Jobboarders.com is a professional community for those working in the online employment services industry. Operated by the International Association of Employment Web Sites, it offers daily articles and biweekly columns written by thought leaders on key topics related to the operation, products and services, management and business success of job boards and other employment sites.
There are plenty of folks writing about best practices in management, but few who cover leadership, and no one but David Lewis tackles leadership in the online employment services industry. Drawing on his experience as the CEO of both a job board – AllCountyJobs.com – and a human resource consulting firm – OperationsInc.com, David will post a biweekly column that explores the issues and dissects the challenges of leading a job board or other employment site in today’s demanding economic environment.
There is a large and growing number of online recruitment-related apps, software products, systems and services, and nobody knows them better than Dean Da Costa. A recruiter for Lockheed Martin and the author of one of the Top 25 Must Read Blogs for Recruiters, he is widely regarded as the leading authority on tools being used by job boards and other employment sites as well as their customers. His biweekly column will review the best for sourcing, screening, candidate communication and management, and more.
Thousands of professional societies and associations now operate online career centers and job boards. While many of the best practices for their management and operation are the same as those for commercial employment sites, the unique culture and values of the .org community create a distinctive set of challenges and opportunities. Jennifer Baker, the Director of CareerHQ at the American Society of Association Executives will pen a biweekly column focused on how best to optimize the member service and non-dues revenue of an association job board.
Amidst all the chatter about this new technology or that new functionality, it’s all too easy – but extremely dangerous – to overlook the one aspect of your site that most determines its appeal: Words. And, while many employment sites now feature an engaging vocabulary, they continue to rely on a term that is anathema to the very talent that establishes their business.
Words have meaning, of course – they convey information – but they also elicit responses – they touch nerves –…
Big Data is suddenly everywhere. You actually have to try hard to avoid it. What was once an esoteric concept bantered around by computer scientists in the late 1990’s, has now become the go to buzzword and the proposed solution from everything to fighting crime to curing…
The all new Jobboarders.com will be launching on May 1st.
The new site features:
First, something happens – something unusual or notable, something that prompts a person to file it away in their memory. Next, the person tells a story about what happened. Perhaps they exaggerate or embellish – whatever is needed to make it a good story and engage their audience. Perhaps the story is interesting enough that some of the listeners retell it to their friends. Pretty soon, you have a myth.…