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duplicate job postings

The problem of duplicate job postings

You know what gets a job seeker truly steamed? Clicking on a link for a job posting - and discovering that it's exactly the same job he looked at a few seconds earlier.  Same job, different listings = unhappy job…

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5 ways to make your job board better

Consider this a companion piece to last week's blog. Remember, you don't want an average job board - you want one that makes job seekers and employers alike enthusiastic! Ask questions. You can never know too much about your job…

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Confessions of a job board doctor

It's been a year since I started blogging - a year filled with both good things and not-so-good things. But the best thing? I'm still blogging, you're still reading, and we're all still learning. I rarely (well, actually, never) write…

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Cool job sites

Cool - now what is that, exactly? To me, it means unusual (in a good way), well designed, and 'of a piece'. In other words, if it's different and hangs together, or approaches the job board paradigm in a different,…

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job clouds

Job clouds, job boards, and the job seeker

Matt Alder published a fascinating piece last week about job clouds and why he thought Twitter could be the future of job boards. It was one of those "I wish I had written that!" moments for me, to be honest.…

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Is your job site positioned to grow?

Doostang just announced that they've landed $1.25 million in new funding. That's not a huge investment compared to the boom years, but it is a signal that our industry may have reached bottom and is beginning to rebound. So you've…

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how many job boards

How many job boards is too many?

It's true: anyone and his or her dog can have their own job board. Actually, the dog could probably run the board, thanks to Job*a*matic (well, maybe not my dog - she sleeps too much). How many job boards is…

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fake job postings

Fake job postings and your job board

It's never a good idea to upset your customers. So why would a job board allow a so-called 'fake' job posting - a job listing that, in fact, does not currently exist? Maybe the job board didn't know it was…

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