Jobspeaker Announces Strategic Acquisition of GradCast



April  26, 2024


Jobspeaker Announces Strategic Acquisition of GradCast

Merger Provides Higher-Ed’s First AI-Driven Career Services Platform to Automate Placement


SAN FRANCISCO—Jobspeaker, the leading AI-driven career services platform, is proud to announce the successful acquisition of, an innovative software for tracking college graduate placement. This strategic move, effective as of April 25, 2024, signifies a pivotal step in Jobspeaker’s mission to provide the tools needed for career services departments and job seekers to thrive. 

The acquisition makes Jobspeaker the only platform available to offer everything from Career Exploration tools to automated graduate placement reporting. 

“The Changes to Gainful Employment Rules that the Department of Education has outlined have a significant reporting requirement,” said Jarlath O’Carroll, Jobspeaker’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer. With this acquisition, our education clients will have enhanced tools to document placement and track a student’s employment into their desired career,” continued Mr. O’Carroll. 

“We set out to automate the process of tracking student success. This merger with Jobspeaker is a natural alliance, and we are excited to be part of the only platform available to offer every tool needed to transition to skill-based hiring,” said Trenton Hightower, Chief Executive Officer of GradCast. 

The combined companies will afford colleges, universities, and career & technical educators an unmatched suite of tools that benefit learners, educators, and employers equally. All while providing automated reporting and analysis for internal use and meeting the requirements of accreditors and regulators.  

Jobspeaker is dedicated to a smooth integration process for and its workforce. Its hundreds of clients will continue to receive the same level of exceptional service and support.

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About Jobspeaker:

Jobspeaker is leading the skills revolution. We build the tools learners, educators, and employers need to link skills to career pathways.


About GradCast:

GradCast enables schools to track their graduate job placement success rate. Partnerships with GradCast provide colleges with the data they need to ensure continued funding streams and eliminate time-consuming, tedious electronic, phone, and mail survey campaigns. 


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