CHANGE: Randstad's Purchase of Monster Proves Your Should Budget R&D to Kill Your Primary Business.

HR Capitalist

Randstad just bought Monster for $423M. Here's some more detail from TechCrunch : "Today Randstad Holdings, an Amsterdam-based human resources and recruitment specialist, announced that it would acquire job hunting portal Monster Worldwide , for $429 million in cash. Monster=Kodak.

Why Monster’s Batch Apply Service is Bad for Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’ve visited the Monster website recently you may have noticed their new innovate ‘ batch apply ’ function which allows you to apply for multiple job openings with just one click of a button. While Monster seems to think this is a good thing, I couldn’t disagree more.

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Why Monster’s Batch Apply Service is Bad for Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’ve visited the Monster website recently you may have noticed their new innovate ‘ batch apply ’ function which allows you to apply for multiple job openings with just one click of a button. While Monster seems to think this is a good thing, I couldn’t disagree more.

How to NOT Get Overwhelmed on Job Boards

The Undercover Recruiter

Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog. Job Search indeed Job Boards job search jobseekers LinkedIn Monster Simply Hired ZealifyI think everyone can agree there is something overwhelming about using job board sites to search for a new job.

What Job Boards are Most Useful for Applicants?

The Undercover Recruiter

When it comes to general job searching, Monster , Careerbuilder , and Indeed definitely run the game. Both Indeed and Monster produce more candidates that do not have any college education than Careerbuilder. The Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment and Career Secrets Revealed.

How to Avoid the Job Search Rut

The Undercover Recruiter

I believe that everyone has their own “nightmare career” – a job that would turn their life into a living hell. I feel as though some job seekers fall into this same pattern, especially those who are in the early stages of their career.

The History of the Job Board [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Monster and CareerBuilder (originally Net) began in 1994. In 2002, Monster bought jobs.com for $800,000 – I wonder how much it would be worth now? In 2003, LinkedIn launched – a new era for job boards.

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Should You BeKnown or LinkedIn?

Career Rocketeer

LinkedIn has long been the leading personal branding and professional networking tool and network online for professionals and students worldwide. But, as per the post’s title, now that BeKnown is available, should you BeKnown or LinkedIn?

The Dirty Word Linkedin Game

Resume Bear

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What’s Missing During the Job Search? Mutual Respect

The Undercover Recruiter

Conventional job boards like Monster, Dice and CareerBuilder , and job aggregators like Indeed and Simply Hired are a start as are corporate careers websites and using LinkedIn. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.

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6 Pro Tips For Job Searching on Online Websites & Job Boards

Blogging4jobs

Click here to visit the original published post and learn job search and career secrets. . TIPS FOR JOB HUNTING ON CAREERBUILDER, MONSTER, ETC. An objective describes what career opportunity as well as industry you are interested in learning more about.

Social Networking for Career Success, A CNN “Top 10 Job Tweeter”

Resume Bear

I’ve met a lot of people who know how to use Twitter, have a profile on LinkedIn, use Facebook every day and even blog, but don’t understand how those resources can actually help them land a job or gig. Some things to think about: Don’t expect social networking to be a magic career wand.

11 Ways To Personalize A LinkedIn Invite | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.17.10] View Comments 11 Ways To Personalize A LinkedIn Invite Using social media successfully requires engagement. Especially if you are engaged in career networking. I wrote recently about how (I Am Tired) Of Generic LinkedIn Requests.

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NEWSFLASH: A LinkedIn Company Page is STILL More Important Than A Website

The Undercover Recruiter

However, I didn’t know that LinkedIn were going to…. Your website is at the bottom of your company page on LinkedIn and hidden within your contact info on your profile page. Do you even know how many hits your website gets from LinkedIn?

