It’s nearly summer job time and, with the economy in the tank, the competition is going to be tougher this year than ever. That’s according to CareerBuilder’s Annual Summer Job Forecast which found that nearly a quarter of employers plan to hire seasonal workers for the summer. In additi
When we reported that CareerBuilder was firing its ad agency and taking marketing in-house, we didn’t realize that their new creative team would be…well, you.
The leading recruitment classifieds company has launched a new micro-site called HireMyTVAd.com where
The number of jobs on Swedish Schibsted-owned job site Jobb24.se has grown 25 percent in the last two months for what the company is calling "an increase in market share of 67 percent
Today is Earth Day and in keeping with the occasion, CareerBuilder is highlighting the top “green” jobs. One-in-ten employers say they have added environmentally focused positions in the last 12 months, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.
CareerBuilder says it has more than 10,000 jobs that fit into the green category. Here are some of the top ones:
Job-seekers can now get CareerBuilder job alerts via Twitter -- the first of the U.S.'s Big Three job sites to offer the feature. Seekers can go to TwitterJobAlerts.com and sign themselves up in a simple, two-step process.
You start by typing in your Twitter account name on TwitterJobAlerts.com and clicking a link that takes yo
CareerBuilder has announced partnerships with a number of top European recruiting technology companies. The new partnerships include:
-- Amris, Bond
-- Candidate Manager
-- First Advantage
CareerBuilder reportedly laid off possibly as many as 300 workers in its downtown Chicago headquarters, including sales personnel who worked on small-business accounts and workers in its marketing department. This is according to running commentary on recruitment blogger Joel Cheesman's Cheezhead blog.
How many pages of job ads did the Chicago Tribune carry yesterday? One. That’s it.
Now to be fair, the Trib scaled back its weekday print help-wanted classifieds earlier this year to emphasize its online CareerBuilder.com ads. Still, the paper said it would still run two or three pages of help-wanted liners in a spreadsheet-like manner with Web IDs directing readers to the onl
Three online classified advertising sites made it into ComScore Media Metrix’s Top 50 U.S. Web properties. The report for October 2008 put Craigslist at No. 18 with 36 million unique visitors a month, and Monster and CareerBuilder nearly tied for positions 38 and 39 with about 23 million each. SuperPages.com also cracked the top 50 at No. 26.
Other notable Web sites we track: G
In The Tribune Company’s Q3 2008 earnings results, classified advertising revenues declined 30 percent, or $58 million, for the quarter. Real estate revenues fell by 44 percent, help wanted revenues declined 37 percent, and auto revenues were down 11 percent.
It’s been a tough period for the company. Tribune reported a Q3 loss of $124 million Monday, compared with earning