HotJobs’ Launches ‘Pay-Per-Candidate;’ Broad Implications

In an action that could have broad implications for the classifieds industry, Yahoo! HotJobs has added a “Pay Per Candidate” model that guarantees that recruiters aren’t paying for untouched “ghost” listings. Pay Per Candidate only charges recruiters when candidates view a listing and act on it. The HotJobs model, similar to efforts launched by niche […]

Yahoo HotJobs For Sale? (Not Yet)

Under the new leadership of CEO Carol Bartz, everything is up for review at Yahoo, and that probably includes HotJobs, its recruitment site. But recent press reports suggesting that HotJobs has already been designated for sale are off base. The news stories are based on Bartz’s broad answer to a question about which Yahoo properties […]

Gannett Takes Controlling Interest in CareerBuilder

While other media companies stave off bill collectors and even bankruptcy, Gannett is taking advantage of its cash reserves to buy larger shares of the local ecosystem. The newspaper and broadcast company, which purchased remaining shares in ShopLocal from Tribune a couple of months ago, has now bought a controlling interest in CareerBuilder. Gannett paid […]

Barton’s Newest Vertical:, a Recruitment Site

Rich Barton – Mr. Vertical – has added a new recruitment oriented vertical to a lineup that now includes Expedia (sold), Zillow and Avvo. The new effort is, which provides recruitment oriented information. It solicits and publishes detailed salary and bonus information by position and company; as well as indepth reviews about company culture […]