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Job Seekers Find What They Need on Indeed

Image from: Business Image / Shutterstock With millions of job seekers still searching for their next pay check, Indeed.com has established itself as the top dog in the online job search space.  Indeed’s new approach to job hunting has dethroned perennial powerhouses Monster and Careerbuilder. Rather than list jobs on their own site, Indeed directs potential candidates onto the listings where they live, on the hiring company’s website.  While it

What’s it like to be a Competer?

I wrote about the Compete Experience a little over a year back.  As our recruiting season heats up again, I’ve realized that with growth comes change.  The reality of being a Compete employee has changed tremendously over the last year with the 75 additional people we added to our team.  I’m proud to say that through our intense growth, we were able to make our employee experience that much better. 

Thoughts From HR: Which Top Boston Area Universities Are Leading the Charge & Getting Their Students Hired on the Web?

Right now @Compete, we’re in the midst of building our college recruiting program for 2012. This got me thinking – how are we going to get the most bang for our buck?  Which schools have employer-aware students & work on driving the most students to apply for jobs via their career sites?  Who gets the most traffic and how does that compare to what we’ve hired here at Compete?  Yeah,

In Defense of Social Media Interns

What is up with the fashion industry? First, Kenneth Cole has a twitter snafu and now you? I read Kristy Bolsinger’s article “So, you hired an intern to manage your Twitter Marc Jacobs?” and I’d like to step in and defend the intern. And by “the intern” I mean the collective set of interns out there, not Marc Jacobs’ intern. Surprisingly, the tweets from their intern haven’t been deleted. Alarmingly,