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Sep 13th 2012

Talent Acquisition Heads Back to School!


Labor Day has come and gone, and many of you have been snapping those memorable "first day of school" photos of your kids heading off to the first day of class. But you're not the only ones going back to campus! This fall, the College Recruiting team will be promoting AOL as a great place to work by sharing stories about internships, innovation, and culture, while engaging with the top talent at career fairs, information sessions, club meetings and on-site visits.

Last year's popular campus visits brought AOL a large pool of very successful interns, entry-level hires, and recent MBA graduates who were ready to put their freshly-sharpened skills to work. This year, our team is trying to outdo ourselves by engaging even more impressive students from around the country.

Three teams of enthusiastic AOL employees have already met over 300 students at local New York Campus Fairs:


Next up? We're off to campuses nationwide to fill internship and full-time roles. Look out for us at career fairs, club meetings and networking sessions at Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, UC Berkeley, Virginia Tech, University of Maryland and many more!

To learn more about interships, follow @AOLInterns on Twitter. For other job opportunities at AOL, visit our Careers page.

Sep 6th 2012

Patch to Hold Sales Recruiting Event in Mid-September

All through September, Patch.com will be holding recruiting events for our sales teams across the US! We are looking for remarkably talented Inside and Outside Sales Candidates who thrive in a fast-paced and constantly-changing environment. If you are a goal-oriented achiever who can exceed individual targets while being a true team player, keep reading.

Our team does more than simply sell a suite of products and generate revenue for Patch. We are active members of our communities, ambassadors of the Patch brand, and tireless multi-taskers,go-getters and problem-solvers. We work with our partners to provide affordable local online advertising opportunities that work. We are committed to helping local businesses survive and thrive.

As a Patch Sales Team member, you will have the exciting opportunity to make a real impact on Patch's sales, revenue and continued growth. Your experience in inside or outside sales, digital advertising and working in a metrics-based position will help you not only meet but hopefully exceed sales targets. Combining your expertise with an entrepreneurial spirit, you will bring an infectious enthusiasm for Patch's unique model, long-term vision and success.

And did we mention fun? From our monthly Fun Club activities to the Give 5 program that offers our employees paid time off to do volunteer work in Patch towns, Patchers know how to have a good time! Patch is all about serving communities, and having fun is one of the most important ways we accomplish that.

Applications are now being reviewed for our sales recruiting events. The Inside Sales Team will be talking to top talent in New York on September 13th and in San Francisco on September 25th. The Outside Sales Team is holding a sales recruiting event in Los Angeles on September 10th. You definitely don't want to miss out on this rare opportunity to get an inside look at Patch!

If you are a top sales professional, or you know someone looking to join Patch's growing sales team, please apply here. To learn more about Patch check out GO Patch!

May 31st 2012

Heroes Wanted: Virtual Career Fair

There are so many job opportunities out there sohow do you really know which one is right for you? Wouldn't it be great if you could just cut though the red tape and talk directly to the hiringmanager? You could find out firsthand what it's like to work at a company, what type of projects you'd be working on and if you have what it takes to get the job done.

Actually, that would be better than great... it would be super! So, in collaboration with our Heroes Wanted program, AOL's Mobile Team decided we're going to do just that. We are hosting a virtual career fair in three locations on June 6th for all you mobile mavericks out there. This is way more than your typical recruiting schmooze fest. You'll hear directly from our hiring managers about all the amazing products you could be working on, the culture at AOL and the sweet perks we offer. There will even be an opportunity to interact with our staff and a chance to ask any questions you might have have, during the session.

If you are a mobile developer or know of a top-notch mobile developer who might be interested, you should join us. You won't be disappointed.Registration is easy – you can get to it through our about.me page:www.about.me/aolmobile. We hope to see you there!

May 15th 2012

AOL's Cambio Inspires the Next Generation of Teen Entrepreneurs


As teen unemployment rates continue to rise,* we are proud to announce a new partnership with the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to help teens reach their entrepreneurial dreams. NFTE, an international non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring young people from low-income communities to stay in school and recognize business opportunities has launched MakeYourJob.org , an interactive new web resource that gives teens the basic tools and knowledge needed to help turn their interests and hobbies into real businesses. We have partnered with MakeYourJob.org for the launch of a new content hub focused on helping teens create businesses and learn to make smart financial choices throughout their lives that will live on Cambio.com.

Cambio and the NFTE will collaborate to allow teens access to MakeYourJob.org, along with inspiring videos of fellow teen entrepreneurs on Cambio.com. We will also give a select number of teen entrepreneurs competing in NFTE's National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge the opportunity to present their business ideas on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt-NY, our three day conference and startup-competition, in September 2012.

To learn more about this new partnership click here. To get more details about TechCrunch Disrupt-NY click here.

*Employment Policies Institute and Bureau of Labor Statistics

Apr 27th 2012

HuffPost UK and LinkedIn Conduct Poll Around London Mayoral Elections


Ahead of the London mayoral elections next week, The Huffington Post UK teamed up with LinkedIn to conduct an opinion poll asking London based professionals to voice their opinions on the widely debated topic of supporting business in the capital. Out of almost 1,000 London voters, 35% felt that job creation was the most important factor in supporting London businesses.

The poll findings come as it's revealed that Britain is back in recession, with recent figures showing that London has the second highest unemployment rate of any British region. Those aged 18-29 were the most vocal on the subject of job creation, with this age group making up the majority of those keen for it to be the new Mayor's top priority and reflecting the high levels of youth unemployment blighting the capital.

The poll also revealed that improvements to transport links and entrepreneurial support were of equal importance to voters, with each receiving 19% of the votes respectively. A further 14% of voters felt that crime and security should be the next mayor's priority, whilst the remaining 12% believed infrastructure should be the focus of our next mayor's efforts.

Learn more about the poll click here.

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