Broadbean (Company)

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Broadbean Technology, Ltd.
Founded London, England (2001)
Headquarters 30 Marsh Wall, London, England
Key people
Kelly Robinson,
Founder and Chief Executive
Products Job posting distribution and resume search software

Broadbean is a recruitment software company based in London, England. The company develops software to automate the distribution of job postings to multiple online job sites. The company also provides software tools to improve resumé searches for recruiters, as well as a Facebook application providing search and application options for job-seekers.

Broadbean's customers are staffing companies and corporate recruiters. The company claims over 33,000 customers.[1]


The company’s main product is Adcourier.[2] The software distributes job postings to multiple third-party job sites visited by job-seekers.

A second product, Broadbean Resumé Search, allows recruiters to search for candidates by scanning job boards, LinkedIn networks and public profiles on the Internet.


Headquartered in London, Broadbean operates a US office in Newport Beach, California, along with an office in Sydney, Australia.


CEO Kelly Robinson founded Broadbean in 2001.[3] In October 2008, the company was acquired by Associated Northcliffe Digital (AND), the digital consumer division of the Daily Mail and General Trust.[4] In July 2010, Broadbean and the other member companies of Associated Northcliffe Digital were merged into Associated Newspapers, another subsidiary of Daily Mail and General Trust. In January 2012, it was announced that Broadbean and several other job search related properties were being merged into a new global digital recruitment group called Evenbase.[5]

In April 2014, Broadbean was acquired by CareerBuilder.[6]


In 2008, Broadbean was recognized by Deloitte as the 7th fastest growing company in the United Kingdom.[7]

In 2010, the company was recognized as the Recruitment Sector Service Provider of the Year, by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). [8]


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