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There you are one day, staring at a req for a specialist of this sort or that with a salary of “up to $700″ a week. The list of required skills includes everything but fluency in Greek; the hours are somewhere between 40 and 24/7, the team is too small for the work, and the boss is so hands off he comes out of his office only to get coffee. Garbage collectors make more than your hiring... (more...)

Mike Durney Dice Holdings, operator of multiple niche job boards, changes leaders next week, when current CFO Michael Durney takes over as CEO and president. Chairman, CEO, and President Scot Melland steps down September 30 after a dozen years in the top company job. He will stay on as a company director. Both Durney and Melland have overseen the growth of well-known tech career site Dice.com into... (more...)

Michael Durney Dice Holdings, operator of multiple niche job boards, changes leaders next week, when current CFO Michael Durney takes over as CEO and president. Chairman, CEO and President Scot Melland steps down Sept. 30 after a dozen years in the top company jobs. He will stay on as a company director. Both Durney and Melland have overseen the growth of well-known tech career site, Dice.com, into... (more...)

In a blog post Saturday, LinkedIn denied charges in a federal lawsuit that it hacked into users’ email accounts collecting addresses of their contacts in order to send them marketing messages. “Quite simply, this is not true,” writes Blake Lawit, senior director, litigation at LinkedIn. He was responding to a class action suit filed last week that alleges LinkedIn accessed users’... (more...)

In a blog post Saturday, LinkedIn denied charges in a federal lawsuit that it hacked into users email accounts collecting addresses of their contacts in order to send them marketing messages. “Quite simply, this is not true,” writes Blake Lawit, senior director, litigation at LinkedIn. He was responding to a class action suit filed last week that alleges LinkedIn accessed users’ Gmail,... (more...)

This week, we’re talking cool. Maybe it’s because Fall starts Sunday or maybe it’s because the coolest show in HR — HR Tech — starts a week after that. Mostly, though, it’s because this PR email came in about the coolest offices in the world, which really isn’t about the whole world, but the offices are, well, not like yours and mine. First, though, is this... (more...)

Today’s Roundup is about attraction. Both kinds. What do you mean, “What do you mean both kinds?”? (Grammar police are investigating that questionable mark usage.) This is about recruiting, so the first kind is that between hiring manager and Ms. or Mr. Mostly Perfect Candidate. What is it that led the hiring manager to offer the job to X instead of Y, both of whom have the requisite... (more...)

“The ATS has to die,” says the man who built a business and made a name on that earliest technological breakthrough for recruiters, the applicant tracking system. What’s especially ironic is that it’s on the strength of the market’s acceptance of SmartRecruiters, his free ATS, and his vision for how to evolve it, that Rembrandt Venture Partners and others are giving Jerome... (more...)

“The ATS has to die,” says the man who built a business and made a name on that earliest technological breakthrough for recruiters, the applicant tracking system. What’s especially ironic is that it’s on the strength of the market’s acceptance of SmartRecruiters, his free ATS, and his vision for how to evolve it, that Rembrandt Venture Partners and others are giving Jerome... (more...)

Confidence among U.S. finance and accounting workers spiked nearly 10 points in the second quarter to 63.1, the highest since 2007, according to Randstad’s Finance and Accounting Employee Confidence Index. Another Randstad index showed engineers, too, are more confident about the future, and, of all the groups regularly surveyed by the global HR firm, engineers are the most confidant about their... (more...)