MyCareer, TradeMe, jobs.com.au & TheBigChair?? What is happening down in Fairfax land


Posted By: Thomas Shaw, 8:00am Wednesday 24 November 2010

Yesterday, Fairfax Media released an important announcement (PDF) as a result of a long winding review of its entire business operations. There were a few strategic announcements made about the future of MyCareer and the new use for jobs.com.au

The domain jobs.com.au has had a colourful past. Owned or operated by a number of different companies including AdCorp, Bernard Hodes, JobX, etc... and most recently OMG (was Boomerang now part owned by Fairfax). In 2006, our TV screens were plastered with a fictional character called Axel Johnson "What Iím about to show you may change your life. Itís called Jobs.com.au". What a mess that turned out to be.




The full investor presentation contains over 110 slides, so I have pulled out the most relevant ones for recruitment advertising. Some key takeaways from the presentation are: