Direct Employers Association Creates Search Engine to Help Employers Locate Top Diversity Candidates.

Indianapolis, IN – May 18, 2009 The DirectEmployers Association has launched a new platform to help member companies and others attract diversity job candidates without the traditional vendor costs.

Called Direct Board, the new platform is a hybrid job search engine complete with job posting and resumes database capability. Direct Board is a free service provided by DirectEmployers to help small trade associations and niche job board sites reduce costs and heighten efficiency while passing savings on to companies large and small.

Direct Board indexes thousands of updated employer job postings daily, providing jobs directly from the most reliable and trusted source, the employers themselves.

Among the first diversity sites to implement Direct Board are Women for Hire,, Teachers of Color, and

“Our mission is about reducing recruitment costs and improving labor market efficiency through the development of new technology, used in a manner which acknowledges values, respects diversity and reflects the rich array of cultures represented in a broad global workforce,” stated Bill Warren, Executive Director of DirectEmployers Association. “Direct Board provides a necessary solution to reach diverse candidates and cut vendor costs for our member companies.”

About DirectEmployers Association
DirectEmployers Association is a non-profit HR consortium owned and managed by leading U.S. employers, including: IBM, AT&T, Google, Cisco, Dell, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Whirlpool and many more. Employers benefit from a strategic recruiting community where ideas, resources and best practices are shared; processes, expertise and standards are shaped; and technology is developed to drive new innovation.

For more information please contact: Nancy Holland, VP Marketing, 317-874-9022,

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