Simply Hired Introduces New Site for Localized Job Search in South Korea
Job Seekers in South Korea Can Now View Over 110,000 Jobs Alongside Their Network Connections Using www.simplyhired.kr
Mountain View, Calif. – April 5, 2010 – Simply Hired®, the leading search engine for jobs and recruitment advertising network, today announced a new localized website for South Korea (www.simplyhired.kr).With more than 110,000 available local job listings, Simply Hired’s expanded international presence will directly benefit job seekers and bring a wealth of opportunity to local recruiters, employers and Web publishers. The new site launches with a range of social job search features including integration with LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter—enabling job seekers to view professional connections in their search results and share jobs easily through social media.
The new job search engine for South Korea joins localized Simply Hired websites in 18 other countries on five continents and in ten languages. Simply Hired currently indexes more than five million jobs worldwide from the leading job boards, content websites, newspapers and company career pages, providing Korean job seekers with one destination for a simple online job search experience.
“While the national unemployment rate in South Korea dropped to 4.9 percent in February, unemployment remains high among certain groups," said Sachin Shah, Director of International, Simply Hired. “Our mission is to provide job seekers in every region of the world with innovative, intuitive and effective tools to find their dream job. The launch of www.simplyhired.kr expands our presence in Asia and provides Korean job seekers with easy access to more than 110,000 jobs."
For recruiters and employers in South Korea, Simply Hired offers the ability to add their jobs into these search sites through a job feed. They can also advertise their employment brand via premium display ads that appear on relevant search result pages.
For the South Korean publisher community such as niche job boards, bloggers and content sites, Simply Hired provides relevant job listings to supplement existing content. By including job listings on their sites, publishers can improve their visitor engagement and increase traffic.
Notes to Editors:
• SimplyHired.kr is part of the Simply Hired network, which includes 19 localized global websites and over 10,000 partner sites—including social networks, blogs and media outlets.
• SimplyHired.kr is a job search engine that enables job seekers to quickly and efficiently search thousands of job listings from job boards, content sites, newspapers, organizations and company career sites.
• Recruiters, human resources professionals and job boards leverage SimplyHired.kr’s recruitment advertising network to increase visibility among job seekers and drive qualified traffic to their websites.
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, and operates global sites in 19 countries and ten languages on five continents. 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.