Mountain View, CA — January 15, 2010 — LearningExpress, LLC and Simply Hired, the Internet’s largest job search engine, announced today a dynamic partnership that provides users of LearningExpress’ powerful new Job & Career Accelerator™ with access to Simply Hired’s nationwide database of 3 million job listings.
LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator is an all-in-one online job search system that provides customized, step-by-step assistance for job seekers at all experience and education levels. Now, Simply Hired’s cutting-edge job search technology takes Job & Career Accelerator users to the next level—connecting job seekers with a targeted database of job listings that is unsurpassed in the industry. Users have the power to explore over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles, get matched with occupations that best fit their unique profiles, and search for available jobs in their area or anywhere in the country.
Job & Career Accelerator also helps users create resumes and cover letters that stand out from the job-search crowd, and empowers them with proven strategies for successful networking and interviewing. In addition, users can save Simply Hired jobs and track their search progress—from completing applications to scheduling interviews and following-up with prospective employers—perfect for those with busy schedules. Job & Career Accelerator will be available free of charge to all patrons of public libraries and students of college and university career centers that subscribe to this powerful new service.
“Technology has revolutionized the way people search for jobs, leaving many job seekers and displaced workers overwhelmed and in need of help. Job & Career Accelerator, in conjunction with Simply Hired, provides users with exactly what they need to make their career goals a reality—in a helpful, easy-to-use system,” said Barry Lippman, President and CEO of LearningExpress.
“During these hard economic times, LearningExpress is providing a great online resource for finding employment,” said Gautam Godhwani, the Co-founder and CEO of Simply Hired. “Through this partnership, employers will be able to cast a wide net for candidates including skilled workers, aging workers and recent grads who are turning to libraries and career centers for guidance.”
To learn more about LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator, go to: www.learningexpressllc.com/accelerator.
For publishers who would like to add jobs to their sites, visit www.simplyhired.com/publishers for more information.
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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 17 countries and eight languages on five 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.
About Learning Express
LearningExpress, LLC is a leading provider of online career-oriented and education-based solutions, accessible through over 4,000 libraries and 5,000 schools. The company offers a comprehensive and fully integrated learning platform designed to help patrons pursue their professional and educational endeavors. From job seeking and career management to test preparation and skills improvement, LearningExpress’s full suite of programs guides every level of learner towards achieving continual success. Visit LearningExpress, LLC online at www.learningexpressllc.com.
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