SilkRoad Partners with Simply Hired

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Partnership with World's Largest Job Search Engine Expands SilkRoad Clients' Reach

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Simply Hired's integration with OpenHire will make it even easier for companies to reach not only active candidates, but also those passive candidates which are often times so hard to reach.

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2009 -- SilkRoad technology, a leading provider of talent management solutions, announced today they have partnered with Simply Hired, the world's largest job search engine and advertising recruitment network, indexing more than five million job listings worldwide.

SilkRoad's partnership with Simply Hired will allow SilkRoad customers to expand their reach to potential candidates. Jobs indexed by Simply Hired through OpenHire™, SilkRoad's recruiting management solution, will provide customers the ability to distribute and include their jobs in the organic listings on Simply Hired's network of over 5000 new locations, including social networking sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Plaxo. This partnership will allow SilkRoad customers to reach both active and passive job seekers in new and innovative ways.

In addition, OpenHire customers will benefit from the automated tracking integration with Simply Hired. By automatically populating the source code when a candidate applies for a job through OpenHire, this will ensure more accurate ROI measurements by recruiters wanting to track their online recruiting efforts. OpenHire clients can take advantage of Simply Hired's free Job Rank™ reports, which contain information about how well a company's jobs are performing in the Simply Hired searches, including the number of clicks for that listing, the positing of the listing within the search results, similar searches, and the names of competitors with similar titles.

"We are looking forward to working with SilkRoad's OpenHire customers to assist them in distributing their jobs to an even broader range of outlets," said Simply Hired's Tejas Saraiya, Director of Marketing and Product. "Simply Hired's integration with OpenHire will make it even easier for companies to reach not only active candidates, but also those passive candidates which are often times so hard to reach."

Simply Hired aggregates jobs from thousands of sources including major job boards, company websites, news outlets, and niche vertical sites, allowing job seekers "one-stop searching." In addition to helping people to find their next job in the most efficient way possible, Simply Hired provides a "Who do I Know™" function that allows searchers to look up possible contacts at potential new companies via LinkedIn; a venue to research salary information; links to maps to help determine commuting details and other job seeker tools.

Companies have been using OpenHire to find and track top talent since 1998. Their patented job board integration, career site portals, intelligent searching, screening tools, and candidate communication tools make it easy to streamline workflow and lower recruiting costs, all while improving efficiency. These features, combined with Simply Hired, will allow SilkRoad customers to reach the maximum number of candidates in the most efficient way possible.

"We are very excited to be working with Simply Hired," said SilkRoad COO, Brian Platz. "They have found an innovative and forward-thinking way of taking something that is typically an arduous task for job seekers, and making it simple and efficient. This is the same goal we work towards when providing talent management solutions to our customers."

About Simply Hired
With more than 5 million job listings worldwide and more than 5,000 job search partners, Simply Hired ( is the largest job search engine and recruitment advertising network. The company has exclusive partnerships with MySpace and LinkedIn as well as the largest set of professional applications on Facebook. The company has international sites in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, India, Germany, Spain and France. Simply Hired has been lauded as one of the "50 Coolest Websites" by Time magazine and declared "Best of the Web" by Business Week. Simply Hired has raised $17.7M in funding from 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. For more information on sponsored jobs or to request a JobRank report to see how your jobs are performing across the Simply Hired network, email [email protected]

About SilkRoad technology
SilkRoad technology, inc. provides software as a service (SaaS) solutions that significantly improve the talent within its more than 1000 customers across the globe. Through SilkRoad's Life Suite™, an integrated talent management solution, companies are able to hire better employees, identify high and low performers, drive a pay-for-performance culture and improve employee tenure. The SilkRoad Life Suite includes OpenHire™ for recruiting management, RedCarpet™ for employee onboarding and life events, WingSpan™ for flexible employee performance management, GreenLight™ for learning management, and Eprise™ for employee intranets and content management.

SilkRoad technology is headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC with offices in Bedford, MA; Chicago, IL; West Long Branch, NJ; Jacksonville, Florida; Alberta, Canada; Singapore, Republic of Singapore; Sydney, Australia and Hamburg, Germany. More information is available on the Web at or by phone: U.S. toll free at 866-329-3363 or internationally at +1-336-201-5100.


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