I just got an email today from Indeed saying:
I have been notified by my QA team that your site no longer meets our requirements for organic listings for the following reason:
• All sites must be pay to post. Your site is free to post.
As a result, Indeed has removed your organic job listings from our site. We have a high set of standards for our free organic listings and our QA team is very stringent with the…Continue
Any of my fellow jobboarders who were aspiring to run an auto dealership job board sorry to late Autobytel beat you to it, www.dealershipjobs.com. But dealershipjobs.net was available so I snagged it.Irvine-based Autobytel said today, among a slew of other announcements, that it is launching a new job site called Dealershipjobs.com. The new site will provide job listings for auto dealers, to help them attract employees. The firm… Continue
There has been a spate of articles recently about TheLadders – specifically, how the site is a bad deal for job seekers. To wit:
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on January 25, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments
A lot of the chatter about social media in our industry has been about how it may displace job boards as a core recruiting tool. Less has been said about how job sites can actually use social media to promote their services. It’s time to rectify this oversight!
Job boards must connect with two core audiences: job…Continue
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Predictions are a dime a dozen – and if you’re lucky, no one goes back at the end of the year to see how accurate your…Continue
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Job Board Doctor topped 100 posts this year – and some were more popular than…Continue
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What happened in the job board world in 2010? Well, it wasn't all bad! Take a look at the year in review - and feel free to add your 2 cents.
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Every day we are deluged with images, sounds, sights, smells….and…Continue
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Not long after job boards were unleashed on an unsuspecting world, the folks managing these sites noticed an interesting phenomenon: job seekers would spend a considerable…Continue
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It’s been an interesting several months in the job site world. To wit:…Continue
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Is social recruiting a symptom of larger problems in the world of recruitment – or is it a solution to recruitment woes? Let me argue both sides of this…Continue
It’s been estimated that as much as 40% of the current desktop-based recruitment searching will migrate mobile devices by 2014. I suspect the change may occur even more…Continue
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It’s fun bashing job boards (ok, it’s fun bashing…Continue
In my experience, I’ve found that programmers often expect people to act linearly – going from point A to point B, logically and inexorably marching forward, until they reach their goal.
People don’t usually act that way. They use nutty search terms. They randomly click on ads. They open new browser windows and forget what they were originally looking for. They fail to notice
some buttons and features, yet become fixated on…
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on October 19, 2010 at 9:09am — No Comments
Craigslist is the elephant in the room for some of us. This group is about sharing ideas on effective ways to compete with Craig. Please join us to discuss and share ideas. You can find the group here:
Or look up on the group section.
Added by Eric Swanson on October 18, 2010 at 6:49pm — No Comments
(Note: Today’s guest post is by Felix Wetzel, Group Marketing Director for Jobsite.co.uk. You can read more at his blog)
Job boards are the number 1 channel for finding a job and for finding candidates. The recession has cemented this position even further. If you want to know more, have a look at Jobsite’s…Continue
In August, I began gathering data from job seekers, HR professionals, recruiters, and job board employees and operators on the future of job boards and the methods for finding jobs and candidates. Now, 275 responses later, we have some results.
Each survey respondent identified him or herself as a job seeker, a HR or recruiting professional, or a job board employee or operator. Based on their response to that question, they then answered a series of questions specific to…Continue
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