Job Boards

Google Launches a Powerful New ATS For SMBs

On the heels of its May announcement of a powerful job search tool — Google for Jobs — the company today publicly released an ATS  designed for small- and mid-sized businesses. Google Hire integrates with its widely-used G Suite, enabling…

Google Is Testing a New Jobs Service

Without any public announcement, Google has begun testing a new jobs product it’s calling Google Hire. Multiple Silicon Valley and technology sites report the product is an applicant tracking system, designed along the lines of the company’s in-house ATS, which…

Performance Management Goes to the Apps

Academia is getting into HR tech development. Two professors and an administrator at Temple University business school have come up with DevelapMe, a performance management app. Not to be confused with Develop.Me, which is a performance management app for churches,…

Job Boards Aren’t Dead, Just Changing

No doubt you have heard doomsayers predicting the death of job boards. You also likely realize that the boards are still an important part of a diversified recruitment strategy. However, while the boards may not be dying, the landscape definitely…

Monster’s Sale to Randstad Is a Done Deal

Despite intense opposition to the sale, Monster’s shareholders turned over more than 52% of the company’s stock by the Friday deadline, enabling Randstad to complete the purchase of the career services company. The Dutch staffing and HR services company announced…

Two Lawsuits Seek to Halt “Unfair” Monster Sale

Two shareholder lawsuits have been filed against Monster, charging the deal to sell the company to the Dutch staffing giant Randstad “is the result of an unfair process and provides the Company’s stockholders with inadequate consideration,” in the words of…