Search Technologies Chosen by StepStone to Provide Search & Match Platform Audit

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Leading e-recruitment company chooses Search Technologies to provide search & match application assessment of industry-leading platform.

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...we were thrilled that StepStone entrusted Search Technologies to benchmark their platform and ensure that they are continuing to provide candidates and recruiters with the best possible experience - Kamran Khan, CEO, Search Technologies

Search Technologies, the leading IT services firm specialising in the design and implementation of enterprise search and big data analytics applications, has successfully completed a search application assessment for StepStone, one of the leading online job board companies in Europe. Based on Elasticsearch, StepStone’s industry-leading search & match platform is crucial to their business, providing fast and accurate matching for candidates and recruiters.

StepStone is used by more than 60,000 companies in 20 countries for the recruitment of qualified talent and executive staff. As search & match is the cornerstone of StepStone, the company counts on an international Search & Match team of language specialists and engineers. The team has a strong background in research counting several PhDs amongst its number. To confirm they were following best practices and utilising the right features and functionalities for their platform, they engaged Search Technologies for a thorough audit as part of their continuous review process.

“Search & match is at the core of StepStone’s business, as fast and accurate candidate matching is an enormous competitive advantage in their industry. And, as the experts in the search space, we were thrilled that StepStone entrusted Search Technologies to benchmark their platform and ensure that they are continuing to provide candidates and recruiters with the best possible experience,” said Kamran Khan, CEO, Search Technologies.

The assessment aimed to ensure that StepStone’s international team of highly specialised experts is utilizing the most important search & match features and functionalities and to also provide suggestions for future improvements.

“We brought in Search Technologies because we wanted to have an independent, expert view to make sure that we stay ahead of the game across industries and to see where the opportunities are. The result confirmed that we operate the best vertical search & match engine, successfully meeting search best practices. Their assessment helps to guarantee that our technology investment keeps us at the at the forefront of the recruiting industry,” said Christophe de Rassenfosse, CPO, StepStone.

For more information about Search Technologies Search Application Assessment service, visit

About Search Technologies

With more than 800 customers worldwide, Search Technologies is the leading trusted and independent technology services firm specialising in the design, implementation, and management of search and big data analytics applications. Our experienced consultants and unique technical assets help us deliver customised search and analytics applications that are easier to use, less expensive, more powerful, and more reliable. To learn more, visit

About StepStone

Founded in 1996, StepStone is one of the most successful online job board businesses today. StepStone operates over 10 top brands with 60 million visits and more than 600,000 jobs per month.

Everything StepStone does is in line with one main objective: to accurately match the best candidates with the best companies. Over 2000 people in 20 countries aim to deliver the highest quality of service to all of their clients, ranging from small local players to big global corporations throughout all industry sectors. More than 60,000 renowned companies, for example Deutsche Telekom, Siemens, Deloitte and Daimler, use the StepStone job boards successfully for the recruitment of qualified specialists and executive staff.

Beyond the national StepStone websites the international group “The Network” allows customers to find new employees in more than 135 countries. StepStone is part of the job board portfolio of Axel Springer Digital Classifieds GmbH.

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