What if a Good Job Site Platform Isn’t Good Enough?

Everything was going along swimmingly and then the job board market started to surge. New sites enter the pond now with increasing frequency. Competition for candidate and employer business is ramping up. Time was, a good job board that served the needs of both candidate and employer had its reputation set. Today, a good job […]

Oh, the Places Job Sites Can Go!

Job Sites Can Go

Where can your job board go? Anyplace you like! How do you know? The good doctor already told you so. Even serious businesses can learn a lot from the silliness of Dr. Seuss. Lessons such as courage, determination and taking a leap of faith don’t fade after primary school. If anything, they become more meaningful. […]

5 Ways the Best Job Boards Get More Traffic

Best Job Boards

What good is a job board if you can’t drive in the right traffic? You don’t want a ghost town, you need a thriving hub where employers and job seekers meet. And that takes strategy on all fronts. Marketing strategy components should be designed to bring the right people to your job board. From identifying […]

4 Social Recruitment Strategies that Drive a Larger Audience to Your Job Board


You’ve got the job board, and the advertisers are there or potentially so. But without the talent connection, no job board can function. So where is this mysterious group of people who want a new job, even if they don’t realize it just yet? To a large degree, they’re running to social media. Although they’re […]

3 Ways to Maximize Your Job Board’s Career Center


Running a job board these days isn’t as simple as soliciting listings from employers and resumes from job seekers. While such simplistic tactics may have worked in the past, Internet technology has dictated that more advanced features be offered in order to succeed, both in receiving advertising revenue and securing job placement for candidates. Below […]

Why Employee Self-Evaluations are Important

Employee Self Evaluations

Do you remember back in grade school when you were sometimes given the chance to grade your own paper? You might have felt liberated or inspired by the process. Why? Because this method uniquely involves students by offering the chance to look more closely at their own personal strengths and weaknesses while simultaneously assessing their […]

October Jobs Report Shows Strong Growth


The fourth quarter of 2015 continues to promise a better 2016 for the job market and the U.S. economy as a whole. Let’s explore what the Labor Department’s October report had to say about October’s strong showing, from what the numbers revealed to what the trends imply. Fulfilling September’s Promise October’s numbers indicated a strong […]

4 Reasons Job Boards Continue to Lure Quality Candidates


When LinkedIn and Facebook got into the recruiting game, many people started to sound the death bell for job recruiting boards. But according to Talentculture.com, job boards make up 42 percent of all quality hire activity, closely followed by social media. Why hasn’t social media been able to completely replace job boards as the default […]

Is Your Site Taking Advantage of Obamacare?


Few changes in the healthcare industry have altered history as much as the Affordable Care Act. Prior to the ACA, it was the HIPAA laws that had medical professionals scrambling for the correct information to show them how to get compliant with the new digital storage laws. But the ACA affects everyone from patients to […]

3 Takeaways from the Next Generation of Job Sites


Today’s latest job sites are taking a whole new approach to the candidate – recruiter relationship. Instead of encouraging companies to post static jobs ads, they’re instead giving more power to candidates, finding ways to make the recruiting process more interactive, and even using technology to serve a headhunters for in-demand candidates. Here’s a closer […]

Expert Interview with Joey Trebif on Building Your Online Job Site


Sometimes the biggest digital publishing lessons come from trial and error as Joey Trebif, creative director for CareerAlley, knows all too well. While trying to land on the right formula for his site’s online content, Joey says they tried accepting guest posts for a few years, but learned they caused more problems than they solved. […]

Expert Interview with Matt Berndt on User-Friendly Job Sites

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  The answer to building an audience of job seekers to your job board is simple, says career expert Matt Berndt: Respond to questions quickly, honestly, candidly and with helpful information, specific to what the person was asking. Oh yeah, and offer actionable advice. “People don’t want to hear from you long after their need […]

Why Analytics and Performance Metrics are the Future of Online Job Postings

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Analytics and performance metrics are critical to anyone who wants to have a successful website, run a successful business, or troubleshoot problems in general. Successful website owners routinely examine a number of performance metrics like time spent on site, bounce rate, and where site traffic comes from. When you know that, for example, you get […]

How Successful are Local Job Sites?

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There are a number of local job sites on the Internet. These are sites that only advertise jobs that are within driving distance of a particular geographic location. The idea behind local job sites is that a smaller market is often better. These aren’t websites that receive millions of hits from all over the world […]

How to Write Top Job Postings

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So you want to help your customers craft a not-to-be-missed job posting? That’s not a problem, as long as you put in place certain principles that lead to more views, and, ultimately, more candidates to fill a specific position. SEE ALSO: 6 Tips for the Most Effective Job Board Postings Here are some ways to […]

8 Tips for Promoting Your Job Site

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  If your website includes a custom job board, you have to promote it to generate high quality traffic and make employers want to list with you. Job boards can be a terrific way to monetize blog content, but only if they are frequently updated and utilized. If you have a job board or are […]

How to Keep the Attention of Job Site Visitors

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It doesn’t seem to matter if it’s the most well-articulated job post in the history of job posts. If it doesn’t match the way job seekers read, it might be overlooked. Almost worse, it could result in a mountain of unqualified applicants. New research reveals that what job seekers claim about the way they read […]