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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What’s In Your HR Tech Stack? Here’s What 785 Other Companies Have

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Have you ever thought about all the HR technology your company has? If you’re a recruiter, you surely have an opinion about your talent acquisition system. You likely know a few things about the onboarding system and comp management. But a recognition system? Do you even know if your company has one? Whether…

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People Quit Jobs For Careers, But That’s Also Why They Take Them

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Money is important, but career opportunities trump all other reasons for changing jobs, and that’s as true in Mumbai as it is in Manhattan. LinkedIn asked 10,532 job changers worldwide why they left their old job and what influenced them to accept their new job. In both cases, career advancement and opportunities were…

Private Sector Adds Fewer Jobs in July Than Forecast

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Private sector hiring slowed in July, adding 185,000 new jobs to the U.S. economy, a number well below the predictions of economists whose collective forecast was that 215,000 jobs were added. Every industry sector tracked by HR services provider ADP and its partner, Moody’s Analytics, showed a decline from June, according to the…

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July Job Growth Slowed

ADP Report July 2015

Private sector hiring slowed in July, adding 185,000 new jobs to the U.S. economy, a number well below the predictions of economists whose collective forecast was that 215,000 jobs were added. Every industry sector tracked by HR services provider ADP and its partner, Moody’s Analytics, showed a decline from June, according to the…

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People Quit Jobs For Careers. That’s Also Why They Take Them (P.S.: Money Counts)

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Money is important, but career opportunities trump all other reasons for changing jobs, and that’s as true in Mumbai as it is in Manhattan. LinkedIn asked 10,532 job changers worldwide why they left their old job and what influenced them to accept their new job. In both cases, career advancement and opportunities were…

Win Them Over By Presenting the Career and the Challenge

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Money is important, but if you’re pitching a candidate pitch the opportunity. Far truer than that old maxim about people leaving managers not companies, LinkedIn’s survey of 10,532 job changers worldwide found career advancement and opportunities influenced both their decision to quit and their decision to accept an offer. In North America, 48%…

Monster Ekes Out a Win From a Loss

Despite continuing to see erosion in its North American business, Monster beat Wall Street’s financial expectations for the second quarter. Its stock price jumped almost 10 percent on the news. The company reported earning 10 cents a share on total revenue of $180.4 million. Analysts were forecasting 8 cents after excluding certain expenses….

Monster Pulls Out A Win, Despite Eroding Sales

Despite continuing to see erosion in its North American business, Monster beat Wall Street’s financial expectations for the 2nd quarter. Its stock price jumped almost 10% on the news. The company reported earning 10 cents a share on total revenue of $180.4 million. Analysts were forecasting 8 cents after excluding certain expenses. Including…

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