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080603 Daily Links (June 03, 2008)

On June 3, 2008, in All, Daily Links,, by John Sumser
Starbucks offers new flavor: Free Wi-Fi The international offices of all recruiters now have free wireless!!! Take time out – gain perspective. “The further you drift away from the conversation the harder it is to become enthusiastic about the direction it takes and this is the curse of social media: it is addictive in the […]

080602 Daily Links

On June 2, 2008, in All, Daily Links, Futures,, by John Sumser
The Future Of Social Isn’t Content Spewing (I Hope) Arrington gels the arguments in recent conversations about the future of Social Media. In one utopian view it’s “every single human being posting their thoughts and experiences in any number of ways to the Internet.”  Arrington says, “The future of social media, I hope, isn’t in more […]

080530 Daily Links

On May 30, 2008, in All, Daily Links, Futures,, by John Sumser
Digging Into V 1.7 Advanced LinkedIn user abandons service. Twitter: Don’t blame Ruby, blame Scoble In the spirit of LinkedIn being passive aggressive with Recruiters, Twitter joins the fray by blaming its users for its problems. Truth is, power users cause technology to fail while communications companies are inherently technical. Part of the risk in […]

080529 Daily Links

On May 29, 2008, in All, Daily Links,, by John Sumser
Akamai Releases State of the Internet Report South Korea has the fastest internet in the world The Fork in the Road

080528 Daily Links

On May 28, 2008, in All, Daily Links,, by John Sumser
The fbOpen Initiative: Facebook Confirms Plans to Open-Source Its Platform  “The immediate effect will be to allow any social network to become Facebook Platform compatible – meaning application developers can easily take their Facebook applications and have them run on those social networks, too.” In other words, expect more annoying distractions everywhere you look. Somewhere […]

The Merger of Arbita and Job Machine

On May 23, 2008, in All, Applicant Tracking Systems, Employment Branding, Futures,, by John Sumser
If you haven’t noticed, Arbita, the Minneapolis based Internet Recruitment Advertising agency, is undergoing a market changing transformation. Once the

080523 Daily Links

On May 23, 2008, in All, Daily Links, Employment Branding,, by John Sumser
Arbita And Job Machine Merge Redefining the sourcing process, Arbita and JobMAchine align to form the first 21st Century Advertising Agency. (Press Release) Smart and

080522 Daily Links

On May 22, 2008, in All, Daily Links, Generational Demographics,, by John Sumser
Twitter Stats Twitter management demonstrates transparency. The system is buggy for unknown reasons. Here’s a traffic chart. Does Cashback Trump SEO/SEM? Arrington calls it a “go for the throat” move. Building a Better Buzzword Say goodbye

080521 Daily Links

On May 21, 2008, in All, Daily Links, Generational Demographics,, by John Sumser
Microsoft to Launch “Live Search Cash Back” Tomorrow Next up, paying job hunters to search your jobs. No, I’m not kidding. Twitter: Something Is Technically Wrong even though the money is coming. Why

What Recession (or Better, Where)?

Take a gander at these unemployment statistics: 70 Metropolitan Areas (out of 369… about 20%) have unemployment rates below 4% 170