Job Boards

The Bots and Apps Are Taking Over!

Academia is getting into HR tech development. Two professors and an administrator at Temple University business school have come up with DevelapMe, a performance management app. Not to be confused with Develop.Me, which is a performance management app for churches, the secular DevelapMe is one of the growing number of tech alternatives to…

Performance Management Goes to the Apps

Academia is getting into HR tech development. Two professors and an administrator at Temple University business school have come up with DevelapMe, a performance management app. Not to be confused with Develop.Me, which is a performance management app for churches, the secular DevelapMe is one of the growing number of tech alternatives to…

Job Boards Aren’t Dead, Just Changing

No doubt you have heard doomsayers predicting the death of job boards. You also likely realize that the boards are still an important part of a diversified recruitment strategy. However, while the boards may not be dying, the landscape definitely is changing. If you are responsible for recruitment strategy ROI, it’s important to…

The Top 16 Articles of 2016: #2 – Randstad To Acquire Monster For $429 Million

Editors Note: For the last 16 days of December, SourceCon will be resharing our most popular articles from the year. Yes, each time you’ve turned around this year, there has been more big news in the recruiting field. If you didn’t get whiplash from the news we broke in May that SimplyHired was…

Dramatically Improve Your Applicant Quality Using a Simple Side-By-Side Job Post Test

A quick and low-cost approach for improving the attraction power of your job postings The most damaging failure point in recruiting is having a weak job posting! Even if your job is exciting, you will get fewer applications if your post doesn’t come across as the most exciting among the current postings for…

Don’t Forget That Job Site Starting Up in Jacksonville

A bit of what I’m hearing from the talent-acquisition startup grapevine: Workey, an Israeli startup, is trying to move into the U.S. market. Its algorithm looks at people’s career history, education, skills, and more, and then suggests jobs that would represent the next career step. Companies “apply to candidates” based on candidates’ anonymous profiles (anonymity in job…

Monster’s Shareholders Complete Sale to Randstad

Despite intense opposition to the sale, Monster’s shareholders turned over more than 52 percent of the company’s stock by the Friday deadline, enabling Randstad to complete the purchase of the career services company. The Dutch staffing and HR services company announced overnight that its subsidiary — Merlin Global Acquisition — acquired enough of…

Monster’s Sale to Randstad Is a Done Deal

Despite intense opposition to the sale, Monster’s shareholders turned over more than 52% of the company’s stock by the Friday deadline, enabling Randstad to complete the purchase of the career services company. The Dutch staffing and HR services company announced overnight that its subsidiary — Merlin Global Acquisition — acquired enough of Monster’s…

This Could Be the Most Impactful Recruiting Article of the Year — Timing Is Everything in Recruiting

This “think piece” is designed to get you to use timing to recruit when the competition is low. If you are not one of the few who understand the tremendous value of recruiting when the competition is low, this may be the most impactful article that you read all year. Yes, despite all that…

ZipRecruiter Testing an Interesting ‘Check Salary’ Feature on Job Ads, Including Its Own

ZipRecruiter is testing a new feature on its site that it hopes will get more employers to provide salary information about a job. On some job ads on ZipRecruiter, the feature I noticed last week gives job candidates the choices of either applying for a job or pressing a button that says “check salary.”…

Lawsuits Claim Monster Officials Had Conflict of Interest

Two shareholder lawsuits have been filed against Monster, charging the deal to sell the company to the Dutch staffing giant Randstad “is the result of an unfair process and provides the Company’s stockholders with inadequate consideration,” in the words of one of the lawsuits. Both suits, which seek class action status, make essentially…

Two Lawsuits Seek to Halt “Unfair” Monster Sale

Two shareholder lawsuits have been filed against Monster, charging the deal to sell the company to the Dutch staffing giant Randstad “is the result of an unfair process and provides the Company’s stockholders with inadequate consideration,” in the words of one of the lawsuits. Both suits, which seek class action status, make essentially…

Monster Officials Accused of Rushing Sale to Cover Dismal Financial Report

Monster’s largest shareholder has called on other stockholders not to support the company’s sale to Randstad and said it is seeking to replace Monster’s board of directors. In a letter to Monster shareholders, Media News Group charges that “the proposed sale to Randstad at a fire sale price resulted from a rushed and…

Monster Officials Accused of Rushing Sale to Cover Dismal Financial Report

Monster’s largest shareholder has called on other stockholders not to support the company’s sale to Randstad and said it is seeking to replace Monster’s board of directors. In a letter to Monster shareholders, Media News Group charges that “the proposed sale to Randstad at a fire sale price resulted from a rushed and…