Press Release

DirectEmployers Association Partners With Simply Hired

Leading U.S. companies gain access to untapped talent

Mountain View, CA – November 4, 2008 – Simply Hired (www.SimplyHired.com), the most comprehensive job search engine, today announced a partnership with DirectEmployers Association (www.directemployers.org), a non-profit group of leading U.S. corporations, to provide both job seekers and member companies with additional services for improving web recruiting and job search.

“We are pleased to work with such an affluent organization that strives to improve the Internet recruiting and job search process," states Gautam Godhwani, Co-Founder and CEO. “In offering distribution through our diverse network, we hope to bring JobCentral’s job seekers and direct employers a value-add service to getting jobs to the right person at the right time."

Through this strategic partnership, visitors to the DirectEmployers site will have access to a greater number of open positions across the country. Searches performed on JobCentral.com, powered by DirectEmployers, will return results from millions of jobs in the Simply Hired database in addition to the jobs currently posted to the site.

“We are excited and very pleased to partner with the leading job search engine and recruitment advertising network on the Internet," says Bill Warren, DirectEmployers Association’s Executive Director. He further states, “Simply Hired is a first-class organization in every respect and we encourage our member companies to take advantage of their premium job placement and pay-per-click advertising services."

In addition, jobs from DirectEmployers member companies will be fed throughout the Simply Hired network of over 5,000 social networks, content sites, and blogs. This gives leading U.S. employers access to targeted, qualified and untapped talent found on thousands of niche and diverse sites across the Web.

About DirectEmployers Association
DirectEmployers Association (www.DirectEmployers.org) is a non-profit group of leading U.S. corporations. Concerning itself with the effective development of the internet recruitment industry, DirectEmployers Association utilizes an array of services and practices which are designed to develop, manage, and improve internet-based systems and software. Among DirectEmployers Associations’ many services include NACElink, a web-based college recruitment system designed to target students with specific majors, JobCentral National Labor Exchange, a service which allows experienced personnel to link with employers and VetCentral, which provides employers Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) compliance with the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act.

About Simply Hired
With more than 6 million job listings worldwide and counting, Simply Hired (www.SimplyHired.com) is the world's largest search engine for jobs and a unique cost effective recruitment advertising network for employers and recruiters. Simply Hired has been lauded as one of the "50 Coolest Websites" by Time Magazine and declared "Best of the Web" by Business Week. Simply Hired has raised $17.7M in funding from News Corporation's Fox Interactive Media, Foundation Capital, Garage Technology Ventures and individual investors. The company is privately held and is based in Mountain View, California.