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Longtime CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson Replaced By President and COO Irina Novoselsky

For 14 years, Matt Ferguson led CareerBuilder. As of today, however, his time as CEO is over. In a release, former president and COO Irina Novoselsky will take over as CEO. Ferguson will be relegated to executive chairman, effective today.
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CareerBuilder Slashing Office Space, Moving Out of Downtown Chicago Digs

While competitors like Indeed and ZipRecruiter are busy adding space, CareerBuilder is movin’ on out. Crain’s Chicago Business is citing sources close to negotiations that the Chicago-based job board is leaving its long-time downtown
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CareerBuilder Gets Slapped With Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Bullying

Reported in Crain’s Chicago Business on June 13, Lori McInerney, a former marketing director who started with CareerBuilder in 2002, has filed a lawsuit against her former employer. McInerney was promoted eight times during her time there
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CareerBuilder’s Bullish Outlook for Grads: This is the Strongest Job Market in a Decade

CareerBuilder’s annual college graduate job forecast doesn’t beat around the bush this year. Its latest research gets right to the point: “It is a good time to be a graduate, as employers say they are planning to hire more recent...
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My Initial Thoughts on The Glassdoor Acquisition

Glassdoor didn’t make much of a splash when it launched back in 2008. Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, and HotJobs owned the headlines, while upstarts like Indeed, SimplyHired, and Jobster were grabbing most of the remaining attention.
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New Ownership at CareerBuilder Means Cost-Cutting, Layoffs, and Departing Executives

It’s not 1999 anymore. There was a time when anything with a dot-com at the end of it was akin to a rocket ship blasting to a moon made of money. Job boards like were thought to have tremendous...
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CareerBuilder Sells Labor Market Analytics Firm Emsi to Strada

Sell! Sell! Sell! Keeping in tune with the private-equity playbook, it was just a matter of time before Apollo Global, CareerBuilder’s majority shareholder since 2016, would start putting pieces of the portfolio up for sale. Announced today,
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If Your Onboarding Program Means Filling Out Papers, Say Goodbye to Your New Hire

There is no time period more paramount to an employee’s career than onboarding, yet so many companies are failing at the process. With up to 30% of new hires quitting in their first six months and 22% leaving in the...
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5 Steps to Reigniting Career Development For Today’s Workforce

Career development ain’t what it used to be. Success meant a linear climb to the top of one’s profession or employer. Though some organizations have embraced a flexible approach to career development, we are just scratching the surface.
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CareerBuilder Launches Talent Discovery to Ease the Pain of Logging In and Out Everywhere

Earlier this month CareerBuilder announced the release of its new Talent Discovery platform. This addition is aimed at decreasing the amount of time recruiters spend filling employment vacancies by combining all of the company’s products into