SOURCE: eQuest


May 30, 2012 06:00 ET

eQuest Releases Global Posting Results for 1Q12

Report Indicates Increase for Most Countries

SAN RAMON, CA--(Marketwire - May 30, 2012) - eQuest, the world's dominant and most utilized job posting Distribution Company in the world -- released its quarterly delivery statistics -- comparing worldwide job delivery numbers from first quarters of 2011 to 2012.

This information is utilized by major corporations and government entities to track employment trending around the globe including the ability to predict trends in hiring. eQuest collects data through its global distribution division and those statistics are analyzed through its consulting division for dissemination.

Statistics were derived from comparing the same groups of companies posting across multiple job classifications and locations in 2011 with the same group in 2012. Results do not reflect increases in eQuest job posting business or new customers.

eQuest presently holds over One Billion worldwide job performance statistics in its database.

The following are some highlights from the report.

  • Globally - 1Q12 job postings were up 36%.
  • Countries with significant job delivery increases include Korea, Tanzania, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Indonesia, China, Mexico, Afghanistan, and Ireland. (More than 100%)
  • Substantial increases in job-types posted included: Farming/Fishing/Forestry, Building/Cleaning and Maintenance, Education, Construction, Production, Healthcare, Food Preparation/Serving, Transportation/Material Moving, Healthcare Support, Architecture and Engineering. (More than 27%)
  • United States showed an increase of 37% - exceeded world average and strong growth in government jobs.

eQuest tracks a wide range of online job post trending including the effectiveness of job boards by location in specific job classes around the world. For any additional information please contact eQuest at:

About eQuest

eQuest provides domestic and international job posting delivery, job board management and employment marketing services. With its global reach, eQuest posts jobs to any posting destination in the world, reaching over 180 countries and territories and thousands of job posting destinations worldwide. eQuest is one of the most recognized and admired brands in the human resource industry.

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