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Articles by Jonathan Pont

Pay-per-click Struggles for Recruiter Recognition

November 15, 2005
Despite its close association with blue-chip search companies like Google, Yahoo and MSN, the advertising technique known as pay-per-click has yet to become widely known as a recruitment tool. But for employers, it is a low-cost way to gain visibility with job seekers.
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Chaos Performance Review

August 2, 2005
Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao says that her department's mission is to ensure the competitiveness of the American workforce. Two aides, Deputy Secretary Steven Law and Assistant Secretary Ann Combs, answer questions about department business, pension reform and how their boss, now the second-longest-tenured labor secretary in U.S. history, does her job.
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A Sitdown With the Secretary

August 2, 2005
Rejecting criticism that her department cares more about companies than workers, U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao talks about her record on safety, pension recovery and white-collar overtime.
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Taleo's Next Version Public Company

June 29, 2005
Initial public offerings may stir memories of the late 1990s, when it seemed like anyone with an idea, a Web site and a generous helping of other people's money could take a company public-and watch it all disappear just as easily. But Taleo, which originated in Canada five years ago as a company called Recruitsoft, is no dot-com pipe dream. With a new CEO and CFO now in place, Taleo is poised for an initial public offering and expansion.
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