Chicago Diversity Recruitment Firm Expands Offices and Staff To Accommodate Growing Demand for Workplace Diversity

Jan 16, 2013, 14:09 ET from Professional Diversity Network

CHICAGO, Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional Diversity Network (PDN), an online professional networking marketplace which connects many of America's top companies with diverse candidates for employment, has opened new offices at 801 West Adams Street.  The company also re-launched its suite of eight websites serving professional ethnic minorities, women, veterans, people with disabilities and the LGBT community to enable job seekers to use the company's job matching features on mobile devices.

PDN CEO Jim Kirsch said, "With the economy steadily recovering, the diversity recruitment market is heating up.  More and more companies understand that a diverse work force is essential in an increasingly diverse global economy and are striving to fill their diversity pipelines in order to compete in the marketplace.  We're positioning PDN to meet that demand with a growing team, new websites and a new office."

PDN's websites currently list more than 70,000 job opportunities in different economic sectors and in 2012, had over 8 million visitors and a combined network membership which recently passed the two million mark.

The company, founded in 2000, also has partnerships with a variety of civil rights and professional organizations, including the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), National non-profit for Latino business professionals and students (ALPFA),, Job Opportunities for Disabled American Veterans (JOFDAV), Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) and

In addition to the company's umbrella website,, PDN maintains the following seven professional network websites:

  •, serving Hispanic-American professionals
  •, serving Black professionals
  •, serving veterans
  •, serving people with disabilities
  •, serving the LGBT community
  •, serving Asian-American professionals
  •, serving professional women

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SOURCE Professional Diversity Network