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Boom!: Google creates a hiring system

Remember Google Base? Joel Cheesman does. "The company launched Google Base in the mid-2000s to much fanfare." And...it never went anywhere. Then last year Google announced that they were working with CareerBuilder, Jibe, and Dice on a Jobs API. That…

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People Aggregation

People aggregation: buzzword or new paradigm?

A large percentage of what is billed as 'new' is actually just repackaged. For example, think about LinkedIn: is it really the first social recruiting site, or simply a general job board with a (somewhat) visible resume database and a…

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Job boards and applicant tracking systems

The appeal of applicant tracking systems (ATS) for employers is obvious: they promise to bring order to the often disordered process of managing job applicants. An ATS can theoretically drive all job applicants into a single pipeline, massage their unruly…

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Don’t make me jump!

If HMOs were developed to drive normally well-adjusted sick people over the edge, then I would posit that the typical ATS was designed to make a job seeker sink into deep and utter despair. Yes, I understand why an ATS…

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