We ran into a fellow Seattle company, SEOmoz, last week at SMX conference in Seattle. They are a cool group of people doing great work. They currently have eight open positions. From SEOmoz.com: “SEOmoz develops SEO software, provides a robust link intelligence API, and hosts the web’s most vibrant SEO community.” Benefits include competitive salary, stock options, 31 paid days off, travel opportunities, home Internet access, transportation options, health benefits (medical, dental, vision, FSA), 401k with company match, and weekly catered lunch. Read More
A fellow Seattle startup, Wetpaint Entertainment, has openings for the following positions. Who is Wetpaint? Here is how they describe themselves: Our mission is to revolutionize media. Our vision is to become the leader in the media industry with the most coveted and profitable brands, driven by our proprietary playbook and technology engine, renowned talent development program and culture of continuous revolution. Read More
Novel Inc., based in Redmond, WA is hiring! The videogame company has a wide variety of openings in engineering, art and design. Details from HR below. Contact them directly to apply. Read More
The human resources website TNLT is reporting a “voluntary exodus” of burned out workers who stayed put through layoffs and the recession but are now confident enough to leave. This report follows statistics last year showing more than half of all currently employed workers planned to make a move once the economy improves.
If you are finding it difficult to locate any open positions at all in your targeted area, it may be that you have picked too small a target. Job searchers today are particularly challenged because there are many job areas that have greatly diminished due to changes in the market and economy. If you are targeting such an area, it’s time to widen your target.
Vertafore is hiring. Their website tells a little about the company:
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions—powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
It goes on to list job openings in these areas:
Customer Service (6)
Human Resource (1)
Information Technology (4)
Marketing/Product Marketing (4)
Product Development (16)
Product Management (1)
Professional Services (4)
Quality Assurance (1)
Learn more on the Vertafore website.
As recruiters change how they find candidates, job seekers must change tactics as well. A recent LinkedIn survey points to current trends in recruiting which have implications for job seekers. Last time we looked at where recruiters are spending less time and money. Today, we will talk about some of the areas where they are focused and what it means to job seekers.