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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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Hubs: job boards with a little bit more

Note: The Doctor is recovering from jet lag, San Diego, and the IAEWS Spring Congress. This is a popular and still pertinent post from the past: The 'traditional' job board is evolving - but as science tells us, every instance…

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3 great ideas to steal for your job board

I'm a great believer in stealing ideas. Think about it: are most successful businesses truly original? Not often - instead, they take an idea and perfect it, then execute skillfully. (This applies to art, music, and literature, too - if…

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How do job boards help people?

What was job hunting like before job boards? Well.... You obsessively pored through each line of the newspaper classifieds, looking for something that might match your skills. (You might even do this with multiple newspapers, depending on where you lived.)…

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Should job boards have resume databases?

In the beginning was the job post - a classified ad on the internet. Then came the resume database - a collection of job seeker wit and wisdom, long and short, awful and awesome. Employers and recruiters saw the resume…

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