 2010) - eQuest today announced that it has extended its partnership with Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO) and Taleo Recruit™, the leading eRecruitment solution for small and medium-sized enterprises.

The agreement provides Taleo Business Edition customers with single point access to the various talent-related resources available on the Internet. eQuest's growing network of career sites enable Taleo Business Edition clients to engage candidates on the sites they frequent, including major job boards like Monster and Careerbuilder, as well as business-social networks like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. Taleo Business Edition customers can also leverage sites that help address affirmative action, diversity, OFCCP compliance and niche-specific job locations. As Taleo Business Edition continues to grow its global customer base, the availability of eQuest's huge network of international career sites will enable customers to expose their vacancies to career sites they may not have otherwise known existed.

According to Jason Blessing, Group Vice President and General Manager for Taleo Business Edition, "Our continued relationship with eQuest underscores our commitment to providing our customers with every avenue possible to effortlessly source talent through our easy-to-use, on-demand recruiting application."

John Malone, President and CEO at eQuest, confirmed, "We are pleased to continue supporting the hundreds of customers utilizing Taleo Recruit. As we expand our global footprint, we look forward to offering new services and opportunities to further facilitate the sourcing activities of Taleo Business Edition customers."

About eQuest

eQuest provides domestic and international job-posting delivery and job board management and consultation services. Hundreds of job boards are supported in the eQuest network reaching over 180 countries and territories worldwide. eQuest alo provides complete candidate sourcing and tracking analysis for evaluating job board performance. eQuest is one of the most recognized and admired brands in the human resource industry. eQuest can be reached at

About Taleo

Taleo (NASDAQ: TLEO) is the leader in on demand unified talent management solutions that empower organizations of all sizes to better understand and engage their best talent for improved business performance. More than 4,200 organizations use Taleo for talent acquisition, performance and compensation management, including 46 of the Fortune 100 and over 3,500 small and medium sized businesses across 200 countries and territories. Known for its strong configurability and usability, Taleo runs on a world-class infrastructure and offers 99.9% availability. Taleo's Talent Grid harnesses the resources of the Taleo community of customers, candidates, and partners to power the talent needs of companies around the world.

Forward-looking Statements

This release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the demand for Taleo's solutions, results from use of Taleo's solutions and general business conditions. Any forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon Taleo's historical performance and its current plans, estimates and expectations and are not a representation that such plans, estimates, or expectations will be achieved. These forward-looking statements represent Taleo's expectations as of the date of this press announcement. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and Taleo disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements in the future. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially. Further information on potential factors that could affect actual results is included in Part II, Item 1A of Taleo's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q/A, as filed with the SEC on November 4, 2009, and in other reports filed by Taleo with the SEC.

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