101 Career Experts You Should Know

Tim's Strategy

Early in the development of Tim’s Strategy, I created a career expert directory. People always ask for referrals to career experts like resume writers and career coaches. And so with my career expert directory, I can quickly guide people toward a good resource. That’s why you likely won’t find Indeed or Monster in the directory any time soon. Many are all also members of my LinkedIn group. Career Coaches. Career Authors.

Top Careers of the Future

Resume Bear

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10 Top Career Apps - Jobacle.com BLOG - Career Advice Blog & How.

Jobacle

Shop Online Today All About Bosses (10) Career 2.0 Whether it be the iPint or the Ocarina, which means you can now drink beer and whistle a tune all at the same time, it just so happens there are some very useful apps for the career world.

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Employer Use of Social Media for Applicant Screening Declines

Resume Bear

LinkedIn (85%). Keep LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter suitable for inquiring minds who want to know. Written by Donna Svei, One of Monster’s “11 for 2011: Career Experts Who Can Help Your Job Search&#.

10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.27.10] View Comments 10 Tips: Asking For Recommendations On LinkedIn So I’ve decided to spend a good portion of the week on getting and using references. And the perception that you do career networking with a purpose on LinkedIn.

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Are You Going Beyond CVs For Your Candidate Sourcing?

The Undercover Recruiter

At the Talent Sourcing Conference, held at Monster HQ in August, we heard that Monster alone have 10 million UK CVs in their database. In the course of your career, have you ever put your CV to the web, either on your own website or uploaded it to a CV database?

11 Careers for Die-Hard Perfectionists

Corn on the Job

Helen Evans, Marketing Manager of JobTonic , has been in the career development field for 5 years. You can find her on Google+ , Twitter, Facebook , and LinkedIn. Perfectionism may drive your friends and family crazy, but this trait can work to your advantage in certain careers.

Facebook Home Launched and LinkedIn Mentions Added

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn are introducing mentions, and launching a new app, and Facebook have published a brand new operating system for mobile as well as changes elsewhere. LinkedIn Mentions and New Applications. Facebook Home Launched and LinkedIn Mentions Added.

40 Best Career Counselor Blogs for the Brand New Graduate

Resume Bear

There’s a lot to learn about office culture, time management, keeping jobs and even about what you really want out of a career. General Career Advice. These blogs touch on a range of career topics and are great starting places for any confused grad looking for guidance.

13 Recruitment Trends You MUST Know For 2017

The Undercover Recruiter

Brexit, Trump, AI, Big Data, Microsoft+LinkedIn and the Randstad Monster… It’s no secret that 2016 has been a massive year for politics, technology and economics, but what are the real knock-on effects to agency-side recruiters working as third party talent suppliers?

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Recruiters and Headhunters: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

The Undercover Recruiter

In the 90’s, we weaned off paper and went on to “job boards” , like Monster or CareerBuilder or Hotjobs and look-a-likes such as sixfigurejobs.com and Career Mosaic. Today, it’s all about social media with the recent dominance of sites like LinkedIn.

What the Consolidation of Recruitment Means For You

The Undercover Recruiter

The announcement that Randstad is buying Monster for $429M was big news in the HR and Talent Acquisition industry. The Randstad purchase followed earlier news of Indeed swallowing up SimplyHired, which was preceded by news of Microsoft buying LinkedIn for $26B.

HOW TO: Get a Job at a LinkedIn Connection’s Company

Resume Bear

On LinkedIn, take these steps: From LinkedIn’s home page, click on “Contacts/My Connections.”. You don’t have any LinkedIn connections? See here and here for how to grow your LinkedIn network. career job hunting Job Search job search strategy job seekers linkedin

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Best Practices in Writing LinkedIn Invitations: What's In It for.

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.17.10] View Comments Best Practices in Writing LinkedIn Invitations Neal Schaffer is a LinkedIn expert who offered a tip in my last post 11 Ways To Personalize A LinkedIn Post. Career Girl Need a Career Expert?

