Reuters is reporting that LinkedIn is moving ahead with plans to go public this year and has already picked the banks it will work with. Citing three … 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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The monthly Monster Employment Index, out this morning, showed a slight decline in December. It went from 134 points in November to 130 last month. A … Read more
LinkedIn introduced a resume building tool a while ago that, even though it’s slick, simple to use, and creates attractive resumes, would be … Read more
Should CareerBuilder go public? A New York investment banking firm thinks so and suggests that its market value could be as high as $2 billion. In … Read more
LinkedIn rolled out a career mapping tool on Monday, targeting it at students from the 60 colleges that provide the bulk of new talent for … Read more
One of Jobvite’s strengths has always been its ability to track an “invited” candidate back from the application to see how they came to … Read more
HotJobs officially became part of Monster on Tuesday, completing the $225 million purchase announced last February. The acquisition — and arguably its most … Read more
There’s an FAQ on the new site, Talentag, that asks the right question: “What is Talentag and why do you need it?” Precisely what I was wondering after … Read more
Want to get your friends to help you raid a company? There’s an app for that. Want an introduction to a hiring manager? There’s an app for that, too. Just … Read more