November 2007 Blog Posts (43)

The Employment Guide teams with Job.com

The Employment Guide, a division of Dominion Enterprises offering

a comprehensive recruitment solution for hourly workers, has entered

into a partnership agreement with full-service career portal Job.com. The partnership will allow The Employment Guide to reach more job seekers through expanded online distribution and Job.com visitors to connect with quality hourly and part-time…
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Added by Chris Russell on November 30, 2007 at 10:23am — No Comments

'Monster Problems'

Another day, another hack at Monster.



Stop the madness!



Latest Monster Attack Targets Employers






The latest hacker attack on job board giant
Monster… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on November 29, 2007 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Help wanted ads dip

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Help-Wanted

Advertising Index -- a key measure of job offerings in major newspapers

across America -- dipped one point in October. The Index now stands at 23.

It was 29 one year ago.



The Conference Board is the global business research and membership

organization.



In the last three months, help-wanted advertising declined in all nine

U.S. regions. Steepest declines occurred in the Pacific (-18.0%),… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on November 29, 2007 at 11:01am — No Comments

Where Next For Online Recruitment Videos?

Online video content is exploding, from clips on YouTube to video podcasts on iTunes, it seems like almost overnight the web has enabled broadcasters to reach audiences like never before.

Recruitment videos have already started to make their way onto the web, corporate recruiters are taking advantage of the medium, from tech companies like…

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Added by Julian Stopps on November 28, 2007 at 2:35pm — No Comments

9 Magazine Lists Job Searchers Use to Find Jobs

I just posted a new article on One Day, One Job about how job seekers use magazine lists to formulate their job search ideas. Recruiters can take a look and see how getting on lists (even ones that aren't Best Places to Work lists) can seriously help improve your company's employment brand.

Added by Willy Franzen on November 28, 2007 at 10:50am — No Comments

American Legion Launches Jobs Web Site for Veterans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion and Avue Technologies launched a joint Web site, http://www.vetjobs.us, to substantially increase employment opportunities in the federal government for America's returning veterans. The American Legion is the nation's largest veterans service organization, and Avue is the leading private-sector provider of human capital management services for federal

agencies.



The… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on November 28, 2007 at 8:56am — No Comments

SustainableEnergyJobs.com Has A New Look!

New Platform, New Look for SustainableEnergyJobs.com

SustainableEnergyJobs.com has a new look and interface! We are going to give our client employers and job seekers more features…

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Added by John Walker on November 28, 2007 at 2:33am — No Comments

How was IAEWS?

Did anyone go to IAEWS in florida? I'm curious as to how it was---especially the panel of the job board founders and the session on selling your job board. Please reply with your thoughts...

Added by Chris Russell on November 27, 2007 at 10:48am — 7 Comments

Podcast 35: Recruitment Xpertize

The latest born podcast is out, bringing you news and information from the world of digital recruiting.

On this week's show, our review of Xpertize's new web site, Monster's second security headache, rumours of a…

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Added by Julian Stopps on November 26, 2007 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Jobfinder Austria becomes StepStone.at - looks like Monster to me...

Why has StepStone decided to apply the usually monster-like approach of transforming the successful Jobfinder Austria platform into a StepStone brand?

Please read more and my comments on that in my latest article: http://www.online-recruiting.net/2007/11/26/jobfinderat-becomes-stepstoneat-looks-like-monster-to-me/

Added by Eva Zils on November 26, 2007 at 6:02am — No Comments

New Job Board Alert: GoliathJobs.com

I thought it was going to be a quiet week, then my local paper printed this (yes a newspaper wrote about an online job board!)

Web site helps students, alumni find employment…















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Added by Chris Russell on November 21, 2007 at 8:56pm — No Comments

The Mobile Internet – Job Board Analysis

This week, we thought we’d do some investigation into the functionality of existing mobile solutions offered by UK-based generalist job boards.

