The Career 100 updates metrics and features

RiseSmart announced today that the Career 100, the directory and ranking system for career blogs, has added new features and enhanced its algorithm by incorporating a broader range of metrics, including data from Yahoo and Alexa. The Career 100 is located at

My blog is currently in the top 20 😀

To better serve Career 100 bloggers and those jobseekers, recruiters, HR managers and others who use the directory as a reference, RiseSmart has added new metrics to its ranking system. In addition to Technorati rankings and Google PageRank, the Career 100 now factors Yahoo InLinks and Alexa traffic rankings into its algorithm.

The Career 100 also has added new features, including:

1. Searching by blog name.

Users can search for specific blogs in the Career 100 and quickly find their rankings and other information.

2. Searching content.

Users can search the content of all Career 100 blogs with a single search query. This makes the Career 100 a valuable reference tool for searching the content of hundreds of career-related blogs by keyword or topic.

3. View recent posts.

Users can view a popup window displaying recent posts from each Career 100 blog.

4. OPML Feed.

Users can access a feed incorporating all Career 100 blogs.

5. Career 100 badge with current rank.

Bloggers can display a badge on their Web site that automatically displays their current Career 100 ranking.


About Gautam

Gautam is a HR professional interested in how emerging technologies are impacting work, careers and organizations.

Posted on March 5, 2009, in blogging, HR and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Hi Gautam!

    This is not related to the post so hope that is fine. Was very curious to know if you have got your hands on Happionaire’s Cash The Crash,Yogesh Chabria? I am waiting to get my copy, but I was wondering if you have a special preview copy or something to review as you had reviewed ITHW?


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