Tag Archives: Linkedin


Has LinkedIn Jumped the Shark?

LinkedIn has seen some good days and some bad days, but these days it’s beginning to look like it’s circling the drain. Or jumping the shark, maybe. Things aren’t looking great over at the professional social media giant. And that means a lot of recruiters will need a better way to find the elusive great candidates. RELATED: Programmatic Advertising: The New Normal? Jumping the shark is Read More →


The Flaws with LinkedIn’s Job Matching, and How Its Recent Acquisition Might Help

This past February, LinkedIn acquired Bright, a job matching service, for $120 million. This left some people wondering: Why? What Was The Incentive? What was it that Bright had to offer LinkedIn? How did the online networking site stand to benefit from the purchase of a much smaller job matching service? LinkedIn, while used by professionals to connect with other professionals, is hardly considered a Read More →


LinkedIn Acquires Bright.com for Job Matching Technology

On February 6, business-oriented social network LinkedIn announced the acquisition of Bright.com, a site dedicated to job matching. Bright.com was specifically designed to address complaints by employers that “there are no qualified applicants,” and complaints by job seekers that their resumes are overlooked. The company developed technology to more effectively match up job seekers and employers. Bright agreed to the LinkedIn acquisition because they wanted Read More →