SOURCE: Simply Hired

July 13, 2007 11:00 ET

Simply Hired Announces Partnership With

Recruitment Advertising Network to Power Job Search on; Displaces

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2007) - Simply Hired ( today announced a partnership with to exclusively power's job area. This partnership marks Simply Hired's most significant move to date into the hot "local" market.

"We are excited to take job search on to the next level with the help of Simply Hired," said Joel Lefkovitz, CEO and founder of "We have been impressed with their professionalism of the team at Simply Hired and the ease of implementation of the technology and look forward to a lasting partnership as we continue to expand our own offerings."

Simply Hired will be providing its XML/API feed to, which will allow visitors to their site access to the 5 million+ jobs in the Simply Hired database, while still maintaining the look and feel of This move is especially important, given the statistic set forth by The Kelsey Group that indicates that 80% of all purchasing decisions, including jobs, are made within 20 miles of your home.

"Local and hyper-local sites are becoming increasingly important sources of information as people try and distill the massive amount of content available on the Internet," stated Gautam Godhwani, CEO of Simply Hired. "Our partnership with will allow people to find the jobs they want at Simply Hired while visiting a trusted site like"

The partnership with is part of an increased focus on the part of Simply Hired to address both "local" and "niche" communities. With their Job-a-matic ( product offering, Simply Hired has brought the ability for web publishers to create their own job boards that cater to their readership and offer an alternative to Google Ad Sense. Visitors to blogs including FPS Jobs Indiana ( and Silicon Valley Watcher ( can get access to listings from employers seeking to target job seekers in Indiana and Silicon Valley, respectively.

About Local Search (, a privately held company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, provides a quick easy way for people to find what they want when they want it within their local neighborhood. aggregates live updated local search data from sources across the Internet into one easy search. Local search area includes: local business search, real estate, apartments, autos, jobs, and personals.

About Simply Hired

With more than 5 million job listings and counting, Simply Hired ( is the world's largest search engine for jobs and recruitment advertising network. We search thousands of sources, including job boards, newspaper and classified listings, and company websites. Our mission is to help people find their ideal jobs in the simplest way possible. Simply Hired has been lauded as one of the "50 Coolest Websites" by Time Magazine, declared "Best of the Web" by Business Week and celebrated as one of "50 Best New Websites" by PC World.

With Job-a-matic (, Simply Hired also enables online publishers to create turnkey job sites, and generate revenue from paid job listings. 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.

Contact Information

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    Lucas Mast
    Director of Marketing and Communications
    Simply Hired
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    Joel Lefkovitz
    Founder and CEO
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