Mobile

Career site not mobile-ready? one in four will ignore your openings

According to the latest Glassdoor study, 68 percent of job seekers use their mobile device to look for jobs at least once a week, and more than half look for company reviews by way of their smartphone or tablet. One in every four of candidates would fail to apply for an open position if the company’s career site were not mobile optimized. Perhaps most surprising is that one in every ten...

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Connected cars changing listing content

The Connected Cars rage is not just about how cool and technologically-advanced new and future vehicles will be.  It is as well about the changing face of vehicle advertising.  Auto listing and display ad copy prominence is being given to the technology and connectivity, with traditional fuel-efficiency and power features taking a back seat. Buyers, especially digital-native millennials, want...

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EBay mum on garage sale patent

EBay was recently granted a patent for online garage sales,  one for which it applied in October, 2012. Justia reported the exact wording: “One example embodiment relates to a method that comprises receiving from a first user, via a network, a listing of one or more items that are part of a garage sale. The method includes storing the item listing in a database and presenting, using at...

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LinkedIn adds recruit tools, Android app

In the past several days, LinkedIn revealed three smart new features and tools for hiring managers, recruiters, and / or  job seekers. These are  Recruiter Profile 2.0, the Recruiter Mobile enhanced iPhone app and new Android app, and Internal Job Recommendations. The updated Recruiter profile adds  Recruiter Toolbar — Found in the upper right hand corner of the recruiter’s profile...

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Animated snowman goes interactive in new automotive ad campaign

In the battle for attention and engagement on mobile devices, automaker Nissan has upped the interactive ante with a new tablet-specific ad campaign running exclusively in Canada. Working with Canadian ad network Juice Mobile and the OMD global media agency, Nissan repurposed a 60-second TV spot for its 2014 Nissan Rogue by adding five interactive hot spots which viewers can click on for more...

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TextRecruit debuts SMS hire, ATS tools

TextRecruit launched earlier this month at Pacific Crest’s 2014 Emerging Technology Summit in San Francisco.  Focused solely on texting for job and candidate search, TextRecruit enables hiring manager / job seeker engagement, and  mobile-enables tracking of the interactions with its own applicant tracking system (ATS.) Text recruitment campaigns are created, candidates assigned as...

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