job board news
- First .jobs sites launched by JobCentral.com
In a joint venture with the .jobs registry, DirectEmployers has launched the first of what might become tens of thousands of new geographically and occupationally focused job boards with generic names and a .jobs extension.
- Monster.com 3rd quarter North America sales down 39 percent from same quarter a year ago
Still Monster earned a small profit by tightening expenses. Salary costs were off almost $24 million as compared to the same quarter last year. Marketing and promotion was down $10 million, and another $12 million came out of administrative costs.
- SimplyHired helps Taleo tap into its 500,000 jobs and 4m+ monthly applicants
Here’s a mouthful: “Part of Taleo’s Talent Grid® cloud community, the Talent Exchange is a collaborative online marketplace where candidates and companies connect.”
- Dice Holdings Q3 profit declines, yet beats estimates
Dice Holdings, Inc. (DHX: News ), a provider of specialized career websites for professional communities, Wednesday reported a decline in profit for the third quarter, reflecting a decline in revenue from DCS Online and eFinancialCareers segments. The company’ per share earnings topped analysts’ estimates by 3 cents.
- Hackers target Guardian jobs site
A “sophisticated and deliberate hack” targeting the Guardian newspaper’s UK jobs site has put the personal details of some users at risk, it has been revealed.
- Monster Stock soars on news of upgrade
Monster’s stock price rose on news that the company had been upgraded by an analyst for J.P. Morgan.
- Jobing.com looks to rebound in tough job board climate
After several years of heady spending to raise its profile, the Phoenix-based job board is trying to put office closures and layoffs behind it. Is the addition of a high-profile blogger the answer?
- Resumes.com domain sold for $400,000
This makes it one of the 20 highest sales reported so far in 2009.
- Letsoperate.com announces launch of medical technology job board featuring medical device sales jobs
Letsoperate, Inc., an up-and-coming medical technology company, has announced the launch of its medical job board servicing the medical device, medical equipment, pharmaceutical, and healthcare industries. The new medical career website has been integrated with Letsoperate.com, the flagship brand of Letsoperate, Inc. and a global medical technology network for healthcare professionals and medical companies.
- New job board site provides careers dedicated to web analytics and marketing analytics
SmartDigitalSpending.com, a Marketing data analysis firm, is launching a job board that targets Online Marketing Analysts, Research Analysts and Web Analysts who want a new job fast! Smart Digital Spending is the first and only company to offer free media analytics solutions to agencies and online media professionals.
general industry news
- Preparing for an IT Talent Squeeze
IT employers, take note: The federal government’s tight time frame for computerization, along with a steep implementation curve, will require more IT workers for health care organizations-soon. Job projections range from at least 41,000 positions to more than 200,000.
- Outplacement ‘Disruptor’ Gets $4.6 million investment
RiseSmart, a self-described disruptor of the “the $3 billion-plus corporate outplacement market,” announced this morning that it got a $4.6 million infusion of venture capital.
Originally based in Dallas and now in Silicon Valley, RiseSmart cleverly developed a technology approach to classic outplacement, focusing on providing job leads, resume editing, and networking suggestions. Its Job Search Concierge uses offshore researchers to scour online sources for job leads matching candidate interests. Instead of searching, candidates spend their time contacting companies and networking. RiseSmart, however, packages Job Search Concierge with phone consultation, resume writing, a bio/profile for posting to social and business networking sites, and some career coaching to provide a low cost outplacement service it calls Transition Concierge.
- WebJobs 3.1 job board software and script released
Web Scribble Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of job board software, is announcing the release of the latest version of its webJobs software.