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Text Alerts are one of the fastest ways to get your message to your customers, job seekers, employees, and prospects. Using Job Text alerts is a great way for administrative, light-industrial, and labor staffing companies to quickly reach existing candidates. SMS Text messages have open rates of 95% and are often responded to in minutes. Using text messages allows you to quickly [...]
I first met John Sumser, the Principal Analyst at HR Examiner, and one of the most sought after HR technology analysts, some 20 years ago, back in 1998, or so.  That year, John hosted a cocktail party at his home in Milly Valley, CA for a small group of HR technology founders who where attending the SHRM conference in San Francisco. It was a pretty small group back then. I'm not [...]
Now Hiring Signs that work
Retail and Hospitality recruiting is getting harder and harder. "Now Hiring" signs and "We're Hiring" signs are a great way to get the attention of your existing customers and local foot traffic. But, sending potential applicants to a career site, that requires them to type in 20 characters, on a mobile phone, and then try to apply via a non-mobile optimized web site, is a recipe [...]
GlassDoor was acquire for it's SEO value
Indeed is in an all out war to keep it's job seeker traffic alive. The acquisition of Glassdoor, by Recruit, Indeed's parent company, for $1.2 Billion, should not be considered an acquisition of Glassdoor as a company and business model, but as a lifeline for free job seeker traffic for Indeed. Glassdoor, like Indeed, has been profiting from free, job seeker traffic from Google for [...]
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