jobster.gifSilicon Valley’s Mayfield Fund led the round, and Trinity and Ignition Partners participated. Jobster‘s claim to fame has been to focus on helping employers recruit online. But it will soon be launching a job search engine for people looking for jobs, the company tells us.

This will fill the bandwagon, which already includes companies like Indeed, Simply Hired, Yahoo Jobs and others. We last mentioned the crowded space here and here. And as said before, if you raise late, you’ve got to raise more. If Simply Hired and Indeed raised $3-$5 million just a few weeks ago, well Jobster has to trump it with…yikes, $19.5 million. Here’s the Jobster announcement.

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