The Future of Job Boards

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Contrary to popular belief, the job board industry is expanding faster than ever. The supposed dominance of generalist big boards such as LinkedIn and Monster actually pales in comparison to the thousands of niche boards that open up every year. In fact, according to one job board expert, 2013 may have been the best year for niche job boards ever. Niche job boards are the most effective way to find the strongest job candidates.

Job Board Ad of the Week

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It’s from Indian job board company Naukri. My 15-year-old son Andrew pointed out this ad that he found on his Facebook page. Dad, come see this,” he says. It worked on me. At first I thought it was some pitch for a donation. Then I wondered where the beggar went. Then I read the sign, thought a bit, laughed, and finally went to their website.

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Top 10 Irish Job Boards – 2015 Edition

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So, as you probably already know by now, each year we take a look at what’s hot and what’s not in the world of job boards in a variety of different countries ( we looked the UK last month ). And in doing so, we note the shifts and the changes, as well as any emerging patterns from the data to keep you informed as to where today’s job seeker is searching for jobs. The post Top 10 Irish Job Boards – 2015 Edition appeared first on Social Talent.

Remote Job Boards - The Complete List

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Enter, remote job boards. In order to help out companies and applicants looking to post and apply to remote job positions, here is the most comprehensive and up-to-date list of remote job boards, along with a few words about each of them. Why should you post your job ad on remote job boards? After all, you have to compete with hundreds of thousands of other companies on countless generalist job boards.

How Job Seekers View Free Job Board Postings

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My Take On The 2012 Recruiting Tech Startup Competition

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Why I love it: Job seekers can search opportunities (in specific locations, in various industries, etc), and refine search results with likes or dislikes. Though candidates already can review opportunities via their smartphones–mobile versions of company job portals, branded mobile apps, etc.–this Category: Job Board. Why I love it: OnGig is no ordinary job board, and its job listings go beyond the traditional job description.

Obama Wants to Take Over Your Job Board and Training Business

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In case you missed it, the Economist’s feature story this week was on the rise of state capitalism. If you don’t want to take the time to read it, you can save yourself a bunch of time because our president summed it up in one line during the State of the Union last night. The context of his statement was that of a private company, Siemens, that recruited a woman, Jackie Bray, paid for her training at a community college and then hired her full-time to take advantage of that training.

Eight Killer Staffing Resolutions For 2012

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For example, as 2012 dawns, some staffing firms are still struggling to work their way out of the recession — while others say business is booming. Based on what has worked — or not worked — in the past and the trends they see for the coming year, we asked staffing firm owners and managers what their plans are for improving businesses in 2012: * Work with clients who are serious about filling the position.

Top 10 Staffing Talk Stories of 2012

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You can listen to other sources spouting off about the massive effects that Hurricane Sandy, Facebook, the Olympics, and Gangnam Style have had on staffing in 2012, but to us those claims are about as valuable as the Travolta-Newton John Christmas album. Nope, the staffing story of 2012 was healthcare and the election. Most Clicked Stories of 2012. Staffing Industry Trends for 2012 and Beyond (3,952 clicks). Top 10 Most Dangerous Jobs (5,219 clicks).

My Favorite Staffing Talk Posts Of 2012

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And I thought it would be interesting for me to take a look back at some of my favorite posts of 2012, though a year-ender is not an original idea certainly. 2012 wasn’t very old when I came across this provocative Yahoo! Message Board: “Manpower Group A Sinking Ship.” Among them, job board and career site consultant Jeff Dickey-Chasins, who had this to say. MOST jobs posted by staffing firms DO NOT EXIST.

Do Recruiters Have An Image Problem?

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But after just speaking to a networking group consisting of mostly unemployed people about how to do a better job of presenting – and telling – their own stories, I am convinced recruiters don’t have the greatest reputation. At least among many job seekers. It also explained they said, at least in part, why recruiters reach out to them even when they don’t have a specific job prospect in mind at the moment.

Staffing News Of The Day, September 28, 2012

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Record number of clothing items collected to support disadvantaged job seekers. Most Advertised Job Titles. revises hiring numbers: 453,000 more jobs added in third year of recovery. La Feria has the 2012 Comerica Hatch Detroit award receiving a $50,000 prize as well as many in kind services such as information technology services from Strategic Staffing Solutions. Aurora Health Care accused of job discrimination.

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4 More Ways to Find the Right Job Candidate Online

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Niche Job Boards. Monster, Careerbuilder, and your local newspaper are not the only places to post your available job opportunities. When you are looking for someone in a particular field, try searching Google for niche job boards. Simply search a keyword for the position you are looking to fulfill and then add “job board” to your query. Job Boards on Blogs. If so, poke around their website to see if they have a job board.

Are Newspaper Classifieds Dead?

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Because with the internet still in its infancy, web-based job boards, social media, and other recruiting tools were barely born, let alone widely used. And the final kicker: nearly 80% of respondents said their company/firm doesn’t use classifieds to recruit or fill job order WHATSOEVER! There is organization-wide websites for publicly posted jobs now, and the response to the postings is usually overwhelming. If that includes newspaper job ads, then it works for me.”.

