All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘CareerBuilder’

CareerBuilder Launches Facebook Referral App

CareerBuilder has launched a new application called “Work@” that allows employees to share their company’s job openings on their Facebook page.

Work@ pulls open jobs housed on a company’s website or in their Applicant Tracking System.  After an employee adds the Work@ application to their Facebook account, CareerBuilder’s job recommendation engine identifies matches in that employee’s network to the company’s available jobs.

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More Employers Using Social Media To Promote Their Companies

More than one-third (35%) of employers in the U.S. use social media to promote their company, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.

Jason-Ferrara Twenty-five percent of these employers are using social media to connect with customers and find new business, while others are using it to recruit and research potential employees (21%), or improve their employment brands (13%).

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Employers Using Social Networks To Screen Employees

As social networking becomes increasingly widespread, more employers are using these sites to screen potential employees.

More than half (53%) of employers reported in a recent survey that they use social networking sites to research job candidates. Another 12 percent plan to start using social networking sites for screening.

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CareerBuilder Launches Social Network

CareerBuilder has announced it has launched a social networking site geared towards professionals.

To clarify CareerBuilder originally launched BrightFuse in February 2008, but in its announcement it does not mention this detail. WebProNews contacted CareerBuilder for a comment but did not receive a response before publication.

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Visits To Career Sites Jump In June

More than 65 million Americans visited career sites in June, representing a 10-percent increase over the previous year, according to a new report from comScore.

CareerBuilder was the most popular site with 21.7 million unique visitors, followed by Yahoo HotJobs with 17.9 million visitors (up 23% over a year ago), and Monster with 14.5 million visitors (up 6%).

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Career Development Sites See Surge in Seniors

While visits to online career development websites continue to grow, fuelled by fears of job security and increased layoffs, there’s one particular age group that has grown faster than others.

Visits to career development websites grew 20% YoY, according to Nielsen, rising 41.5 million visitors in January 2008 to just under 50 million in January this year.

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Big Company Exploiting Twitter?

Twitter can be gamed too? Who would have thought? If there is a way to get promotion from a popular social site, you know that it will be taken advantage of. It just becomes a matter of competition at some point, perhaps even with people being paid to help with that promotion (right Diggers?).

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More Employers Using Social Networks To Screen Job Candidates

More employers are screening potential job candidates by looking at their social networking profiles.

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Gannett Takes Control Of CareerBuilder

This development can be seen as something that’s either good for the Internet sector or bad for the economy in general.  Or both.  Regardless, Gannett has paid $135 million for another ten percent of, which brings its total stake up to 50.8 percent.

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Facebook, CareerBuilder Collaborate On Ads

For most people, Facebook is still a social network – more about palling around than seeking a new job.  Yet it never hurts to have an opportunity dropped in one’s lap, and a new Facebook-CareerBuilder collaboration aims to let employers do some advertising.

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CareerBuilder Takes Monk-E-Mail Mobile

CareerBuilder is expanding its popular Monk-e-Mail to mobile phones. Over 100 million Monk-e-mails have been sent since its launch in 2006.

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CareerBuilder Adds Apps To Facebook

Online job site has announced that it is now offering job and internship matching applications on the Facebook Platform.

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Social Networks Positive For Job Recruiters

Sixty-eight percent of staffing and recruiting professionals say they use social networks at least occasionally to source candidates, according to an online survey from Bullhorn, "Making the Most of the New Tools: How online resources impact placement ratios, time-to-fill and profitability."

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Newspapers Sniping Over CareerBuilder

McClatchy, Gannett, and Tribune own parts of the CareerBuilder job listings site, but McClatchy is starting to feel like it’s just heard the song stop during musical chairs, and all the seats are taken.

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The Month of Acquisitions

There were numerous partnerships and acquisitions in the month of May, which included a lot of dollars changing hands. Let’s look at some of the major deals that went down this past month

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Monster Rampages With New Pricing

The job classified competition with CareerBuilder has heated up, with readying new strategies to fight back against the news publisher/Microsoft-controlled site.

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Microsoft Buys 4% CareerBuilder Stake

Microsoft announced today that it had acquired a 4% stake in jobs site CareerBuilder, taking percentages from the newspapers that own the popular service (1.7% from Tribune, 1.7% from Gannett, and .6% from McClatchy). As part of the deal, CareerBuilder becomes the exclusive provider of job listings on MSN Careers, and Microsoft is guaranteed at least $443 million over the next seven years.

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Microsoft Grabs Stake In CareerBuilder

As Microsoft preaches its advertising solution virtues to the masses, they have put some more money in the collection plate of the three major newspaper publishers who back online classifieds site CareerBuilder.

Read More, Tribune Partner On Classifieds, a local search news Web site has partnered with Tribune Interactive to run their online classifieds for general merchandising advertising. The general merchandise classifieds will launch in February starting with the and will be available on all 12 Tribune Interactive sites by the end of May.

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CareerBuilder Launches New site

If you work in a stressful environment and feel like your job is driving you closer to old age and death there is a new site that may be of interest.

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Monster Heating Up Job Boards Battle

Job boards stand to gain tremendously over the next several years, and the competition between two of the top sites, Monster and CareerBuilder, will increase along with those markets.

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LiveDeal Posts SimplyHired Jobs On Site

Online classified website LiveDeal has followed MySpace in tapping job search engine SimplyHired for employment listings.

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Live Expo Finds Jobs With CareerBuilder

The Windows Live Expo team added several features to the site in recent weeks, including job listings from

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Newspapers Divvy Up CareerBuilder, Topix

Gannett, Tribune, and McClatchy have reworked their ownership percentages of online classifieds site CareerBuilder, the news aggregator, and the search engine.

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Microsoft Brings Tools To CareerBuilder

Access to Visual Studio Express and SQL Express through the job search site will be provided by Microsoft in a partnership deal.

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