SimplyHired.com Named Best Employment Site in Webby People’s Voice Awards
Mountain View, Calif.—May 5, 2010—Simply Hired®, the largest job search engine and recruitment advertising network, was named the “Best Employment Site" in the 14th Annual Webby People’s Voice Awards. With more than 700,000 votes cast in this year’s awards, SimplyHired.com wooed voters with its unique job search tools and social media integrations with sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
As the leading international awards honoring excellence on the Internet, the Webby Awards are a huge honor for websites across the globe. Simply Hired is thrilled to be voted “Best Employment Site" by the people, and could not have achieved this honor without the support of our users. After working diligently for the past five years on creating a simpler and more effective job search process, we’re ready to celebrate in New York City at the Webby awards ceremony! Be sure to tune-in to the infamous 5-Word Speeches along with footage from the ceremony on the Webby YouTube channel to get the inside scoop on the awards ceremony.
We genuinely appreciate the support of our users, and owe it to the job seekers for fueling us with the ideas to create a more perfect job search experience.
About Simply Hired
With more than seven 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.
About The Webby Awards
Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including websites, interactive advertising, online film and video, and mobile websites. Established in 1996, the 14th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and more than 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Microsoft Expression; Aol; YouTube; Pepsi; Aquent; HP; Yahoo!; Corbis; Tribal DDB Worldwide; East Media; IDG; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail; Museum of the Moving Image; Behance; Business Insider; Time Out New York; paidContent and The Guardian.