SOURCE: Simply Hired

November 28, 2007 06:00 ET

Simply Hired, "Google for Jobs," Selected as Finalist for "Red Herring 100 Global" Awards 2007

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - Red Herring Magazine announced today that Simply Hired (, Google for jobs, has been selected as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Global 2007 Awards as one of the most promising private technology ventures in the world.

The Red Herring editorial team used a very competitive process to whittle down this pool of 1800 eligible, promising companies to the 200 finalists for this award. Evaluations were made on both quantitative and qualitative criteria such as financial performance, innovation, management, global strategy, and ecosystem integration.

"The 200 finalists we selected from around the world are all excellent contenders and Simply Hired made the final group because of its outstanding achievements and contributions to the advancement of technology in today's global economy," said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-Chief of Red Herring.

"Simply Hired is committed to building and delivering innovative Web 2.0 solutions to simplify the job search process and we are honored to be recognized for our technology leadership in this space," stated Dion Lim, Simply Hired President and COO.

The finalists will be celebrated and showcasing their excellence in innovation at the Red Herring Global event in Seattle, WA, on December 3-5. The 100 winners will be announced at the Award Ceremony on December 4.

About Red Herring

Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology research, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. For more information, visit

About Simply Hired

With more than 6 million job listings and counting, Simply Hired ( is the world's largest search engine for jobs and a unique cost effective recruitment advertising network for employers and recruiters. Simply Hired has been lauded as one of the "50 Coolest Websites" by Time Magazine and declared "Best of the Web" by Business Week. Simply Hired has raised $17.7M 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.

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