We are actively searching for highly motivated employees across all areas of the business as we grow both revenue and profitability in 2009.
Lanham, MD (Vocus) February 20, 2009
Vocus, Inc., (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced it will expand the company's workforce in 2009. Consistent with its 2009 guidance announced on February 3, Vocus plans to increase staff between 15-20%.
"Our ongoing success means that we will continue to hire additional staff and expand our global workforce," said Cal Shilling, vice president of human resources at Vocus, Inc. "We are actively searching for highly motivated employees across all areas of the business as we grow both revenue and profitability in 2009."
Vocus was recently named one of America's 25 Fastest Growing Tech Companies by Forbes, the world's leading business magazine, for the second consecutive year. Additionally, the company has been recognized by Washingtonian Magazine and the Washington Business Journal for its stand-out work environment and unique perks including ping pong tables, an in-office basketball court, fitness center and weekly yoga classes.
For more information about Vocus' benefits and available positions, please visit http://www.whyworkatvocus.com.
About Vocus, Inc.
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by more than 3,300 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information please visit http://www.vocus.com or call 800.345.5572.
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