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TALX Named To Forbes America's 200 Best Small Companies
                 - TALX on List for Fifth Consecutive Year -

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TALX Corporation (Nasdaq: TALX) today announced that it was selected as one of Forbes 200 Best Small Companies in America for the fifth consecutive year.

To qualify for the Forbes 200 Best Small Companies in America, Forbes identifies public companies with sales between $5 million and $750 million. A company must have had a share price above $5 as of September 29 on a three-month average volume of 10,000 or more shares to qualify for the list. Candidates also must carry profit margins of greater than 5 percent, with positive sales and profit growth, on average, over both the last five years and last 12 months.

"It is an honor to be included on the Forbes 200 Best Small Companies list for the last five years," said William W. Canfield, president and Chief Executive Officer, TALX Corporation. "We are pleased by the ongoing demand for the quality products and services delivered by TALX. Our strategic expansion and depth of services, along with our dedicated and customer-focused team of professionals, continue to yield positive results," noted Canfield.

About TALX

TALX Corporation, based in St. Louis, Missouri, is a leading provider of human resource and payroll-related services and holds a leadership position in automated employment and income verification as well as unemployment tax management. TALX provides over 9,000 clients, including three-fourths of Fortune 500 companies, with Web-based services focused in three employment-related areas: hiring, pay reporting, and compliance. Hiring services include assessments and talent management, paperless new hires, and tax credits and incentives. Pay reporting services include electronic time tracking, paperless pay, and W-2 management. Compliance services include employment and income verifications through The Work Number, unemployment tax management, and I-9 management. The company's common stock trades in the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol TALX. For more information about TALX Corporation, call 314-214-7000 or access the company's Web site at http://www.talx.com.

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