Anyone who's used the Internet for job hunting knows one of the biggest frustrations is the "recruiting black hole": You submit your resume to job postings and often hear nothing back beyond an automated e-acknowledgment of receipt (sometimes not even that), or you think you posted a great resume online but don't know which recruiters find it or what they do with it.
Earlier this month, CareerBuilder.com presumably changed the game by announcing new functionality (…
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One of the most popular posts I've written is about generating revenue. So my readers are interested in making money - go figure! A smart blogger would have immediately written more posts about revenue (and I did write …
Imagine that you’re one of the thousands of job boards thatprovided Indeed with job postings from its inception. Imagine that in addition to providing those jobs (which turned Indeed into the most visited job site on the web), you also spent money promoting those same jobs – thus providing Indeed with a lucrative source of income. Imagine that, in return, Indeed provided your job board with a stream of inbound referrals (both organic and…
I’ve observed that approximately 90% of the music put out at any given time is just not very good. Much is mediocre, and some is simply appalling. Well, folks, this is true of many industries, and it’s true of the job board industry.
Why? Well, honestly, job boards are more complex than they seem, both in design and operation. Add to this the never-ending winds of change and competition, and you can see how a job board operator might hit a few false notes.
There are thousands of job sites out there. If you spend much time looking at them, like I do, you quickly realize that many lack ‘brand identity’.
In other words, they’re forgettable.
Try it yourself. Go to JobBoardReviews or Google “your favorite industry + jobs” and see what you find. I’m betting that (after you get past the aggregator and Big 3 listings) you’ll discover niche sites that look and feel, well,… Continue
I've found that having a niche board and name that sells itself is critical. Can anyone explain the first few steps however to move from a beta site to a full board, such as what kind of developers and typical cost one should spend? I've seen quotes off market place boards such as Elance for about $4K. The name of my job site is simple and geared
specifically at MBAs that want to live and work in major citys. I'm not going to put the name up here, as this blog is… Continue
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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
Do you think employers have an accurate view of the results job boards deliver, and if not, why?
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 YM Careers, 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.