Job Boards

December 16, 2013

Buzz off With the Buzzwords Part 3: Looking back at 2013

Online profiles are still abuzz with buzzwords. Earlier this year, I talked about overused buzzwords used in online and print resumes such as “talented,” “creative,” and […]
November 5, 2013

Social Media WORST Practices, Part 1: OVERPOSTING

Recruiters, let me ask you a question: Why is it that any time I log on to LinkedIn, 15 of the last 17 posts seem be […]
August 6, 2013

Recruiting “Trends” Not Trends At All: Beware of Impractical Advice & Remember Effective Metrics

I recently read an article in Forbes that was of little real value to the recruiting community. The article, titled The 9 Hottest Trends in Corporate […]
July 18, 2013

“Deception Service” Damaging, Unethical Staffing Practice

Would you work somewhere where your main objective is to help people lie about who they are, what they did or did not do, or where […]
June 28, 2013

eHarmony’s Matchmaking Formula in the Hiring Process? Better Check Your Math

Can we really use artificial intelligence to manage the hiring process? That’s the argument of online dating site eHarmony, which recently announced its plans to expand […]
June 13, 2013

“Twitterviews” for Twits: Keep Personal Interaction in Hiring Process

Could you convey your skills, attitude, competencies and drive in 140 characters or less?? That’s the question some companies are posing to candidates in the job […]
March 11, 2013

Buzz off with the Buzzwords Part 2: Job Descriptions Need a Makeover

Most job descriptions are filled with way too much jargon to actually know what the job is all about. This often leads to confusion and frustration […]
December 5, 2012

Welcome to Glitch Town: Facebook Job Board Won’t Overshadow Recruiting Any Time Soon

In mid-November, Facebook launched a job board application called Social Jobs Partnership with the goal of revolutionizing Internet recruiting. They cited statistics that claim Facebook is […]
April 27, 2012

Monster reports profit…….

The recent news about Monster.com earning a profit was all over the newswires. The same news sent their stock soaring 10% as investors regained a bit […]