Welcome to JobBoarders.com

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

Peer Poll Results: The Data Security Challenge

Our last Peer Poll asked, “Do you have insurance against litigation and/or claims caused by data breaches, malware attacks or phishing expeditions conducted against your customers.”

The number of respondents for the question was relatively low, but 75 percent of those who did respond said they did NOT have such insurance.

That low level of response and the finding, itself, are not surprising.  With all of the other things we have to worry about,…

The IAEWS Fall Congress Extravaganza

This year’s IAEWS Fall Congress is a 3-day event unlike any other you’ve seen in our industry.

It begins on October 15, 2015 with The Stars of Recruiting Innovation™, a red carpet awards gala for the 2015 Recruiting Service Innovation Awards.

This celebration will be held in the same venue as the world famous Addys – the Recruitment Advertising…

Board Blogs: Personal Commentary and Comments

Mobilegeddon: Did Your Job Board Survive?

If you’ve heard anything about Mobilegeddon, you will know that not so long ago, a reign of terror ruled many websites, scaring them into some much needed mobile action.

Also commonly known as the mobilepocalyse or mopocalypse, the mobilegeddon is a new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm, brought out by Google on April 21st 2015.

Designed to give a boost to mobile-friendly pages in Google’s mobile search results, the new (but frightening) algorithm made many…

CareerBuilder acquires stake in Textkernel

Last week, CareerBuilder acquired a majority stake in Textkernel, a Dutch-based outfit providing semantic recruitment technology to the HR space. See more at: http://tinyurl.com/prnqsfh - why would an already well-trafficked job board want to improve search results?

Semantic search tools are a step forward in providing more accurate search results. They are made more powerful by parsing the resumes, cover letters, and social profiles prior to…

CyberSoapbox July 29, 2015

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 sites in the network?

What are your thoughts?




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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