[credit provider=”jenniewoo via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jenniewoo/75851796/”] While researching a story on new job titles, we stumbled on this site: The Bullsh-t Job Title Generator. The folks in the office couldn’t stop clicking and laughing.
[credit provider=”Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mwichary/2465055734/”] If you’re spending time reading job advertisements online, you know that they’re not all written equally.Some include far more details than you need to apply, while others are sparse and leave a lot up to the imagination. It’s up to you to pick out what’s important when […]
[credit provider=”kriscip” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kriscip/673931555/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] When you’re competing against 14 million unemployed workers across the country, you’re going to need any edge you can get. That’s where the developing venture InTheDoor.com comes in. It’s a job discovery tool powered by Facebook that takes advantage of a user’s social network. The site shows […]
A sinking economy has left job seekers wading in the shallow end of the pool when it comes to finding new opportunities.
Millions of unemployed workers should ‘like’ this news: The labour Department announced today that it’s partnering with Facebook to help Americans “land good jobs,” Jim Puzzanghera reports in the L.A. Times.
[credit provider=”Assured labour”] David Reich has visited more than 50 countries. Throughout his travels, he noticed a problem. Most emerging markets don’t have easy Internet access, let alone computers in their homes. It turns out many more people have cell phones (4.8 billion) than Internet access (2 billion). That […]
** From my weekly newsletter to TheLadders.com subscribers ** If you’ve been looking for a job recently, you’ve discovered the ugly truth: job boards are broken.
It may seem crazy to some, but Twitter is fast becoming a very useful recruiting tool. Job offers can spread virally by tweets and be responded to. For many jobs, a Twitter profile, with a link to a personal website, gives you as good background on a person as a […]
[preserve] [/preserve] Is the jobs recovery faltering? TheLadders.com founder & CEO Marc Cenedella doesn’t think it is.
just released its first ever “Media Jobs Report,” which summarizes 2009’s media jobs trends.
Entrepreneur Paul Forster wouldn’t take venture capital with his prior venture (jobsinthemoney.com). But he did with his current company, Indeed.com.
Indeed.com is a meta-job search site for the unemployed (or the disgruntled…or the just plain bored). It allows the 9.4% of Americans without jobs and the rest of the world to search millions of job postings from newspaper classified sites to staffing firms to message boards.
Is it just us or has it been a long time since you’ve seen an ad for job-seeking Web sites like Monster or CareerBuilder?
Variety has a non-too-subtle scheme to build its newest online venture: Bribery.