January 18, 2010 – eQuest announced the findings of its statistical reporting on job advertisements on the internet for 2009. The majority of eQuest's U.S. customers still prefer Monster.com and CareerBuilder as their preferred destinations when posting online job advertisements. During June 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009, both Monster and CareerBuilder garnered staggering traffic numbers, totaling almost 200 million viewers in just six months — well above the traffic stats of any other online job source. eQuest customers found a sharp rise in candidates responding from free job boards during 2009 with over 15 million in total. GoogleBase recorded the most with eQuest customers as the most selected free board to post job positions. eQuest customers have also began to tap into social networks for job advertising using sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and MySpace. Although statistics are presently lean on performance, TweetMyJOBS has surfaced as the front-runner on best investment at this time with the eQuest customer base. LinkedIn has been sited as the most utilized online business network for locating white-collar talent with eQuest customers.
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