LinkedIn Launches a Set of Mobile Recruiting Products

Mobile mobile mobile! The valley mantra you’re so familiar with by now.
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Amazon to Hire 70,000 Workers for the Holidays

Amazon.com Inc. plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers for its U.S. warehouse network this year, a 40 percent increase that points to the company’s upbeat expectations about the holiday selling season.

Twitter to Double Its European HQ Ranks

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Apple Appears to Be Hiring in China

Some of the eye-catching China-based positions include an environmental affairs program manager, a security specialist and a store specialist.

Path Names Kallol Das New VP of Engineering

A new hire for Path’s engineering corps.
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It’s Still Tough to Get a Job at Google and Facebook

It’s hard out there for an engineer.
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Why Is Amazon Hiring for a Secret New Jersey Warehouse?

Speculation is that the AmazonFresh grocery delivery business will soon come to New York City.
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With Obama Visit on Tap, Amazon Announces 5,000 New Warehouse Jobs

A day before President Obama is set to deliver a jobs speech at its Chattanooga warehouse, Amazon today announced that it is adding 5,000 full-time jobs to its network of warehouses. The hiring will occur both at current and new fulfillment centers, as Amazon expands its AmazonFresh grocery delivery business and competes with eBay and others to bring same-day delivery to the masses. Amazon currently employs 20,000 full-time employees across its 40-plus U.S. warehouses.

AOL Hires Ad Vet Bob Lord Replaces Ned Brody as Sales Head, Strikes Real-Timey Ad Partnership with Publicis

A new exec for AOL — this doesn’t happen every day. Wait, it does.
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Battery Ventures Hires a Top Comms Exec: Former WSJ Reporter Rebecca Buckman

Like many venture firms in Silicon Valley, Battery Ventures has hired a top communications and content exec — former Wall Street Journal reporter Rebecca Buckman. She will be a VP at Battery, in charge of a number of media areas, including developing original content about its portfolio of investments. Buckman has also written for Forbes and, most recently, has been doing some PR work. Adding top execs to focus on media and content at VC firms has been increasing, including the recent hiring of former WSJ reporter Ben Worthen by Sequoia Capital and Wired’s Michael Copeland at Andreessen Horowitz, among others.

Is New York’s Digital Boom Slowing Down?