Staffing News Of The Day, March 6, 2012

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In the first two months of 2012, with the exception of financial services, we have seen no significant further slowing, and in a number of geographies activity levels have remained strong,” the company said. “I Chinese Premier Promises 9 Million New Jobs within This Year. New Zealand: Dairy farm recruitment agency, Frenz International, says it has more Waikato jobs available than people looking to fill them.

9 Great Resources for Human Resources Professionals

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HR Job Boards – If you’re looking for a position in human resources, but you’re not having luck on major sites like Monster or CareerBuilder, then give HR-specific job boards a try. A few to start with are HR Crossing , SHRM’s HR Jobs and the HR.com Job Board. If you are a human resources manager, then you probably have a lot of work on your plate.

Twitter Spells The End Of Traditional Job Postings. Huh?!

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You (or your client) decide to make a new hire, you draft a job description, post it in a bunch of places online and then… wait. He concedes that many of course also have their own personal networks from which to draw candidates from, but that your jobs are still hitting a job board somewhere. In fact, he says, and stop me if you have heard this before, social media spells the end of traditional job postings.

Winning The Talent War With Effective Job Posts

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Recruiting is a sales job, and a marketing job. And effective job posts are where everything begins. “Recent surveys shows that job boards and our career sites account for about 30% of hires,” said the 10-year veteran of corporate and agency recruiting. “That means your actual job posts account for at least 30% of your hires. Job Boards – 20%. Target your job posts.

Is The Opt-Out Method The New In Way To Hire?

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When you think about the type of person you want to hire for your next opening or job req, what – and who – comes to mind? Likely you want someone who doesn’t simply need a job, any job, but rather someone who has options and choices and chooses to work for you, so it’s a deliberate thing, not a default. Here’s how it works: Post a job opening – say on LinkedIn or other channel you normally use.

Flexjobs Founder: Walking the Talk

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Sara Sutton Fell is the Founder & CEO of Flexjobs , a job board for part-time, virtual and generally flexible jobs. Sara’s story is very interesting and begins in 1995, when she, in her junior year in college, started jobdirect – a job board for entry level jobs. The result was 5000 registered job seekers. In this video, Sara Sutton Fell talks about growing Flexjobs with a 100% flexible, remote team.

Changes In State Job Bank Policies Anger Staffing Firms

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Job seekers in Michigan were reporting that aggressive recruiters were shopping their resumés to employers without their knowledge. In response, this state talent website in Michigan just re-launched with some changes, including blocking recruiters and staffing companies from viewing job seeker profiles on the site. It includes 20 to 30 changes designed to “enhance the experience of the job seeker or employer.”

How Transparent Should An Outside Recruiter Be?

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How much is an outside recruiter responsible for divulging to job candidates about their relationship to the client? As a matter of my weekly routine, I go to various job boards three to four times a week. How well written are the job descriptions? On the first phone screen, she identified herself by name and said she “owned” this particular job req. And I think she did a good job with her answer.

One Of The Best Job Postings I’ve Ever Seen

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Do you ever see a job posting that just makes you stop and read it all the way through, even though you aren’t even remotely interested in the position – or the company? When you look for yourself here , the first thing you will notice is that the link doesn’t open to a job description with the typical bullet points for skills and qualifications, but instead opens to a landing page dedicated to this position.

Why Job Boards Are the Ultimate Passive Income Stream

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When I sold my job board company back in 2012 I was only spending 15 hours of my time each week running the business. Clients were loyal and kept coming back regularly to post their jobs. Today I meet a lot of others who are experiencing that same feeling as they operate their job boards online. A job board that works is essentially an automatic revenue generator, an annuity that pays back month after month without fail.

Staffing News Of The Day, September 26, 2012

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Would you, and your company, be happier if you quit your job? Almost one half of unemployed boomers have said age discrimination “was a barrier in getting a new job,” according to an AARP study. Tech job board launches in Des Moines.’EHarmony ’EHarmony for jobs’ matches workers with compatible employers. For 43 percent of workers, switching jobs is viewed as the key to career growth, according to Workplace Survey by Kelly Services.

Staffing News Of The Day, July 9, 2012

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Volt Information Sciences provides update on business performance during the fiscal second quarter and first six months 2012. Jobvite Social Recruiting Survey finds over 90% of employers will use social recruiting in 2012. Adecco Staffing US has jobs available in the Indianapolis area and are actively searching for over 250 Indianapolis job seekers for a wide range of light industrial positions. Facebook to soon launch job board.

Employers Who Don’t Respond To Job Applicants

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“ I’ve been applying for jobs since 2010 ,” says an outgoing young woman still searching for that first career job in the field of her college major. When I go to the comments sections at career advice sites and job boards, listen to the locker room talk at the health club, and talk to friends who are looking for work, one thing I hear constantly is about the black hole where job applications disappear into.

