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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.

Peer Poll

Want a real time look at how your site’s activities and results stack up with its industry peers?  Take the biweekly Peer Poll.  It surveys job boards and other employment sites on business trends, site performance and other factors in day-to-day operations.

This Week's Poll Question

What kind of sales force are you using to generate business for your site?

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Industry Leadership

By Gal Almog

Conventional wisdom is … well, conventional.  There’s not much original to it.  And, rising to the top in the online employment services industry requires something more.  Gal Almog, the founder and Group President of RealMatch, offers his unvarnished views on where the industry is today and where it will likely be down the road.

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Board Biz Daily: New Insights & Opinions Every Day

1 Week Until IAEWS Fall Congress Discount Registration Ends

The IAEWS Fall Congress will be held on October 16-17, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.  This 2-part event will be the largest gathering of the year for the global employment solutions industry.

The Fall Congress will be kicked off by Monster COO Mark Stoever, who will share his vision for the future of the industry.

He’ll…

Reframe Your Perspective

By Amy Goble, Vice President HealthCareerCenter.com

Many of us in the “association” world are familiar with association-speak. We have acronyms for everything, we are centered on our vision and mission, we focus on our members and member-value, we drive non-dues revenue, we promote continuing education and certification, we advocate on behalf of our members, we attend conferences and go to meetings --…

Board Blogs: Personal Commentary and Comments

Job Boards are Still Popular and Here's Why

There are a multitude of different job searching techniques and platforms, but job boards are still the top source of…

Why Require the "Create an Account" to Apply?

One thing I have seen on MANY job boards is that you have to create an account (email and password). Is this really the best route? Best for user experience?

Why would a possible applicant want to create an account? On some sites that we tested we would lose about 50% of people wanting to apply on the "login" or "create an account" page. Once we removed it we had more success.

I understand that companies want to keep this information to send emails to, log in features,…

1 Week Until IAEWS Fall Congress Discount Registration Ends

The IAEWS Fall Congress will be held on October 16-17, 2015 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.  This 2-part event will be the largest gathering of the year for the global employment solutions industry.

The Fall Congress will be kicked off by Monster COO Mark Stoever, who will share his vision for the future of the industry.

He’ll…

 
 
 

CyberSoapbox

Here's your chance to sound off on the key issues, ideas and innovations affecting job boards and other employment sites.  Every other week, we'll post a new topic and set up the soapbox.  That's your invitation to step up and let your industry colleagues know what you think.

This Week’s Issue

How important is it for an employment site to be in a network where job postings and/or candidates can be shared across the other participating sites?

Share your thoughts in the Board Biz Daily post.

The .Org Board

By Jennifer Baker

Association career centers face both formidable challenges and extraordinary opportunities thanks to the unique culture and values of the .org community. And yet, it’s never been more important to optimize their Member value and non-dues revenue potential.  In a column brought to you by Boxwood Technology, Jennifer Baker, Director of CareerHQ.org from ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, explores what it takes for career centers to overcome the challenges and capture the opportunities.

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