"Interesting - I agree with your premise that job boards aren't going away (self-serving, I know) but for different reasons. Everyone's saying how Twitter and LinkedIn are the death of the job board...and they're saying this bc those…"
"I chalk it up to yet another indication of that vast disproportion between job seekers and hiring employers...and how job seekers really need to differentiate themselves in this market. For employers, these products don't really add a lot of…"
"Chris - to answer your question, forward year EBITDA multiple means one would value the company at a certain multiple of the company's EBITDA for the subsequent calendar year...so if the deal was happening today, the year used would probably be…"
"Three things: First, never sell in a down market, you'll get a horrible valuation which is bad for your business and for the rest of us. Second, if you're profitable and growing, there's really no reason not to wait the down market…"
Here's your chance to sound off on the key issues, ideas and innovations affecting job boards and other employment sites. Every other week, we'll post a new topic and set up the soapbox. That's your invitation to step up and let your industry colleagues know what you think.
This Week’s Issue
How important is it for an employment site to be in a network where job postings and/or candidates can be shared across the other participating sites?
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