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This Friday’s jobs report will be a significant one for the economy at large. This is the last report before the Federal Reserve policy meeting in September — a meeting where the central bank could raise interest rates for the second time since the...
 Online Recruiting News - Wed, 08/31/2016 - 14:35



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Job boards and department stores
Remember department stores? I do. I remember going to Hubbards, our local version – riding up the escalator to the men’s department in the 2nd floor, and of course the reverse path to the toy department in the basement. You could get pretty...
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Job boards and department stores
Remember department stores? I do. I remember going to Hubbards, our local version – riding up the escalator to the men’s department in the 2nd floor, and of course the reverse path to the toy department in the basement. You could get pretty much everything there. That’s how job boards have functioned in online recruiting: a one-stop shop for recruitment marketing. Want a job ad? Here you go. How about a resume search? No problem. A place to promote your business? Check out our...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 08/30/2016 - 08:30



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Hiring Engineers? 3 Ways to Make Your Recruiters Stand Out
Driven by the expanding cybersecurity field, technology developments and the Internet of Things, hiring software engineers and hiring software developers is a challenge facing companies of all sizes. And the competition for these skilled workers is not...
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 11:11



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Which Career Paths Lead to the Best Opportunities? A Data-Driven Answer
The Great Recession officially ended in 2009 but 55% of Americans don’t think the economy has recovered, according to a recent Economist/YouGov poll. With stagnating income, a shrinking middle class and a widespread lack of well-paying jobs, it’s ...
 Online Recruiting News - Wed, 08/24/2016 - 15:25



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How Employers Can Uncover Opportunities in a Changing Labor Market
The world of work is changing fast. Automation, an aging workforce and an increasingly complex global economy are profoundly affecting markets for jobs and talent. Every day we see new evidence of industries in flux and struggling to keep pace with shi...
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 09:38



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SEEK soars, Cheezhead returns, and other news of the online recruiting world
Other than Monster getting sold to Randstad, nothing has happened in our industry recently, right? Umm….well, actually, a ton of stuff has gone down! So let’s take a look and see what’s what: Glassdoor drops the ball: Turns out that...
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
SEEK soars, Cheezhead returns, and other news of the online recruiting world
Other than Monster getting sold to Randstad, nothing has happened in our industry recently, right? Umm….well, actually, a ton of stuff has gone down! So let’s take a look and see what’s what: Glassdoor drops the ball: Turns out that anonymity isn’t what it used to be at Glassdoor: the company sent out an email announcing that it had changed its terms of service. Instead of blindly copying email recipients on the message, the company pasted their addresses in the clear....
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 08:30



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What Are the Hardest Jobs to Fill in Tech?
The tech industry has one of the most competitive job markets, and finding the right talent to fill key positions is never going to be easy. In fact, for some roles, it sometimes feels like it’s getting tougher by the day. But just how tough is it ex...
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 08/18/2016 - 12:22



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Is the Cost of a Top College Worth it? It Depends
A degree from a top university still holds allure for many, but with the average cost of college tuition jumping 179% over the past decade, it’s fair to question whether a bigger educational investment will pay off. A four-year degree from a top-tier...
 Online Recruiting News - Wed, 08/17/2016 - 10:20



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Beyond the Hype: Do you need Really Need a Data Scientist?
In 2012, Harvard Business Review named data scientist as the “sexiest job of the 21st century”. And for good reason: they offer a unique combination of skills that neatly fit the needs of  companies looking to leverage big data to make business de...
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 11:37



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Monster: not with a bang, but a whimper
So, finally, it happened. Randstad, the international staffing behemoth, bought Monster last week for $429 million. Yep, million. As in several hundred million less than Monster’s 2015 gross revenues. Ow. There was a lot of analysis, some of it ...
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Monster: not with a bang, but a whimper
So, finally, it happened. Randstad, the international staffing behemoth, bought Monster last week for $429 million. Yep, million. As in several hundred million less than Monster’s 2015 gross revenues. Ow. There was a lot of analysis, some of it quite good. But I’m going to talk about this from a very different perspective – one drawn from my experience in and outside of the job board industry, one that is very much colored by my experiences in privately-held companies that became...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 08:30



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Study: Which Companies Offer the Fastest Online Job Application Process?
Chances are, at some point in your career, you’ve filled out a grueling online job application, cycling through endless drop-down menus, text fields and document-upload prompts, wondering when that final “submit” button would appear. You might ha...
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 08/15/2016 - 10:49



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Where Do Tech Salaries Go the Furthest? A New Report from Indeed Reveals the Answers
Today’s hyper-connected digital economy means that tech workers are in huge demand. As a result, salaries in this sector are high, with firms in the major tech hubs of Silicon Valley and Seattle frequently offering six-figure sums to individuals with...
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 09:55



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The Impact of the Rio Olympics on Job Search, in 4 Charts
On Friday, the Brazilian long distance runner Vanderlei de Lima lit the Olympic cauldron in Rio de Janiero, kicking off the biggest sporting event in the world. Over the next four weeks, the eyes of the world will be watching the best athletes alive to...
 Online Recruiting News - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 11:35



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10 Brené Brown Quotes to Inspire Success and Happiness at Work
Dr. Brené Brown knows what it means to put yourself out there and join the conversation. As one of the world’s leading researchers on courage, vulnerability, shame and empathy, Brown has risen to fame through her wildly popular TED Talks, three best...
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:22



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Getting the knack, or a tasty hire? New and unusual recruiting sites!
Although I looked at new sites a month ago, here I am again with a new batch. Why? Well, honestly, because our industry seems quite prolific in generating new businesses! As is often the case, I will be including some sites that are in the online recru...
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Getting the knack, or a tasty hire? New and unusual recruiting sites!
Although I looked at new sites a month ago, here I am again with a new batch. Why? Well, honestly, because our industry seems quite prolific in generating new businesses! As is often the case, I will be including some sites that are in the online recruiting biz but don’t quite fit the ‘job board’ box. I hope that’s ok. Here we go: BevNineToFive: This Vancouver, BC-based site targets the beverage industry in Canada (thus the name). It’s a WordPress-based site and...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 08:30



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How Olympic Athletes Can Inspire Your Own Career
With the 2016 Summer Olympics kicking off this Friday evening, we’ve been reminiscing about past Olympics and wondering what incredible stories will come out of this year’s games. And then (because we can’t help ourselves) we started thinking abo...
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 08/04/2016 - 17:10





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