SkillSurvey Ranked as 225th Fastest-Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™

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Recognized for Achieving 455% Revenue Growth Through 2012

SkillSurvey®, Inc. announced today that it was named to Deloitte’s 2013 Fast 500™ list for North America for a third consecutive year. SkillSurvey, the inventor and leading provider of online reference-checking solutions, ranked number 225 among the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America.

The ranking is based on SkillSurvey’s 455% revenue growth between 2008 and 2012. The company added over 200 new clients in 2012 alone, immediately helping those organizations improve their quality-of-hire through web-based reference assessments.

“We are pleased to be recognized among the top technology companies for the third consecutive year,” said Ray Bixler, president and chief executive officer of SkillSurvey, Inc. “We’re thankful to our tremendously loyal clients and are thrilled to be able to consistently provide solutions that allow human resources professionals to have greater transparency and to ensure only the best candidates are selected during the hiring process.”

“The 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 companies are exemplary cases of those spurring growth in a tough market through innovation,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. “This year’s list is a who’s who of companies behind the most exciting and innovative products and services in the technology space. We congratulate the Fast 500 companies and look forward to what they do next.”

“The fastest-growing companies in the U.S. are drivers of constant innovation and operate with the agility to stay ahead of a quickly evolving marketplace, and software, biotech/pharma, and internet companies continue to be at the forefront,” added James Atwell, national managing partner of the Emerging Growth Company practice, Deloitte Services LP. “The companies excelling in these sectors have a startup mentality that allows them to be nimble and adapt quickly, which is why they consistently lead the list of fast-growing companies each year.”

The company invented its Pre-Hire 360® reference-checking solution, and a series of studies[1] that were published in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment show how it statistically predicts involuntary turnover and future job performance of those hired. SkillSurvey has also expanded its product suite by introducing The Q®, a first-of-its-kind talent portal and social network that allows organizations to source talent by turning references into candidates, and Credential360™, a solution that leverages the reference assessment technology behind Pre-Hire 360® to obtain responses from peer references faster in the cumbersome medical credentialing process.

For more information, contact Shannon Yeagley, marketing manager, at yeagley(at)skillsurvey(dot)com or at 610-947-6300, ext. 1216.

About SkillSurvey®, Inc.
SkillSurvey is the inventor of online reference-checking. Its social talent platform allows recruiters and hiring managers to collect feedback from references on a candidate’s behaviors and past work performance, and source talent by turning references into candidates. The information, all confidentially gathered through enterprise software, is used to make better hiring decisions, predict future work performance, and improve recruiter efficiency. 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, and is a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 firm and a Philadelphia 100 company. Visit SkillSurvey at http://www.skillsurvey.com, and on Facebook and Twitter.

About Deloitte’s 2013 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by 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 the percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012. In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

[1] Research was done by Dr. Cynthia A. Hedricks of SkillSurvey, Dr. Chet Robie of Wilfrid Laurier University, and Dr. Fred Oswald of Rice University.

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