Once an arena reserved for overwhelmed moms who needed to vent, blogging has become big business for individuals and companies worldwide. And savvy job seekers are harnessing the power of blogging to find a job. If you’re not convinced about this point, here are reasons a blog can get you your next job. [Read more…]
“The UK advertising industry sucks £18bn ($29bn) annually from firms to make ads that are increasingly being ignored and deliver no value.”
That’s according to Tim Hunt, MD of UK-based marketing company Flexile.
At a time when companies need to save money, Hunt reckons that they should dump TV, magazine and junk mail advertising and instead embrace the Internet “where buyers now flock to find products and services”.
He has harsh words for ad agencies, claiming that they perpetuate the myth that the Internet is an immature environment. [Read more…]
Shiny Media is to cut back on staff, including editorial director and co-founder Katie Lee, according to an official press release initially sent to TechCrunch UK & Ireland. Chris Price remains in place as the last of the company’s founders.
The full statement, copied below, talks of the current tough financial climate and the toll it has taken on the new media company. Shiny Media has “held on as long as [it] could without restructuring the business” but that long-term stability has now forced its hand. [Read more…]
It’s slightly strange to me, being a near-lifelong freelancer, but some folks actually like working at Startups and are specifically looking for such jobs.
HotStartupJobs launched earlier today and is just the place to find that new CTO position in a startup that you were looking for.
Mashable has a review:
The service is just starting out itself. It marked its official debut only hours ago. But already it has pulled substantial amounts of listings from various sources and RSS feeds from around the Web, including sites like Dice, TechZulu, ResumeBucket, KillerStartups, and NeoHire. Mashable, too. Hot Startup Jobs pulls from numerous sources, and designates available work to unique channels.