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Taking on telecommuting: Maybe Marissa Mayer was right

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Marissa Mayer Yahoo’s recent work from home uproar caused the pundit class to claim that one company’s internal decision was a mandate that that would kill off workplace flexibility and set women back decades across the country. The problem: it wasn’t. Yahoo made a decision for Yahoo, and other companies...
Taking on telecommuting: Maybe Marissa Mayer was right

'Infinite storage' startup Bitcasa hires former Box VP; Horizons' Frank Meehan joins board

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Bitcasa, the interesting startup that promised to deliver users ‘infinite storage’ when it emerged last year, is today announcing a double win. The first is its recruitment of Tony Lee, formerly VP of backend engineering at that other hot cloud storage startup, Box. The former Yahoo director of engineering will...
'Infinite storage' startup Bitcasa hires former Box VP; Horizons' Frank Meehan joins board

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg hopes to quash subpoena

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The "Lean In" author is looking to avoid testifying against her former employer, Google. Facebook's COO, Sheryl Sandberg is seeking to quash a subpoena that would require her to testify regarding a violation of antitrust laws by Google, Apple, Intuit, Intel, Adobe Systems, Walt Disney and LucasFilm, according to...
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg hopes to quash subpoena

Two Angry Birds Leaders Leave The Nest To Start Boomlagoon

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Angry Birds has become a worldwide phenomenon with more than 700 million downloads. So it’s no small event when two of the leaders who created the mobile game leave the nest at Rovio to form their own game studio. Antti Stén (pictured left), the lead server architect for the original...
Two Angry Birds Leaders Leave The Nest To Start Boomlagoon
Amazon looking to aggressively expand Kindle R&D division

Davos: BraveNewTalent Allows Job Seekers To Follow Their Future Employers

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BraveNewTalent is a social recruitment platform operating in the UK and moving into the US. I caught up with CEO and founder Lucia Tarnowski at Davos. The startup is built around the idea that people want to follow companies they might want to work for in the future, and...
Davos: BraveNewTalent Allows Job Seekers To Follow Their Future Employers

No Shortcuts, No Mercy: The Bloodsport Of Recruitment

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One year ago I wrote an article called “Why The New Guy Can’t Code,” about how the industry-standard process for hiring software engineers is broken, shortsighted, and counterproductive. It remains my most-read TC post. Of course, I was far from the first to say so, and even farther from the...
No Shortcuts, No Mercy: The Bloodsport Of Recruitment
Developers: Your Code Is Showing, And Future Employers Are Checking It Out
Recruitment trend we hate: Asking for Facebook passwords during the interview

Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season

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Students rejoice, there is work for you over the holiday season. Anyone who has taken up a seasonal job will likely remember the haul over Christmas and Amazon says that it will be opening 1000 jobs through its UK warehouses to cope with the demand for gift orders. Recruitment for...
Amazon to create 1000 jobs in the UK for the Christmas season

How MySpace is like a sorority: Delta Zeta's cautionary tale

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A word about social networking, inspired by a New York Times story today out of my alma mater, DePauw University. It seems one of the sororities at DePauw, Delta Zeta, has kicked out the overwhelming majority of its active members for being less than committed to the recruitment process. Since...
How MySpace is like a sorority: Delta Zeta's cautionary tale

Pressure grows on head of Yahoo

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A shareholder seeking the dismissal of Yahoo's chief executive demands the internet firm hand over documents relating to his recruitment....
Pressure grows on head of Yahoo

Brilliant move: YC company 42Floors publishes a job offer on its blog

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We’ve seen people post very public “resumes” in hopes of landing the perfect job with the company of their choice, but I can’t say that I’ve ever seen a public job offer posted by a company itself. That appears to have changed today as YCombinator company 42Floors has posted a...
Brilliant move: YC company 42Floors publishes a job offer on its blog
The EU-funded plan to stick a "flag this as terrorism" button in your browser

Meet Somewhere: a recruitment site with no job listings

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Recruitment is usually both tedious and nerve-wracking, not only for the job-seeker but also for the company looking to fill positions. Applicants tend to be matched to jobs on the basis of skills they list on their resume — which is fine, but only up to a point. The problem...
Meet Somewhere: a recruitment site with no job listings

Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims

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The former AMD people Apple has hired for its Orlando Design Center were actively targeted for recruitment, and primarily through their LinkedIn profiles, MacRumors sources say. Apple reportedly discovered that many of AMD's 3D graphics patents were issued from Orlando offices, and hence concentrated hiring efforts on the city. AMD...
Sources add color to Apple Orlando design center claims

