SOURCE: eQuest


July 12, 2011 09:00 ET

eQuest Appoints Josh Akers as Special OFCCP Advisor for Company's Compliance Division

Fifteen-Year Internet Executive Brings Deep Market Expertise to eQuest's Fast Expanding Diversity and Compliance Departments

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 12, 2011) - eQuest today announced the appointment of Josh Akers as its new OFCCP Special Advisor for job delivery compliance and diversity divisions. In this role, Akers, a longtime proven veteran with executive roles in operations, sales, marketing and product management at DirectEmployers and, will help drive the product strategy, roadmap, schedule and vision for the company's Compliance division.

"Josh has a deep market expertise and knowledge of the compliance arena," said Courtney Weaver, Director of Compliance at eQuest. "Audit success is our primary objective. Josh will be a key player in ascertaining (for our clients) a clear picture of the OFCCP requirements and using that knowledge for the audit process."

Over the last several years eQuest has experienced substantial market growth in the compliance industry and continues to attract companies interested in maintaining its Federal responsibilities in the hiring of Veterans and diversity candidates.

Commenting on his new position, Mr. Akers said, "I am very excited to be in this essential role. I am truly impressed with eQuest, especially its sincerity in providing the best service for its customers. With its constant innovation and momentum I am delighted to be on this driven team."

About eQuest

eQuest is the global leader in job-posting delivery and job board management services, including candidate sourcing metrics and job board evaluations, job board consultation and planning, job board negotiating, and billing control. Thousands of job boards are supported in the eQuest network reaching over 180 countries and territories worldwide. eQuest is one of the most recognized and admired brands in the human resource industry. eQuest can be reached at

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