SimplyHired's Traffic Soars: But Is It Real?

For those of us who pay attention to these things, the recent rise in SimplyHired’s traffic on Compete and Alexa was noteworthy. Since April, both services show a dramatic rise in traffic &#8211

Google In Talks To Acquire SimplyHired

Rumors surfaced today that Google is in discussions to acquire job search engine Simply Hired. Trip Chowdry, a research analyst at Global Equity Research first spoke about it, and the story was then p

The Job Board Bubble

The world has changed since I wrote about the need for a decentralized job board service last August. Just not quite in the way I had hoped. Job Boards are the product du jour of tech blogs. We have o

Online Job Hunt 10 Years Later – Still Sucks

NYC-based, a niche search engine, has announced a partnership to power Mamma Careers. I’ll be the first to admit, this specific instance isn’t big news, but they are on a partne

Simply Hired, Now for Senior Gay Mothers Who Love Dogs & the Environment

Simply Hired, which is partially funded by Fox Interactive, is a great job search engine that continues to do well against arch-rival, which is backed by the New York Times. On Monday Simpl

Simplyhired launches GLBT friendly job search

In honor of National Gay and Lesbian Month, the online job search service SimplyHired has launched a GLBT (Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered) friendly job search feature. The new filter searches w

MySpace Careers Launches Sunday Night

The investment that Simply Hired took from Fox Interactive seems to be paying dividends already. Tonight at 9 pm PST MySpace, a subsidiary of Fox Interactive, will unveil MySpace Careers, a new job si

Simply Hired Takes $13.5m from Fox and Foundation Capital

Simply Hired (TechCrunch profile) has raised $13.5 million from New Corp’s Fox Interactive group and Foundation Capital. Both investors will take board seats in the company. This is big news for

Profile – Simply Hired

Company: SimplyHired Founded: 2003 Launched: March 16, 2005 Location: Mountain View, CA What is it? Yes, we have been infatuated with jobs sites these last couple of days. Trust me, there’s more