Archive for July, 2010

Don't Regret Working Too Hard

I was lying in bed, safely reading a magazine, when the fear arose. It started somewhere between my stomach and my chest, and it radiated outward


Monster’s Financials Better Than Expected; Year Ahead Brightens

Were it not for one-time expenses in the not-yet-completed HotJobs purchase, Monster broke even in the 2nd quarter. But even considering the $5.2 million expense, the recruitment advertising company still managed to do better than the consensus of Wall Street analysts. Analysts expected a loss between 3 cents and 5 cents a share on revenue of $216 million. Monster, which reported its financial this afternoon , came in at break-even on earnings per share and $214.9 million on revenue


.Jobs Expansion Is On Internet Board’s August Agenda

The Internet’s naming authority will take up the controversial plan to expand the .jobs addresses at its Aug. 5th telephone conference. The agenda of the board of directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers was released a short while ago and includes consideration of the proposal. Also on the agenda for the three-hour meeting is the even more controversial proposal to approve a .XXX extension for porn sites.


Recruiting Passive Candidates — How to Get Top-notch Referrals

Without question, having a large LinkedIn network is a competitive advantage for any recruiter working on hard-to-fill positions and hard-to-find candidates. This advantage is lessened dramatically with LinkedIn Recruiter, since it includes complete visibility to the 70mm+ people in their network.


Taleo Grows Revenue; Beats The Street

HR software vendor Taleo grew its revenue and customer count during the second quarter of this year and though it also grew its net loss, the company beat Wall Street’s earnings estimates. The company reported this afternoon that it lost $1.4 million, up from just $113,000 in the same quarter last year. Stock options and costs relating to previous acquisitions totaling $6.9 million were responsible for the loss


Even Antarctica Has a Job Board, as Job Search Engines Expand Globally

Looking for a job as a chef in the Antarctic? Try looking here. Or if you’re a recruiter looking for an experienced vuvuzela sales person, then this South African job site is one place to start


Entrepreneurs and Freelancers — Support the Small Business Jobs Act TODAY

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Consumer Confidence Erodes On Job Fears

The much-watched Consumer Confidence Index hit a five month low in July, dampening investor enthusiasm after three days of big gains in the Dow and most other markets. The Dow closed in positive territory, but just barely.


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