Simply Hired Announces Job Search Partnership with The Huffington Post
Simply Hired to Provide Job Content for the #1 Social News and Opinion Blog
Mountain View, CA – March 25, 2010 – Simply Hired®, the largest job search engine and recruitment advertising network, today announced a partnership with The Huffington Post (“HuffPost") highlighting job opportunities for readers of the leading social news and opinion site. The partnership includes a dedicated job channel and job listing widgets tailored to various HuffPost content areas, including Tech.
“Simply Hired is pleased to work with an exceptional partner like The Huffington Post to bring relevant job listings to its highly educated and engaged audience," said Kaila Carty, Business Development Manager of Simply Hired. “The partnership serves to heighten visibility for open jobs in an extremely challenging economy, aiding job seekers and employers alike."
The job channel features updated job listings that can be searched by industry or location. Widgets enable HuffPost readers to browse job openings in specific areas of interest to them. HuffPost’s local sections -- New York, Chicago, Denver and LA -- feature local job listings, and the Tech section highlights open positions in technology.
“During this challenging period when so many people are job searching, we’re especially excited to be partnering with Simply Hired to provide our users with a wealth of valuable information about available job opportunities," said Derek Murphy, SVP, Business Development of The Huffington Post.
The Huffington Post joins Simply Hired’s recruitment advertising network, which consists of more than 10,000 social networks, blogs and content sites, including LinkedIn, CNNMoney, Fox Television Stations, US News & World Report and The Washington Post.
About Simply Hired
With more than five million job listings worldwide, Simply Hired (www.SimplyHired.com) is the world’s largest job search engine and recruitment advertising network. The company powers jobs on over 10,000 network partner sites such as LinkedIn, Plaxo, CNNMoney, BusinessWeek and The Washington Post. It operates global sites in 17 countries and nine languages on five continents. Simply Hired has been lauded as one of the “50 Coolest Websites" by Time magazine, a “Top 100 Website" by PC Magazine and the “Best of the Web" by BusinessWeek. Simply Hired has raised $22.3 million in funding from venture and individual investors including Foundation Capital, IDG Ventures and News Corporation. The company is privately held and is based in Mountain View, California.
About The Huffington Post
The Huffington Post (www.huffingtonpost.com) is a leading news and opinion site which in four and a half years has become an influential media brand -- "The Internet Newspaper." The site offers coverage of politics, media, business, entertainment, living, style, sustainable “green" living, world news, technology, nonprofits, college life, and comedy, and is a top destination for news, blogs and original content. The Huffington Post ("HuffPost") has over 30 million unique visitors per month (source: Google Analytics) and is the most-linked-to blog on the Internet, per Technorati. In 2008, the site launched its first local version, HuffPost Chicago; HuffPost New York, HuffPost Denver and HuffPost LA launched in 2009. The Huffington Post has an active community, with nearly two million comments made on the site each month. HuffPost has over 3,000 bloggers -- from politicians and celebrities to academics and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on a wide-range of topics making news today. Among those who have blogged on HuffPost are Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Larry David, Nora Ephron, Larry Page, Madeleine Albright, Robert Redford, Neil Young, Rahm Emanuel, Albert Brooks, Mia Farrow, Russ Feingold, Al Franken, Ari Emanuel, Gary Hart, Edward Kennedy, Harry Shearer, John Kerry, Bill Maher, Nancy Pelosi, Madonna, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ryan Reynolds, Craig Newmark, Alec Baldwin, Donna Karan, Kenneth Cole and Donatella Versace. A comprehensive list of the contributors to The Huffington Post can be found in its blogger index: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/theblog/index/.