John Zappe

About the Author

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John Zappe is Editor of The Fordyce Letter and a Contributing Editor to ERE.net. John was a newspaper reporter and editor until his geek gene lead him to launch his first website in 1994. Never a recruiter, he instead built online employment sites and sold advertising services to recruiters and employers. 

Besides writing for ERE, John consults with digital content operations, focusing on audience development and content marketing. And when he's not doing either, he can be found hiking in the California mountains or competing in canine agility and obedience competitions.

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Tech News and Collaboration Sites Put Up For Sale By Dice

DHI Group, the parent company of tech career site Dice.com and several other niche job sites, said this morning it would sell two tech news aggregation and collaboration sites it acquired almost three years ago. In releasing its 2nd quarter financials, which bettered analysts’ forecasts by a penny a share, the company this…

Adecco’s Google Express Drivers Seek Union Vote

Contract warehouse and shipping workers working for Google Express are petitioning to have the Teamsters Union represent them. The 140 workers are employed by Adecco in the San Francisco Bay Area to provide same-day and overnight delivery for Google’s shipping service. According to a press release issued by the union, the workers are…

Some of Your Independent Contractors Are Now Employees

Saying worker misclassification is on the rise, the Department of Labor last week issued a detailed discussion of the Fair Labor Standards Act explaining how it decides whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. The Administrative Interpretation — the “Guidance” — takes such an expansive view of the FLSA’s definition…

New Labor Department Guidance Says Most Workers Are Employees

Saying worker misclassification is on the rise, the Department of Labor last week issued a detailed discussion of the Fair Labor Standards Act explaining how it decides whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor. The Administrative Interpretation — the “Guidance” — takes such an expansive view of the FLSA’s definition…

Employers Are Losing More Candidates as Time To Fill Rates Grow Longer

Hiring candidates

It’s taking companies longer than at any time in the last 15 years — maybe even longer than ever — to fill a job, and that delay is causing organizations to lose candidates. Two recent reports on hiring put the average time from vacancy to offer at more than four weeks. And both…