Sep 21, 2012

Jobvite ‘Approves This Message’

The vitriol of the presidential campaign is apparently spilling into the usually pleasant world of recruitment technology. Instead of targeting tax policy and national defense, however, acquisition uncertainty is in the crosshairs. Enter Jobvite’s most recent email marketing campaign sent via ERE’s LinkedIn Group. In it, the company goes for Taleo’s jugular by highlighting its […]

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Sep 6, 2012

They’re heeeeeere. Again.

Remember itzbig (see pic)? Trovix? Climber v1.0? The original Jobfox? It’s sort of like remembering your first iPod and its navigation wheel. These were the original “eHarmony for jobs” players. Similar to the popular dating service, these solutions hoped to magically pair candidates with employers based on sophisticated algorithms. It didn’t go too well. Trovix, the […]

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Aug 15, 2012

This Just Happened

Fine. Call it a comeback. Although I’ve been pimping a newsletter for the past year or so, full-on blogging has been something I’ve stayed away from – for good reason. Blogging is hard. Those who do it will know what I’m talking about. So I’ve stayed away. Until now. Here’s how it went down: A […]

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