Mountain View, Calif. – October 15, 2009 – Simply Hired, the largest job search engine, today announced a new localized destination website for Japan (www.simplyhired.jp).With more than 200,000 available local job postings at launch, Simply Hired’s expanded presence in Asia will directly benefit job seekers-who anticipate a worsening in the job market toward the end of the year-and bring a wealth of opportunity to local recruiters, employers and Web publishers. The new job search engine for Japan joins localized Simply Hired websites in 14 other countries on five continents and in eight languages.
Simply Hired has indexed more than five million jobs worldwide from the leading job boards, content websites, newspapers and company career pages. The new site in Japan will provide local job seekers with a simple online job search experience in their native language. Without requiring membership, www.simplyhired.jp immediately shows returning users which new listings have been added since their last visit, offers an advanced search option to return job listings that match specific criteria, and allows job seekers to search for a position by local zip code or by train station. Additionally, through its international partnership with LinkedIn, www.simplyhired.jp will allow job seekers to discover the connections they have within companies, providing them the inside track on the hiring process.
“Japan’s unemployment rate reached a six-year high of 3.61 million in August, leaving an unprecedented number of job seekers looking for work,” said Sachin Shah, Director of International, Simply Hired. “With the launch of www.simplyhired.jp, Simply Hired continues our ongoing mission to provide localized, language-specific job search for every major region in the world-providing as many people as possible with an opportunity to find their ideal job.”
For recruiters and employers, Simply Hired offers the ability to add their jobs into these search sites through a job feed. They can also advertise their employment brand via premium display ads that appear on relevant search result pages. To express interest in including your jobs, visit any Simply Hired international site and click the “Add Jobs” link at the bottom of the page. For more information about advertising with display ads on Simply Hired, please contact displayads(at)simplyhired.com.
For the publisher community such as job boards, bloggers and content sites, Simply Hired provides additional, relevant job listings to supplement existing content. By including job listings on their sites, publishers can improve their visitor engagement and increase traffic. As an example, Simply Hired currently supplements LinkedIn’s international job board with millions of job listings from the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Brazil, Mexico and Japan. For more information about incorporating Simply Hired international job search content on your site, please contact partners(at)simplyhired.com.
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, Plaxo, CNNMoney, BusinessWeek and The Washington Post. It operates global sites in 15 countries and eight languages on four continents including North America, South America, Europe and Asia. 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 $22.3 million in funding from IDG Ventures SF, 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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