Monster, Randstad, and HRSmart

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Either way, a quick history of how we got… Continue reading → Career Boards CRM HireClix HR HR Tech HRTech Job Boards marketing Online Advertising RecruiterMoe Recruiters recruiting Recruitment Recruitment Marketing Talent Acquisition Uncategorized Career Site Monster RandstadIt’s entirely possible you heard the news. Possible. Certainly, if you work in the recruiting industry, it’s definitely possible. Maybe even highly so.

Rambling on About Job Board Acquisitions, CareerBuilder, Monster, and the Dutch. Also Some Gifs.

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Monster, CareerBuilder, etc lost sight of that, and lost value as a result. Job Boards recruiting Recruitment Technology Talent Acquisition Technology Uncategorized CareerBuilder Monster Recruiting TechnologyIt's important to know who you are.

Monster Teases Mysterious iPhone App

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Monster Studios. Launching soon? Mobile Resumes Video Resumes Video Sourcing

Monster, Randstad, and… What’s That About HRSmart?

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If they really keep the Monster brand intact, it's going to be tough long-term (and I don't see them doing that). Career Boards Economy Futurism HireClix HR HR Tech HRTech Human Resources Job Boards Leadership Monster Online Advertising Randstad Recruiters recruiting Recruitment Recruitment Marketing RPO Software Talent Acquisition Uncategorized ATS Business Career Site CRM Employment human resources M&A marketing

13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting

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TL;DR Monster, LinkedIn and Indeed Make Some BIG Statements on The Market

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Monster launches Job Search App. Monster has taken some inspiration from one of the most popular apps on the planet. The addictive swiping motion of Tinder and Bumble is coming to Monster! Recruitment indeed job search apps LinkedIn monster

Monster Revenue Woes Continue in Latest Earnings Report

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The ticker-tape parade celebrating Monster’s comeback will have to wait. Job Boards Featured

Why Monster Failed

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The news broke overnight that the Dutch staffing giant Randstad bought Monster, paying $3.40 That’s a 23% premium over Monster’s close Monday at $2.77. a share equating to $429 million for the once industry-leading career site.

New Commercials From Monster Push Mobile Apps

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Monster has a handful of new TV commercials running nationally. In a world where ads from ZipRecruiter and Indeed are inescapable, it’s a welcome change of pace. If you haven’t seen them, here an example: Indeed Job Boards Featured

The Rise and Fall of Monster

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Monster Worldwide was acquired by Randstad for $429 million. Monster’s market cap is $310 million, on revenues of about $667 million. LinkedIn is a money-losing business and Monster is a profitable company.

Monster’s Shareholders Complete Sale to Randstad

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Despite intense opposition to the sale, Monster’s shareholders turned over more than 52 percent of the company’s stock by the Friday deadline, enabling Randstad to complete the purchase of the career services company. Economy Job Boards Mergers & Acquisitions Featured

We’ve Created a Monster – Bad Recruiting

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I read recently in a random article that there were 6,900 open jobs within Talent Acquisition in the United States currently. For the people that think AI (artificial intelligence for those living under a rock) will take over the recruiting industry, might want to consider again. The silver lining for many out there, even the worst recruiters probably have a great chance at being employed.

Lawsuits Claim Monster Officials Had Conflict of Interest

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Two shareholder lawsuits have been filed against Monster, charging the deal to sell the company to the Dutch staffing giant Randstad “is the result of an unfair process and provides the Company’s stockholders with inadequate consideration,” in the words of one of the lawsuits.

Lawsuits Claim Monster Officials Had Conflict of Interest

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Two shareholder lawsuits have been filed against Monster, charging the deal to sell the company to the Dutch staffing giant Randstad “is the result of an unfair process and provides the Company’s stockholders with inadequate consideration,” in the words of one of the lawsuits.

Gen Xers, Baby Boomers May Be the Ones Who Save Monster, Internal Survey Says

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Monster is making a comeback. Have you heard? In light of being acquired by Randstad in 2016, the once-mighty job board has been reborn with new leadership , a new mascot , and maybe even a new job search. Job Boards Featured

Monster Officials Accused of Rushing Sale to Cover Dismal Financial Report

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Monster’s largest shareholder has called on other stockholders not to support the company’s sale to Randstad and said it is seeking to replace Monster’s board of directors.

Monster Touts ‘Humanizing’ Job Search With Latest Updates

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Putting help-wanted signs on the Internet is a recipe for ice-cold capitalism, but Monster is rolling out changes it thinks will make the job search process a littler warmer-and-fuzzier. At its core, the Internet isn’t particularly human. That help-wanted sign in the window of your local convenient store is even less so.

Monster’s Survey Makes it Clear: Recruiting Just Got Harder and TA Pros Need to Switch Gears

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Here’s the headline from Monster’s new 2018 State of Recruiting Survey , and it’s a big one: In 2018, “it’s harder than ever to attract high-quality job candidates.”

Monster to Shareholders: Sale Opponent is Reckless, Inaccurate

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When Monster’s largest shareholder last week tore into the planned sale of the company calling the price “selling at the bottom,” the response was an official “no comment.” ” Today, Monster fired back.

Stoned Raiders: A Blunt Look at Randstad’s Monster Hit.

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If you think Randstad bought Monster for its technology, think again. recruiting Technology contingent workforce crm hr technology job boards M&A matt charney monster worldwide Outsourcing randstad Recruiting RPO staffingHere are some blunt thoughts on what it means for recruiting.

Monster Inks Deal With TextRecruit to Deliver Text Messaging, Live Chat

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Since getting acquired by Randstad , things at Monster have been really quiet.

