job search

Hiring has gone Hollywood

The top of the hiring funnel has gotten very crowded. We’ve always had recruiters or headhunters for top executives. They’re also commonly used in many industries for lower-skill positions, i.e. s

Google launches its AI-powered jobs search engine

Looking for a new job is getting easier. Google today launched a new jobs search feature right on its search result pages that lets you search for jobs across virtually all of the major online job boa

How the startup economy is replacing the traditional resume

A group of five engineers and product people get together, raise some angel funding, build a startup, make little to no money and sell for $10 million. What just happened? Common narratives assert tha

Why LinkedIn should kill the résumé and replace it with the experience graph

Imagine a future where individuals can illustrate their progression of lifelong learning and training and its links to their real-world performance. In this version of the future, the once-ubiquitous

Mentat will apply for jobs on your behalf and guarantee you get an interview

Did you know nowadays there are more people who dislike their jobs than like them? While there was once a time where the vast majority of Americans were happy with their current job, now anywhere from

Glassdoor raises $40M, valued around $1B, for a job search platform with peer reviews

As the job market becomes more competitive in some industries and unemployment holds steady and even drops in certain regions, job site Glassdoor is reaping some of the rewards. The company — wh

Simply Hired is shutting down June 26, reportedly as part of an acquisition

Simply Hired — a job search engine with 30 million monthly users that is active in 24 countries and 12 languages — is shutting down on June 26, with one report claiming that at least some

How to quit your job the right way

It’s too easy to slip into melancholy and gloom. Corporations want to ultimately fire you, whether you like your job or not. Their entire purpose is to create and squeeze the efficiencies out of you

How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search

Searching for a job is just like dating, banking or procrastinating on chores until someone else does them: It’s something we all have to do. So why shouldn’t the job search be the basis for mobil

Connectifier Raises $6M More For Its AI-Based Recruitment Search

A couple of weeks ago, LinkedIn announced a new version of its recruitment product, giving HR teams the ability to look for new hires that most closely match the profiles of employees they already kn

Jobscan Helps You Write Better Resumes

If you apply for a position at a large company, there is a chance that a human won’t even look at your resume. Many human resources department now use application tracking software (ATS) to help the

Simply Hired Raises $12M More For its Job Search Engine

Job search engine <a target="_blank" href="http://www.simplyhired.com">Simply Hired</a> says that it has raised $12 million in additional funding. Prior to the new round, the company had raised mor

LinkedIn Launches Its First Standalone Job Search App, Privacy Guaranteed

LinkedIn says that today 40% of its 300 million users access the site on mobile devices, so its bid to tap into the wave of users accessing the site via smartphones and tablets continues apace: toda

Career Sushi Launches A Monster.com For Millennials

Taking the next step in its own professional development, the millennial-focused intern placement site Intern Sushi has launched a new professional job placement and career planning site -- Career Sus

Trail’s Platform For Teaching Digital Literacy Skills To U.S. Job Seekers Exits Beta & Launches In Spanish At TC Disrupt

Trail is a rare thing indeed: a startup not aiming to appeal to elite geeks. Quite the opposite in fact: Trail targets the circa 60 million Americas who aren't digitally literate and could benefit fro

Proven Lets The Un-LinkedIn Apply For Entry-Level Jobs From Mobile With $1M More From Andreessen

Why would you want to apply for a job via mobile? Because it could be filled by the time you get to your computer...if you even have one. That premise has scored Proven $1 million in new funding led b

Zerply Adds Work Images And Promoted Opportunities To Help Job Candidates Focus On The Big Picture

Professional networking and profile startup Zerply is introducing two new features today to help its members better advertise their skills and to help employers better source candidates for open posit

Hate When Companies Don’t Provide Feedback On Job Applications? StartWire Is For You.

If you've ever been on the job search, you know how frustrating and time consuming it is to manage the process. (If not, just ask one of the more than <a href="http://www.economicpopulist.org/content/

Jobsket hopes to mix up the job search market

With today’s job market, even if there are countless job search alternatives to go around, there’s still opportunity to stand out. Jobsket, a small bostrapped startup operating and Spain a