job search

  • Hiring has gone Hollywood Crunch Network

    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. staffing. What’s changed is that staffing or fee-for-placement intermediaries are emerging for a range of professional positions. Read More

  • Google launches its AI-powered jobs search engine

    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 boards like LinkedIn, Monster, WayUp, DirectEmployers, CareerBuilder and Facebook and others. Google will also include job listings its finds on a company’s homepage. The idea here is to give… Read More

  • How the startup economy is replacing the traditional resume Crunch Network

    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 that it’s the tech bubble; it’s a naive acqui-hire; it’s collective irrationality. Maybe it’s something else altogether: a fundamental shift in how we compensate the extreme… Read More

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

    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 résumé has been ousted by the experience graph. Read More

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

    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 50 to 70 percent of employees are dissatisfied with their current position. Combine that statistic with the fact that more than 90 percent of millennials expect to switch jobs every three years… Read More

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

    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 — which helps people look for jobs and research companies that interest them based on feedback from others — has raised another $40 million in funding, a Series H round that values the company… Read More

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

    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 of the company is getting acquired. We heard of the shutdown initially from one of Simply Hired’s partners, who received an email Friday from the company noting that it is terminating… Read More

  • How to quit your job the right way Crunch Network

    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 until you drop dead or are no longer needed. Know when to jump. Read More

  • How Mobile Apps Are Transforming The Job Search Crunch Network

    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 mobile apps, like those other adult obligations? Over the past couple of years, it has. As 2015 turns to 2016, the job search is now squarely the business of mobile technology, with the tedium… Read More