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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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Oct 3, 2012

Here’s Why the Indeed.com Deal Sucks for Monster

In all the hoopla last week surrounding the Indeed.com acquisition, most pundits overlooked how bad it was for Monster and its job board brethren. According to a source who wanted to remain anonymous, Recruit Co., Indeed’s buyer, had a deal with Monster on the table as well. Indeed’s pricetag was rumored to be $1.2 billion […]

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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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