October 3, 2008

Onward Search’s Co-Founder and EVP, Ken Clark, to Speak at SMX East

WILTON, Conn., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Onward Search Inc. (http://www.onwardsearch.com/), a nationwide provider of internet marketing and creative professionals, has announced that Ken Clark, co-founder and executive vice president, will be speaking on "How To Hire and Retain Search Marketing Professionals" on Monday, October 6, 11:00am at the SMX (Search Marketing Expo) East trade show in the Javits Convention Center in New York City, NY.

Onward Search specializes in sourcing and providing search engine marketers, graphic designers, and related internet and technology professionals who can act as interim staff, project consultants, or subject-matter experts to Fortune 1000 companies and agencies. In addition to Clark's presentation, the company will also be exhibiting at the SMX East conference and providing information to internet marketing professionals on how to develop their careers in the search industry.

"Even with the current challenges in our economy, the search marketing industry is projected to double in size over the next five years, and this growth has created an overwhelming demand for search marketing talent across the industry," said Clark. "It is mission critical for businesses to develop targeted strategies for search marketing talent acquisition to ensure they are attracting the best candidates to their teams."

Clark's presentation will provide hiring managers with specific guidance on how companies can not only maximize their recruiting efforts in this high-demand specialty, but also discuss strategies to improve retention of existing search marketing workers.

SMX East (http://searchmarketingexpo.com/east/) will take place in New York City's Javits Convention Center, from October 6-8, 2008. Mr. Clark will be present at the SMX Theater on October 6, the opening day of the conference. His presentation, "How to Hire and Retain Search Marketing Professionals in a Candidate Drive Marketing," will begin at 11:00am and is expected to run thirty minutes. The members of the Onward Search team will be exhibiting at Booth #539.

About Onward Search:

Onward Search is the nation's leading provider of search marketing and creative professionals. Onward Search specializes in recruiting internet marketing and creative professionals who are required to implement and execute a company's online media strategy. Onward Search is a full-service staffing provider and provides temporary, temp-to-hire and contract placements at Fortune 1000 companies, internet marketing agencies, and advertising firms nationwide. Onward Search's co-founders have over 20 years of experience in the staffing and internet marketing industries and the company is backed by Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, one of the leading private equity firms in the country. Onward Search is headquarted in Wilton, CT. For more information, please visit http://www.onwardsearch.com/.

Onward Search Inc.

CONTACT: Steve Dobrowski, Director of Corporate Marketing of OnwardSearch, 1-800-829-0072 x3076, [email protected]

Web Site: http://searchmarketingexpo.com/east