One of the most highly visited websites on the Internet by job seekers, is the home of the National Labor Exchange (or NLx).

The NLx is a sophisticated electronic labor-exchange network, created in 2007 in a partnership agreement between the National Association of State Work Force Agencies (NASWA) and DirectEmployers Association. is an unprecedented public-private partnership that leverages private non-profit-owned technology with existing state workforce agency resources.

From 2007 through 2015, the NLx has made available over 50 million job openings, from more than 340,000 employers of all sizes, on this network.

All NLx services at are offered at no cost to state workforce agency customers – both job seekers and employers – as well as to state workforce agencies and federal partners.

Today, all state workforce agencies, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, officially participate with and the NLx.

Mission & Vision

The mission of and the NLx is to provide the most accurate and comprehensive collection of real online job openings in order to achieve the highest level of efficiency for the nation’s labor exchange – at no additional cost to state workforce agencies, employers and job seekers.

The vision is to provide the nation with an accurate understanding of the current labor market in order to improve labor exchange efficiency to better serve our nation’s diverse workforce. Quick Stats:

Over 2 million job listings published on a daily basis

Top 100,000 website on the Internet per Alexa

3 – 5 million jobseeker visitors per year

Over 1.5 million pages indexed by Google on any given day