We selected four well known job boards as the focus of our investigations: Jobsite, Jobserve, Fish4Jobs and Monster UK. Their respective mobile offering can be found at …

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Added by Julian Stopps on November 21, 2007 at 5:33pm — No Comments

More on Hotjobs and Newspapers

I found this article questioning the partnership between Hotjobs and newspapers. Read it here. But this passage sums it up best;

But the project has not matured much outside of the HotJobs realm. The opportunity for content sharing and advertisement cross-sales has not quite gelled to the liking of the

newspapers. Now,…

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Added by Chris Russell on November 20, 2007 at 9:04am — No Comments

Podcast 34: A Zubka Cloud

The latest online recruitment podcast from born is now available.

On the show this week: Reed's freecruitment is not so free any more, online referral site…

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Added by Julian Stopps on November 19, 2007 at 3:39pm — No Comments

HotJobs gets 17 more newspapers

Once again the seemingly endless appetite for print has struck again. This time Yahoo beefs up its menu. From my perspective I dont see major benefits for the newspapers.(all it is is a chance to up sell the job board) If you notice in the article below, they dont seem to want to release any numbers. Doesn't sound like its working that well. ~C.R.



Yahoo Inc. has added 17 more newspapers to its group of online publishing partners, giving the group added heft as it approaches… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on November 18, 2007 at 11:10pm — No Comments

Please Join the Indeed Webinar: "Job Board Traffic and Brand Building with Indeed Sponsored Jobs"

Hello All,

Wednesday December 5th 2007, Indeed is conducting a Webinar that we thought you would find interesting - "Job Board Traffic and Brand Building with Indeed Sponsored Jobs" from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern time. You can find the full description and registration form…

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Added by Dylan Michael on November 16, 2007 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Lead Generation

Does anyone have suggestions or ideas on "Best Practices for Lead Generation" with job boards? I mean services, tools and resources outside of posting a resume and appying to jobs.

Thanks,

Adam

Added by Adam Berkowitz on November 16, 2007 at 11:20am — 1 Comment

5 reasons Monster should buy Jobster

As we approach 2008, I think the online recruiting landscape will see some acquisitions and changes. If ever 2 job sites needed a shot of infusion its Jobster and Monster. We all know of Monster's problems and Jobster is losing its chief evangelist and CEO Jason Goldberg.



So what better way to shake up the recruiting world than for Monster to buy Jobster. Here are five reasons it should happen.… Continue

Added by Chris Russell on November 16, 2007 at 10:54am — 2 Comments

Back to Basics

Back to Basics

November 12th, 2007 -- by…

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Added by Joe Stubblebine on November 15, 2007 at 4:17pm — 1 Comment

Launch of civilengineeringcentral.com; new site for civil engineering jobs

Civilengineeringcentral.com - A/E/P Central, LLC today announced the launch of a new niche job board and resume database devoted exclusively to the civil engineering community—from the professionals who visit the site, to the companies, agencies or recruiters who advertise job opportunities on the site.… Continue

Added by Carol Metzner on November 15, 2007 at 8:59am — No Comments

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Agency Acumen

By Cindy Songne, Simply Hired

Recruitment advertising agencies remain a valued partner of many corporate recruiting teams and continue to play a significant role in the development and implementation of their sourcing and recruiting strategy. Cindy Songne, Senior Director Agency Relations at Simply Hired, has served as the liaison between job boards and these agencies for many years. Her biweekly column will explain the role, practices and business model of agencies and the best approaches to developing a sound business relationship with them.

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Dissecting Big Data

By David Bernstein, eQuest

While metrics and analytics have always played a role in recruitment, it wasn’t until the advent of Big Data that recruiters and employment sites began to consider how best to acquire and exploit the huge volume of data now available.  David Bernstein, Vice President of the Data Analytics Division at eQuest, has been at the forefront in thinking through these issues.  His biweekly column will examine emerging opportunities and best practices for leveraging Big Data to make decisions and take actions that are better informed.

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