There is a lot of activity in the online recruiting industry now – more than I’ve seen in many years. Money is flowing in, startups are blossoming, and established players are branching out.
So why now? Part of it stems from the (slow) retreat of the recession – more people working means more interest in finding candidates. Part comes from the rise of social media and mobile, spurring innovation and new thinking about old recruiting…Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on March 15, 2011 at 9:11am — No Comments
Why do job seekers go to job boards? Ahem – to find a job.
I might add that’s why they network, Tweet, post profiles on LinkedIn, and troll through company career sites. They just want a job. Right?
Well, no. Not exactly. They want a lot more than a ‘job’. They in fact have an entire laundry list of desires:
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on March 8, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments
Go to any animal shelter and you will usually see pets that simply got too big for their owners – hulking St. Bernards, twelve-foot pythons, walking catfish, and so on. It’s easy in hindsight to blame the owners. But the owners weren’t thinking about how big the animal would one day become; they were focused on how much they wanted it.
Since roughly 2005, job boards have lived with aggregators such as …Continue
Although it may not seem like it at times, the job board industry is a technology-driven industry. After all, it was the combination of a database and the web that gave it birth so many years ago. After a fairly lengthy period of incremental and erratic technical growth, the industry is seeing lots of change – and I suspect that those sites that ignore these changes may suffer.
So, which technologies (and technology trends) are changing job boards?
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on February 22, 2011 at 9:02am — No Comments
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Added by Erika on February 15, 2011 at 1:55am — No Comments
New Jobboarder member has questions for the group.
We have been using job software by Webscribble and are considering other providers that will allow a different look and functionality.
Do any of the members know what software is being used on any of the following job boards?
In the beginning, there was the job board, and the candidates rejoiced. So many jobs! So many locations! So much easier than paper.
The employers liked it, too.
But after a while, candidates realized that general boards were, well….general. They discovered that many (er, most) jobs were inapplicable to their interests. So they asked the job boards to make things easier. “Help us find just the jobs we want!”
Job board operators responded in a variety of…Continue
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
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on January 18, 2011 at 9:20am — No Comments
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
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on January 4, 2011 at 9:56am — No Comments
Job Board Doctor topped 100 posts this year – and some were more popular than…Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on December 27, 2010 at 9:19am — No Comments
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.
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on December 14, 2010 at 9:08am — No Comments
Every day we are deluged with images, sounds, sights, smells….and…Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on December 8, 2010 at 9:05am — No Comments
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
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on December 1, 2010 at 9:06am — No Comments
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It’s been an interesting several months in the job site world. To wit:…Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on November 23, 2010 at 9:04am — No Comments
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