Staffing News Of The Day, August 28, 2012

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Even ‘best’ companies fall short of making job seekers welcome. Consumer confidence falls in August, job worries blamed. Can employer lawfully reject job candidate because caregiving for child with disability may affect job performance? [HR]. Is there a glut of technology jobs for young people? Zimmermann Construction Staffing is nearing the launch of a new job board that will connect construction personnel with contractors across the nation.

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Staffing News Of The Day, February 24, 2012

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Will Manufacturing Hiring Demand Turn Around in 2012? Survey: 51% of insurers expect to increase staff in 2012. BizCloud® launches cloud computing technology placement and recruiting services job board. MIT research : The high price of losing manufacturing jobs. Workers going the distance for employment : super commuters take the morning plane. Bloomberg Businessweek]. Wanted Analytics]. Lack of education among young people a worry. Randstad].

Staffing News Of The Day, June 1, 2012

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The American jobs engine hit stall speed in May, with the economy adding just 69,000 new jobs while the unemployment rate climbed to 8.2 arm of London-based staffing firm Alexander Mann Solutions , is considering a deal that would aide in bringing hundreds of jobs to the Downtown Cleveland central business district within a few years. Operations Inc acquires leading local job board network, AllCountyJobs.com.

Staffing News Of The Day, July 23, 2012

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PR Talent announced the launch of five new Job Boards featuring job offerings in high-demand public relations specialties. job growth. Temp jobs lead Minnesota recovery ; construction still in a slump. The US Justice Department has dropped its human trafficking criminal case against Global Horizons Manpower Inc., proudly described in 2010 as “the biggest human trafficking case in US history” [Bangkok Post].

Using Social Media in your Recruiting Strategy

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A recent Bullhorn Report found that LinkedIn “drives more job views per job than Twitter and Facebook” by three and six times respectively. Interestingly, though, the survey also found that a Twitter follower is nearly 3 times more apt to apply to a job posting than a LinkedIn connection and 8 times more apt to apply than a Facebook friend. CareerXroads 2012 Sources of Hire report indicated similar findings. For the past decade the it word has been “social media.”

5 Benefits of Recruiting Software for Small Businesses

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Your posting is likely one of thousands on each job board. Instead of posting open positions on a job board, you can create a branded career website. Budgetary constraints can affect the availability of your posting on different job boards. While free job boards are easier on your bank account, you may not be getting the high-quality applicants you’re looking for. With today’s technology, businesses run on software.

Staffing Firms Post Fake Jobs To Lure People In?

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I was on a national job board site recently and read a statement from a job seeker complaining about this one particular large staffing company with offices in 24 states around the U.S. With a guy from Houston who writes, “ I scored high on all of the computer tests, spent my time registering and going over my job requirements with them, etc. I called them everyday for job openings that would pop up on their website that I was a perfect match for.

Staffing News Of The Day, April 17, 2012

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CareerBuilder is making a much-anticipated move into the South American market with the acquisition of CEVIU.com.br, the leading information technology job board in Brazil. Technology professionals are in the driver’s seat again when it comes to jobs and salaries, a new survey indicates. Peak production season means hundreds more jobs at van body maker Morgan Olson in Sturgis. Surge in IT and creative jobs points to increased business optimism.

Staffing Experts’ Bold & Ridiculous Predictions for 2013

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Ridiculous/Wishful: Cuts Across the Board for Obamacare, Spending, and Debt. Aggregators will dominate job boards for traffic. Expect to see more assessments and skill networks over traditional job posting and selection. Bold: The Death of Jobs, CPUs, and Social Cross-Posting. The job is going to die out in 2013. Lots of news outlets contact experts around this time of year to ask them for their predictions for the year ahead. But not like we do.

Three Facebook Trends That Will Impact Recruitment

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Staffing professionals are all over the board as to whether Facebook has any relevance to their business. That means your recruitment job board can be Facebook connected. Sam can tell his friends in a simple click that he’s applied for your high-paying lifeguard job. One will say nah it’s just for sharing pictures of the kids, another will say she finds her best candidates there.

Facebook As A Recruiting Tool? Be Careful How You Use It

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Facebook has 900 million members and we can tap people’s connections to get jobs in front of their friends and relatives and friends of their friends. First, the vast majority of jobs are still filled by people that live within a 50 mile radius of the job site, so what difference does it make that Facebook has so many users? Most of these are not people that can be candidates for any particular job. Anyone who wants to read job postings can always go to a job board.

Wanted: One Law School Student Willing To Sacrifice Self-Esteem For $15/Hour

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Date: Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 12:18 PM. But using his official campus email to disseminate his job opportunity, and directing it toward an audience of students, whom he might presumably have in class, does raise some questions in my mind. This is the perfect kind of posting for Craigslist or some other general job board, not the campus intranet. News bad help wanted ads dubious jobs Grinch job applicants

Strike Three for Branchout?

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Rorick also had this to say about how monetization is playing out in the job board and recruiting space: I recently negotiated/re-upped all of our global job board and talent contracts. I would rank the current recruitment world as: aggregators, linkedin, niche job boards (think Dice, cpgjobs.com , etc), then traditional and flagging job boards (cbuilder, monster which is now up for sale) and facebook.

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