WANTED Names Interim CEO Bruce Murray to Permanent CEO Role

    Murray, named interim CEO in April, was co-founder of company that WANTED
    acquired in 2007

    QUEBEC CITY, Oct. 1 /CNW Telbec/ - October 1st, 2008. WANTED
Technologies, (TSX-V: WAN), www.wantedtech.com, the leading source of
on-demand intelligence for the employment marketplace, announced today that
its Board of Directors has appointed Bruce Murray to the role of permanent
President & CEO. Murray has been interim President and CEO and, since 2007,
had been a member of the WANTED Board of Directors.
    "We are very pleased to have Bruce officially on board as permanent CEO,"
said Jan Oosterwaal, Chair of WANTED's Board. "With his in-depth knowledge of
the market and our customers, combined with his drive and commitment, he will
provide strong leadership and support for the continued growth of our
    Murray was named WANTED's interim CEO in April, 2008 and was also
co-founder of Corzen, Inc., a New York City-based market and business
intelligence firm that WANTED acquired in 2007. Prior to Corzen, Murray was an
early-stage employee and VP Sales and Marketing for an Internet platform
services company sold to Compaq Computer for $300 million in 1999. Prior to
that, he held several executive management positions in the media industry. He
is a 1979 graduate of Yale University.

    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.

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