WANTED data is now available for comparison to US government labor market
statistics and analysis
QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - WANTED Technologies Corporation
(TSX- V: WAN), a leading source for on demand intelligence for the employment
marketplace, now provides its detailed analysis of online hiring activity
using the Standard Occupational Classifications (SOCs), a widely-used standard
established by the US government. WANTED's enhancement of its employment
market data and analysis now makes it possible to compare WANTED's weekly
hiring demand data with the comprehensive data sets published monthly by the
US government's statistical agencies.
"Labor market and economic analysts now have the ability to use a timely
set of data to measure hiring demand in the US," said Bruce Murray, WANTED's
CEO. "We collect online job posting data from more than 1,000 job boards, and
now standardize up to three million job ads weekly on the widely-used SOC data
WANTED's employment market data and analysis are used by its clients to
identify companies or sectors of the economy where hiring demand is either
increasing or decreasing. Because WANTED's data is derived from online job
postings, it provides a current view of market activity at both a
highly-detailed, company-specific level, as well as on a much broader,
"By bringing our labor market demand data in line with the government's
statistical data, we hope to make it easier for analysts to see what is taking
place in the economy," said Murray. "And the result, we hope, will be the
ability to make better decisions based on timely and reliable data."
About WANTED Technologies Corporation
WANTED Technologies provides online data, intelligence and analytical
solutions focused on the employment marketplace in the United States and
Canada. Its clients include firms in the media, employment services and
financial services sectors.
Founded in 1999, WANTED Technologies has developed proprietary
web-crawling and data transformation technologies to capture and analyze on a
weekly basis more than three million jobs advertised online. The company
integrates this data with multiple third party data sets to create proprietary
information products. These products include economic trend analyses,
competitive and market intelligence, scored sales leads, custom data feeds and
analytical reporting services.
WANTED Technologies is also the exclusive data provider for The
Conference Board's Help-Wanted Online Data Series(TM), a monthly economic
indicator of job availability in the United States.
For more information please visit www.wantedtech.com.
The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release. Any statement that appears prospective
shall not be interpreted as such.
For further information:
For further information: Mr. Bruce Murray, President and CEO, (418)
523-6663, ext. 222; Mr. Martin Auclair, VP Finance and CFO, (418) 523-6663,
ext. 337; Source: WANTED Technologies Corp.