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Introducing HiringLab.org, a New Destination for Labor Market Research and Insight
We are thrilled to announce a new website for Indeed’s Hiring Lab, www.hiringlab.org, dedicated to global labor-market research. The Hiring Lab is an international team of economists and researchers studying job markets around the world, using Indeed’s proprietary data and publicly available sources. By analyzing real-time job search and job posting data, we can quickly uncover shifts in job-seeker …
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:03



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Compared to what?: the values (and dangers) of employer rating sites
Way back in 1996, Vault launched. It was the granddaddy of all employer comparison sites. Then Glassdoor  launched in 2008 (along with the help of about $3M in pre-launch financing). By 2015, it had a valuation of roughly $1B (along with a total…
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Compared to what?: the values (and dangers) of employer rating sites
Way back in 1996, Vault launched. It was the granddaddy of all employer comparison sites. Then Glassdoor  launched in 2008 (along with the help of about $3M in pre-launch financing). By 2015, it had a valuation of roughly $1B (along with a total of $160M in investment), and was said to be pre-IPO (which it is to this day). Vault’s and Glassdoor’s innovation? Crowdsourced, anonymous reviews of employers, supplemented by salary information, photos, and – yes, indeed –...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 08:30



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 7/21/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. Here are our picks for this week: Idaho Makes Thing a Bit More Noncompetitive Noncompete agreements are contract provisions …
 Online Recruiting News - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 09:31



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How to Survive (and Thrive) in the Age of Robots: An Interview with Patrick Mullane of Harvard Business School
Thanks to advances in automation, robots can vacuum your floors, restock your fridge and even steal your job. Well, perhaps. As robotics, software and artificial intelligence have grown more sophisticated, so experts have been grappling with how it might affect the workforce. A 2013 Oxford University study found that 47% of U.S. jobs may be lost to machines and software, …
 Online Recruiting News - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:14



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Candidates and employers: two sides moving in a fog
A fundamental challenge for our industry is discovery: how do candidates and employers discover each other? You can argue that job boards – and newspapers before them – tried to solve this problem: they tried to make it easier for candidates…
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Candidates and employers: two sides moving in a fog
A fundamental challenge for our industry is discovery: how do candidates and employers discover each other? You can argue that job boards – and newspapers before them – tried to solve this problem: they tried to make it easier for candidates to find open positions. But – as with many things in life – one step forward, two steps back. The proliferation of job boards, and then aggregators, and then social media, and so on, has made it ever more confusing for candidates and...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 08:30



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Video: Humanizing Technology for a Better Candidate Experience
When it comes to the the impact of technology on recruiting, it seems that job seekers have seriously mixed emotions. According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of Indeed, 58% of people agree that technology makes it easier to apply for a job — but 52% also say technology makes the recruiting process more isolating and impersonal. (1) There’s …
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:43



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 7/14/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. These are our picks for this week: Retirees Are Today’s True Entrepreneurs and Gig Workers Today many aging Baby …
 Online Recruiting News - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 10:28



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Land the Job You Want with the Indeed Career Guide
We’ve all been there — lost in the shuffle of a job search. Sometimes we’re searching for our next role while employed in a position we’ve decided to leave. Other times we’re on the hunt while unemployed altogether, be it post graduation or after a position comes to an end. While one scenario usually proves more stressful than the other, …
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:02



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What’s in a name? KoP hiring company Beyond rebrands as Nexxt
Behind the push to become a “recruitment media” company lies a reflection on today's hiring practices
 Online Recruiting News - Wed, 07/12/2017 - 08:03



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Buy, Sell, and Raise: news of the job board and recruitment marketing world
OK, so I finally got tired of writing about Google! Plus an amazing amount of stuff has been happening in our corner of the world economy. So it’s time to take a look at the wheelings and dealings of our…
 Online Recruiting News - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 08:30



Job Board Doctor
Buy, Sell, and Raise: news of the job board and recruitment marketing world
OK, so I finally got tired of writing about Google! Plus an amazing amount of stuff has been happening in our corner of the world economy. So it’s time to take a look at the wheelings and dealings of our industry: Babajob is sold: Online classifieds site Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired blue collar jobs listing company Babajob in a mostly-stock deal. Neither company provided details on the terms of the merger, but it is widely seen as a distress deal since Babajob had been struggling...
 Job Board Doctor - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 08:30



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Nexxt career network identifies hot sectors for job seekers
King of Prussia-based career network Beyond changed its brand name and launched a revamped online platform, all to suggest what’s Nexxt in the cause of connecting job recruiters with job seekers.
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 13:59



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Should You Hire A Neurotic Tortoise? 6 Thoughts on Talent from Malcolm Gladwell
Malcolm Gladwell needs very little introduction. As a staff writer at The New Yorker for 21 years and the bestselling author of Tipping Point, Blink and Outliers, his work is known to millions around the globe. Gladwell’s speciality is combining research with unexpected insights. He regularly dives deep into data and sources of information to uncover new ways of looking …
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 10:08



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The Workweek: A Round-Up of Labor Market Links for the Week Ending 7/07/17
Welcome back to The Workweek, the Indeed Hiring Lab’s round-up of the latest research, news, and perspectives that made us think deeply or differently about the labor market this week. It’s your guide to the most important new insights about work. Here are our picks for this week: Let the Good Times Roll—For Recruiters If there’s one group of people …
 Online Recruiting News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 09:20



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The Best Places to Work in 2017
Today’s job seeker is savvier and more informed than ever. In this age of transparency, anyone with an internet connection has access to employee reviews that deliver insider perspectives on a company’s culture, compensation, advancement opportunities, management and more. But employee insights aren’t just relevant for professionals evaluating their next career moves. The leaders of top companies can also look …
 Online Recruiting News - Thu, 07/06/2017 - 09:00



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Google for Jobs: Job Board Slayer, or Lifeline?
The eagerly awaited — or dreaded, depending on who you are — release of Google for Jobs is finally out there. For better or worse, Google is now in the job board business. Unless you've been living under a rock,...
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 15:20



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Indeed Everywhere: Why Jargon in Job Ads Could Be Costing You Talent
Reporters from around the globe rely on Indeed to provide them with unique data and unparalleled insights. Here are some of our recent hits. Confusing your candidates is not an effective hiring strategy Having trouble attracting young job seekers? Take a look at your job descriptions and see if you’re using too much jargon. According to a study conducted by …
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 10:04



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Google Jobs again: the sky is falling edition
Last week I walked through the Google Jobs initiative, which is comprised of a specific way of marking up job ads (and letting Google know you did), and the Cloud Jobs API, which addresses job search. There is a third…
 Online Recruiting News - Mon, 07/03/2017 - 08:30





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