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The Job Board Doctor goes to #truManchester

Thanks to the folks at Jobsite, I will be participating in #truManchester, another in Bill Boorman's series of 'unconferences'. Although an unconference sounds a bit chaotic (no Powerpoints, participants can move from track to track at will), past participants say…

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Cool job sites – part 2

A while back I wrote about some job sites that I thought were 'cool' - in other words, unusual (in a good way), well designed, and ‘of a piece’. I'm always prowling for new ideas and different ways to tackle…

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job board social media

Being social isn’t enough

Job board social media isn't just for fun. Sorry to tell you this - but job boards are businesses. They make money. They produce results. Why are these statements such a shock to social media enthusiasts? Just like Apple and…

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.jobs: Who does it benefit?

It's back!! Yes, just when I thought I wouldn't write about it again, the .jobs proposal has returned. If you're not familiar with the .jobs initiative to create 'a million' new job sites, go here.  In a nutshell, .jobs is…

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disaster strikes

Disaster will strike – it always does…

I am an optimistic pessimist. In other words, I expect the worst to happen, and when it doesn't, I'm pleasantly surprised. In fact, I usually try to act on my pessimistic outlook by planning ahead for disaster. This approach has…

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job board fundamentals

What no job board wants to talk about…

As you might guess, I'm a great believer in the fundamentals of job boards. I've seen the emails from happy job seekers and employers extolling the many ways job boards can save users time and money. In essence, for many…

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And the winner is…

A few weeks back I offered to provide 6 hours of free consulting to one lucky job site. I called it the "Extreme Job Board Makeover." Why? Well, because the job board industry has been very good to me over…

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recruiters hate job boards

Why (some) recruiters hate job boards

Oh, to be the new kid on the block! Twitter, Facebook, and the rest of social media are experiencing that thrill - they're new, exciting, and can do no wrong. A while back, job boards were the new kids. No…

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