The Flaws with LinkedIn’s Job Matching, and How Its Recent Acquisition Might Help


This past February, LinkedIn acquired Bright, a job matching service, for $120 million. This left some people wondering: Why? What Was The Incentive? What was it that Bright had to offer LinkedIn? How did the online networking site stand to benefit from the purchase of a much smaller job matching service? LinkedIn, while used by […]

LinkedIn Acquires for Job Matching Technology


On February 6, business-oriented social network LinkedIn announced the acquisition of, a site dedicated to job matching. was specifically designed to address complaints by employers that ”there are no qualified applicants,” and complaints by job seekers that their resumes are overlooked. The company developed technology to more effectively match up job seekers and […]