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  • It’s always about the candidate. Really.

    July 1, 2014

    The most common mistake I see job board startups make is completely understandable. They spend all of their time and effort thinking about the employer. Why? Because that’s (usually) where the money is. They’re wrong.
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  • Devices Candidates Prefer When Searching For Jobs

    July 1, 2014

    When online recruiting came on the scene it was a revolutionary way to recruit candidates and now we’re evolving even further.
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  • Employment Sites Should Remake Themselves Into “Careersteads”

    July 1, 2014

    Since their first appearance in the 1990s, job boards have largely limited the content they offer to job seekers to information about the principles and practices of effective job search. Typically, sites have addressed such topics as effective resume writing, interviewing and, occasionally networking and salary negotiation, but very little else. This content is, of course, clearly helpful to active job seekers. For passive prospects, however, it is neither interesting nor relevant to the way they see themselves in the workplace.
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  • The Dehumanization of Online Recruiting

    July 1, 2014

    As he sat at the dinner table listening to his wife and kids talk about their days, John didn’t really hear a word they were saying, as he couldn’t keep his mind from wandering back to the big decision he had made earlier that afternoon.
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  • Building the Employer Brand – with Job Boards

    June 19, 2014

    Job boards have become prisoners of their moniker. After all, a ‘job board’ is just an online bulletin board for ‘posting’ your electronic ‘job ad’, right?
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  • A Graphical Look at What’s Happened to America’s Jobs

    June 19, 2014

    When the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its May employment report Friday, it marked a recovery milestone. Six years and five months after the recession began, the U.S. has finally recovered 8.7 million jobs lost through the recession’s official end in February 2010.
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  • Job Seekers: How Do You Measure The Effectiveness Of A Job Board?

    June 19, 2014

    You see, just because you’ve chosen to use a particular jobs board, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to stick with your decision – and it certainly doesn’t mean that your chosen job board is guaranteed to be effective and to work for you!
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  • The world has completely, obviously, sort of, maybe, well, kind-of, changed…I think

    June 1, 2014

    Change is cool. Why? It implies motion, improvement, forwardness, and other ‘action’ descriptors that make us feel like we’re actually getting something done. We’re not doing ‘the same old thing’ or ‘business as usual’.
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  • 5 Best WordPress Job Board Plugins

    June 1, 2014

    Although WordPress is a highly powerful and widely popular Content Management System, it can also work as an Application Framework. WordPress can be used as Job Board Software for posting job vacancies and for taking job applications from your users.
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