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Jun 5, 2013

11 Tips for Recruiting with Tumblr

Tumblr has been in the news a lot lately. Getting acquired by Yahoo! will do that. However, for many, the blogging network is rarely talked about as a recruiting medium. Granted, Tumblr is no LinkedIn when it comes to sourcing your next great executive. However, the service does offer a potential trove of potential candidates […]

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May 20, 2013

Jobfox Founder Returns via Cobrain

Doostang acquired Jobfox in October last year. I interviewed the buyer’s CEO, Jeff Berger, at the time to find out more. And although he was relatively open about the purchase and what they’d do with the property, there wasn’t a lot know about the future of company founder Rob McGovern (photo). The silence was deafening, […]

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May 6, 2013

LinkedIn Gets Facebookier, Indeed Rejoices

LinkedIn didn’t listen to a word I said. Jumping onto the resume reinvention bandwagon, LinkedIn introduced “visually enhanced” portfolios last week. As the name suggests, LinkedIn users are now empowered to add even more eye-candy to profiles. According to the release: This means you can illustrate your greatest achievements in the form of stunning images, compelling […]

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Apr 25, 2013

Is the Future of Job Search in Video?

It probably started with the cavemen. The more visually acute among us were more likely to escape saber-toothed tigers and catch Sunday brunch. Stop signs and help wanted shingles didn’t come along till much later. In short, we’ve evolved as visual beings. MRI in Indianapolis was an early adopter of online-video-as-job-posting. I’m talking 2006 early. […]

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