• NFX Guild’s James Currier’s journey from baiting hooks to baiting big deals Crunch Network

    NFX Guild’s James Currier’s journey from baiting hooks to baiting big deals

    James Currier focuses on building businesses with network effects, and he builds those businesses by choosing the right people first. Currier started as a schoolboy entrepreneur, selling worms to fishermen at six and later selling boxer shorts in college. After starting his career in venture capital, Currier founded a series of companies and incubators that took advantage of network effects… Read More

  • Does Monster's Acquisition Of Yahoo! HotJobs Matter If The Internet Is The Job Board?

    (Editor’s note: Centralized Web job boards are in decline. Dan Finnigan, CEO of Jobvite, explains why in this guest post. Previously, he was Senior VP at Yahoo and GM of HotJobs, and before that a Director on CareerBuilder’s Board as CEO of Knight Ridder Digital. Monster’s acquisition of Yahoo HotJobs signals a significant landscape change for a job board industry… Read More

  • Indeed Now Gets The Most Pageviews For Job Searches In The U.S.

    With the unemployment rate still above 9 percent, a lot of people are hitting the job boards. One set of companies that are growing under these conditions, at least in terms of Website traffic, are the job search engines. But the one that seems to be growing the fastest is Indeed. In July, Monster’s job search engine was up 33 percent in U.S. pageviews, CareerBuilders’ was up… Read More

  • Hulu's Super Bowl Ad Comes With An Ad

    The Super Bowl is perhaps the one television event where people actually look forward to the ads because so much effort is put into each one. And every year, there are a handful of standouts. You can watch the ads plenty of places online, including on Hulu. You can even watch Hulu’s own Super Bowl ad on Hulu, which oddly enough is preceded by a regular Web video ad. That just seems… Read More