Todd Raphael

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Todd Raphael is Editor-in-Chief of , and he works on ERE's conferences, the ERE website, the ERE daily email newsletter, the ERE awards, and more. Contact him at

The Recruiting/HR Glitterati Descend on LA for eHarmony Launch


I know, I know: you’ve heard this one before. There’s been a missed deadline, or two, or three, or more, but eHarmony is actually officially launching its job-matching tool. “This has been a long time coming,” says eHarmony’s GM Dan Erickson. “For me a long time coming.” With the launch three years in the…

A Hot Company in the Marketing Biz Has Launched a New Career Site


Fast-growing Hubspot is out with a new website to recruit for its own company, career pages complete with blogs, videos, slides, and an interesting chat function. The marketing-software company (which has had some bad publicity of late) unveiled the new site today, which includes: Smartly, a blog that covers careers, as opposed to “why Hubspot’s so great.”…

A Familiar Name in the Recruiting Field Is Building a Jobs App He Says Is for the ‘Common Good’


A new company will “revolutionize recruiting for the common good” by improving the candidate experience, courtesy of none other than Terry Terhark. Terry Terhark? Yes, that name may ring a bell to folks who’ve been around this field for a while. He was the founder and president of the RPO called TheRightThing, which sold…

Yet Another Recruiting-Technology Company Is Expanding Out From Its Job-Board Roots


You probably know by now from reading these pages, but job boards and applicant tracking systems are expanding their offerings. Trying to be more. Careerbuilder is a great example, going well beyond its job board history; IBM is another, touting not just the Kenexa applicant tracking system it purchased in 2012 but positioning itself as…

What’s New: LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, Hooble, Comparably


What I’m hearing: LinkedIn has a new preferred partner program, and a list of preferred partners. Careerbuilder, part of reinventing itself, is buying Aurico. A job board — actually, it’s calling itself a candidate board — called Hooble is scheduled to go live in May. Laurie Correll is the founder, out of Connecticut. Candidates will set up profiles and…