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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

080520 Daily Links

On May 20, 2008, in All, Daily Links,, by John Sumser
Don’t Look For BFFs When Pitching For VC Dollars Arrington onThe Funded, a new site devoted to bringing light into the dark corners of the VC world. Search Your Desktop; Find Passive

ATS.3 (Applicant Tracking Systems)

There are seven essential, interrelated components of an Applicant Tracking System. (You might take a look at this great little piece …Animals are Tracked, People have relationships.) The actual functionality is very simple and can all be generated from a single database. The