December 2007 Blog Posts (33)

SustainableEnergyJobs.com welcomes Networkcar as a new member employer

Networkcar Logo SustainableEnergyJobs.com is proud to welcome Networkcar as a new member employer. Networkcar is a growing company and has several career opportunities. Network effectively utilizes technology

to help reduce automobile emissions and drive the industry to greener

future.…

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Added by John Walker on December 30, 2007 at 2:50am — No Comments

Podcast 39: The Year In Summary

This week the born podcast looks back over the dominant themes of online recruitment in 2007, from social networks and aggregators to the year's acquisitions.

Get your weekly summary of digital recruiting news now!…

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Added by Julian Stopps on December 29, 2007 at 11:42am — No Comments

International Online Recruitment in 2007 - a Retrospect

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This is what has happened on (most of the) worldwide job board scene 2007 with regard to acquistions, launches (that will not be described in detail in this post), IPOs and trends (parts 1 and 2):… Continue

Added by Eva Zils on December 29, 2007 at 4:40am — No Comments

Stepstone Acquires French Job Site Sourcea.fr

Online recruiting site StepStone

has acquired Sourcea.fr, a leading French niche market job board

focused on telesales, banking, marketing and secretarial services. This

acquisition marks StepStone's first acquisition in the French market

since 2000, and will complement the company's existing French

businesses, which includes job board StepStone.fr and…
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Added by Chris Russell on December 28, 2007 at 3:12pm — No Comments

Help wanted ads dip in November

Not surprising, December will probably be slow also.



NEW YORK, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Help-Wanted

Advertising Index -- a key measure of job offerings in major newspapers

across America -- dipped one point in November. The Index now stands at 21.

It was 29 one year ago.



The Conference Board is the global business research and membership

organization.



In the last three months, help-wanted… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on December 28, 2007 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Our first podcast

Check out our homepage for a podcast with one of our new sponsors, Absolutely Health Care. Their CEO gives out some tips and advice for you fellow job boarders. I love how his site creates "value" for their clients.

Added by Chris Russell on December 28, 2007 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Xmas is over , New year is nearly here , Aviation-jobs.net spread some cheer !!

Happy xmas to all and all your families , next year is nearly here and im sure it will bring more surprises than last year.

We will be releasing the next stage of Aviation-jobs.net which is looking very good as we are offering recruitment companies involved in the Aviation sector the chance to own a connected job board from £200.00 per month , Aviation - Jobs has gained page rank 4 in google in 2 months , we are also recieving 40,000 unique…

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Added by tom mcewan on December 27, 2007 at 7:08am — No Comments

Beyond.com Finds 57 Percent of Professionals Consider Work-Life Balance the Most Important Goal for the New Year



More than 5,000 Beyond.com Network users weigh-in on recent poll to make “healthy balance” top priority for 2008…

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Added by Dave on December 21, 2007 at 1:03pm — No Comments

CareerBuilder.ca teams with Maclean's

TORONTO, Dec 20, 2007 (MARKET WIRE via COMTEX) -- CareerBuilder.ca, a leading online job site in Canada, has entered a

strategic alliance with Maclean's, Canada's national weekly current

affairs magazine, to power the magazine's new online job search

center. Under the exclusive agreement, CareerBuilder.ca will expand

on Macleans.ca business coverage with new tools and resources to

assist visitors and readers. While giving Macleans.ca visitors instant

access to more… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on December 21, 2007 at 10:31am — No Comments

Get the Vote Out!

Vote for the JOB BOARDERS blog as BEST GROUP blog in the RecruitingBlogs.com contest.

