Due to some serious growth, Jobacle.com seeks two new bloggers. 1) Career Web 2.0. You will bring the latest and greatest career tools to our readers' attention. Quickie reviews should be objective - pointing out the pros and cons of new employment-related Web sites and/or tools.2) Career Advice. You need to be able to put a unique twist and/or spin on the standard career advice. Our goal is to deliver realistic advice in a voice that our readers trust. We're true believers that there's enough carbon-copy stuff on those HotMonsterBuilder sites. You must be original!Send me whatever you think is necessary to get the gig and an approximate figure of what you would like to earn per post (you won't get rich - but we can help with the groceries). You might be asked to write a paid sample blog entry. Payment will be made via Paypal. We'll plan to start at two posts a week per position (approximately 250 words each) and see how it goes from … [Read more...] about Paid Bloggers Wanted for Jobacle.com
Happy Friday cubemates! Here are some random tidbits before we roll into the weekend in style. Explosive Jobacle Growth. November is upon us and we're getting ready for a fall - literally. October was such a huge month for us that it's absolutely impossible to maintain this level of growth. We'd love to - but we don't expect it. Thanks to some major buzz (and our ever-growing number of loyal readers) here's how October broke down:60,000 hits15,729 unique visitors181,000 Alexa rankWe more than doubled last month's number of unique visitors and shattered my goal of 10,000. We're on the other side of the spike, but we love the ride!Online Resumes Continue to Fail. Regibe Baisomo is 32 years old, single, and seeking a full-time, live-in domestic helper job in Hong Kong. She's good in Chinese & Western cooking, baby sitting, washing, car washing and ironing.I certainly can't justify hiring Regibe (sorry!) for my one-bedroom apartment. And … [Read more...] about Online Resumes Continue to Fail and Other Friday Junk
It's Friday, and you have our permission to punch any of your co-workers that go around announcing, 'TGIF.' Here's your weekly Jobacle Mishmash.1) Most of you make an annual salary and have moved beyond hourly wages, but we know you're still curious to see how you earn money in real time. Thanks to this nifty clock you can calculate how much you're making per month, week and hour. It's fun and depressing - all at the same time! 2) Hey boss, F**K YOU! Dropping an F-bomb or two around the office could land you that long-deserved promotion. Okay, maybe not. But a new study says that occasional cursing among colleagues can foster solidarity and help express feelings of stress and frustration.3) Halloween at work can be scarier than any Michael Myers movie! Subscribe to the Jobacle blog now and stop by to trick o' treat next week when we talk about some ghoulish office events. Also, be sure to place your order now for this year's most popular … [Read more...] about How Much Money Do You Earn a Second?
In a week where Britney Spears lost her kids and some washed up reality dude Johnny Fairplay lost his teeth - Jobacle gained a bunch of new fans! Thanks to some amazing love from Gawker, Google and Thoof, Jobacle has just experienced it's biggest week ever! It's only October 5 and we've already hit our monthly target for unique visitors. Simply amazing. That being said, I am hard at work on some compelling content that will continue to set us apart from all of those other HotMonsterBuilder sites and generic career blogs. Here are Friday's musings.1) Check back at 3pm ET today for your chance to get a private invite to a hot new Web 2.0 site. Our first 100 readers at that time will gain access to a very valuable business resource. Subscribe now!2) I do not consider myself a techno geek but there's a new item out there that I've already placed my order for: The 8-bit tie. For $19.99 you get a slice of 1988! It looks straight outta Super Mario … [Read more...] about Jobacle's Biggest…Week…Ever!
Every Friday I will bring you up to speed on the latest Joabcle happenings. Fear not, we're not ditching The Forward of the Week. It will be posted later today.1) We would like to congratulate Graham Langdon, founder of the MillionDollarWiki, for hitting the 1,000 page mark. In a few short months that's a very impressive feat. To learn more about his project, download episode #69 of the Working Podcast.I purchased the page MillionDollarWiki.com/Podcast which has already received hundreds of unique visitors. If you are a podcaster who is interested in having your show displayed on the page, please contact me, as I will be subleasing space on the page for $5 per show per month. You'll get to experience the benefits of the Million Dollar Wiki for a few bucks before you decide to shell out $100. As the MDW grows, this is a great way to get some extra, targeted exposure for your show.2) This is a great time to subscribe to the Jobacle blog. We've got some … [Read more...] about Friday Cubicle Report: Jobacle Mishmash