Posts by: Joel Cheesman

Ikea Just Made It Tougher for Retailers to Go All ‘Scrooge’ on Parental Leave Policies

The US division of Ikea will begin offering employees longer parental leave. The move comes after tech companies such as Netflix offering...

European-Based Job Today Raises $20 Million, Eyes U.S. Market for Mobile-First Platform

How long has the recruiting industry been saying, “This is finally the year of mobile”? I’ll put it at roughly 2008. The...

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Facebook Unveils Yet Another Recruiter-Friendly Feature

The hits just keep on coming. Facebook means more than sharing photos and whining about the election. It means business. In the past few...

Facebook Looks to Take a Serious Bite Out of LinkedIn with Latest Move

It’s amazing how $26.2 billion can wake-up a sleeping giant. After selling to Microsoft for that amount, it’s no surprise...

Bill Warren of DirectEmployers Announces Retirement, Organization Names Successor

Bill Warren is an industry icon. The online employment business might be a vastly different place had he not started Online Career...

Microsoft Introduces Slack Killer, and Slack Should be Crapping Themselves

Microsoft Teams launched this week. It’s Microsoft’s new office chat platform, which is a bit odd, because Yammer, a business...

HireVue Goes Beyond Video Interviews to Tackle Artificial Intelligence

Trovix was my first contact with what I envisioned A.I., or artificial intelligence, to be when it came to recruitment. It was 10 years ago...

Do Employers Care That Twitter is Killing Vine?

Twitter announced yesterday that it was shutting down Vine, the once-popular video recording and sharing app that carved out a brand by...

Craigslist Says No More Free Job Postings for You

If you recruit in the U.S. and parts of Canada, say buh-bye to all your free job postings on Craigslist. The popular classifieds site...

Corporations are the New Job Boards, Just Ask This Retail Behemoth

You’re already familiar with Amazon as an online retailer, and most of you remember the days when Amazon only sold books....

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