job board news
- 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.
- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI)(TM) rose in January for the fifth consecutive month: The index now stands at 93.2, up 1 percent from December’s 92.3, but still down 0.7 percent compared to January 2009.
- Taleo Grows Revenue, Turns a Profit, and Beats the Street: Alone among the publicly held HR technology companies, Taleo reported it both grew revenue and earned a profit in 2009.
- Manpower Inc. Reports 62% Drop In Quarterly Earnings: Milwaukee’s Manpower Incorporated reported a 62 percent drop in its quarterly earnings, compared to the same time the year before. The employment staffing firm reported earnings of $29 million from October through December, down from $76 million the previous year.
- Survey: Three of five job seekers found work: Almost three of five people who were laid off during the past year have found new jobs, according to a just-released CareerBuilder survey. It’s a dramatic increase from six months earlier, when less than 50 percent of job seekers in June had found work during the past year.
- The world has 212 million jobless people: The number of jobless people reached nearly 212 million in 2009 worldwide, following an unprecedented increase of 34 million compared to 2007, due to the global crisis.
- Companies Slow to Hire IT Staff: The most recent Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report found that 7% of CIOs plan to add IT staff in the first quarter of 2010, and 4% expect workforce reductions. The net 3% increase is the strongest forecast since the first quarter of 2009.
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