IDG Enterprise and Simply Hired Announce Technology Job Channel Partnership

Mountain View, Calif. — February 5, 2010 — Simply Hired®, the largest job search engine and recruitment advertising network, today announced its multi-brand partnership with IDG Enterprise, including the CIO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World properties. Through this partnership, IDG Enterprise, a trusted source for technology news and trends, delivers 6.3 million technology buyers access to over three million job listings from

IDG Enterprise’s brands, which include CIO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World, will each integrate Simply Hired jobs into their respective websites through jobs channels, as well as Simply Hired contextual job widgets throughout pages of each site. Job widgets will enable readers of each site to browse jobs that reflect the content of the page and are specific to their industry. Hiring companies can also utilize these new jobs channels for posting their open positions.

“IDG Enterprise brands serve the most influential technology professional communities, who are looking to drive their business and careers forward. Because these executives are focused on professional development and career growth, we continually investigate new ways to provide them with essential tools for their success. We are proud to bring the job search engine resources from Simply Hired to IDG Enterprise’s premier IT community,” said Michael Friedenberg, President & CEO of IDG Enterprise.

The IDG Enterprise brands offer unique and highly targeted technical audiences:
• CIO provides IT executives with best practices and strategies through articles, peer-to-peer advice and news analysis.
• Computerworld provides peer perspective on IT leadership and business results for senior IT management through the analysis of IT news and trends.
• InfoWorld engages IT managers as they strive to modernize enterprise IT for their organizations.
• ITworld is an open-exchange that allows IT professionals, technology vendors and others to participate in creating content that is of high interest to them.
• Lastly, Network World provides information, intelligence and insight for network and IT executives responsible for managing the digital nervous system of large organizations.

“Simply Hired is excited to partner with IDG Enterprise to bring job listings to these unique, highly talented audiences,” said Gautam Godhwani, Co-Founder and CEO of Simply Hired. “In addition to delivering a comprehensive database of jobs to candidates, employers can utilize this service to recruit candidates for their hard-to-fill technical positions.”

Through this partnership, IDG Enterprise joins Simply Hired’s recruitment advertising network, which consists of more than 5,000 social networks, blogs and content sites, including LinkedIn, CNNMoney, Fox Television Stations, US News and World Report and The Washington Post. IDG Ventures and Foundation Capital invested $4.6M in Simply Hired in August 2009. The company has raised a total of $22.3M to date.


About Simply Hired
With more than five million job listings worldwide, Simply Hired ( 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 17 countries and nine languages on five continents including North America, South America, Europe and Asia. 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 venture and individual investors including Foundation Capital, IDG Ventures and News Corporation. The company is privately held and is based in Mountain View, California.

About IDG Enterprise
IDG Enterprise, an International Data Group (IDG) company, brings together unique editorial brands (CIO, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, IT World, Network World and The Industry Standard) to serve the information needs of our technology and security-focused audiences. As a digital-centric media company we serve our reader and advertiser audiences with award-winning content and community, driving conversation and conversion, across our entire portfolio of awarding-winning, websites, events, magazines, products and services. In addition, the CIO Executive Council, a peer advisory service, brings together the nation’s top CIOs, as well as provides community and leadership development tools for their staffs.

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Simply Hired, Inc.

Lynn Holmlund
IDG Enterprise

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