Nominees like VisualCV are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet
Reston, VA (PRWEB) April 16, 2009
VisualCV, Inc., the company reinventing the resume for the digital age, today announced that it has been nominated by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences for the best "Employment" website in the 13th consecutive Webby Awards. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
As one of only five nominees in the Employment category, VisualCV is eligible for the Internet industry's two most sought-after awards: The Webby Award and The Webby People's Voice Award. While the Academy selects The Webby Awards' winners, the global Web community selects The People's Voice Award winners. The online public can cast their votes for VisualCV until April 30th at http://pv.webbyawards.com.
"Nominees like VisualCV are setting the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, executive director of the Webby Awards. "It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the nearly 10,000 entries we received this year."
The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 650-person judging academy whose members include Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, "Simpson's" creator Matt Groening, Arianna Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein. Winners will be announced on May 5th, 2009 and honored at a star-studded ceremony in New York City on June 8th hosted by Seth Meyers. Past Webby Award winners include Al Gore and Stephen Colbert.
"We are thrilled to be nominated for this year's Webby Awards and are truly honored to be recognized as one of the Web's best and brightest," said Jeffrey Hunter, CEO of VisualCV. "We've set out as a company to change the landscape for job seekers and recruiters and the prestige that accompanies such a nomination signifies the value we are bringing to our members."
About The Webby Awards
The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a 650-person judging academy whose members include Internet co-inventor Vinton Cerf, R/GA's Chief Bob Greenberg, "Simpson's" creator Matt Groening, Arianna Huffington, and Harvey Weinstein.
About VisualCV, Inc.
VisualCV, Inc. has reinvented the resume to make it more relevant for job searching, networking, business development and career progression within today's Web 2.0 environment. VisualCV, Inc. provides technology and support for the VisualCV, the VisualCV.com community and "Powered by VisualCV" private-label platform. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, the company has received investments from one of the world's leading executive search firms, Heidrick & Struggles (NASDAQ: HSII), and Valhalla Partners. For more information or to create a VisualCV, please visit http://www.visualcv.com.