February 2010 roundup

job board news

  • Hits 20 Million:, a US-based website for hourly employment that earned around $18 mil in ’08, hit a milestone recently, topping 20 million registered users.
  • eQuest Internet Job Posting Results for 2009: The majority of eQuest’s U.S. customers still prefer Monster and Careerbuilder as their preferred destinations when posting online job advertisements.
  • TweetDeck Launches ‘JobDeck,’ Teaming Up with Twitter Job Search Engine: TwitJobSearch, a Twitter-based real-time job search engine, has partnered with TweetDeck to launch a dedicated desktop client dubbed JobDeck. The application uses the same technology as the TwitJobSearch site, indexing recruitment related tweets from across the Twittersphere.
  • Yahoo! Results Exceed Expectations: Fourth quarter results for parent Yahoo! show a 4 percent decrease in revenue from the fourth quarter of 2008, but this is still a better result than the company was expecting.

employment news


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