Redefining Tech Recruiting; Dice "Unlimits" the Search for Tech Talent with Open Web™

 Redefining Tech Recruiting; Dice "Unlimits" the Search for Tech Talent with
                                  Open Web™

Open Web taps the social web creating the most efficient way to find and
recruit technology professionals

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dice is unveiling a new recruiting
tool that redefines efficiency by transforming the way employers find
qualified candidates for tech jobs. Dice's Open Web™ searches approximately
50 social and professional networks and billions of web pages to create an
aggregated or "super" profile of a candidate's professional experience,
contributions, history and capabilities, as well as their passions and

"Hiring managers visit many places in their search for candidates with the
right skills and experience for their open positions. In today's social grid,
that's a big dig - consuming a lot of time putting together disparate pieces
of information from across the web," said Scot Melland, Chairman, President
and CEO of Dice Holdings, Inc. "Now, Open Web makes it easy by consolidating
all kinds of valuable, public information about technology candidates in one
place. In a few seconds, employers get unique profiles with real depth
allowing both an understanding of the candidates' qualifications and how to
approach tech professionals on a more personal, direct level."

Open Web, currently in beta, creates a more complete picture of available tech
talent than can be found using any single source, even hidden gem candidates
can be targeted. Open Web profiles include an individual tech professional's
array of social and professional sites used, eliminating the need to hunt for

This new capability complements Dice's current resume database, employment
branding and job postings to create today's most comprehensive solution to
recruit technology professionals.

Dice's Open Web gives employers the power to:

  oConduct an unlimited talent search, leveraging 50 social and professional
    networks and billions of web pages
  oSave time and money using one search instead of dozens
  oFind comprehensive profiles of millions of tech professionals
  oEasily locate "needle in a haystack" candidates or "passive" tech
    professionals with open web profiles all in one spot
  oSearch the tech talent pool by skill, location, title, current or past
    employer, and university
  oEngage technology professionals directlythrough available contact

For more information on Open Web, please visit

About Dice

Dice, a Dice Holdings, Inc. service, is the leading career site for technology
and engineering professionals. With a more than 20-year track record of
meeting the ever-changing needs of technology professionals, companies and
recruiters, our specialty focus and exposure to highly skilled professional
communities enable employers to reach hard-to-find, experienced and qualified
technology and engineering candidates.

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