IHire releases their latest talent survey and it has good news for job board owners; Job board usage is up. 58.9% of employers said they increased their reliance on job boards and online recruiting platforms in the past year. Further, 49.6% said they do most of their recruiting through job boards, and 23.4% said they do…
Facebook Traffic Growth Hack (member only)
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Quick Lead Gen Tip
Recently on Facebook I decided to look for job related hashtags to find leads for one of my clients. In this case I am looking for people posting #javajobs – once found, I simply write a short personalized comment and provide a link. Give something like this a try. It may or may or may…
Indeed adds endorsements to resumes, on collision course with Linkedin
Breaking News: Indeed.com, the big boy of job sites just added endorsements to its resumes product. They just took a page out of Linkedin’s playbook and fired a warning shot across their bow. Wow. I think this is a big deal and signals a quiet new war happening in the online recruiting space. As industry…
How I use my social media channels to drive traffic (member-only)
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Likes on job postings dont work
I have been wondering lately if social share butons on job postings are worth it. So I went to arguably the webs most social savvy audience (Mashable) and took a look at their job board. I clicked through the top few pages of recent listings and most jobs had ZERO likes. A few had 1….
What a facebook job board should be (member only)
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Social media and job boards (free)
Glassdoor is now letting its users connect with social networks like facebook. ERE has a writeup on it. They join a growing number of businesses trying to open up your job search in order to uncover connections at companies you may want to work for such as Branchout, Beknown, Jibe, Gethired, etc. SimplyHired has been…
A small facebook tip (free)
I’m not a huge fan of facebook fan pages for job boards. I’ve used it for my flagship site for years but it never really gained many followers. But lately its picked up a few fans and I think I know why. I have it setup to re-post certain jobs but I recently began an effort to…