The New Rules of Web Hiring

When Monster.com launched in 1994, the jobs website contained just a few hundred postings, nearly all of which sought tech workers. Today, job supersites like HotJobs.com and CareerBuilder.com along with Monster, host hundreds of thousands of listings for everything from marine mechanic to molecular biologist. But in a job market that is only beginning to warm up, these sites can start to feel like dark voids where resumes go in and offers seldom come out. Monster alone receives 40,000 new resumes a day. Says Monster founder Jeff Taylor: "Prepare for a competition." Here are some...

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