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Roulette or Deal Center? – by David Brensilber

As a carryover member of the International Association of Employment Sites, I always look forward to the TA Tech Conferences.  I signed up for the upcoming TA Tech Conference and Expo in Las Vegas.  Normally, my primary goal at these conferences is to network with other attendees.   With the recent changes that TA Tech introduced,… Read more »

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Randstad buys Monster for $429M as recruitment consolidation continues

  Yet one more significant piece of M&A in the online recruitment industry. Today RandstadHoldings, an Amsterdam-based human resources and recruitment specialist, announcedthat it would acquire job hunting portal Monster Worldwide, for $429 million in cash. The deal works out to $3.40 per share in cash and is a premium on Monster’s share price at closing on… Read more »

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Massachusetts just said… SHOW ME THE MONEY !

Massachusetts just passed an equal pay law that prohibits companies from asking candidates their salary histories until after they make a job offer that includes compensation, unless the candidate voluntarily discloses the information. Massachusetts’s new law also mandates that employers pay men and women the same not just when they do the exact same work,… Read more »

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Glassdoor sued by user whose email was ‘leaked’ instead of BCC’ed

A little over a week ago, Glassdoor began emailing its users to let them know of an update to the site’s terms of service. But rather than BCC’ing its anonymous reviewers, Glassdoor dumped their email addresses into a regular ol’ CC field, effectively outing at least 600,000 members of the site. Now, one of those… Read more »

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