All posts by Joel Cheesman

Dec 3, 2012

¡Adios! Monster Exiting Latin America

Monster is shutting down its Latin American operations. “Consistent with our previously announced plans to concentrate our resources on our core business in North American and key European and Asian markets, Monster has decided to close its operations in Brazil and Mexico,” said a company spokesperson. “Monster remains committed to providing talent recruitment solutions to […]

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Nov 13, 2012

Legalized Marijuana Won’t Change Employer Habits

Unless you’ve been stoned since Election Day, you’re aware that Washington State and Colorado have legalized recreational use of marijuana. So, aside from The Feds coming in and spoiling the party, what could go wrong? How about employers firing users and passing on potential hires? “Companies are going to mitigate risk,” said Jason Morris, president […]

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Nov 1, 2012 Co-Founder Downsizes Job Title

Where would you go after selling your company for a bucketload of cash? Maui? Disney World? For co-founder Paul Forster, that destination is jolly ol’ London, England. But wait, there’s more. The new destination comes with a brand new title – Senior Advisor. So long, CEO. “Co-founder Rony Kahan is now CEO of Indeed,” said Anne […]

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Oct 24, 2012

Is Branchout On Its Way Out?

If you quietly wanted to change the direction of your business and were in the recruiting space, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better time than the past few weeks. With conferences like HR Tech, LinkedIn and TRC, most pundits were enthralled with anything other than the latest pivot. Enter Branchout. Earlier this month, they announced […]

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