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YourMembership Adds Pane View Design for Jobs

In a press release last week association job board provider Your Membership, aka YM has changed the look of their templated job site software to include a pane view. They claim this streamlined interface will increase job views on association job boards, driving more candidates to employers and growing career center revenue. You can see...

The post YourMembership Adds Pane View Design for Jobs appeared first on Job Board Consulting - job board consultant.

Job Board News: The RecBank, Geekhunter, Job.com

The Rec Bank UK based The Rec Bank are excited to announce the official launch of their Job Board – TheRecBank.com The Rec Bank is the first of a kind, a job site built exclusively for the recruitment agency industry and features over 100,000 vacancies by some of the UK’s leading recruiters. For Job Seekers,...

The post Job Board News: The RecBank, Geekhunter, Job.com appeared first on Job Board Consulting - job board consultant.

Never Launch Your Job Board without…Jobs!

Rule number one in the job board business is never launch your site with jobs. It needs to be stocked/primed before you launch so that it provides value to any seekers coming to it. If I see no jobs on it initially what reason do I have to come back? Case in point is this...

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Getting More Job Seekers (member only)

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Build a Job Board with this Database Platform

I found an interesting video this week on Youtube from a company called Tadabase. They have a custom database platform where you can build all kinds of applications without needing to know how to code. This hour long video walks you through building it. Seems pretty “techie” so it’s probably not appropriate for a newbie...

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Chris Russell, CEO - CareerCloud.com

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I'm a veteran of the online recruitment industry. In 2012 I sold my first company AllCountyJobs.com, and now I spend my time as a  recruitment marketing consultant to job boards, HR tech startups and employers who need help with digital recruiting. 

My colleagues call me the "Mad Scientist of Online Recruiting" because I'm always experimenting with new tech. It's a badge I wear with pride.

Please check out my podcast called "RecTech" which will teach you about how technology can help you recruit.

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Is Messaging is the new Text Recruiting?

I've been asking recruiters about how they use texting in recruiting. In this post we hear from Josh R. who has a theory that messenger apps may surpass texting.He writes;I started texting candidates in 2016. I was a little hesitant at first. Is this an invasion of privacy? Does this look like I’m too desperate? But the results were clear. I had a much better success rate…See More
Oct 24
Chris Russell posted a blog post

Is Messaging is the new Text Recruiting?

I've been asking recruiters about how they use texting in recruiting. In this post we hear from Josh R. who has a theory that messenger apps may surpass texting.He writes;I started texting candidates in 2016. I was a little hesitant at first. Is this an invasion of privacy? Does this look like I’m too desperate? But the results were clear. I had a much better success rate…See More
Oct 23
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Why Job Boards Are the Ultimate Passive Income Stream

When I sold my job board company back in 2012 I was only spending 15 hours of my time each week running the business. It was an amazing passive income stream. Clients were loyal and kept coming back regularly to post their jobs. After 13 years online the sites essentially ran themselves.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…See More
Apr 29

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Is Messaging is the new Text Recruiting?

I've been asking recruiters about how they use texting in recruiting. In this post we hear from Josh R. who has a theory that messenger apps may surpass texting.

He writes;

I started texting candidates in 2016. I was a little hesitant at first. Is this an invasion of…

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Posted on October 23, 2019 at 3:00pm

Why Job Boards Are the Ultimate Passive Income Stream

When I sold my job board company back in 2012 I was only spending 15 hours of my time each week running the business. It was an amazing passive income stream. Clients were loyal and kept coming back regularly to post their jobs. After 13 years online the sites essentially ran themselves.

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…

Continue

Posted on April 29, 2019 at 10:24am

Popular Psychology Job Site Seeking Buyer

I have been tasked with helping PsychologyJobs.com find a new owner. The current owner, who has held it for almost 10 years is putting it up for sale.

The site, which ranks #1 on Google for terms like "psychology jobs" is highly profitable and would make a great compliment to any healthcare staffing firms who want instant revenue  to add to their existing business. Below is the Sell Sheet which contains some…

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Posted on March 7, 2019 at 12:30pm

New Video Job Site: goldi.com

A new video job market startup based in New York has emerged. Its called goldi.com and it requires that job seekers apply with a video only. I caught up with their founder, Melanie Andersen and asked her a few questions about the site.

1) How do you describe goldi to others?

goldi is the first video job board connecting job seekers and companies through short videos. From our web or ios app, companies create…

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Posted on October 25, 2018 at 10:30am

Why It's Time to Change the Way You REJECT Candidates

I spoke to the head of Talent at Johnson & Johnson recently who told me one of the easiest things employers can do to improve their candidate experience is to rewrite your communication templates within your ATS. Especially your REJECTION templates, to sound less dreadful so that candidates don't head to Glassdoor and rant about you not hiring them.…

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Posted on September 9, 2018 at 12:00pm

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