Jobs2Careers Ranked 131 in Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies
Ranked 2 in Human Resources Industry
AUSTIN, TX (August 21, 2014) – Inc. magazine has ranked Jobs2Careers, a job search engine, as the 2 fastest growing private company in the Human Resources industry and 131 overall on the 2014 Inc. 5000, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. With a three-year growth rate of 2,830 percent, Jobs2Careers joins the ranks of Microsoft, Timberland, Under Armour, Jamba Juice, Clif Bar, Pandora, Patagonia, Oracle and Zappos.com. In addition to Jobs2Careers, the 2014 list added such powerhouses as GoPro, Bridger, Fuhu, Tough Mudder, Bowlmor, and Lending Club.
This year, the Inc. 500 companies exhibited a median growth rate of 1,828 percent – up 1,739 percent from 2013 – and collectively created more than 46,000 jobs. Of the elite entrepreneurs leading these companies, more than 90 percent are also their companies’ founders. And sixteen percent scored high enough to be classified as “exceptional” by Gallup, an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company, as compared to the two percent national sample.
Bruce Ge, Founder and CEO of Jobs2Careers, attributes his company’s success to “great management… It will continue to drive us to become industry leader.” Ge continues: “My employees shocked me with their knowledge, passion, creativity and diligence. When I believe they can build a miracle, they deliver it.” For more details about how Ge defines this Inc. 500 success, click here.
About Inc. and the 2014 Inc. 500|5000
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The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
How the rankings are determined
The 2014 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2010 to 2013. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2010. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies – as of December 31, 2013.
The Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder assessment
“We’ve always believed that Inc. 500 CEOs are disproportionately talented business people. Now we have the groundbreaking research to prove it,” writes Leigh Buchanan, Editor at Large for Inc. magazine, in the magazine’s September 2014 edition, on stands August 20, 2014.
For the first time ever, 2014 Inc. 500 CEOs were invited to complete the “Entrepreneurial StrengthsFinder assessment.” This groundbreaking research indicated that CEOs scored higher in every dimension, helping to outline specific traits of entrepreneurs that set them apart from the pack.
Founded in 2007 by CEO Bruce Ge, Jobs2Careers is a comprehensive job search engine attracting millions of monthly job seekers nationwide. In addition to its impressive growth rate, both in revenue and number of employees, Jobs2Careers is also the first and only job aggregator to offer Pay-per-Application as an innovative recruitment advertising solution.