Three Monsters Haunting Candidate Experience

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95% of companies do not send updates on the application process 72% do not have a mobile-optimized career site 60% do not offer an application progress tracker We found more candidate experience monsters. We audited 400 of the largest companies and what we found scared us!:

Monster Officials Accused of Rushing Sale to Cover Dismal Financial Report

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Monster’s largest shareholder has called on other stockholders not to support the company’s sale to Randstad and said it is seeking to replace Monster’s board of directors.

ZipRecruiter Gains Major Newspaper Network at Monster’s Expense

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Career site Monster is facing the defection of one of its largest, remaining North American newspaper publishers next month when Gatehouse Media switches its employment sites to ZipRecruiter. Job Boards

Monster’s Largest Shareholder Will Fight Company Sale

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One of the nation’s largest newspaper companies and reportedly Monster’s largest shareholder said it is opposed to the $429 million sale of the recruiting services firm to Randstad, which was announced two weeks ago , and urged other stockholders to do the same.

Monster vs Indeed

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Both Monster and indeed allow two things: employers to find candidates and candidates to find employers. Monster has a lot of clutter. to Monster's 1). Legitimate people are found more through indeed than with Monster. Personal note: I posted my resume on Monster back in 2010 and took it down almost immediately because of these calls. . Originally found here on Prime Financial Recruiting. .

What the Randstad-Monster Deal Tells Us About the Talent Industry

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reaction was the most common theme of Randstad’s purchase of Monster. People told me their biggest surprise was hearing that Monster still existed. So, a little something happened in the industry recently.

Monster Finally Gets a CEO, Adds Former Dice President to Executive Team

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So long, in fact, that I don’t even remember who the last CEO was at Monster. Better late than never, I guess, as Monster announced a tech executive from the travel industry as its new leader. Well, that took a while. Scott Gutz will be joining as chief executive officer to lead the ongoing turnaround attempt at one of the world’s oldest online employment brands. He’ll take over effective July 2, 2018. Job Boards Featured

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Introducing Monster Studios—Powered by VideoMyJob

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Today at the HR Technology Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, Monster will be previewing an industry leading collaboration with VideoMyJob.

No Need to Be Scared of Monsters: Life With Randstad

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A job board isn’t defined by the color of its website or the name on the incorporation papers; its effectiveness is typically framed by the quality of the people in the talent database. Job Boards Featured

Monster and the Rising Need for Big Data in Recruitment

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Randstad Holding, a leading human resources services provider, is set to acquire Monster Worldwide for $429 million in the fourth quarter of this year

Market Your Brand: How to Avoid a Marketing Monster

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Many people already have “scary” on the mind. Don’t let your brand story be scary too

5 Post-Monster-Buyout Predictions for the Future of the Recruitment Industry

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The announcement that Randstad had bought Monster was just the latest in an accelerating trend of M&A in the recruitment industry between technology companies and traditional staffing/recruitment services companies.

Monster Layoff Not Scary for Some

Staffing Talk

Given the news out of Monster yesterday evening , I’m tempted to do another job-boards-are-dying post. But Monster is doing a lot of things right. Believe me, it’s tempting.

New Job Board Partner: Monster’s Controlled Listings

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Receive Organic traffic from jobs posted to Monster for Free with Monster’s Controlled Listing HiringThing is pleased to announce the addition of an exciting new job board partner.

Which Job Board Deserves the Title of Biggest and Best: Simply Hired vs. Monster

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The post Which Job Board Deserves the Title of Biggest and Best: Simply Hired vs. Monster appeared first on Simply Hired Blog. Job Search Tips Job Seekers Recruiters Recruiting Resumes

21 Best Job Sites for Job Seekers

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There are tons of job sites out there today, and they all claim to be the best jobs sites Read More. The post 21 Best Job Sites for Job Seekers appeared first on Recruiterly.com - A Recruitment Revolution.

Monster’s BeKnown Feels A Bit BeHind

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The rep then swears that I’ll have a great time at the Monster party that evening. Technology BeKnown Facebook Job Hunting Linkedin Monster Natasha Bedingfield Social Networks

Consensus on LinkedIn vs Monster vs Indeed

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" I've been using Indeed a bit for my own needs and also for some clients. Although not as effective as Facebook, I find it the cheapest way to get matching candidates. That seems to be the consensus judging from comments by recruiters over at Recruiters Who Actually Make Placements:Nanette: "I had a LI…

TextRecruit and Monster are Partnering to Help You Hire Better Talent Faster

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Unemployment is at a low point in the decade. While this is great for job seekers, it creates a unique challenge for recruiters. How can your job posting stand out when so many other recruiters are gunning for the same candidates? How can you cut through the clutter when everyone else is trying to do the same? Recruiters are constantly trying to find ways to squeeze out any competitive advantage they can to get a leg up on the competition.

LinkedIn: The Dead Space Between Monster and Facebook

Staffing Talk

It has slowly mutated from an amazing professional social network to a much less appealing mix of Facebook and Monster, forcing me to reconsider the way I’m using it. This deeply changed the social graph led to what I call Linkedin “MonsterizationMonsterization of Linkedin.

A Monster Mess

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I never took to Monster's job board with its awkward, multi-page intake process, yet the talk continues of a possible buyout above its current three-times-revenue market cap. I suppose that would make Paypal the official currency of Monster.

What’s Going on in Recruiting Land at the Moment? Indeed, CareerOne, Monster, Randstad et al.

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Imagine if you’d taken a short sabbatical, or even a holiday, three weeks ago. On return you’d wonder what the heck has happened to the recruitment industry. Who owns who, who’s sold to who and why are suppliers now competitors and vice versa