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Utilizing Job Agencies to Navigate Your Career Journey

Ms. Career Girl

The post Utilizing Job Agencies to Navigate Your Career Journey appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. These are examples of the challenges I faced when I moved across the country to begin my career. What Career Agencies Do. Tips on Using Career Agencies. Career Group.

Dispelling a LinkedIn Myth

Blue Sky Resumes

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS Dispelling a LinkedIn Myth 09 / 14 / 09 Written by Louise Fletcher Comments 3 Tweet it! Do you only connect with people you know on LinkedIn? I know, I know – the LinkedIn people say you shouldn’t connect to people you don’t know. But here’s why they’re wrong: 1) LinkedIn’s search capability is based on the individual user’s network. The same applies on LinkedIn.

Can eHarmony Bring Their Matching Magic to the Workplace?

Evil HR Lady

So, they’ve decided to jump into the recruiting game with their new (still in beta) website: Elevated Careers. That’s not something that LinkedIn or Monster do. And the career market] is such a big market that we do expect it to grow faster than our core product. The matchmaking masterminds at eHarmony have decided that love isn’t all you need–you also need a job.

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The All-Time Best Way To Find A Job

Career Realism

CAREEREALISM. I have a resume, and it’s posted on Monster.”. Are you on LinkedIn? What LinkedIn groups do you belong to? How about your LinkedIn profile? In the case of a LinkedIn photo, the adage is correct that “a picture is worth a thousand words.”.

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How To Pick The Right Career (Part 2)

Resume Bear

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Selling Yourself in the Job Interview | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

And if you’re changing careers, keep in mind that many problems are not industry-specific–for example, a lack of effective project management or a breakdown of teamwork. Guest Expert: Charles Purdy is the senior editor of Monster+HotJobs and the author of the book “Urban Etiquette.&# He blogs regularly at the Monster Blog.

Blogging4Jobs Listed as Top Career Website by Forbes

Blogging4jobs

Named Forbes Best Career Site in 2012. Since 2007, Blogging4Jobs has been providing content of the career, HR, and workplace variety with over 1,100 publish blog posts since it’s inception. We’re excited, humbled, and honored to be listed among Forbes Top 75 Career Websites.

10 Things Every Jobseeker Should Be Doing to Find their Next Position

Resume Bear

Send your resume directly to the recruiters or hiring managers at your target companies (via LinkedIn), referencing any specific positions which interest you. Join some LinkedIn groups that are relevant to your career path. Find them via LinkedIn.).

Are You Proactive in Your Job Search? | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer Career Search and Personal Branding Blog Home About Career Rocketeer Meet the Team Guest Experts Partners LinkedIn 360° Resources Job Search Websites Career Books Job Search Tracker Launchpad Blogroll Events Career Studios Advertise Contact Personal Branding Job Search Resumes Interviews Social Media Networking Career Management Everything Else You are here: Home / Job Search / Are You Proactive in Your Job Search?

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Give the One-Stop Career Centers a Chance | Career Rocketeer

Career Rocketeer

He told me great; he had sent out more than 20 resumes that day on Monster. I encouraged him to come down to the One-Stop career center, at which I work, for help in his job search. Obviously he hadn’t been to a career center, where unemployment insurance assistance is one of many services the career centers offer. “No No the career center. I also wanted to tell him that he’d feel very comfortable at our career center.

Job Hunting Secrets From A Top Recruiter

Resume Bear

As BNET’s sister site MoneyWatch pointed out recently, in a climate where it takes the average job hunter more than seven months to find their next position, big job boards like Monster and CareerBuilder are of only limited use. Did your LinkedIn profile come up?

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3 Of The Most Effective Ways To Find A Job

Career Realism

Although tedious and time-consuming, uploading your resume to sites, like Indeed.com, Career Builder or Monster may pay off over the long, IF you are not in a rush. Your existing LinkedIn network. Be Employable Job Search career advice effective way to find a job job search

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