Releases “2012 Mobile Job Search Outlook”

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Mar 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) —, the world’s largest job search engine, today released its 2012 Mobile Job Search Outlook. The report provides a comprehensive summary of current trends in U.S. mobile web activity and mobile job search, as well as advice for employers leveraging mobile technology for sourcing and hiring candidates. Specifically, the Mobile Job Search Outlook details:

— Current and predicted market share of smartphones and other devices

— The impact of mobile devices on the job search industry

— Employer best practices for incorporating mobile into their recruiting strategies

“Using mobile devices to find information has become a staple in our everyday lives and this is now naturally extending to job search–where we see 77 percent of job seekers utilizing mobile to look for a job,” said Gautam Godhwani, CEO of “This report can help recruiters stay a step ahead and capitalize on this emerging trend as a way to interact with talent.”

To help job seekers and employers capitalize on increasing mobile use, has a suite of mobile job search tools, including its recently-released app for Android. The free mobile app is also available for download on iPhone and iPad.

With these apps, job seekers can search for jobs anywhere in the United States, view their job search history, save job listings, and share jobs via email–all from their smartphone. Mobile users can also access Simply Hired on-the-go by visiting the mobile job search site.

For more information about the 2012 Mobile Job Search Outlook or’s mobile capabilities, please download the full document or


About Buzz Smith

Welcome. My name is Charles “Buzz” Smith and I’m the SR Curmudgeon of Consulting Services at OPI National Outplacement. My role, in addition to agitating our sales personnel, and consultants is to take the lead on delivering outplacement and career transition services that are effective. I blog about career stuff when my wife of 40 years, Linda banishes to the garden.

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