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TALX Named Once More to FORTUNE Small Business Magazine's List of 100 Fastest Growing Companies

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 29, 2004--TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX), a leading business process outsourcer of payroll-related and human resource services, for the second year in a row, was named one of the 100 fastest growing, publicly traded small businesses in America, according to FORTUNE Small Business magazine's July/August issue available at www.fsb.com.

In the publication's fourth annual list of the 100 Fastest Growing Small Companies, TALX captured the list's 48th spot as a result of the Company's continued strong performance as indicated by FORTUNE Small Business magazine's selected financial indicators.

"Being ranked in this well-regarded list for two consecutive years is a solid accomplishment and illustrates that our outsourcing value proposition for selected payroll and HR services is resonating well in the marketplace," said William W. Canfield, president and CEO of TALX Corporation. "Our financial performance, recognized here, confirms our business model and our ability to execute an effective growth strategy."

FORTUNE Small Business in conjunction with Zacks Investment Research evaluated public companies traded on major exchanges with $200 million or less in annual revenue. Final rankings were based on earnings growth, revenue growth and stock performance.

About TALX

TALX Corporation is a leading business process outsourcer of payroll-related and human resource services. TALX holds a leadership position in two key employment-related services -- automated employment and income verification services via The Work Number(R) services and unemployment cost management services via UC eXpress(R). TALX also provides paperless payroll services, W-2 services, automated time entry and approval services and candidate sourcing services. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, TALX empowers users to complete transactions independently utilizing available multimedia including Web, interactive voice response, fax and e-mail. The company's common stock trades on NASDAQ under the symbol TALX. For more information about TALX Corporation, call 314-214-7000 or access the company's Web site at www.talx.com.

CONTACT: TALX Corporation, St. Louis
Laura H. Browder, 314-214-7000
lbrowder@talx.com

SOURCE: TALX Corporation