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March 2010 roundup

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  • Monster buys Yahoo!HotJobs: Monster and Yahoo! also entered into a three year commercial traffic agreement, to take effect upon the closing of the acquisition, in which Monster becomes Yahoo!’s provider of career and job content on the Yahoo! homepage in the United States and Canada.
  • Dice Holdings 4Q Tops Estimates; Shares Jump: Dice Holdings said Tuesday it returned to a profit in the fourth quarter as the career Web site company cut costs to offset falling revenue. The rebound in profits exceeded Wall Street expectations and company shares leapt 8 percent.
  • CareerBuilder Reports North American Revenue: For the fourth quarter, CareerBuilder reported $131 million in revenue, a 30.5 percent decline from the last quarter of 2008. For the whole year, CareerBuilder’s North American revenue was $542 million, down 26.7 percent from the year before.
  • Top Job Boards for 2010: Each year, WEDDLE’s conducts a year-long ballot of recruiters and job seekers to determine which employment related sites they like best. Here are the results.
  • Indeed.com Adds Six Countries: Job search site Indeed.com has added the following six countries: Argentina, Chile, Columbia, New Zealand, Singapore and South Africa. This brings the total number of countries for Indeed to 25, which span across 6 continents and 10 languages.
  • Monster slashes 200 jobs worldwide: Monster Worldwide Inc., the jobs services company based in New York whose Monster.com division is in Maynard, has eliminated 200 jobs out of its global work force, which now stands at 5,600.

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This newsletter is produced by OnlineRecruitingNews.com, an alliance of top job sites serving specific industries, professions or regions. Read about posting news here or browse our member directory. Edited by  the Job Board Doctor, Jeff Dickey-Chasins, it brings you news, information and research in online recruiting that you can use.

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