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TALX Expands Client Advisory Board; TALX brings additional high-profile clients together to share best practice methods and explore shared payroll and HR issues

ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2005--TALX Corporation (NASDAQ:TALX), a leading provider of payroll-related and human resources services, has expanded its Client Advisory Board, adding five new members. The newest member companies are Labor Ready, Shell Oil, United Parcel Service, Verizon Communications, and Washington Mutual, bringing the total workforce represented by the Client Advisory Board to over six million employees.

Commenting on the Client Advisory Board, Mike Smith, vice president, marketing for TALX, said, "We look forward to having executives from these exceptional companies partner with TALX. Adding new members helps us gather fresh perspectives and ideas from our industry-leading clients in order to better understand their needs, refine our services, and discover new and innovative services that would help reduce our clients' operating costs."

The Client Advisory Board convenes several times a year to provide valuable feedback on the use of TALX services, discuss legislative issues impacting payroll and HR business processes, and exchange views on current topics of mutual interest. The 18-member Client Advisory Board also includes existing members from major employers such as Federated Department Stores, Kelly Services, NEXTEL Communications, and Wal-Mart among others.

About the TALX Client Advisory Board

The TALX Client Advisory Board was established in May 2003 to bring together forward-looking companies who share in common the use of TALX services. This unique forum provides members with insight and input into new TALX services as well as the opportunity to discuss with other board members important topics impacting the delivery of payroll/HR services.

About TALX

TALX Corporation is a leading provider of payroll-related and human resources services. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, TALX holds a leadership position in two key areas -- automated employment and income verification via The Work Number(R) and unemployment tax management via UC eXpress(R). The TALX suite of electronic services also includes tax credits and incentives, paperless pay, time tracking, W-2 management, I-9 management, and onboarding services. The company's common stock trades in the Nasdaq National Market 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
Mike Smith, 314-214-7272

SOURCE: TALX Corporation