SkillSurvey Ranked as 116th Fastest-Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s Fast 500

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SkillSurvey®, Inc. announced today that it ranked number 116 on Deloitte’s 2011 Fast 500™ list for North America and number four on the companion Fast 50 list for Greater Philadelphia.

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Companies need a way to improve their hiring decision-making, and our solutions are fulfilling that growing demand. - Ray Bixler, CEO

SkillSurvey®, Inc. announced today that it was named to Deloitte’s 2011 Fast 500™ list for North America and to the companion Fast 50 list for Greater Philadelphia. SkillSurvey, the inventor and leading provider of Web 2.0 reference-assessment solutions, ranked number 116 among the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America and it also ranked number four among the top 50 of those companies within Philadelphia.

The ranking is based on revenue growth between 2006 and 2010, reflecting 919% growth for SkillSurvey during that timeframe. “SkillSurvey, like all 2011 Technology Fast 500™ companies, has excelled in fostering innovation and channelling it into spectacular growth—against the backdrop of one of the most challenging economies in history,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP.

“We’re delighted to be counted among the up-and-coming technology companies here in Philadelphia, where we’re based, and more broadly across the nation where we also do business,” said Ray Bixler, president and chief executive officer of SkillSurvey. “Such recognition is surely a goal for every entrepreneurial company, because of what it implies about the marketplace’s reaction to the company’s innovation. Now, more than ever, companies need a way to improve their hiring decision-making, and our solutions are fulfilling that growing demand.”

The company’s suite of solutions includes Pre-Hire 360®, which automates the process of gathering input from an applicant’s references by using behaviorally-based surveys delivered through an exclusive electronic platform. Subscribers receive reports aggregating the feedback of candidates’ managers, peers, subordinates and business partners to support efficient and effective selection decisions.

SkillSurvey subscribers are also able to access a vast pool of prospective candidates using the company’s passive candidate database. This sourcing database is made up of references who participated in the Pre-Hire 360 survey and who would like to be kept informed of future openings at the hiring company itself.

For more information, contact Scott Fuhr, director of marketing, at sfuhr(at)skillsurvey(dot)com, or at 610-947-6300, ext. 1225.

About SkillSurvey®, Inc.
SkillSurvey is the inventor of Web 2.0 reference assessment solutions that improve recruiting efficiency and increase quality-of-hire. Its online programs allow recruiters and hiring managers to collect feedback from references on a candidate’s behaviors and work performance. The information, all gathered electronically, is used to make better hiring decisions. This patent-pending approach to reference assessments is based on over 30 years of research in job competency modeling. SkillSurvey was named one of the fastest-growing companies in America by Inc. magazine. Visit SkillSurvey at, and on Facebook and Twitter.

About Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, which was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies—both public and private—in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010. Visit

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