SOURCE: Simply Hired

November 15, 2007 06:00 ET

Simply Hired Shows Fifty Percent Growth in U.S. Holiday Jobs Over Last Year

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - November 15, 2007) - Simply Hired, the largest search engine for jobs and online recruiting network, today announced employment trend data that shows the total number of U.S. "holiday jobs" available in their online database has increased by more than fifty percent over the same time period last year. Job seekers can search a database of more than 6 million jobs at and find the seasonal opportunity that's just right for them.

As of November 14, 2007, there were more than 500,000 "part time" jobs available and more than 300,000 "retail" jobs available to search at Simply Hired. Retail is the leading industry for holiday hiring and job seekers interested in retail opportunities should check out these top 10 hiring retailers:

1.  T-Mobile
2.  AT&T
3.  Cingular Wireless
4.  Michael's
5.  Bed, Bath & Beyond
6.  Verizon Wireless
7.  RadioShack
8.  Home Depot
9.  7-Eleven
10. Kohl's

With more than 30,000 "seasonal jobs" available at, here are some of the more festive holiday employment opportunities that job seekers can also explore:

7,500    Skiing jobs
1,141    Turkey
600      Bell Ringers
300      Christmas Tree
270      Toys for Tots
250      Sledding
200      Cookie Baking
100      Santa Claus
19       Apple picking
10       Snowman
4        Hay ride
3        Christmas Carolers

Shan Wade, Director of Sales, said, "We are pleased with the rapid growth of jobs available at, and are seeing an influx of employers and recruiters choosing to sponsor their jobs on Simply Hired to make sure their job openings stand out so they can secure the quality hires they need to run their business this holiday season. We encourage employers to contact Simply Hired at to find out how they can efficiently and effectively fill their job openings today."

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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