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Jupitermedia Buys Media Jobs Site

Jupitermedia Corporation has purchased Mediabistro.com, a site that

originated from the founder organizing cocktail parties and networking

events for media professionals and eventually grew to include

vertical-specific job listings and content. Jupitermedia is paying $23

million for the site which had 600,000 unique visitors last year and

generated revenue from employer listings and premium content

subscription services. Jupitermedia also owns internet.com… Continue

Added by TobyDayton on July 18, 2007 at 4:09pm — No Comments

SourceCon Challenge#2 - So you’re Stumped !! Great Sourcers that you are !!!

48 hours into Challenge #2 and the feedback is that it is just too hard. The feedback we received from Challenge#1 was “too easy”. This is not the story of the “Goldielocks and the 3 Sourcing Gurus” and you are hoping to find Challenge#3 too be 'just right'.

We have been intentionally elevating the complexity level of each challenge to ensure that we get only THE BEST OF THE BEST for the final showdown in Atlanta. I can give you a few hints to…

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Added by SourceCon Dude on July 18, 2007 at 7:03am — 8 Comments

On Google being a Web 2.0 parasite...

Quote for the Day: Tuesday, July 17th, 2007



"Take Google, for example, the economic paragon of a truly successful Web 2.0 media company. With a market cap of approximately $150 billion, the Silicon Valley company took in $6.139 billion in revenue and $1.465 billion in profits in 2005. Telling is the fact that unlike companies such as Time Warner or Disney that create and produce movies, music, magazines, and television, Google is a parasite; it creates no content…
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Added by Amitai Givertz on July 17, 2007 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Bacon Anyone?

Now why didn't Dave tell us about this?

Added by Slouch on July 17, 2007 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Functionality on RecruitingBlogs.com

On the right hand side of RecruitingBlogs.com you will now notice a feed showing all of the activity in real time taking place on the Jobster Network. It includes, profile updates, new contacts and answers/questions about career advice. We’ll try it for a month and see if it’s of interest to the users of RecruitingBlogs.com and if so, it’ll stay and if not, we can put

something else there.







And since this post is about…

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Added by Slouch on July 17, 2007 at 1:52pm — 1 Comment

On virtual reality and dystopia...

Quote for the Day: Monday, July 16th, 2007



"Where does this culture of "unreality" come from. Part of the answer is that it is created and controlled by a governing class made up of the media, corporations and political groups. The members of this class exercise much of their power by inventing news, advertising, and entertainment that is sold to us and used to sell us other things, from products and candidates to ideas. All compete with each other to determine…
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Added by Amitai Givertz on July 16, 2007 at 2:59pm — No Comments

RecruitingBlogs.com Widgets and Badges

RecruitingBlogs.com now has Official Badges and Widgets thanks to Ning. You can also get the link at the bottom of the right side of the page.

Added by Slouch on July 16, 2007 at 7:36am — No Comments

Professional Profile Buttons


Be informed that we now have professional profile buttons on our Ning Portals which you can use elsewhere to promote your profile. That way you don't have to created mutliple profiles anymore, you can just add your button to other websites. Here are some examples, you can create profile button fro any Ning group.

Added by Ray van den Bel on July 15, 2007 at 5:44am — No Comments

Multi-Round Interviews

How to deal with the growing trend of multi-round interviews

Added by Gautam Ghosh on July 14, 2007 at 1:22am — No Comments

Full time Blogger Jobs in India

Blogger jobs in Fab City in India

Added by Gautam Ghosh on July 14, 2007 at 1:21am — No Comments

Internship to a Permanent Job

The growing trend of internship in India.


Added by Gautam Ghosh on July 14, 2007 at 1:20am — No Comments

Linking Blogpost RSS feeds to Feedburner

Now, it's too easy !

Check out how to do it here.

Whoops, my total number of feed readers is 1230 !

Added by Gautam Ghosh on July 14, 2007 at 1:19am — No Comments

On candidate self-sabotage...

Quote for the Day: Friday, July 13th, 2007



Periodically, you may run into a Headhunter who seems to be somewhat jaded, rather skeptical, and appears to have had his sense of humor

surgically removed. Or, perhaps, you may run into one or two in your

life that don't act that way.





The reason for this attitude is that candidates frequently sabotage

their own job search efforts (while, in the process, taking food out of

the…
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Added by Amitai Givertz on July 13, 2007 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Do you like your job?

I think my friends are getting sick of listening to me. Well, they’ve

probably always been a little tired of listening to me talk since a) I

like to hear myself talk, so I can talk about nonsense for hours and b)

my voice sounds like a cross between a tortured hyena and a wounded

elephant. But, that aside, I think that my friends are very tired of

hearing me talk about how much I love my job. I look forward to my

“office days,” when I get to sit at the desk,… Continue

Added by Katie Tierney on July 13, 2007 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Time Warner Cable is HIRING!!!!

Hey All!! I work in Human Resources at Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles, CA and we are HIRING for many positions throughout Los Angeles County!!!

A pioneer in the cable industry, Time Warner Cable owns and…

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Added by Kathryn on July 13, 2007 at 11:25am — 1 Comment

Politics and Stupidity

This has nothing whatsoever to do with recruiting...but it throttled me nonetheless.



So I'm driving in to the office this morning listening to the good ole NPR and they're doing yesterday's Capital Hill roundup rodeo of the Iraq debate, Harriet Meirs not appearing, etc... And they fired off two sound bytes; one from Jon Kyl from my home state (AZ) and one from Lindsey Graham from South Carolina.



Kyl: "The best way to support the troops is to support the troops"

Graham:… Continue

Added by SHUKRON on July 13, 2007 at 11:07am — No Comments

need some info

I am really new to this blog. I am interested in setting up a recruitment firm in Guwahati and I wish you guys could give me some tips, as in, how to associate with various companies and the best ways to generate a good database.

Added by Protim Swargari on July 13, 2007 at 2:57am — No Comments

The Online Identity Calculator

After visiting Career Distinction and running its Online Identity Calculator on Tom Cruise yesterday (check the comments on the post), we started to wonder what would happen if we plugged in more people and sized them up on our blog, ranging from notable bloggers to CEO bloggers to CEOs with no direct social media… Continue

Added by Rich on July 12, 2007 at 5:23pm — No Comments

Will Kijiji Destroyroy Newspapers?

The daily newspaper industry, already in shambles, received more bad news recently with ebay’s U.S. launch of Kijiji. Despite the challenging name, the site is basically an exact replica of Craigslist

which ebay invested $25 million in a few years ago (so much for

amicable strategic corporate investors). With free classified listings

for real estate, cars, jobs, services, and other things, the site will

undoubtedly further erode classified revenue for daily newspapers.…

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Added by TobyDayton on July 12, 2007 at 2:28pm — No Comments

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