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Don’t make me jump!

If HMOs were developed to drive normally well-adjusted sick people over the edge, then I would posit that the typical ATS was designed to make a job seeker sink into deep and utter despair. Yes, I understand why an ATS…

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Be ready: Susan Boyle and your career site

By now, you've probably heard the story of Susan Boyle's triumphant appearance on 'Britain's Got Talent' (and if not, take a look!). Apart from the incredible positive change in her own life, I think Susan's story holds a few lessons…

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Revenue streams – do you have enough?

When was the last time you said your job board made enough money? Never? The search for revenue streams other than job postings and resume access is eternal. These 'big 2' have ruled the job board world since its inception.…

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A little respect

To paraphrase Aretha Franklin (courtesy of Otis Redding), all job seekers and employers are asking for is a little respect. Problem is, they don't seem to give it to each other. • Point: the number one complaint from most job…

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Will Twitter kill the job board?

The growth of Twitter (and the hype) continues. Facebook is threatened. Google is threatened. And yes, job boards are threatened. Right? Millions of people are turning to Twitter (and Ning, Facebook, LinkedIn, and others) to find out information about jobs, companies,…

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The quality of your resumes

In the everyday bustle of dealing with your employers, it's easy to forget about your resume database. Easy, but not advisable. Long commoditized and scorned by many recruiters because of poor quality and short shelf life, resumes actually provide you…

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What’s it worth?

If you run a job board or career site, you've probably given some thought to what it's worth - perhaps because you want to sell, or perhaps because you want to grow. Judging from a recent discussion on JobBoarders, everyone…

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