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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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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…Continue
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.…Continue
In my consulting business over the past year I have been contacted by a growing number of staffing firms and independent recruiters who are looking to launch their own job board. The launch of Google for Jobs and Facebook getting into our space has surely been the catalyst behind these calls. But there are other reasons too.…Continue
With extremely high open rates the recruiting world needs more texting options. Fortunately through tools like Emissary.ai we are starting to see an emergence of startups making texting a bigger part of the candidate experience.
I asked them by email what use cases they see for the recruiting world. Here's what they told me.
Every employer and staffing agency has different needs when it…Continue
After Google Jobs and Facebook got into the jobs game last year it seemed to open the floodgates again around the job board space. As a job board consultant my phone is ringing off the hook lately. Each week I see new launches in the news and here's a few of those.
ExactMD - is a job board specifically for physicians. Actually its more of a matching site than job board. Doctors can browse…Continue