Simply Hired, the Mountain View job search engine, continues to expand its distribution network aggressively in this competitive industry.
The start-up will announce tomorrow that it will power the online job search of the nation’s fifth largest newspaper, the New York Post. It will also introduce “Resume Post” on MySpace. This lets job seekers at MySpace also post their resume to six different job boards at once, including Monster, CareerBuilder, Job.com, GettingHired, Net-Temps and Beyond.com.
Simply Hired calls itself the largest job search engine, with more than 5 million job listings and counting. The deals are just the latest in an aggressive push by the company for to maximize the reach of its search. It is signing up big sites and little sites. It already powers the search of MySpace Jobs and LinkedIn Jobs. It also sports a range of specialty job searches, for example at companies that are eco-friendly, elderly friendly, gay friendly, and dog friendly. Some of its competitors are Indeed, Jobster, and a new company called itzBig
Simply Hired has raised $17.7 million in funding from News Corporation’s Fox Interactive Media, Foundation Capital, Garage Technology Ventures and individual investors.