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  • Jobg8 Announces the Line-up for Job Board Summit North America 2018
    By on May 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Jobg8 Announces the Line-up for Job Board Summit North America 2018  Comments

    Jobg8, the global job board network, has released the line-up for its annual industry leading conference, Job Board Summit North America 2018. It will run July 26-27, 2018 in Nashville. A host of speakers will address key topics facing the future of the job board industry including artificial intelligence tools, the impact of net neutrality, recruiting in the gig economy and blockchain for job boards.

    The two days will include sessions with top talent acquisition brands such as Amazon, Macy’s, Enterprise and Kimberley-Clark. Speakers include Matt Charney, Executive Editor at RecruitingDaily; Jackye Clayton, Director of Customer Success at HiringSolved; and Dan Roddy, Human Capital Specialist Leader at Deloitte.

    Matt Charney of RecruitingDaily will open the keynote with “Fundamental Changes in the Recruiting World.” He will break down the top talent trends every job board owner needs to know and uncover what problems recruitment marketing pros need to solve today to get ready to win the top talent oftomorrow – and get ahead of the competition.

    Jackye Clayton of HiringSolved will present “Call Me By My Name: The Hype Around Hyper-Personalization.” She will share how to provide a better experience in attracting job seekers through hyper-personalization with zero to little budget.

    Dan Roddy of Deloitte will deliver “Blockchain and Recruiting: An Ecosystem Call to Action.” This presentation will highlight blockchain technology in recruiting and create a conversation among the Job Board Industry about the benefits of aligning to next generation blockchain-based solutions.

    Other sessions include:

    • Recruiting the Gig Economy

    Melissa Miller – Uber

    • How to Build an AI Tool to Enhance a Recruiter’s Productivity

    Randy Moore – Pocket Recruiter

    • Realising the Value and Potential of Your Database

    Lee Biggins – CV-Library and Resume-Library

    • Net Neutrality and the Impact on Job Boards

    Chris Adams – Madgex

    See all speakers and sessions.

    We will also be bringing back our Convers8 networking by popular demand. Convers8 is the Job Board Summit’s dedicated networking platform allowing all delegates to request and accept 1-2-1 meetings with other attendees at the summit. Last year over 600 successful meetings occurred. Users can plan their own agenda including who they want to meet with and when, before arriving in Nashville.

    If you want to join job board professionals from around the world for two days of exceptional speakers, actionable insights and connecting with industry leaders, then the Job Board Summit is a must attend event for 2018.

    Visit the website to find out more about the Job Board Summit and to register your place.

    Job Board Summit North America 2018

    WHERE:         Hilton Nashville Downtown

    WHEN:           July 26 – 27, 2018

    WEBSITE:       https://www.jobg8.com/JobBoardSummitUSA.aspx

  • SimpleJobSite is a free new job board theme
    By on May 8, 2018 | Comments Off on SimpleJobSite is a free new job board theme  Comments

    SJS is a free job board template this is available for free from a UK based company.


    I assume its a wordpress theme. They offer a “complete” version of it for $25 and hosting for about $4/month. The software appears to only offer Indeed as a backfill option.

    The interface is nicely designed (you can view the demo here). I cannot attest to its functionality or reliability but its nice to see another inexpensive tool for job boarders.

  • Job Board News Bytes
    By on May 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Job Board News Bytes  Comments

    job board news

    Looking to increase your email conversions? This checklist may be of help to job boards and other vendors.

    Here’s the ultimate cold email checklist.

    It has everything you need to know before you send your next cold email – the whole enchilada.

    • which domain to use for sending cold emails
    • setting your DNS the correct way
    • how to warm up your domain
    • how to build a lead list that converts faster
    • segmenting your campaigns
    • crafting compelling subject lines
    • pacing your emails
    • follow-ups
    • A/B testing
    • the do-s, the don’t-s

    Get ready to craft the most awesome cold email you’ve ever written, and see your conversion rates skyrocket! 🙂

    Private Service Job Board Launches: Private service professionals of all types, from personal assistants to estate managers, can now find and apply for six-figure jobs quickly and easily using a first-of-its-kind employment website.

    Greenwood Global Enterprises, a privately owned, diversified company based in North Carolina, today announced the private beta launch of PrivateService.Jobs℠, the world’s first and only premium job board for private service professionals that exclusively lists $100K+ jobs.

    Founded by Curtis M. Greenwood, former chief of staff and executive aide to world-famous media moguls, PrivateService.Jobs features full-time, part-time, and temporary jobs for assistants, estate managers, housekeepers, nannies, butlers, private chefs, chauffeurs, domestic couples, yacht & aircraft crew, security personnel, and more. All listed positions, many of which are unique to the website, pay the equivalent of $100,000 USD or more per year.

    Press release.

    China’s Biggest job board 51job, published its quarterly sales numbers. These numbers tell us they are around a $500 million business in Asia.

    • Total revenues increased 33.5% over Q1 2017 to RMB811.3 million (US$129.3 million), exceeding the Company’s guidance range
    • Online recruitment services revenues increased 30.5% over Q1 2017 to RMB548.3 million (US$87.4 million)
    • Other human resource related revenues increased 40.2% over Q1 2017 to RMB263.0 million (US$41.9 million)
    • Gross margin increased to 74.4% compared with 73.5% in Q1 2017
    • Income from operations increased 43.5% over Q1 2017 to RMB236.0 million (US$37.6 million)

    CareerBuilder Goes Full Google. After reviewing the results of its beta integration with Google Cloud Job Discovery, CareerBuilder announced it is fully migrating its platform to Google Cloud’s technology.

