Simply Hired Surpasses 30 Million Monthly Visitors and Expands Executive Team to Fuel Future Growth
Chief Product Officer and VP of Client Services Join Team to Expand Product Portfolio and Customer Relations for World’s Largest Job Search Engine
Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 19, 2012 – Simply Hired®, the world’s largest job search engine, today announced it has reached record job search traffic with more than 30 million monthly unique visitors*, an increase of 50 percent from the previous year and 30 percent from this year’s first quarter. With unemployment rates a major concern in today’s economic climate, Simply Hired offers job seekers more than eight million job listings. Supporting this growth, Simply Hired has added two members to its executive team – Jonathan Glick, Chief Product Officer, and Leonard Palomino, Vice President of Client Services.
“We are very excited to welcome Jonathan and Leonard to the Simply Hired team, as their successful track records and deep experience will help us significantly accelerate our growth,” said Gautam Godhwani, Co-founder and CEO of Simply Hired. “Simply Hired is dedicated to connecting job seekers and employers throughout our global network of 24 countries across 12 languages.”
Simply Hired also powers jobs on more than 25,000 network partner sites and provides insight into the employment industry with a monthly U.S. Employment Outlook – view the June 2012 U.S. Employment Outlook for more information.
In his new role, Glick leads product development efforts as Simply Hired continues to advance its innovative job search engine to meet the growing market demand from job seekers and employers. Palomino brings his more than 25 years experience to Simply Hired’s client base to ensure customer satisfaction, retention and profitability.
Glick brings his experience in product development and vertical search to Simply Hired from Become.com, where he led the product and traffic initiatives as Senior Vice President of Product Management and SEO. Previously, Glick has managed Internet search initiatives for Yahoo! Search, Overture Services and AltaVista. He has also held positions at Raychem Interconnect, Booz Allen & Hamilton and The Lincoln Electric Company.
Prior to Simply Hired, Palomino served as the Senior Vice President of Client Services for LiveOps, a cloud-based call center technology and service provider, where he was responsible for service delivery to all clients, as well as the creation and development of the company’s professional services and customer support functions. He has also held executive positions for iSmart Panache, Greenplum and InfoGain, as well as Informix Software where he spent 13 years and saw the company grow from $5 million in annual revenue to nearly $1 billion.
About Simply Hired
With over eight million job listings, Simply Hired (www.SimplyHired.com) is the world’s largest job search engine -- 25 times the size of the biggest job board. Servicing 30 million monthly users across 24 countries, SimplyHired.com powers jobs on more than 25,000 network partner sites, including LinkedIn, CNNMoney, The Washington Post, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Reaching passive as well as active candidates, the Simply Hired network delivers millions of targeted job applicants to employers and boasts one of the lowest cost-per-hire rates in the industry. The Sunnyvale, California-based company has twice been named a “Top Workplace” by The Bay Area News Group and is funded by Foundation Capital and IDG Ventures. For more information visit www.simplyhired.com.
*According to Quantcast, June 2012