SHRM’s new Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential, announced last week, is as much a symbol of the organization’s new embrace of recruiting as … 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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Career site Monster is facing the defection of one of its largest, remaining North American newspaper publishers next month when Gatehouse Media switches … Read more
GreenJobInterview, an early entrant in the video interview arena, is being acquired by Montage, one of its two leading competitors. No financial details … Read more
A political firestorm has erupted at Google over a 10-page memo by a software engineer challenging the company’s diversity efforts, declaring that … Read more
It took an average of 27.6 working days to fill a job in May, according to the latest data from career site publisher DHI Group. That’s the fewest … Read more
On the heels of its May announcement of a powerful job search tool — Google for Jobs — the company today publicly released an ATS designed for … Read more
Note: This article was updated to reflect information from industry sources regarding the CareerBuilder sales price. A Canadian pension fund and private … Read more
Update: Last night, Indeed, the world’s most trafficked job board, issued the following statement from company President Chris Hyams.: “We are … Read more
Careers site publisher DHI Group announced it is no longer for sale. In a press release, the company, which operates multiple niche career sites including … Read more
Reuters news is reporting that a Chicago private equity firm is in talks to buy CareerBuilder for more than $1 billion. Citing anonymous sources, Reuters … Read more
Employers continued to add nonfarm jobs at a rapid pace in February, increasing payrolls by 235,000 during the month, blowing past predictions of a more … Read more
Friday’s announcement that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will halt its expedited H-1B visa processing is raising concerns that … Read more
If any part of the charges of sexual harassment and favoritism made by a former Uber engineer hold up, company CEO Travis Kalanick should go. The VCs who … Read more
The story of how an intrepid 7-year-old from the agricultural city of Hereford in the UK boldly wrote Google for a job has been told around the world. In … Read more
Hiring surged, wages slumped, and the unemployment rate rose slightly in January, as the first month of the new year and a new administration showed the … Read more
Private sector hiring surged in January, with employers adding 246,000 new jobs, significantly above the 170,000 economists were predicting. It’s the … Read more
The big vendor news this week was the acquisition of The Marcus Buckingham Company by ADP. It’s not so much the size of the deal — TMBC is a … Read more
Ending the year much as it began, employers hired a modest 156,000 new workers in December, bringing the total for 2016 to 2.16 million new jobs. In 2015, … Read more
Google is being sued by the U.S. Department of Labor for allegedly failing to turnover documents relating to compensation of employees at its Silicon … Read more
U.S. employers added 178,000 new non-farm jobs during November, according to a government employment report that’s only surprise was a sharp decline … Read more