The introduction of the first Apple Macintosh neatly divided the computing world into two: those who liked Macs and those who liked PCs. Mac fans were enamored with the graphic interface, the unified commands across programs – and the look of the machine itself. PC fans, on the other hand, liked the low cost, open architecture, and mix-and-match. Over time, the marketplace gave its verdict: PC with a 90%+ market share, versus Mac with a 8-9% share. Macs settled in as…Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on July 26, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments
Consider the term ‘job board’.
For some, it is a term of derision, an insult (as in, “geez, why would you use a job board?”). For others, it is a badge of honor (“we’re the biggest job board in the world for New York urologists!”).
For me, it is…. inaccurate. At its core, what does it say? “This is a board where you will find jobs.” As in bulletin board. As in, very dated. Yes, the term is extremely convenient as shorthand for employers and recruiters…Continue
I recently spent a very pleasant 2 days with my family at an alternative music festival. Apart from hearing some great bands (check out Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band and Bear Hands), I spent quite a bit of time observing 20- and 30-somethings. It was fascinating – and it really drove home a (what should have been…Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on July 12, 2011 at 10:19am — No Comments
Monster has made a big splash – and some waves – with BeKnown, its job seeker app for Facebook. It’s the latest (and boldest) move into social media for the job board, and I think it has some lessons for…Continue