Added by Chris Russell on December 20, 2007 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Nick Goes On A Rant; Newspapers Struggle To Capture Local Ads; FCC Tries To Aid The Dailies

Nick Corcodilos, in his column Ask The Headhunter, went off on a tirade in his post

today, ripping job seekers who believe themselves to be too cool to

work for sleepy companies that ‘don’t get it’ - it being new

technology, social media, the web, etc. It’s a pretty legitimate rant

and well worth the read for jobseekers… Continue

Added by TobyDayton on December 20, 2007 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Job Board Traffic and Brand Building with Indeed Sponsored Jobs

Wednesday, January 23, 2008
3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern time
Learn how to cost-effectively drive visibility, targeted job seeker traffic and conversions for your job board by sponsoring your jobs on Indeed.com. This Webinar explains how to maximize your site’s exposure and branding opportunities on Indeed via our pay-per-click advertising…
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Added by Dylan Michael on December 20, 2007 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Monster's stock: buy - sell - hold?

A senior equity analyst at Zacks had this to say recently on Monster's stock: MNST



"Monster's U.S. growth has sharply decelerated since the beginning of 2006, and is currently well below the reported growth of its largest

competitor, the U.S.-centric Careerbuilder.com, and one of its largest

vertically focused competitors, Dice. Given current guidance, we

maintain our estimates for Q4 and have…
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Added by Chris Russell on December 20, 2007 at 9:10am — No Comments

'Tis the Season to Give Back: SkilledWorkers.com Teams With Habitat for Humanity

Just letting you know that SkilledWorkers.com, Canada's leading online job board for skilled trades workers in the construction, mining, oil and gas industries, announced today it will donate services to Habitat for Humanity's Gulf Recovery Effort.



Here is some more information from the press release:



SkilledWorkers.com has offered an unlimited number of job postings, along with limitless database access, to help Habitat for Humanity recruit enough skilled volunteers to… Continue

Added by Kal on December 19, 2007 at 11:22am — No Comments

Jedi Jobs?

Ok doesn't this new job board graphic remind you of Star Wars? I'd like to know what they were thinking..."gimme the Jedi look"...


Added by Chris Russell on December 18, 2007 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Podcast 38: TheLadders.co.uk Is Coming

The latest born podcast is available, bringing you digitial recruitment news from the UK and beyond.

This week's fun packed show includes news on TheLadder's UK launch, LinkedIn's planned…

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Added by Julian Stopps on December 17, 2007 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Grinch steals December sales

As job boards go, December is typically the slowest time of year for new job postings. I'm just venting here, I really hate december's but I guess its worth the wait for January (usually the busiest month).

Anyone agree/disagree?

Added by Chris Russell on December 17, 2007 at 8:59am — No Comments

RecruitPress Review (Plus Installation Guide)

Earlier this week, a job board solution called RecruitPress caught my attention. To see just what the product offers I thought I’d take it for a spin, you can read the review at RecrutingPress Review.

In addition, I thought several of the people who use this site might be interested in…

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Added by Julian Stopps on December 14, 2007 at 12:38pm — No Comments

IPSOJOBS: a global, urgent job board

Spain based IPSOJOBS.com has launched as an 'urgent' job board, whatever that is.


Added by Chris Russell on December 14, 2007 at 10:11am — No Comments

Jobster's new CEO: now we know who

Jason Goldberg is being replaced by an Investment banker named Jeff Seely.

Here's the article.(Seattle Post Intelligence)

Interesting sidebar: Goldberg will be moving to NY to start a new innamed company.

Added by Chris Russell on December 14, 2007 at 9:39am — No Comments

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Agency Acumen

By Cindy Songne, Simply Hired

Recruitment advertising agencies remain a valued partner of many corporate recruiting teams and continue to play a significant role in the development and implementation of their sourcing and recruiting strategy. Cindy Songne, Senior Director Agency Relations at Simply Hired, has served as the liaison between job boards and these agencies for many years. Her biweekly column will explain the role, practices and business model of agencies and the best approaches to developing a sound business relationship with them.

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Dissecting Big Data

By David Bernstein, eQuest

While metrics and analytics have always played a role in recruitment, it wasn’t until the advent of Big Data that recruiters and employment sites began to consider how best to acquire and exploit the huge volume of data now available.  David Bernstein, Vice President of the Data Analytics Division at eQuest, has been at the forefront in thinking through these issues.  His biweekly column will examine emerging opportunities and best practices for leveraging Big Data to make decisions and take actions that are better informed.

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