job board news
- Monster May Scare Off Investors: Some Monster shareholders were likely frightened after learning that Goldman Sachs’ analyst Ingrid Chung downgraded shares of the classified ads-driven job-searching site to Sell from Neutral.
- .Jobs Council Seeks Info Now, Public Comment Later: More info. And a public comment period. That’s what the .jobs council appointed by SHRM decided it needed during a conference call on April 15th.
- FTC seeks more details on Monster’s HotJobs buy: The FTC issued what is often referred to as a “second request” for the $225 million deal, Monster, which controls about a third of online jobs postings in the United States, said in a statement.
- SimplyHired integrates with Facebook Connect: Simplyhired.com has announced a new integration with Facebook Connect just as the social networking feature is undergoing major changes.
- Job gains for March but unemployment still stuck at 9.7%: Employers added 162,000 jobs in March, the biggest net job gain since the latter part of 2007. The bad news is that the unemployment figure stayed at a stubborn 9.7%, unchanged since February.
- 6 job market trends to watch: Over the next three months, 23 percent of employers plan to add full-time, permanent headcount while 8 percent plan to downsize staffs.
- The Unpaid Intern, Legal or Not: Convinced that many unpaid internships violate minimum wage laws, officials in Oregon, California and other states have begun investigations and fined employers.
- Social networking fails jobseekers: Eight in 10 IT jobseekers have failed to find new roles using social networking sites, according to a survey from The IT Job Board.
- Technology Industry On Hiring Spree: Many tech companies began a hiring spree late last year and continue to be actively hiring. ISI Group, a research firm, says that they believe overall revenues will rise more than 10% for the first quarter for many large tech companies.
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