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Global job board for sale
One of my readers who runs a global job board for the middle east is selling it and asked me to help him find a buyer. So I had him write a simple intro about their audience and traffic. If you are interested contact me and I’ll put you in touch with the owner.
www.YesIJob.com is an international job board targeting the following areas:
- North America
- Central Europe + Russia
- South Asia: Singapore, China, Japan, Malaysia…
- North Africa: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia
- Africa: Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Angola…
- Middle-East Gulf countries: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Saudi Arabia…
The business model of YesIJob relies on a strong connection with the social and professional medias. Especially, We’ve 6 LinkedIn Groups per region of the World with an average size of around 40 000 members per Group. In addition, there are also many other facebook fan pages per region/area (Middle-East with more than 5 000 fans, North Africa with more than 17500 fans…) + 4 Twitter accounts (1 Generalist, 1 for Jobs in France, 1 for Jobs in the Middle East, 1 for jobs in North Africa).
Thanks to this rich social and media presence, YesIJob is able to source qualified candidates from many regions of the world at an affordable cost for our customers. The use and maintenance of YesIJob.com is easy and friendly thanks to the automation that has been implemented for job listers operations/processes. Job Listers can create an account in seconds and then submit their Jobs in 4 quick steps before being invited to the Payment step where different payment gateways are available besides the most common one: PayPal.
The average daily traffic is around 2 000 unique visitors; this traffic is 100% free.
YesIJob is open for Sale for those willing to manage an exciting business on the internet!
FOR SALE: premium 6 letter domain name
Short memorable domain names are hard to find. I’ve owned CHIMBY.com (pronounced “chim-bee“)for several years now and it has see active service as a number of different sites over time. Since I’m not using it at the moment (just as a redirect) I thought I would put it out there and see who’s interested.
if you like the domain, make me an offer.
I wish I owned this job board
There is an awesome niche job board that I would love to own. Its an example of a job board done right from start to finish.
AJ has been around for a few years (since ’05) and I just love how simple it is, how professional it looks and the results it delivers. As niche job boards go, they hit a home run.
The site appears to be based off a WordPress theme, and if that is the case, they did a great job customizing it to suit their needs. Lets take a look at their home page. It’s got logos for each job posting which give the job results an almost ‘ebay like’ look & feel. The design is very neat and orderly.
Notice the location of the Post a Job button. Upper right, simple call to action. The ‘we’re hiring’ image also helps call attention to the area for employers. They use logos of customers as proof for other employers to trust them. Nicely done. The site is global too and attracts postings from the US, Canada, and the UK. And to top it off you get a money back guarantee! What other job boards do you know do that? Plus the owner puts his name and face on it. Personalizing your job board like this will really help employers trust you.
But I also know it works. The company I recruit for just posted a few jobs and the amount of views the posting is getting is insane. Check out their backend for employers. The first thing you see are the number of job views, applicants and time to expire. Nice metrics! Its only been about a week but the number of views my job has gotten is really good and they even break down where that traffic is coming from.
The site is cranking in the revenue too by the looks of the job postings I see being added each day. Full time postings cost $249 each while freelance postings cost just $99. If you want a job board role model, AuthenticJobs is one to look up to.
Why you should buy more twitter followers for your job board (premium)
A look inside Indeed’s client services
In honor of small business week the folks at Indeed put out a video which shows some behind the scenes action at the job board juggernaut. They seem to put in a lot of effort in outreach and customer service. You might learn a thing or two for your own team from this short video.
The Stamford Connecticut based company is also rolling out their first ever TV commercial in the US/UK. Check it out.
Tool to make email marketing automated and fresh (premium)
Cool twitter bootstrap job board theme
Free site to post your job board press release (member only)
For small biz, job boards are still the best way to recruit
If it weren’t for job boards small businesses would have no place to post their jobs and get resumes.
I know this because I’m recruiting for a small tech company in Connecticut now. Since no one really knows our company name that well I HAVE to use job boards in order to create applicant flow.
Big companies have the advantage of a name brand and get much more volume of candidates purely from their company career site. But if you are a small company you dont have that luxury. Small business NEEDS job boards in order to drive traffic to their jobs.
This is a fact that will never change and something that people tend to forget. I still see ‘job boards are dead’ articles online, problem is none of them who wrote those ever worked as recruiter for a small company.
Just keep this in mind next time you see one of those articles. And remember where your value proposition lies in your job board. Small business should be a big part of your target market. They need you. Cater to them.