Yahoo Using Craigslist, Not HotJobs, to Find Employees

ZD Net reporter Donna Bogatin wrote an interesting article today about how Yahoo HotJObs is using Craigslist to find candidates for its own job openings.

Bogatin questions the point of Yahoo HotJobs' claim of reaching over three times the readers of the top 100 newspapers in the United States, if they need to outsource their own hiring needs.

About the author

Frank Watson has been involved with the Web since it started. For the past five years, he headed SEM for FXCM -- at one time one of the top 25 spenders with AdWords. He has worked with most of the major analytics companies and pioneered the ability to tie online marketing with offline conversion.

He has now started his own marketing agency, Kangamurra Media. This new venture will keep him busy when he is not editing the Search Engine Watch forums, blogging at a number of authoritative sites, and developing some interesting online community sites.

He was one of the first 100 AdWords Professionals, a Yahoo and Overture Ambassador, and a member or mod of many of the industry forums. He is also on the Click Quality Council and has worked hard to diminish click fraud.