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The new recruiting ecosystem

gigaom.com
The proliferation of social and professional networks makes some job boards and headhunters feel pretty old-fashioned. Professional social networks like LinkedIn and Viadeo already play a big role in talent acquisition, while companies like BranchOut, Jobvite and even Monster are building Facebook apps for hiring and career development. According to...
The new recruiting ecosystem

France's MyJobCompany Brings Its Social Headhunting Platform Across The Channel

techcrunch.com
MyJobCompany is another take on the social recruitment idea. Its platform, which expanded beyond France and Latin America to the UK last week, enables anybody to become what it calls a “social headhunter” by recommending friends and acquaintances for a job. Or, put another way, by sending their social and professional networks job adverts,...
France's MyJobCompany Brings Its Social Headhunting Platform Across The Channel

What Are You Really Like At Your Job? ViewsOnYou Intends To Find Out

techcrunch.com
There’s a “Recommend Me” feature on Linkedin which I’m sure many readers of TechCrunch will be aware of, having been asked multiple times for references by their contacts. But what if you took that concept and created a data-oriented approach? That’s the angle the bootstrapped startup ViewsOnYou is taking, and...
What Are You Really Like At Your Job? ViewsOnYou Intends To Find Out

Work4 Labs Raises $10 Million Series A Led By Matrix To Get You Recruited Though Your Facebook Profile

techcrunch.com
Everyone needs a job, but submitting resumes is a pain and they’re not discoverable so they don’t help you get recruited. That’s why Work4 Labs has just raised $10 million to let you apply or get recruited for jobs with your Facebook profile. Along with the Series A led by...
Work4 Labs Raises $10 Million Series A Led By Matrix To Get You Recruited Though Your Facebook Profile

LinkedIn Riding High As Job Marketplace

www.readwriteweb.com
While Facebook struggles to feed ads to 900 million fickle members enjoying its free services, LinkedIn is working on selling paid services to its 175 million professional participants. Its fastest growing products, accounting for more than half of the company's revenue, turn the serious social network into a giant job...
LinkedIn Riding High As Job Marketplace

So Marissa Mayer will be skipping maternity leave - how very American

www.guardian.co.uk
We might not agree with the pregnant Mayer's decision to work right on through, but her appointment as chief executive of Yahoo is still fantastic newsSo three huge cheers to Marissa Mayer, who has just been made chief executive of Yahoo. A 37-year-old female engineer has just taken a top...
So Marissa Mayer will be skipping maternity leave - how very American

Everyone Expects LinkedIn To Crush Its Earnings Today

www.businessinsider.com
Ahead of the Bell: Can LinkedIn extend uninterrupted streak of pleasant earnings surprises? MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) -- LinkedIn 's knack of surprising Wall Street, an unbroken streak that winds back through every quarter since May 2011 after the company first went public, will be on the line when it...
Everyone Expects LinkedIn To Crush Its Earnings Today

TOP HEADHUNTER: The Yahoo CEO's Excuse Is 'Absolutely Plausible' (YHOO)

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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is telling employees the reason his bio said he had a computer science degree when he does not have one is that several years ago, a recruiter interviewed him for a job and then passed a document saying he had the degree to his potential employer....
TOP HEADHUNTER: The Yahoo CEO's Excuse Is 'Absolutely Plausible' (YHOO)

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Pregnant (YHOO)

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A week ago, a source close to Google relayed something interesting about Marissa Mayer--and not that she was in the running to be Yahoo's CEO. Mayer, we were told, was expecting her first child. And now Mayer has confirmed the news to Fortune, telling the magazine that she's due to...
New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Pregnant (YHOO)
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