A Canadian pension fund and private equity firm Apollo Global Management announced today they are buying a majority share of CareerBuilder. The price was … Read more
John Zappe is the editor of TLNT.com and a contributing editor of ERE.net. John was a newspaper reporter and editor until his geek gene lead him to launch his first website in 1994. He developed and managed online newspaper employment sites and sold advertising services to recruiters and employers. Before joining ERE Media in 2006, John was a senior consultant and analyst with Advanced Interactive Media and previously was Vice President of Digital Media for the Los Angeles Newspaper Group.
Besides writing for ERE, John consults with staffing firms and employment agencies, providing content and managing their social media programs. He also works with organizations and businesses to assist with audience development and marketing. In his spare time he can be found hiking in the California mountains or competing in canine agility and obedience competitions.
You can contact him here.
Google is weeks away from launching a job search that will give jobseekers unusual control over how to filter the results to best meet their needs. Google … Read more
Reuters news is reporting that a Chicago private equity firm is in talks to buy CareerBuilder for more than $1 billion. Citing anonymous sources, Reuters … Read more
Two shareholder lawsuits have been filed against Monster, charging the deal to sell the company to the Dutch staffing giant Randstad “is the result … Read more
Monster’s largest shareholder has called on other stockholders not to support the company’s sale to Randstad and said it is seeking to replace … Read more
When Monster announced a few weeks ago that it was being bought by Randstad, the only surprises were the buyer and the price, $429 million. But this … Read more
The news broke overnight that the Dutch staffing giant Randstad bought Monster, paying $3.40 a share equating to $429 million for the once industry-leading … Read more
This week, the Startup Spotlight shines on Lytmus, with CEO and Co-founder Abhay Parekh. Responses were edited for clarity and brevity. Should your startup … Read more
Recruiters and sourcers may find their job just a little easier this month, as more workers who have been sitting on the sidelines for months or even … Read more
When it comes to hiring managers, agency recruiters have a lot in common with their counterparts in the corporate world. Both are discouraged by the … Read more
Death and taxes may be the only certainties in life, though new year forecasts and predictions have to be close seconds. 2016 is no exception. Here’s a … Read more
You think you’ve got it tough recruiting programmers. Pity GE. At least you can pitch your cool startup and the new app it has for tracking lost TV … Read more
If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there, to paraphrase Lewis Carroll. Now that might have worked for Alice, but when your … Read more
A few years ago a tech friend of mine changed his phone number. An inconvenient and, in this day of permanent numbers, a somewhat unusual occurrence. The … Read more
A small, but committed group of well known and highly regarded career recruiters is laying the foundation for an independent national recruiting … Read more
As more than one survey has pointed out, job boards are far from dead. The latest survey, from the International Association of Employment Web Sites, shows … Read more
Editor’s note: We know, our site isn’t mobile friendly at this time. We’re working hard on our new site that will launch very soon. 🙂 … Read more
Today’s Roundup (you do remember Roundup, don’t you?) is about recruiting karma. Not yet another reprise of those stories about great people who were … Read more
The U.S. economy delivered a powerful holiday surprise, adding 321,000 new jobs last month, the most in almost three years. To add to the robust report, … Read more
Facebook is testing a new professional service specifically intended to be used in the workplace. The company has so far been mum about “Facebook at Work.” … Read more