Gautam Godhwani, CEO and Co-Founder of Simply Hired, to Speak at Onrec Online Recruiting EXPO 2009 November, 3-4 in Chicago
(CHICAGO, Ill. – August 31, 2009) Gautam Godhwani, CEO and Co-Founder of Simply Hired, will be speaking at the Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2009, to be held at the Donald E Stephens Convention Center, in Chicago, on November 3 & 4, 2009. EXPO 2009 is widely regarded as the “must attend” online recruitment event of 2009. is the world’s leading information resource for Human Resource professionals and recruiters using the Internet to recruit. EXPO 2009 is the only global gathering of online recruiting leaders and game-changing technologies. For more information about EXPO 2009 visit:

Running off of last year’s success, EXPO 2009 will bring together delegates and exhibitors involved in online recruitment from around the world to share their common interests, provide a business driven networking environment and stimulate discussion, debate, and beneficial partnerships.

Gautam’s passions to improve the job seeking experience for both the recruiting and the candidate end will provide a great opportunity for those that will be attending the Onrec EXPO 2009, in which he will be among over 40 expert speakers in attendance.

Session Topic:

Recruiting Made Simple

Session Description:

Feel like recruiting online is more complex than it is helpful? Take comfort in knowing that you are not alone and that this session aims to simplify and demystify the innumerous elements recruiters must consider — social networks, Twitter, blogs, passive candidates and more.

By attending this high-impact session, you will learn what’s really important, where to begin, and what the trade-offs are. What’s more — you will get a list of best practices that promise to make your life noticeably easier.

Speaker Bio:

Gautam Godhwani is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Simply Hired. With a passion to improve the job-seeker experience and bridge the gap between recruiters and potential candidates, he has led the company's mission to make job search as simple and painless as possible.

Gautam is a veteran entrepreneur, with experience starting organizations and finding talented people to help grow them. His entrepreneurial roots can be found in the first dot-com boom, when he was the CEO and Co-Founder of AtWeb, an Internet 1.0 company acquired by Netscape/AOL in 1998. After leaving AOL, Gautam turned his attention to the local community and co-founded the India Community Center (ICC). ICC is the largest India-focused, non-profit, community facility in North America, and Gautam continues to serve as an advisor and trustee today.

Recently named amongst San Jose Business Journal's Most Influential "40 Under 40", Gautam is a regularly invited to speak at numerous HR, business, career, academic, and financial conferences and symposiums. A graduate of UC Berkeley, his experience before the dot-com era includes gigs at technology giants HP, IBM, and Microsoft.

The Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2009, will be hosted by both recruiting powerhouses Kennedy Information and Onrec - for more information visit:

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For more information on all of the speakers participating at this event visit:
For more information on The Online Recruitment Conference & Expo 2009, contact RD Whitney at or go to

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