Best known for its insightful reports on company cultures, Glassdoor announced today that it has raised an additional $50 million to accelerate its global expansion for job seekers.
Fifteen new jobs are posted to Twitter every single minute, according to a new study by social recruiting company Gozaik, and that that number has grown by 32 percent in just the last six months.
That growth rate, Gozaik co-founder Joe Budzienski says, will make Twitter the “dominant channel” for talent recruitment.
Technology is hailed as a powerful engine of job creation, but things may not be as rosy as we like to think. It creates opportunities for new businesses, but there is also evidence that tech destroys jobs and the industry is beset by layoffs.
The clichés of startup life are clichés for a reason. Scrap the corporate culture and dress code, and understand that even though they can seem frivolous, startup trappings like the ping pong table serve a purpose.
GroupTalent’s feature set doesn’t exactly duplicate the Work for Pie résumé. Rather, it matches technical talent with jobs. GroupTalent will not be using any of the Work for Pie tech or product.
Gizmodo scored a nifty scoop yesterday when it got Steve Wozniak to review Jobs, the bio-pic starring Ashton Kutcher.
5 of the 7 fastest growing sectors of the U.S. economy are fueled by technology startups.
Steve Jobs’ biopic starring Ashton Kutcher is set to be released in August, but today you can watch the first trailer.
After it prereleased at the Sundance Film festival to ho-hum reviews, Open Road Films delayed the launch ostensibly to do a better job of marketing the film — but possibly also to tighten up the editing and make some adjustments prior to national release.
Not political. Collaborators. People who really don’t care who gets credit. Those are the type of people that Apple looks for in new employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook said recently.
Apple is hiring seven “ground truth managers” to oversee teams that are collecting and testing better map data, which it desperately needs.
Anyone else who wants to make a Steve Jobs movie? Get in line and take a number.
“Our enemy is the resume,” Lewis said. “We want candidates to show their true colors … which you can’t do in a black and white resume.”
Guest Post Let me start with a simple statement: B players will not become A players.
The initiative, known as “Hire Smart,” kicks off with a free event featuring a host of speakers, including “Apprentice” winner Bill Rancic, Intuit CEO Brad Smith, and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner.
The latest U.S. census data says that working from home for at least one day a week grew 34 percent, and this comes just a couple of weeks after CEO Marissa Mayer famously killed Yahoo’s telecommuting policy.
Editor’s Pick Facebook’s recruiters took to Reddit to respond to questions on what they look for in employees. A hint: Your crummy GPA isn’t a deal-breaker.
Ashton Kutcher’s portrail of Steve Jobs was so intense that it landed him in the hospital, the actor revealed.
Steve Jobs’ life will live large once more on the silver screen starting in theaters around the country on April 19. Judging by Apple’s stock market performance yesterday, the company he founded could use him back there too.
I guess that’s what benefits like paying your spouse for 10 years after your death will do for you.
If you’re a software engineer skilled in agile development, be very, very happy. You’re in high demand, with 4.59 job postings for each and every agile developer who is looking for a job.
Six months after the departure of cofounder John Simon, General Catalyst Partners has scooped up Adam Valkin from Accel Partners, where he has worked since April 2010.
Guest Post Next year we may not be commuting to work in flying cars yet, but it won’t really matter — many of us won’t be commuting to work at all.
A company’s best, most educated, and highest-paid staff are continually trolling on Twitter for a better job. They’re not actively looking for a new job, just keeping an ear to the ground in case one comes up.
But, for at least an hour, there was a job posting on the UK government’s website for an James Bond-style “elimination specialist.” And yeah, the job code was 007.
Close enough for government work? We guess so. But these days, we expect more from Facebook. The now-publicly traded company can’t make big promises about delivering hope to jobless Americans then return a result so uncharacteristically subpar.
The larger high-tech industry employs 6 million people.
Glassdoor has locked up $20 million in new financing to make the job-hunting process more transparent.
Even though 90% of our users are on Facebook, it doesn’t mean they want to work there.
LinkedIn has released a new list of the most desirable companies to work for, and the tech sector is clearly favored with Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Facebook sitting at the top.
Jack Dorsey needs to get something off his chest. He was never meant to keep his operational role at Twitter.
If LinkedIn and eHarmony had a baby, it would probably look and act something like HireQ.
What skills are startups looking for in a new hire? Duedil and Adzuna just analyzed 2,697 startup job vacancies in the UK to find out.
Bright.com, the recently-launched startup with a scientific method to match you with a dream job, has found something cool to do with its backlog of employment data.
If you’re a computer science grad, don’t get too cozy with the idea of Northern California. Your country needs you in the nation’s capital, as it turns out.
It seems crazy and counterintuitive at first: the job-seeker, who may not have a lot of extra cash, paying for his or her resume to be seen by a recruiter.
A new report from the Bay Area Council Economic Institute revealed that tech jobs are hot, they’re getting hotter, and they’re not just in Silicon Valley … or Silicon Alley. In fact, communities in unconventional hotspots Wisconson, Ohio, and North Carolina have recently seen increases of more than 10 percent in high-tech employment.
The subtext? Don’t kill the goose that’s laying the golden eggs.
Seelio, a social network to match college students with cool jobs, has launched its beta to anyone with a .edu email address.
Careers community Glassdoor just released the results of its second quarter employment confidence survey. The results are not great … nor are they horrible.