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Monster Acquires Vertical Site Developer Affinity Labs

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Friday 4 January 2008 |

Monster paid $61 million in cash for San Francisco-based Affinity Labs, a company that develops vertical-specific online communities such as and Affinity Labs was founded by Christopher Michel, who had also founded which…


Added by TobyDayton on January 12, 2008 at 10:07am — No Comments

Interview With Jonathan Turpin - Emap Radio

Earlier this week, Emap Radio, the UK’s second largest commercial radio operator announced the launched of Key103Jobs, the country’s first recruitment service to offer an integrated radio and online advertising solution.



Added by Julian Stopps on January 12, 2008 at 9:16am — No Comments

I Found Agile Talent in a Suitcase

I am trying to find ways to be more creative. I like having ideas. I
like having creative ideas even more. In my quest to become more
creative, I find myself constantly hunting for tools to help me achieve
“creativity nirvana.”


Added by Katie Tierney on January 11, 2008 at 9:48pm — No Comments

I need a referral to someone at HRmarketer

Can someone refer me to the right person at HRmarketer. I don't know anyone there. I have a friend getting ready to launch a new product at Demo and they want to start letting the HR and recruiting world know about them.

Thanks and I really appreciate any leads.

Added by Slouch on January 11, 2008 at 5:16pm — 1 Comment

The New Fordyce Letter Website is Launched

Check out the new Fordyce Letter Blog

Chek out the archives

Congrats to the entire ERE team for having the vision and making the commitment to bring one of the best recruiting information resources online.

Every day, there will be something new that deals with the third party recruiting industry. I am super excited about this and I… Continue

Added by Slouch on January 11, 2008 at 3:16pm — No Comments

2008 Weekly Blog Schedule

There’s been some confusion surrounding the direction and topics found on the Peak Performance Blog as we’ve begun 2008.

This was our first full week of posts in the New Year and I thought I would quickly set the record straight on our goals and plans for our Web 2.0 community in 2008.

First and foremost, Peak Performance is a Third-Party Recruiting…


Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 11, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

The Best Recruiting Blogs Of 2007 According To You

Below you will find the results of the Best Recruiting Blogs of 2007.

1. Best Overall Recruiting Blog (Prize - Trip to Vegas Thanks to Zoominfo)

Six Degrees From Dave…


Added by Slouch on January 11, 2008 at 11:35am — 22 Comments Project management for your web-based projects

On the Radar: Friday, January 11th, 2008

A new and handy tool:

Webnode brings you a brand new innovative way of creating and editing advanced websites by just using a web browser. The system is very easy to use and is fully interactive. Real-time fast editing as you see it in the browser. By using Drag-and-Drop from the toolbar you can add new content such…


Added by Amitai Givertz on January 11, 2008 at 7:12am — No Comments

Could Monster be marrying MySpace?

There is a rumor in the M&A world that Rupert Murdoch sent a letter
to's board offering $4.8 billion for the company. Could
Monster be marrying MySpace? Yahoo could be the other suitor.

Read the article here -

What could this do the recruiting space? Any thoughts?

Added by Mark Newman on January 10, 2008 at 9:58pm — No Comments

Sourcer's block

Kind of like writer's block I guess? I'm at my wit's end right now

trying to figure out some new ways to source. I keep on running across

the same people, either qualified and not interested, or

super-interested but not qualified.

A friend suggested to me that perhaps I should think about a career change, after all, I am a

psych major, IT might not be my interest and I'm just fooling myself

into thinking this is my dream job :-(

Things took a down… Continue

Added by Yvonne Wong on January 10, 2008 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Recruiting Certifications?

What types of Recruiting Certifications are available? What is the advantage of having a certification?

Added by Holli Maestas on January 10, 2008 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Social Networks - A Job Seekers Disaster

In the last few year since Myspace launched it's social network more and more social networks have begun to appear on the web. These websites

have become more and more popular to teenagers as well as GEN-Y whom are just entering the work force and are starting to make up more and more…


Added by Samara Bowling on January 10, 2008 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Are There Criminals On Your Sales Team?

For Immediate Release…


Added by Lee Salz on January 10, 2008 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Faux Facebook Campaign The Future Of Recruiting?

The big social networking story from yesterday was how the French press fell for a major Facebook prank. Specifically, how a single Facebook user managed to pull off one of the biggest pranks and how the press bought it.

In case you missed it, everything started a few weeks ago when a simple…


Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 10, 2008 at 10:47am — No Comments

From LinkedIn to TheLadders: Robbing Peter to pay Paul?

On the Radar: Thursday, Januray 10th, 2007

From the Silicon Alley Insider reporting Brendon Cassidy's move selling for LinkedIn to climbing TheLadders:

TheLadders stands by its revenue forecast of $60 million for 2008, while LinkedIn appears to have reduced its own from $100 million to $75-$100 million. Perhaps that's because the executive recruiting business that LinkedIn…


Added by Amitai Givertz on January 10, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

'Emerging Adults' - The New Challenge

In a study that will be published in the Journal of Family Psychology, researchers have just discovered that 80 percent of parents in the US do not consider their 18-25 year-old college students to be adults. At least in the group of people they surveyed.

Strangely enough the students had the maturity to agree with their parents assessment, so that’s a start.

The conclusion of the study was…


Added by Frank Mulligan on January 10, 2008 at 4:34am — No Comments

Shally Steckerl Webinar! “Guru’s Guide to Sourcing on LinkedIn” - Register Today

By Dave Mendoza, Master Cybersleuth, Affiliate Partner, JobMachine Inc.

(720) 733-2022

Elvis is tan and rested …. actually since last gracing the virtuality of SixDegrees… he’s become a daddy. He enters 2008 a global sensation.

Given my passion for global staffing practices and social networking, I found the January 17th Webinar event sponsored by…


Added by Dave Mendoza on January 9, 2008 at 10:44pm — No Comments

Local Online Advertising, For Local People

The intricate manner in which online advertising constantly evolves, not just from a technology perspective but a business perspective, never fails to impress me. At the moment geographic concerns seem to be important... <more>…


Added by Julian Stopps on January 9, 2008 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Divx soars on Sony distribution deal

Shares of Divx Inc. soared Tuesday after the video technology company announced a distribution agreement with Sony Pictures Television Inc.

Sony said the deal was part of its attempts to find legitimate ways of distributing its content online.

Sony Pictures Television oversees digital distribution for parent company, Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., responsible for selling major Hollywood titles including…


Added by Michael Krug on January 9, 2008 at 11:37am — No Comments

Hump Day Humor 1/9

I'm a sucker for jokes. Love hearing them, love telling them even more! Even the bad ones.

Here’s a Sales Joke from Basic Jokes

Good Points And Bad Points

“This house,” said the Real Estate…


Added by Jeffrey K. Radt on January 9, 2008 at 10:24am — No Comments

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