[singlepic id=1270 w=150 h=86 float=left] IEEE Job Site Recognized by “Oscars of the Internet”
New York, NY, 8 April 2008 – The Webby Awards, the leading international honor for the Web has recognized the IEEE Job Site as an Official Honoree, a distinction that recognizes work exhibiting remarkable achievement.
Hailed as the “Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, the Webby Awards are the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. The awards are judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences, a global organization that includes David Bowie, Harvey Weinstein, Arianna Huffington, Matt Groening, Jamie Oliver, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, and RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser.
“The Webby Awards honors the outstanding work that is setting the standards for the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, executive director of The Webby Awards. “IEEE Job Site’s Official Honoree selection is a testament to the skill, ingenuity, and vision of its creators.”
“The IEEE Job Site contains content geared specifically to IEEE members and other job seekers in the electronic engineering field that translates into more traffic to the site – a winning situation for employers who are seeking candidates in this professional niche,” said Michael Buryk, Business Development Manager for IEEE Media Recruitment Services.
The 12th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from over 60 countries and all 50 states. Out more than the 10,000 entries submitted, fewer than 15% received this honor and were deemed an Official Honoree.
About the IEEE Job Site:
The IEEE Job Site is the leading electronic engineering niche career community site connecting employers to the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology – members of IEEE – the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. IEEE’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
About the Webby Awards:
Hailed as the “Oscars of the Internet” by the New York Times, The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet, including Websites, Interactive Advertising, Online Film & Video, and Mobile Websites. Established in 1996, the 12th Annual Webby Awards received nearly 10,000 entries from all 50 states and over 60 countries worldwide. The Webby Awards is presented by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. Sponsors and Partners of The Webby Awards include: Adobe; The Creative Group; Verizon; AOL Video; dotMobi; Level3; Adweek; Fortune; Reuters; Variety; Wired; IDG: Brightcove; PricewaterhouseCoopers; 2advanced.Net; KobeMail and Museum of the Moving Image.
About the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS):
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences is dedicated to the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and interactive media. The Academy is an intellectually diverse organization that includes over 500 members consisting of leading experts in a diverse range of fields, such as musician David Bowie, Internet inventor Vinton Cerf, Naked Chef Jamie Oliver, fashion designer Max Azria, “Simpsons” creator Matt Groening and Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser. The Webby Awards and The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences are registered trademarks of International Data Group. For more information, visit www.iadas.net.