The 2013 Job Board Industry Trends is still open – have you participated yet?
You can easily finish the survey in 7 minutes or less. I’ve also created specific versions of the questions for European and UK boards, as well as the rest of ...
A lot has happened since the 2012 Job Board survey - Indeed, JobFox, and JobCircle were sold, Facebook (sorta) launched their own job offering, and Monster didn’t sell itself. So it’s time to take the temperature of the industry again ...
The Job Board Doctor blog was just an idea in my mind during the last Presidential election – but this time around it’s going strong, so I’ll keep the message nice and simple:
If you’ve already voted, thank you.
‘Frankenstorm’ is washing ashore, an election is in the offing – yet things keep happening in our industry, too. That’s good, I guess – I wouldn’t want anyone (especially myself) getting bored. So here is my round...
This is an interview with my friend Todd Goldstein who founded AccountingJobsToday.com in 2007 and sold it to Internet Brands in 2011. Todd’s newest project is Resume2Hire.com where he’s a co-founder.
This is my first video production that doesn’t involve the kids or cats – enjoyed chatting with Chris Russell about putting his profitable job board network up for sale, his interest in mobile recruiting and the future of the job board industry. I’ve been wanting to get started with video for years. It’s an intimidating [...]
What inspired you to launch this product/service? How does it fit into your career and what does it mean to you personally? There are a lot of great job boards out there, but who has the time to post to more than a couple? It was a problem that bothered us when we were hiring [...]
The smartphone space is flooded with apps for job seekers, but yesterday an iPhone application for employers made its debut. Job site CareerBuilder’s app, called CareerBuilder for Employers, is being touted as the first of its kind because only hiring managers and HR reps at companies can access its solutions. Within the app, employers can [...]
Universum Development, the parent company of employer branding provider Universum Group, said yesterday it has purchased job site Doostang for an undisclosed amount. Doostang markets itself as a career platform expressly for young professionals. The site was founded in 2005 and helmed by Chuck Taylor. Taking over for Taylor will be another familiar name in [...]
Upladder, a job site bearing a familiar name and solutions, announced today its debut in Russia. The site, a product of Fast Lane Ventures Group, will cater exclusively to professionals in Russia earning over 100,000 Rubles per month. But while it has many features in common with its US competitor, Upladder said it distinguishes itself [...]
Job board Monster.com released a statement on Friday blasting LinkedIn’s decision to cut off API access to select developers, including Monster’s new BeKnown professional networking app for Facebook. A rep for Monster said: We are surprised and disappointed by LinkedIn’s decision, which we believe not only goes against the interests of LinkedIn users, but also [...]
If you’ve ever taken the road less traveled or dreamed about it, you’ll appreciate what partners Dom Jackman and Rob Symington launched in March of last year at EscapeTheCity.org. First, here’s Rob’s bio: Rob is the co-founder of Escape the City. The community for corporate professionals who want to ‘do something different’. He is interested [...]
A short conversation with online recruiting veteran Chris Russell about the recent launch of his mobile recruiting app JobSpeek: What inspired you to launch JobSpeek.com? Mobile is coming and recruiters are going to need solutions to help them recruit on the go. As an avid iPhone user I have always been fascinated with the smartphone [...]
Need to land a high-paying job fast? No problem, according to TheLadders, a recruitment solution for professional talent ($100K+). Give them half a year, and they’ll nab you a six-figure job, guaranteed. The job site announced today a new product called Signature, a six-month program that promises to help $100K+ professionals find the next step [...]
A new job site called ContractJobs.com launched today, calling itself “a unique and highly targeted destination” dedicated solely to contract professionals. Users will find the site already has around 10,000 new assignments available for perusal. Primarily for job seekers in the UK, the site features employers like UK Power Networks Services and Nomura. Daily assignment [...]
The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) said today that in collaboration with SmartBrief, a publisher of targeted business news and information, it has launched a niche job board for the mobile marketing industry. The impetus behind the job board came from a lack of sources of hire for recruiters in the mobile marketing space, MMA said [...]
Hiring Box, the company that set up kiosks in the Miami area for local job seekers to find opportunities, said today it’s starting a YouTube channel so people can access the same postings at home. This dedicated job advertisement channel enables candidates to view postings on a computer or mobile device. According to a news [...]