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Monster, Milwaukee paper form alliance

A continuing alliance between Monster and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel was announced Wednesday, which will offer local recruitment content, career services and talent management solutions together. “Our recent merger with the former E.W. Scripps newspapers reintroduced us to the power of the Monster brand,” said Dani Longoria, VP of Advertising, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and National...

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Gudell named Zillow’s chief economist, Humphries takes expanded role

Zillow’s economic research team and undergone several changes in personnel. Dr. Svenja Gudell is chief economist, while the former chief economist, Dr. Stan Humphries, will take an expanded role as Zillow Group chief analytics officer and chief economist. “Zillow’s economic research team is focused on providing homeowners, buyers and sellers with valuable and actionable insight, based...

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Privatis can shield email, text and calls

To protect  consumers personal information, Privacy Shield Direct now offers a way to create a new telephone number and email to cover the user’s real contact information. With a technology common in the classified automotive market, users can still communicate, but their important personal information is less likely to fall into the hands of hackers. Users can still send and receive...

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A hipper, safer Craigslist clone?

The latest Craigslist clone will appeal to a desire for hipness and safety. “Craigslist is just as it was in 1995 when it started, it hasn’t changed much,” said Bryan Brzeg, a marketing consultant for Microsoft, who with marketing consultant Michelle Liang will launch Sayist in the fall. It will offer a streamlined way to post ads and includes a way to post videos. “A lot...

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CoreLogic exec. named RealtyTrac VP, GM

RealtyTrac, a leading source of housing data, named industry veteran Richard Lombardi as executive vice president and general manager today. Formerly with CoreLogic, he brings 25 years experience to the position with a mission to expand the company’s strong growth. (Read more here.) In a newly create role, Lombardi will develop and execute strategies to expand the  business. “During this...

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Zillow names its COO the new CFO

Kathleen Philips, Zillow’s COO since 2013, has been named the company’s new CFO, the company announced Monday. Amy Bohutinsky, Zillow’s chief marketing officer for the last four years, is the new COO. Both will still report to CEO Spencer Rascoff. (Read more at Housingwire.com.) Phillips replaces Chad Cohen, who stepped down to “pursue other business interests.” She joined...

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