|Key people||Scot W. Melland, Chairman of the Board, President, and Chief Executive Officer, Dice Holdings, Inc.
Thomas M. Silver, Senior Vice President, North America, Dice Holdings, Inc.
Dice.com is a career website based in Urbandale, Iowa. It serves information technology and engineering professionals. Dice.com is owned by Dice Holdings, Inc (NYSE: DHX). Dice.com typically has approximately 60,000 tech job listings. The website claims to have 3 million registered technology professionals and approximately 2 million unique visitors each month. Of those registered users, 75% have a bachelor's degree or higher and 65% have 10 or more years of experience in their field.
In June 2009, Dice.com advertised 48,000 jobs.
Chris Benner, in his 2002 book Work in the new economy: flexible labor markets in Silicon Valley, called Dice.com "[t]he most prominent site in the Silicon Valley high-tech recruiting industry". Dice is an acronym for "Data-processing Independent Consultant's Exchange". In the book, Benner says "the dice imagery actually captures fairly well the type of high-rolling lifestyle that high-end contractors aspire to."
Dice was originally a bulletin board service where recruiters would list open jobs. Dice began operations in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1990. In 1994, the founders moved Dice's headquarters to Des Moines, Iowa. They then launched the URL www.dice.com in 1996. In 1999, Dice opened the career website to direct hiring companies while continuing to serve the recruiting and staffing industry. In February of the same year, it was acquired by EarthWeb.
In 2001, the parent company, Earthweb, changed its name to Dice Inc. In October that same year, Dice.com moved operations to Urbandale, Iowa. Then, in 2003, Dice Inc. completed a financial restructuring and went private. In 2005, Dice Inc. was acquired by Dice Holdings, Inc. which is owned equally by private equity firms General Atlantic LLC and Quadrangle Group LLC.
In 2004, Dice Holdings acquired the career websites ClearanceJobs.com, eFinancialCareers.com and AllHealthcareJobs.com, as well as job fair service Targeted Job Fairs.
In August 2013, Dice Holdings acquired The IT Job Board, a business which includes numerous European websites and a targeted marketing business, IT Media.
In October 2013, Dice Holdings acquired recruiting startup getTalent 
In February 2009, Dice won a Stevie Award for excellence in Customer Service.
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