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TheLadders Executive Climbs Another Rung

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TheLadders Executive Climbs Another Rung

Alexandre Douzet is adding chief operating officer to his current title of president of TheLadders. Douzet co-founded the company with CEO, Marc Cenedella, in 2003. TheLadders began as a job search site people making six figure salaries. In September 2011 it expanded its services to include under-$100K positions. “With over a decade in the job-matching […]

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DirectEmployers Launches Job Search Tech R&D Foundation

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DirectEmployers Launches Job Search Tech R&D Foundation

Taking a bold technological stance in the job search world, the DirectEmployers Association has launched the DirectEmployers Foundation, a 501(c)(3) educational and scientific nonprofit, “dedicated to the rapid development of game-changing open source job search and career marketing tools.” During the past decade, DirectEmployers Association has created new products to keep its members on the […]

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Infographic – Social Media Recruiting

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Infographic – Social Media Recruiting

Bullhorn Reach, a division of Bullhorn, Inc., global software-as-a-service for provider for employee recruitment, recently put the findings of some of its research on how recruiters are using social media into an infographic. Among the key findings about social media recruiting: LinkedIn delivers nearly nine times more applications than Facebook and three times more than […]

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Accenture Wins Australian Defense Dept. HR Contract

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Accenture Wins Australian Defense Dept. HR Contract

The Australian Department of Defense has awarded Accenture a five-year contract as the Department’s Human Resources (HR) Applications Managed Service partner, the company announced 15 February 2012. Accenture will provide strategic consulting, operations and process design, as well as application development, maintenance and support for the department of defense, including the development and integration of […]

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Monster Inks UK Agreement, Largest Deal In It’s History

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Monster Inks UK Agreement, Largest Deal In It’s History

Job board giant Monster just extended its global reach, signing contract with the United Kingdom’s Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to provide an automated job matching service. The DWP agreement is the largest single contract in Monster’s 22-year history and marks the start of the global expansion strategy of Monster’s already successful government solutions […]

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Oracle Expands In HR Technology Buying Taleo

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Oracle Expands In HR Technology Buying Taleo

By ROBERT SCALLY– Computer software giant Oracle is purchasing HR technology firm Taleo Corp., in a deal valued at about $1.9 billion. Taleo shareholders will receive $46 a share, Redwood City, California-based Oracle, the second-largest software company, announced in a statement on 9 February 2012. The Taleo acquisition is expected to close mid-2012, according to Oracle. […]

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HR Technology Merger – Ceridian Buys Dayforce

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HR Technology Merger – Ceridian Buys Dayforce

Ceridian Corp., a major provider of workforce management software, announced 7 February 2012, that will it acquire human capital management software maker Dayforce Corp. of Toronto. The deal enables Minneaplois-based Ceridian to deliver complete cloud-based human capital management (HCM) software solutions. The acquisition moves Ceridian’s software solutions toward cloud-based technology and builds on its February […]

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Social Network Your Way To Unemployment

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Social Network Your Way To Unemployment

Social network sites are part of most people’s lives these days, to varying degrees. While they provide a lot of positive support to businesses and workers on a regular basis, it is not always the case. Every thought or action does not and should not be posted. Social networking sites enable potential employers to research […]

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OSHA Schedules FACOSH Meeting

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OSHA Schedules FACOSH Meeting

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled a meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH) Thursday, 1 Dec. 2011, in Washington, D.C. The Secretary of Labor recently renewed the council’s charter for another two years. FACOSH advises the Secretary of Labor on matters relating to the occupational safety and […]

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Coworking Space for Women Opens in San Diego

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Coworking Space for Women Opens in San Diego

The cool new way to work is the kind of office where there’s always fresh coffee and no office politics. And you can leave anytime you feel like it. This is coworking: think co-op with wi-fi. It’s a new breed of flexible office spaces catching on globally by attracting independent contractors and work-at-home professionals as […]

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