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Posted December 14, 2015 by

College Recruiter founder to guest on Mashable Twitter chat

College Recruiter founder Steven Rothberg

College Recruiter founder Steven Rothberg

Minneapolis, MN (December 14, 2015) — Interactive recruitment media company College Recruiter announced today that its president and founder, Steven Rothberg, will be a guest of Mashable on its next #BizChats Twitter chat when thousands of professionals will gather to learn how to take stock in all of their accomplishments and prepare for a fruitful 2016.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to partner with Mashable to help many of its 45 million monthly unique visitors with their careers, whether they’re happy with the job they currently have and just want to be better or if they’re considering finding a better opportunity,” said Rothberg. “Mashable has a sterling reputation for providing meaningful, engaging content to its users and for delivering that content at a time and in a way which is best suited for each of those users. Their #BizChats Twitter chats fit that model perfectly.”

The #BizChats Twitter chat will run for an hour starting Wednesday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern / 11:00 a.m. Pacific. Mashable staff, other guests, and Rothberg will discuss how professionals can take stock in all their accomplishments and prepare for a fruitful 2016. Joining the conversation will be Anita Campbell, CEO and founder of smallbiztrends.com; Dan Schawbel, career & workplace expert, New York Times & Wall Street Journal bestselling author; J.T. O’Donnell, CEO and founder of Careerealism.com; and Sarah Landrum, career blogger for punchedclocks.com & freelance writer. (more…)

Posted August 20, 2012 by

If you fix the housing foreclosure crisis, you fix the job market

ForeclosureTwo news stories this morning illustrate the daunting challenges the economy continues to face on the road to recovery.  First, a New York Times articles points out that the Obama Administration was too slow to address the housing market crisis, which has been a major drag on the economy.

Meanwhile, a report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York estimates that about one-third of the jump in unemployment from 5 percent to its 10 percent peak in October 2009 can be traced to a mismatch between the supply of labor and job openings.  The remaining two-thirds of the increase is due mainly to a lack of demand.  (more…)

Posted January 28, 2012 by

Want to Invest in the Real Job Creators? Invest in Women.

Women aren’t micro–so why do they only get micro-loans? At TEDxWomen reporter Gayle Tzemach Lemmon argues that women running all types of firms– from home businesses to major factories– are the overlooked key to economic development.

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Posted January 10, 2012 by

Does Your Employer Own Your Social Media Contacts?

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroadsBy Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin

Is tweeting part of how you get your message out to prospects and communicate with your company’s candidates? Do you drive (or ask) the people you have sourced to ‘friend you’ on Linkedin even before inviting them to join your company’s Linkedin group? It might be time to consider a conversation about whose social media accounts are in play during the sourcing, wooing, selection and onboarding of your prospects and candidates: the company’s accounts, the recruiter’s accounts or, more likely, both. (more…)