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Facebook Is A Powerful Recruitment Tool Facebook Is A Powerful Recruitment Tool

You probably use Facebook to share photos and witty anecdotes on a daily basis. Did you know that Facebook is quickly becoming the largest employee recruitment Web site as well? This infographic from HireRabbit details everything a company needs to …

Could Manufacturing Save The U.S. Economy? Could Manufacturing Save The U.S. Economy?

While economic growth in the United States is expected to slow in the first quarter of 2012, the manufacturing industry is expected to grow. In the past two years manufactureres have added 330,000 new jobs. Part of the reason for …

Obama offers To Forward Resume` of Out-of-Work Engineer Obama offers To Forward Resume` of Out-of-Work Engineer
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5:30 Monday evening saw the first Google+ hangout for the President. Many people had several inquiries for the leader of the free world. Fort Worth, Texas resident Jennifer Weddel was one of the participants int the live video conference. She …

Obama Talks Steve Jobs at State of the Union Obama Talks Steve Jobs at State of the Union
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In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama talked a lot about jobs. And during a segment about jobs, he mentioned another important job(s) – Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. After finishing a point about immigration reform, Obama …

IT Employment Continues to Grow IT Employment Continues to Grow

In December 2011, the IT job market grew by 15,300 jobs, which is part of a general upward trend according to a report by TechServe Alliance. This figure encumpasses IT service firms, suppliers, clients, and consultants. This is almost a …

Apple Threatens Lawsuit Over Jobs Action Figure Apple Threatens Lawsuit Over Jobs Action Figure

In a move that should surprise no one, Apple has threatened legal action against Chinese manufacturer In Icons, makers of the 12-inch Steve Jobs action figure. Apple apparently sent a letter to In Icons claiming to own the rights to …

Steve Jobs Action Figure Bypasses Cool, Goes Straight To Creepy Steve Jobs Action Figure Bypasses Cool, Goes Straight To Creepy
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Steve Jobs’ death a few months ago was greeted with a huge outpouring of emotion. Displays of grief were many and varied, and lots of people looked for ways to commemorate the man they saw as another Thomas Edison. Now, …

Facebook’s New NYC Engineering Office Is Already Accepting Applications Facebook’s New NYC Engineering Office Is Already Accepting Applications

Looking to tap into some East Coast talent, Facebook has just announced that they will be opening a brand new engineering office in New York City. It will be their first engineering office outside the West Coast. “More than 800 …

Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside

Adobe dropped the bomb that it is basically giving up on mobile Flash development, while increasing its investments in HTML5. You may recall the big back and fourth between Adobe and Apple over Flash last year. Remember the famous letter …

Google Panda Update: Cutts Confirms Another Tweak Google Panda Update: Cutts Confirms Another Tweak
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As previously reported, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted out on October 5 to “expect some Panda-related flux in the next few weeks, but will have less impact than previous updates (~2%).” SearchMetrics has since shared numbers for sites it found to …

Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn Jon Stewart Takes On LinkedIn
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I’ll admit it, I’m not that active on LinkedIn. I came to the party late, and with my heart (and time) already invested in Facebook, Twitter and to a certain extent Google+, I just couldn’t really motivate myself to grow …

iPhone 5 Features, Social Media Jobs & Dog Bites iPhone 5 Features, Social Media Jobs & Dog Bites
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People are really hyped up for the iPhone 5. Rumors have been swirling for months, and users know what they want. A new infographic looks at what they do want, as well as who will actually be getting one. Then …

Obama Does LinkedIn Town Hall [Watch Live] Obama Does LinkedIn Town Hall [Watch Live]

President Obama is answering questions from LinkedIn members. The White House and LinkedIn are streaming the video, and have made it embeddable, so you can watch it below: Live Video app for Facebook by Ustream @LinkedInLinkedInVIDEO / Nearly 10,000 viewers …

“Apply with LinkedIn” Might Be Pretty Huge “Apply with LinkedIn” Might Be Pretty Huge
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This week, LinkedIn revealed a new tool called “Apply with LinkedIn”. It’s basically a button companies can put on their websites to enable one-click job applications by potential candidates. “We’ve put an incredible amount of effort to rethink the job …

LinkedIn Launches One-Click Job Application Plug-In for Sites LinkedIn Launches One-Click Job Application Plug-In for Sites

LinkedIn has launched a new web plug-in called Apply with LinkedIn, which is designed to enable companies to make it easier for job applicants to apply using their LinkedIn information. “We’ve put an incredible amount of effort to rethink the …

20 Percent of Job Searchers Use Smartphones to Look for Jobs 20 Percent of Job Searchers Use Smartphones to Look for Jobs
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According to data released by the vertical search engine for jobs called LinkUp, 20 percent of job seekers use their smartphone to look for jobs. LinkUp reported that mobile traffic jumped to 20.8% of overall first quarter traffic, up from …

LinkedIn Recognizes Importance of Email, Launches New Feature
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LinkedIn announced the launch of a new targeted email feature for users seeking jobs. LinkedIn members who view jobs on the service will receive recommendations automatically via email. 

The feature is powered by LinkedIn’s "Jobs You May Be Interested In" system, and the emails include results that are personalized based on the user’s profile. 

LinkedIn Rolls Out Career Explorer
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LinkedIn has launched a new beta product called Career Explorer, aimed at college graduates.

"Students now have the ability to explore different career paths based on their school, level of education, and desired industry," explains LinkedIn’s DJ Patil. "In addition to visualizing various career paths, they’ll also be able to find relevant job opportunities, top companies, estimated salary ranges as well as the people in their network who can get them there."

LinkedIn Makes Professional/Company Networking More Customized

LinkedIn made a couple of announcements today. First was an update to its Company Follow Feature, and second was the introduction of its new Career Pages. 

Company Follow has an updated look and feel with better customization, more personalized insights for professionals, and a new Career tab for both companies and professionals. 

Labor Department Launches Website For Job Seekers

The U.S. Department of Labor has launched a new website aimed at helping people find jobs.

The site is called “mySkills myFuture” and it allows users to view local job postings, find training and education providers. The site offers job descriptions, salary information and common tasks related to a new occupation.

"Americans deserve good jobs, and mySkills myFuture is one of the ways we’re ensuring they can find and access them," said Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis. 

 

LinkedIn Recruiter Gets New Search Filter Features

LinkedIn has launched new search filter features for LinkedIn Recruiter. The company has taken advanced search and refinement filters that have been available, and added them to some new places.