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  • Tech Jobs Still Scarce But Layoffs May Be Slowing Down

    Tech Jobs Still Scarce But Layoffs May Be Slowing Down

    April proved to be a dismal month for technology sector jobs and overall employment, but there may be a light at the end of the tunnel. Granted, this morning brought sobering news of the U.S. unemployment rate hitting its highest mark since 1983: 8.9%. In the past month, 700,000 jobs were lost in the U.S., bringing the total number of U.S. jobs lost since December, 2007 to 5.7 million in April… Read More

  • Following Their Massive Layoffs, Hi5 Gets A New Leader

    Following Their Massive Layoffs, Hi5 Gets A New Leader

    Last month, the social network hi5 cut a large percentage of its staff following a new round of funding that didn't materialized. Now, the self-dubbed "world's leading social entertainment web site" is getting a new leader at the top. Bill Gossman, formerly the CEO of the online advertising service Audience Science, is taking over as CEO of Hi5. Grossman was brought in by Hi5's largest shareholder… Read More

  • CrunchBoard Jobs: Product Manager, Technical Operations Manager

    CrunchBoard Jobs: Product Manager, Technical Operations Manager

    This week we saw quite a few new jobs on CrunchBoard, companies are still adding positions in New York, Silicon Valley, Boston, Philadelphia, and Austin. For job hunters in Europe, check out our Europe CrunchBoard. Dont’t forget we’re looking for a few good hackers here at TechCrunch. New jobs on CrunchBoard: Product Manager BillShrink – Redmond City, CA Software Engineering… Read More

  • TribeHQ Is The "Micro-Jobbing" Platform For All Things Job Related

    TribeHQ Is The "Micro-Jobbing" Platform For All Things Job Related

    With the popularity of Twitter and the proliferation of symbiotic applications designed to feed off the Twitter phenomenon, it's becoming increasingly uncommon to see startups taking a stab at creating a totally new "micro-blogging" platform. That's why it's always fascinating to see how people are trying to reinvent the Twitter wheel. TribeHQ has launched its own twitter-like platform, but with a… Read More

  • Dice.com Shows 45% Drop In Tech Jobs

    Dice.com Shows 45% Drop In Tech Jobs

    This morning's news about the latest unemployment statistics was dismal and quite sobering. The U.S. has lost 5 million jobs in the past 16 months, and the unemployment rate has hit a 25 year high, reaching 8.5%. Our own TechCrunch layoff tracker reports nearly 320,000 tech jobs lost since August. While jobs are being shed at an unprecedented rate, job listings are also being affected, both in… Read More

  • CrunchBoard Jobs: Web Sales Manager, Senior Metrics Engineer, Lead Qualifier

    CrunchBoard Jobs: Web Sales Manager, Senior Metrics Engineer, Lead Qualifier

    It’s time for CrunchBoard Jobs. This week we saw layoffs at UStream and companies hit the deadpool, but never fear as new ways to find a job came to light. Are you a Rails UI Engineer? How about a (soon to be) Director of Blogger Networks? We’ve got jobs all over the country, from a Salesforce Developer in New York to an Interaction Designer in Colorado. Job hunters in Europe can check… Read More

  • CrunchBoard: Tech Job Listings Decline, Data Confirms The Obvious

    The unemployment rate in the U.S. continues to trend up, and the tech sector certainly hasn't been spared from the overall economic turmoil. We've noticed a general downward trend in our monthly tech job listings on CrunchBoard over the last year, too, which confirms what is already obvious - there's less hiring going on out there. A year ago 100 - 120 job listings were added to CrunchBoard each… Read More

  • CrunchBoard Jobs: TechCrunch Remote Intern, Director of Marketing, VP Mobile Ad Sales, CTO

    CrunchBoard Jobs: TechCrunch Remote Intern, Director of Marketing, VP Mobile Ad Sales, CTO

    Update: TechCrunch is looking for 4 remote interns–5+ hours per week. While this week saw fewer new jobs on CrunchBoard, companies are still adding jobs in New York, Silicon Valley, Boston, Philadelphia, and telecommute. (Here at TechCrunch, we’re looking for a Rails Developer.) New jobs on CrunchBoard: Software Engineer Yelp – San Francisco, CA Vice President Online & Mobile… Read More

  • CrunchBoard Jobs: Widget Developer, SEO Specialist, Python Developer, More…

    CrunchBoard Jobs: Widget Developer, SEO Specialist, Python Developer, More…

    Despite the continuous stream of layoffs, CrunchBoard this week has the most diverse job listings I've seen yet. There's both a range of job types--from marketing to technical--and a wide variety of job locations, from New York to Dallas to San Francisco to Portland, OR. Want to work as a social media planner in Philadelphia? Or a product manager at Newsweek Digital in New York? Or maybe in the Read More

  • CrunchBoard This Week: Two New Services

    CrunchBoard This Week: Two New Services

    Starting a high tech company often means going at it alone, but eventually every start-up needs some outside help - whether from lawyers, accountants, real estate agents, or special types of vendors. And other times, a company just needs to sell things. Unfortunately, startups don't always know where to find help or list items for sale. To help them in these regards, we've added services and Read More