I recently had the privilege of hosting #HFChat – the HireFriday Tweet-fest organized by @HRMargo and @CyndyTrivella. HireFriday is all about helping job seekers find work. Recruiters, HR professionals, and the occasional job board doctor pose and answer common questions about the job hunt. It’s a wonderful event for all involved.
My subject – surprisingly enough! – was “Making job boards work for you”. The conversation ranged from the basics (setting up job alerts, using job boards for research, etc.) to the esoteric (@Jerry_Albright offering free personalized consultations with all job seekers). One of the questions I posed was: “What would you change about job boards if you could?” Here are some of the suggestions: