Up and running!

It took about a year for me to get back up and running, but I’m happy to say that AcidGloss.net is back! The theme is up, and some content has been loaded in.  Over the course of the next couple weeks I’ll be blogging (a lot more), and hopefully able to get this domain back to where it used to be. There will be sponsored posts, but I’ll be sure to keep them limited so that it doesn’t take away from everything else.  I figured a very simple CSS design would keep everything flowing.  Eventually I’d like to turn this into more of a magazine kind of setup but for the being I’m very happy with the result and moving forward with it. The last few years took me away from the internet due to landing myself a very crappy…

Bright Outlook for Online Workers

Online employment platform Elance has released the results from its annual survey on small business hiring trends. The survey reveals the job outlook is bright for people working online as a multitude of businesses continue to adopt online hiring as a core strategy to remain agile in today’s economic climate. Small and medium-sized businesses also show that adaptability and efficiency are key motivating factors for hiring online professionals with 73-percent of businesses citing the flexibility to scale up and down quickly as a key benefit and 60 percent indicating faster time to hire vs. traditional hiring approaches yielding huge time savings. Below are some of the key findings from the survey: Businesses Gain More Mileage with Hybrid Hiring Models Growing numbers of companies are planning to scale up their online hiring after reaping the benefits of a flexible, on-demand team…

Monster Brings Semantic Search for Talent Matching

Job search and “matching” engine Monster.com announced the launch of SeeMore, a cloud-based semantic search and analytics platform for managing resume databases. “Our philosophy on innovation is simple – we focus on products and solutions that deliver breakthrough technology to address a real market need. SeeMore(TM) is no exception. It solves a complex problem that many employers are facing — not having strategic visibility into their internal and external talent pools because they are using a range of technologies in an increasingly fragmented recruiting environment,” said Darko Dejanovic, EVP, Global CIO and Head of Product for Monster Worldwide. The SeeMore platform allows companies to search recruitment information to identify, access and match up appropriate talent with available positions. The platform enables HR to score and compare candidates, and mine current employee population to understand talent needs among other features. Minimizing…