jobs

Happy Labor Day! Top Visited Job Sites for July 2012

Image from: People Working / Shutterstock Happy Labor Day y’all! In celebration of this lovely federal holiday, Compete has gotten into the industrial spirit and pulled a list of the top sites in the ‘job search’ category. This holiday is in honor of workers, so why not celebrate by checking out the sites that are enabling people to work and connecting them to job opportunities all over? Check out the

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. 

The Digitally Unemployed: Are 20-Somethings Searching Online?

As 20-Somethings (see iPhone, Bon Iver tickets and a Fair Trade iced latte in hand) attempt to enter the workforce in a time when the unemployment rate teeters just below 10%, it would be no surprise to me to see this computer-savvy generation looking to the internet for guidance. As a recent college grad, I know the pains of job searching. With the unemployment rate rising in June and college

The Weekly Compete Pulse

The first day of summer happened this week so the longest day of the year is now behind us. Soak up as much sun as you can and check out these links to some of this week’s news articles that we read and found interesting for online marketers. Watching the Bruins win the Stanley Cup was exciting, but what’s even more exciting is the number of ways we can follow

The Weekly Compete Pulse

This week, Compete revived the TastyBytes series, and the event was awesome! We had a great panel of LBS experts to talk about location-based marketing. We also released an interesting study that we conducted on the Facebook pages of major brands. Check out these links to some of this week’s news articles that we read and found interesting for online marketers. Search marketing as a field is constantly evolving, and