Despite inventing the job of sourcer, professionals in the U.S. are less technically skilled at it than their counterparts in the rest of the world. They … 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.
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For most recruiters, LinkedIn’s updated user agreement that goes into effect Thursday doesn’t change much. Recruiter customers will still be … Read more
Demand for recruiters is rising as employers emboldened by improving economic signals in the U.S. and globally add new jobs, only to find it ever more … Read more
Even taking into account the usual summer hiring slowdown, this morning’s jobs report from the U.S. Labor Department can only be called surprising. The … Read more
When active military are ready for a new assignment, seniority allows them to request certain postings. Military procedure is that they discuss the options … Read more
The time to fill open positions has reached a national average of just about 25 days, the lengthiest job vacancy period in the 13 years covered by the … Read more
What’s better than a hosted networking party at a recruiting conference? How about 20 pounds of Tannerite and a small arsenal of weapons, including a … Read more
For the sixth consecutive month, the U.S. added more than 200,000 new jobs, a streak not seen since 1997. Data from the government’s Bureau of Labor … Read more
Employee referrals waned again in 2013 as a source of hire, as talent acquisition leaders increasingly leaned on other recruiting methods to fill their … Read more
It’s a job seekers’ market, but hiring managers haven’t yet fully adjusted to the change, with 40% of them taking almost a month to make an offer, only to … Read more
If you want to see what industries and occupations are adding jobs, which are losing, and where they stand, you could you spend a few hours with the Bureau … Read more
Early indications of an anemic May employment report proved unduly pessimistic this morning when the U.S. Labor Department announced 217,000 new jobs were … Read more
With the announcement this morning that it would begin to aggregate jobs from U.S. employers, LinkedIn took a big step to building its Economic Graph, and … Read more
With a self-assigned grade of B, and an even lower C+ from the hiring managers whose jobs they fill, recruiting leaders from companies large and small … Read more
A year and some months after acquiring the popular MaxHire and Sendouts, Bullhorn is releasing its overhauled ATS, incorporating some of their best … Read more
Less crippled than economists predicted by the nasty weather that gripped much of the nation last month, the U.S.Department of Labor reported this … Read more
All but given up for dead when it failed to sell itself, Monster today showed there’s life yet in the venerable job board. The company announced it bought … Read more
LinkedIn is making a change to the way recruiters can reach out to members of a group. Beginning Tuesday LinkedIn will charge for sending mass mailings to … Read more
The government’s estimates of December’s job growth, projected by most economists to come in at somewhat over 190,000, stunned analysts with the report of … Read more
Unemployment fell to the lowest level in five years in November as employers added 203,000 jobs, demonstrating an economic strength that surprised … Read more