SOURCE: Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

Illinois Technology Association (ITA)

July 18, 2013 10:00 ET

Illinois Technology Association (ITA) & Hireology Announce 40% Growth in Q2 TalentBoard Traffic

ITA TalentBoard Sets New Record in Visits & Growth

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jul 18, 2013) - Illinois Technology Association (ITA) and Hireology, the leading selection management platform for distributed enterprises, has announced significant growth in ITA TalentBoard visits.

Upon the closing of Q2, Hireology reports the TalentBoard had 14,446 visits, 10,600 of which were unique. These figures represent a 40% increase in unique visits and a 32% increase in total visits over Q1 2013.

The Hireology-powered ITA TalentBoard has grown to become a top website for Illinois job seekers looking to work within the technology industry. The TalentBoard has been active approximately 18 months and offers ITA member companies a complete applicant tracking system, tools for effective recruiting, and a full-service recruiting tool.

"We're thrilled to announce such significant growth throughout Q2," said Adam Robinson, Hireology CEO. "The ITA TalentBoard is a staple for technology companies in Chicagoland and we are happy to see the visits grow each quarter."

As a full-service job board, the ITA TalentBoard offers hiring managers a variety of add-on tools such as skill assessments and background checks. Additionally, access to customized interview questions and calculated culture-fit surveys are offered through the platform, which currently hosts more than 100 open positions. Use of the ITA TalentBoard is included with company membership in ITA.

"ITA is thrilled to see such strong continued growth on the TalentBoard," said Fred Hoch, President & CEO, ITA. "We are committed to driving the growth of our member companies and finding talent to fuel that growth is tantamount to achieving that goal."

In addition to the ITA TalentBoard, Hireology enables users to post open positions to Indeed, Careerbuilder, Craigslist, SimplyHired, Sales Gravy and Built In Chicago. Moreover, they have integrated with PayScale, a compensation reporting tool, as well as SkillSurvey, a provider of online reference-checking solutions. 

About ITA
The Illinois Technology Association (ITA) is the driving force behind Illinois' vibrant technology industry. ITA's extensive lineup of curated member programs and services address three key critical areas: growth, talent and visibility. By leveraging the connections and expertise of its more than 600 member companies representing a workforce that is 50,000 strong and growing, ITA provides the ecosystem growing technology companies need to succeed. For more information, visit www.illinoistech.org, follow ITA on Twitter at www.twitter.com/itabuzz, and view the ITA's Facebook profile at www.facebook.com/illinoistechnology.

Contact ITA at headquarters@illinoistech.org, follow the discussion on Twitter at @itabuzz, and visit www.illinoistech.org to find out more about how ITA supports the growth of the local industry.

About Hireology
Hireology is the leading selection management platform for distributed enterprises. Their award-winning Selection Manager™ includes everything an operator needs to manage their hiring process, including a fully-hosted career site, integrated job postings, compensation analysis, pre-hire assessments, interview guides, background checks, skills verification and more. Franchise systems, banks and financial institutions, healthcare systems, dealer networks, and other multi-site operators use Hireology's web-based platform to deliver consistent and repeatable hiring decisions in the field - leading to lower turnover and increased profitability per location. For more information, please visit http://www.Hireology.com.

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