WANTED Technologies Named "Cool Vendor" in Human Capital Management

WANTED AnalyticsTM delivers real-time Supply and Demand insight for recruiters, talent acquisition professionals and workforce planners

NEW YORK, April 28 /CNW Telbec/ - WANTED Technologies (TSXV: WAN), the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace, today announced that it has been included in the Gartner "Cool Vendors in Human Capital Management 2011" report, published on April 18, 2011 by Gartner, Inc.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are innovative, impactful, or intriguing.  These companies enable users to do things they couldn't do before, have a business impact and have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

"We are pleased to be included with other innovative companies as part of Gartner's Cool Vendors list," said Bruce Murray, WANTED's President and CEO.  "We are creating a new category of business intelligence for the human capital professionals. We focus on supply and demand in the talent marketplace to make HRM processes more efficient. This includes workforce planning, talent acquisition, social recruiting, workforce analytics, talent management and succession planning."

WANTED Technologies maintains a data warehouse of more than 600 million online job postings that have been collected since June 2005.  The company's flagship product, WANTED Analytics (www.wantedanalytics.com) is a "software-as-a-service" solution that provides, for the first time, a platform for recruiters and hiring managers to determine together what kind of employee they should be targeting for hire and how difficult it might be to find such employees.

In addition, WANTED's clients in the media, staffing and government sectors use Analytics™ to find sales leads, analyze employment trends, gather competitive intelligence, forecast economic conditions.

"We help professionals in the talent marketplace solve business problems efficiently—faster and at a lower cost—by providing them with real-time intelligence," Murray continued. "Our goal is a more efficient human capital market, where all participants can make better decisions."

Access to a free trial of WANTED Analytics™ is available at www.wantedanalytics.com.

About Gartner Cool Vendors Selection Process 

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.   Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About WANTED Technologies Corporation

WANTED provides real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. Clients in the staffing, HR, RPO, media, and government sectors use WANTED Analytics™ to find sales leads, analyze employment trends, gather competitive intelligence, forecast economic conditions, and source hard-to-fill positions.

WANTED is also the exclusive data provider for The Conference Board's Help-Wanted OnLine Data Series™, the monthly economic indicator of Hiring Demand in the United States.

WANTED Technologies (TSX-V:WAN) was founded in 1999. The company's headquarters are in Quebec City, Canada, and it maintains a US-based subsidiary with primary offices in New York City. The company began collecting detailed Hiring Demand data in June 2005, and currently maintains a database of more than 600 million unique job listings. To sample WANTED's services, visit www.wantedanalytics.com. For more information about how WANTED helps organizations make better decisions and improve sales results, 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.

SOURCE WANTED TECHNOLOGIES INC.

For further information:

Source:           WANTED Technologies Corp.
   
Contact:         Ms. Juli A. Morris, Director of Marketing
  Tel: (212) 242-4703
   
  Mr. Martin Auclair, VP Finance and CFO
  Tel: (418) 523-6663, ext. 337

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