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

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.

Monster Unveils Facebook Based Social Media Tool BeKnown at SHRM

Blogging4jobs

Minutes ago Monster Worldwide, most known for its dominance in the job board industry unveiled its Facebook based social media engagement tool BeKnown at the SHRM 2011 Annual Conference. Referrals are tracked by Monster through their reporting and analytics systems.

How to Avoid the Job Search Rut

The Undercover Recruiter

Depending on your industry, general job sites like CareerBuilder or Monster can be great resources for starting your search, posting your resume and getting an idea of the current demand in your field. Social Media: Hopefully your LinkedIn profile is up to date and you are active on Twitter.

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.

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. By now, most job seekers know some of the ways to apply for jobs.

The Dirty Word Linkedin Game

Resume Bear

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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?

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

Blogging4jobs

Major job boards like CareerBuilder and Monster and job board aggregators like Simply Hired and Indeed are some of the most popular ways for companies to develop a candidate pool when looking to fill an open position. TIPS FOR JOB HUNTING ON CAREERBUILDER, MONSTER, ETC.

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?

Executive Job Search Advice From the Experts

Executive Career Brand

Well-known and esteemed sites such as LinkedIn, GlassDoor, US News & World Report, AARP, Monster and Career Builder are included in her list, along with many lesser known sites that are well worth checking out.

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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. Your CV might not be up to date but do you have any of these: A LinkedIn profile. Monster Sourcing CV Recruiting resourcing

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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. I wrote recently about how (I Am Tired) Of Generic LinkedIn Requests. What’s your LinkedIn connection policy ?

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards

Blogging4jobs

Here’s some news…, interestingly enough, Monster is still big and still kicking, Careerbuilder is still building, theLadders is still being climbed, there’s no gamble at Dice, and Craigslist is making Craig rich. Connect with her on LinkedIn. .

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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&#.

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.

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

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

That’s not something that LinkedIn or Monster do. The matchmaking masterminds at eHarmony have decided that love isn’t all you need–you also need a job. So, they’ve decided to jump into the recruiting game with their new (still in beta) website: Elevated Careers.

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Job Search – There Must be an App for That – Part 2 of 5

Career Alley

I was looking at the LinkedIn “find jobs” tab (found under “Jobs” at the top of your LinkedIn page), did a quick search and found a job opportunity that looked like it would be a perfect fit for me.

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How To Land An Interview [7 Important Tools]

The Undercover Recruiter

LinkedIn – 200 million and going strong. LinkedIn is the number one professional social network, with 200 million users and counting. For the best results, it helps to have more than just LinkedIn account. Of course it connects with Monster’s job postings as well.

6 Job Search Board Resources to Focus Your Job Search

Career Alley

Some Job Search Board Resources: Monster.com – The grandfather of all job search engines (no disrespect) and one of the first, Monster once owned the lion’s share of job search. Originally competed with Hotjobs (which Monster now owns) and now is one of the best known in a crowded field.

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All the Online Tools Available Make a Job Search Simple! Right?

Career Rocketeer

LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Google, Google+, YouTube, Quora, Monster, CareerBuilder, Dice, GlassDoor, Indeed, SimplyHired, LinkUp, and countless other online resources would seem to make a job search in today’s world a simple proposition!

Recruiting and Social Media for the Veteran Job Search

Competitive Resumes

His contributions have included in media outlets such as Career Builder, Monster, Career Attraction, and Military Times. She is a frequent participant in The Voice of Job Seekers Linkedin group. A professional photo is critical on LinkedIn, personalizes your presence, and get noticed.

COMIC – Linkedin Lunacy

Resume Bear

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(I Am Tired Of) Generic LinkedIn Invitations | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [08.26.10] View Comments (I Am Tired Of) Generic LinkedIn Invitations Only time for a short rant today. But I am really now tired of getting generic invitations on LinkedIn. As a job seeker, I haven’t yet declined a LinkedIn request.

Update Your Resume this Month

Competitive Resumes

Her advice has been featured on Careerbuilder, Monster, and Dice.com. Also, join our Linkedin community! Her advice has been featured on Careerbuilder, Monster, and Dice.com. Also, join our Linkedin community!

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12 Things to Do to Land a Job by 2017

Ms. Career Girl

Here’s how: Clean and Bulk Up Your LinkedIn. Your LinkedIn profile is your virtual resume. Recruiters and connections can view your profile at any time, and when you send you resume out in response to job postings, they frequently check your LinkedIn. Join LinkedIn Groups.

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Using LinkedIn for Recommendations

Hiring Technical People

I use LinkedIn, especially for coaching recommendations. Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

100 Best Blogs for Your Job Search

Catherines Career Corner

Career Advice Videos from Monster. All about Jobs Career Change Cover Letter CV/Resume Empowerment Entrepreneurship Job Search Job Seekers Jobs Jobs and Careers Tips 100 Best Blogs for Your Job Search Business Business and Economy Employment Get a job Get the Job Job Job hunting LinkedIn look for a job Marketing need a job Now What?; These are the Top 100 best blogs for your job search as originally posted on Thursday July 30th , 2009 by Job Profiles.

The All-Time Best Way To Find A Job

Career Realism

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? Just please be aware that LinkedIn advises that you are 14 times more likely to have your profile viewed if you have a photo.

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How to Recruit Tech Talent [For Non-Tech People]

The Undercover Recruiter

The main channels we use for direct sourcing are: LinkedIn. CV Databases (Monster, Reed). We will also use some of the other methods below, to draw candidates to the role: Job postings: Stack Overflow , cwjobs, ITJobBoard, LinkedIn, Company site.

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.).