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Hiring Grows by 30 Percent at Liquidity Services, Inc.
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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Hiring Grows by 30 Percent at Liquidity Services, Inc.08:30 EDT Thursday, August 29, 2013
WASHINGTON (Business Wire) -- Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT), the leading online marketplace for surplus goods, announced that it has increased the number of full-time hires in its current fiscal year by 30 percent over last fiscal year. Named one of the fastest growing tech companies in the nation as part of Forbes' Fast Tech 25 this year, the D.C.-based company is continuing to expand its workforce with over 40 positions open and 130 new hires this past year.
This significant growth in hiring has been driven by needs in the sales and technology functions. Last year, 25 percent of new jobs at Liquidity Services were IT-related; this year, approximately half of the current open positions are IT jobs. In addition, with a growing client base across more than 20 industries, the company has added new sales and account management positions to support its Fortune 1000 clients.
“Our solution enables the world's top manufacturers, retailers, and government agencies to reduce their supply chain costs, protect their brand reputation, and support sustainability initiatives,” said Bill Angrick, Chairman and CEO of Liquidity Services. “As we expand our global reach, we are creating opportunities for professionals in areas such as IT, sales, and marketing to contribute to our growth and define the future of our industry.”
For a current list of open positions at Liquidity Services, please visit liquidityservicesinc.com/careers.
About Liquidity Services, Inc.
Liquidity Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:LQDT) provides leading corporations, public sector agencies, and buying customers the world's most transparent, innovative, and effective online marketplaces and integrated services for surplus assets. On behalf of its clients, Liquidity Services has completed the sale of over $4.0 billion of surplus, returned, and end-of-life assets in over 500 product categories, including consumer goods, capital assets, and industrial equipment. The company is based in Washington, D.C. and has approximately 1,400 employees. Additional information can be found at: http://www.liquidityservicesinc.com.
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