Fastest Growing Job Search Engine is Only Job Site to Make the List
Mountain View, Calif. – August 4, 2009 – Simply Hired, the largest job search engine and recruitment advertising network, today announced it has been named as one of PC Magazine’s “Top 100 Websites for 2009.” Experts from PC Magazine reviewed hundreds of website nominations from readers, industry insiders, social media experts and staff to evaluate this year’s hottest websites based on content quality, design and originality. SimplyHired.com is the only job search site named to the 2009 list.
With 12 million unique visitors per month, SimplyHired.com is one of the top five job search websites in the United States. With an international presence in 13 countries, SimplyHired.com has the prestigious honor of joining popular websites such as Google, WebMD and Wikipedia in the “Classic Info” category.
“It was a welcome surprise and an honor to be named to PC Magazine’s annual list of top websites,” said Gautam Godhwani, co-founder and CEO, Simply Hired. “With the unemployment rate hovering around 9.7 percent, millions of people have turned to SimplyHired.com to find their next job. We are excited that PC Magazine has ranked us as a classic website, and we look forward to furthering our mission to help people find a job they love.”
PC Magazine’s “The Top 100 Websites of 2009” feature appeared online on July 29, 2009. It will also be published in the September digital issue.
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 5,000 network partner sites such as LinkedIn, MySpace, Plaxo, CNNMoney, BusinessWeek and The Washington Post. It operates global sites in 13 countries and seven languages including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and Brazil. Simply Hired was the fastest growing job site in 2008 according to both ComScore and Nielsen Media. 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 $17.7 million 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.