Waltham, Mass. (PRWEB) January 23, 2008
ZoomInfo™, a business information search engine, is pleased to announce the winners of the 3rd annual RecruitingBlogs.com's "Best Recruiting Blogs of the Year" award. The awards allow readers to nominate and then vote for their favorite blogs across 10 recruiting- and HR-related topics.
The top prize for the "Best Overall Recruiting Blog," which includes a trip to Las Vegas courtesy of ZoomInfo, was awarded to Dave Mendoza for his Six Degrees From Dave blog. Mendoza secured 36 percent of the readers' votes. He also won in the "Best Recruiting Industry Blog" category.
"I have been doing these awards now for the last three years. Above all, the purpose is to have fun and bring some recognition and community to the writers of the recruiting blogs," said Jason Davis of RecruitingBlogs.com. "There are some very interesting and informative recruiting blogs out there and every year, there seems to be more and more. ZoomInfo has always supported community building activities within the recruiting industry blogosphere and I am very thankful for it. It makes these things a little easier to do."
"RecruitingBlogs.com has helped build a community around recruiters and HR professionals who blog, and we were thrilled to help support this year's awards program," said Tad Goltra, GM and vice president of ZoomInfo's recruiting business unit. "The winners - as well as all of the blog authors nominated - dedicate a significant amount of time to sharing best practices and advice to their peers. This awards program recognizes that hard work."
Winners of the remaining categories are:
- Recruiting Animal: Best Recruiting Blogosphere Personality
- Hiring Revolution: Best Third Party Recruiting Blog
- I, Donato: Best Recruiting Technology Blog
- Wired & Hired: Best Job Hunting Blog
- WirelessJobs.com: Best Corporate Recruiting Blog
- CyberSleuthing: Best Sourcing/Research Blog
- Xtra Cheezhead: Best Group Blog
- Your HR Guy: Best HR Blog
"There is plenty of room out there for more blogs," said Donato Diorio, winner of the Best Recruiting Technology Blog. "What stops people from starting is that first post. I want to thank the people in the recruiting blog-o-sphere that kept pushing me to make that first post. The first one was work, now it is fun. Congrats to the other winners!"
"Wired and Hired and Hiring Revolution would like to thank everyone that voted for us during the competition," added Ryan Watkins, winner of Best Job Hunting Blog and Best Third Party Recruiting Blog. "We hope to honor our titles this year by continuing to provide the communications industry with the best content available online."
RecruitingBlogs.com is an online community built specifically for recruiters to network with peers, and one of the industry's largest proponents of recruiting-focused blogging. For more information, or to join, please visit http://www.recruitingblogs.com.
ZoomInfo is a business information search engine used to quickly find information about industries, companies, people, products and services. ZoomInfo is used by sales and marketing professionals to identify business opportunities, by recruiters to locate talent, and by anyone conducting in-depth research about products, services and businesses. ZoomInfo's semantic search engine continually crawls the Business Web - the millions of company Websites, news feeds and other online sources - to identify company and people information which is then organized into fresh, comprehensive and objective profiles. ZoomInfo currently has profiles on nearly 40 million people and over 3.5 million companies, and its search engine adds more than 20,000 new profiles every day.
According to Nielson/NetRatings, in April 2007 ZoomInfo was the fastest growing network in the country, with 276% annual growth. More than 4.5 million people search http://www.ZoomInfo.com every month. In addition, nearly 2,500 customers, including Yahoo!, Microsoft, Oracle, PepsiCo and 20% of the Fortune 500, use ZoomInfo's patented search tools. ZoomInfo is privately held and based in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Kari Hanson, Director of Corporate Communications
Jason Davis, RecruitingBlogs.com
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