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TweetMyJobs has job maps, Twitter cards

CareerArc Group’s flagship TweetMyJobs has rolled out two very cool tools this year – one especially handy for job seekers, the other a branding and hiring tool for its employers. Key executives at TweetMyJobs and owner CareerArc talked to the AIM Group about how they work, and who is using them. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more...

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Pinterest debuts another marketplace hint

While on the surface it’s a simple business content tool, Pinterest’s new “News” notification is an additional marketing feature for businesses – one that suggests yet again that Pinterest is going to evolve to full-fledged marketplace. The new News notification feature alerts board followers when the board owner pins something new.  It could work exceptionally...

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Yelp seeks resellers, plans e-commerce

Review veteran Yelp is looking for more resellers, and eventually wants to take payments for merchant services, according to Yelp CFO Rob Krolik. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Holiday gift buying soon on Twitter

While it just rolled out to only a small group of shoppers and sellers and only in the U.S., Twitter now has a Buy Button. According to Re/Code it’s supposed to be ready for a much larger audience in time for holiday shopping. Nathan Hubbard, head of commerce at Twitter, told AdAge.com that “the intention is to move to 100 percent of U.S. users as soon as...

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Pinterest showcases resumes, jobs

As yet more evidence of the value Pinterest can play in matching creative job seekers with hiring managers, take a look at this resume (below) posted to Pinterest. Do note that she has it linked to her own website as a top tab. We’re thinking she’s not long for the unemployment line. Hiring managers are being proactive on Pinterest as well, as evidenced by a quick Pinterest search of...

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LinkedIn to recruiters: personalize InMails or get blocked

p5rn7vb According to the LinkedIn Talent blog, about 2 percent of the recruiters on its site are just blindly sending out bulk InMails to un-targeted prospective job candidates, and getting fewer than 13 percent response. That’s not okay with LinkedIn, because it hurts its overall success story in Talent Solutions. So the recruitment-focused business network is saying, “Recruiter,...

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