    The job board was one of the early testers of Google’s Job Discovery tools, integrating the machine-learning solution into its traditional product. Now CareerBuilder’s site is fully powered by Google Cloud, which is also providing the search functionality for CareerBuilder’s 4,000 talent networks.


  • Job Boards Need to Up Their Content Game
    By on May 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Job Boards Need to Up Their Content Game  Comments

    If you are running a job board today you have to realize you are running an internet business that requires great content to get noticed. In an era of same old content it’s time most job boards up their content game.

  • WP Job Manager Has a New Version Out
    By on April 30, 2018 | Comments Off on WP Job Manager Has a New Version Out  Comments

    WP Job Manager 1.31.0 has shipped recently. You can download the latest release here or head over to Dashboard → Updates to update your plugins from inside WordPress.

    Email notifications and support for GDPR highlight this current version.

    Here’s the punch list of what’s included:

    • Support for sending email notifications
    • Adding the ability to delete plugin data when WP Job Manager itself is deleted
    • Updating the minimum required version of WordPress to 4.7
    • Hiding empty categories when filtering jobs
    • Filtering by filled and featured jobs on the Job Listings page in WP Admin
    • Preserving the currently active tab when updating the settings
    • Adding company logo to the structured data

    You can find the full list of changes in the change log.

    Demo Page of their job listings

  • Google Jobs now in India
    By on April 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Google Jobs now in India  Comments

    In a press event in New Delhi, Google introduced a new search experience in India allowing users to search for jobs within Google. The company aims to make your job hunt simpler allowing you to find relevant employment opportunities from many popular job listing websites, online classifieds, and companies. The company has worked with a number of organizations including Aasaanjobs, Freshersworld, Headhonchos, IBM Talent Management Solutions, LinkedIn, Quezx, QuikrJobs, Shine.com, T-Jobs, TimesJobs, and Wisdomjobs to bring users the most comprehensive listing of jobs.

    Continue reading

    Rumor has it Canada could be next.

  • A Job Board Project Plan Template
    By on April 23, 2018 | Comments Off on A Job Board Project Plan Template  Comments

    One of my clients has allowed me to write about the project plan she created for herself that is helping her get her job board off the ground. I thought it was a great template that others could follow to use in the first two years. I have uploaded it to Slideshare if you want a copy.

    Her site is InspectorSearch.com a niche board that targets construction inspectors. She put her milestones into two phases and set goals for herself with specific, realistic numbers. Her main goal is to hit 500 profiles/resumes by end of month 6. Thus far she is on target to hit that mark.

    There are no traffic goals but she has already gotten to about 1000 monthly visits despite being only a few months old. I told her that at the end of one year her goal should be to get to 10,000 monthly site visits. She can get there through aggressive content marketing, Google Jobs referral traffic and good email marketing.

    I applauded her on a recent call for making this document because too few of my clients have actually gone this far to plan ahead. A good project plan helps you to strive for goals and helps you organize your job board launch and weekly/monthly tasks.

    So use her template to create your own. Its a small step that can help make your site a big success.

  • Free Images for Your Blog Content
    By on April 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Free Images for Your Blog Content  Comments

    If you are writing blog posts you should be adding images to that content in order to make them more visual/shareable on the web.

    Good images cost money however. Sites like Shutterstock charge you. But there a a number of places to get free images. I just learned about Reshot which allows aspiring photographers to upload their images which anyone can use for free without any licensing restrictions.

    Pexels is another one.

    Unsplash is my 3rd pick.

  • Want 4,000 Leads in a hurry? (member only)
    By on April 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Want 4,000 Leads in a hurry? (member only)  Comments

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  • News and Notes from Job Board World
    By on April 10, 2018 | Comments Off on News and Notes from Job Board World  Comments

    HealthcareSource, a leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced it has integrated Google Cloud Job Discovery to power its job search. Launched in September 2017, HealthcareSource Job Board℠ has significantly grown to feature over 60,000 jobs, addressing the full continuum of care.

    “This is a significant milestone for both healthcare employers and job seekers who use our Job Board,” said J.P. Fingado, HealthcareSource President and Chief Executive Officer. “By integrating Google Cloud Job Discovery, we are improving the job board search for job seekers, resulting in increased engagement and likelihood to apply. For healthcare employers, this means their jobs are more likely to be discovered by the right candidates, enabling them to find and hire people who will deliver the highest quality of care. Adding this functionality to our existing healthcare-specific hiring tools and sponsorship opportunities makes the HealthcareSource Job Board a powerful option for hiring in this industry.”

    Most job sites’ keyword search relies on Boolean logic, which often omits relevant jobs and overwhelms job seekers with irrelevant job listings. HealthcareSource Job Board features Cloud Job Discovery, providing healthcare organizations and job seekers access to Google’s advanced search and machine learning capabilities designed to better understand both job content and job seekers’ intent. Job seekers can access more relevant, targeted opportunities that meet their specific criteria, and employers are able to increase apply rates and accelerate candidate conversion.

    Hot Job Alert

    Monster Exec Interviewed:

    Monster rested on its laurels, and what started as a scrappy challenger brand in 1994 became large and lumbering.

    “We let the competition pass us by,” said Beamer, who took the reins as chief marketing exec in November.

    But Monster is ready to reclaim its spot with consumers who feel nostalgic for the brand. Beamer calls it “latent favorability.”


    Franklin Apprenticeships, a U.S. based consulting and capacity building firm dedicated solely to delivering on the promise for U.S. expansion of Apprenticeship Programs, announced today the beta launch of Ask Franklin, the first national apprenticeship recruitment portal of its kind in the U.S. that connects employers, aspiring apprentices, and intermediary training providers.

    ExactMD is an example of a “matching job board”. Designed specifically for physicians the site launched about two years ago. Candidates can browse thousands of doctor jobs and get matched to their field of choice.