BURLINGAME, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/21/13 -- Jobvite, the leading recruiting software platform for the social web, announced today that it has been selected as a winner for the 17th Annual Webby People's Voice Awards in the Employment category. Hailed as the "Internet's highest honor" by The New York Times, The Webby Awards, presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. The IADAS, which nominates and selects The Webby Awards People's Voice Winners, is comprised of web industry experts, including media mogul Arianna Huffington, Skype CEO Tony Bates, Mozilla CEO and Chair Mitchell Baker, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom, mobile phone inventor Martin Cooper, and StumbleUpon founder Garrett Camp. This year, over 1.5 million votes were cast by people around the world for their favorite sites, videos, ads, mobile sites and apps and social in The Webby People's Voice Awards.
Jobvite is an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) recruitment platform enabling companies to revolutionize the way they track and hire applicants and establish a strong talent community. Today's fastest-growing companies use Jobvite's applicant tracking, recruiter CRM and social recruiting software solutions to find and hire quality candidates. Its customers include well-known companies across a variety of industries, including: LinkedIn, Spotify, TiVo, Starbucks, Whole Foods Market, Zappos, Shutterfly, Yelp, Groupon, Match.com, Twitter and many more.
"Jobvite has set the standard for innovation and creativity on the Internet," said David-Michel Davies, Executive Director of The Webby Awards. "This award is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators."
"Everyone at Jobvite is honored to have been nominated and thrilled to win the People's Voice award in the Employment category. We truly appreciate the dedication from Jobvite fans during the voting process," says CMO Kimberley Kasper. "We take a lot of pride in our website and aim to create the best possible user experience from the homepage to the products page and everything in between."
Jobvite will be honored at the star-studded ceremony on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, where winners will have an opportunity to deliver one of The Webby Awards' famous 5-Word Speeches. Highlights from last year's 5-Word Speeches include: Pinterest's "Pinterest loves you Ryan Gosling"; Bjork's "A.E.I.O.U."; and Holocaust survivor Tibor Sands for The United States Holocaust Museum "Thank you for remembering me." The show will be hosted by critically-acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Patton Oswalt. Beginning at 9 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, May 22, fans can watch the show in HD at watch.webbyawards.com. A full list of both The Webby Awards and People's Voice Winners can be found at winners.webbyawards.com.
Jobvite is the leading recruiting platform for the social web. Today's fastest-growing companies use applicant tracking, recruiter CRM and social recruiting software solutions from Jobvite to target the right talent and build the best teams. Jobvite is a complete, modular Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform which can optimize the speed, cost-effectiveness and ease of recruiting for any company. For more information, visit www.jobvite.com.
About The 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, including Websites, Interactive Advertising & Media, Online Film & Video, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Established in 1996, this year's Webbys received over 11,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide this year. The Webby Awards is presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Microsoft, Google+, Citibank, Twitter, Vitamin T, Quantcast, MailChimp, Yext, Engine Yard, Funny or Die, MLB Advanced Media, Mashable, Business Insider, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Area17, Forsman & Bodenfors and Guardian News and Media.
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