A Good Quarter For Social Media: LinkedIn And Yelp Overachieve

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In what's turning out to be a good earnings season for social media companies, on Thursday LinkedIn and Yelp joined Facebook and Yahoo! in reporting better-than-predicted third quarter numbers. LinkedIn reported net revenues of $252 million, and Yelp boasted $36.4 million for the period. Below are some details why both companies...
A Good Quarter For Social Media: LinkedIn And Yelp Overachieve

First Round Capital Brings On Scribd’s Jack Leidlein As Head Of Talent

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Increasingly VC firms are functioning as one-stop-shops for all your starting up needs; Some have dubbed this the Andreessen-ification of venture, where the definition of investment becomes more about resources beyond just cash, as money is easier to come by for startups than connections and experience. Like A16Z, Greylock and...
First Round Capital Brings On Scribd’s Jack Leidlein As Head Of Talent

Vizify offers free infographics all about you, makes you feel like a big shot

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Infographics. The stuff of high turnover websites and news channels, right? Well, yes, but now you can bring the same white space and pastel shades to your own internet footprint, courtesy of free infographic web app Vizify. It's still in its trial period for now, which means you'll have...
Vizify offers free infographics all about you, makes you feel like a big shot

5 quick steps for using LinkedIn for recruitment

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If you're only using LinkedIn as a glorified business-card collector, an email replacement or some kind of Facebook counterpart for business contacts, you're missing out on its recruitment potential. With 200 million users, LinkedIn has been making great strides lately to offer better tools for searching and posting jobs. With...
5 quick steps for using LinkedIn for recruitment

DeveloperAuction Helps Programmers Sell Themselves to the Highest Bidder

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If you need more evidence to prove that developers are the 1 percent when it comes to chronic unemployment, take a gander at a recently-launched platform called DeveloperAuction. Billing itself as the “first transparent marketplace for recruitment,” the site lets qualified engineers submit a profile, then startups bid against each other for the...
DeveloperAuction Helps Programmers Sell Themselves to the Highest Bidder

The future of recruiting in the technology industry

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If you spend any time hanging around founder and CEO types and ask them what their biggest problem is, you’ll hear “recruiting developers, engineers and UX/UI designers”. It’s the complaint that lead us to tackle the problem with the founding of DeveloperAuction. The fact is, since LinkedIn was created (90%...
The future of recruiting in the technology industry

Twitter launches SXSW recruitment/stalking tool

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Twitter launches SXSW recruitment/stalking tool

Foxconn enjoys recruitment crowds

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Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), despite being named a fear factory by the US media, still attracted large amounts of people in China looking for work, and the company's plants in Shenzhen, Zhengzhou and Wuhan all attracted large crowds looking for jobs after the Lunar New Year....
Foxconn enjoys recruitment crowds

Tech college's beautiful recruitment horror movie

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In a recruitment ad surely worthy of Oscar short consideration, Australia's Central Institute of Technology creates something that must be seen to be disbelieved. [Read more]...
Tech college's beautiful recruitment horror movie

Leaked Spotify Deck Reveals Early Product Sketch, 15 Million Tracks, And 500 Million Playlists

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A Spotify recruitment deck was leaked. In it are a few gems like an early UI design (right). CEO Daniel Ek tells TechCrunch it was made in MacPaint in Stockholm. "As you can tell, my drawing skills were not that great," says Ek "At the time we were only Swedish...
Leaked Spotify Deck Reveals Early Product Sketch, 15 Million Tracks, And 500 Million Playlists

Social Jobs Partnership launches Facebook app, 1.7 million positions to be filled

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We've all heard stories about people losing jobs over their Facebook activity, but the Social Jobs Partnership is an initiative aimed at achieving the reverse. The project sees the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the DirectEmployers Association and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies working with...
Social Jobs Partnership launches Facebook app, 1.7 million positions to be filled

Paul Otellini to step down as CEO of Intel in May 2013, after nearly 40 years at the company

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Paul Otellini, the CEO and president of Intel Corporation, has announced that he will retire as an officer and director at the firm following the company’s annual stockholders’ meeting, to be held in May next year. The announcement, revealed by Intel earlier today in a press release, means that “an orderly leadership...
Paul Otellini to step down as CEO of Intel in May 2013, after nearly 40 years at the company

Yahoo Brings On Sandy Gould to Lead Recruiting

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Yahoo announced today it had hired recruitment veteran Sandy Gould, most recently of the Disney/ABC Television Group, as senior vice president of global talent acquisition and development....
Yahoo Brings On Sandy Gould to Lead Recruiting

Foxconn hiring freeze unrelated to production of Apple's iPhone 5

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Apple manufacturing Partner Foxconn has halted recruitment of new hires until the end of March, but the decision was not made related to production of the iPhone 5....
Foxconn hiring freeze unrelated to production of Apple's iPhone 5
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