The History of the Job Board [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

This infographic (from Sample Job Descriptions ) shows the history of the job board, especially online. The ‘Initial Steps’ involved the launching of Craigslist (1995) and Stepstone launching in Germany. . RELATED: Do Job Boards Still Matter?

19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings


Job Boards Remain Great Candidate Source for Recruiters. I know in the past I’ve called for the end of job boards, however, they have remained a great place for companies to reach and engage talent for their organization. Post jobs for free.

Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards


85% of all my hires were a result of posting to a job board. If you have ever been asked how you are filling your open positions or how you are looking for a job, please tell me about it. Job boards are dead, huh?

Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc.

Career Alley

When searching for a job or career on the Internet, web users have a variety of options for websites to look for job postings. Some sites offer additional services, such as career counseling and resume uploading, while others only list job opportunities. Craigslist.

Is Hiring on Craigslist A Waste of Time?


Craigslist was founded in 1999 by Craig Newmark in San Francisco. Today, Craigslist has websites in over 70 countries and in 700 areas. There are elements of Craigslist that make it an ideal place to post a job. A single job post may receive hundreds of applications.

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams March 30, 2011 A reader writes: Can you give some general advice to us desperate job-seekers when answering ads on sites like Craigslist? do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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5 Career-Change Options For 2013


Freelance Professional --Do you have a passion to work as a truck accident attorney an accountant, or a paralegal, but it's just your current job that's driving you nuts? You can keep working on the jobs you love, but you can set your own schedule!

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Look for Candidates Where Your Competitors Look for Similar Candidates

Hiring Technical People

Don’t ignore those job postings. Look to see where else those companies have posted their jobs. Which job boards have they posted on? Consider trying those boards. Some go to Craigslist. And, remember there will always be a new job board every so often, sometimes every month! I’m talking to people now about a new job board, one that I will post articles on.

5 Best Places for Gen Y to Find Top Jobs


One of the biggest problems young job seekers have is determining where to look for jobs. If you limit yourself to one or two job boards, you’re missing out so many other opportunities. It’s time to get out of the job search rut! Niche Job Boards.

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How I Use the Oversaturated Internet to Find Career Opportunities

Career Alley

The Internet and generalized job boards are getting more and more saturated with resumes and thus, the competition is growing fiercer for job-seekers. Almost all companies post their job openings on their company portal (or website). General Job Boards.

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Information Systems That Aid Job Search

Career Realism

If you are looking for a change, you are probably actively browsing the Net and checking information systems that can help you land a job. For job seekers, it has been easier to explore opportunities with the click of a mouse. You can search by city and find various job openings.

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How to Write a Cover Letter

Position Ignition

A cover letter should express your interest in the position offered, should convince your prospective employer that you are qualified for the job, and should somehow set you apart from your competition. Here are some of the most common reasons a person applies for a particular job: 1. Job Board – If you saw an ad for a job position on craigslist or another local classified ad board, state this fact in the first sentence of your introductory paragraph.

?? 365 Top Tips to Rock Your Job Search Every Day of 2018


Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn't a calendar. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers. Have a job?

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Top 3 Up-And-Coming Sites To Find Your Dream Job

Career Realism

Think you’re going to find a job you can brag about to your friends on Craigslist? If so, then I’d like to throw another option your way… Related: 3 Tips To Land Your Dream Job. If I were looking for an awesome job with a great company, then this is where I’d start.

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???? 61 Hidden Job Market Secrets Without Using Social Media


What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Quick poll: what is the hidden job market? So many jobs are never advertised anywhere, completely unpublished. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. So where are the hidden jobs?

Job-Seeker Advice: 6 Tips for Getting Your Résumé Noticed by Recruiters

Ms. Career Girl

And it’s not uncommon for recruiters to receive hundreds of résumés and conduct a plethora of phone-screen interviews all for one single job opening. Mention where you saw the job posting. But for the most part, if a job posting specifically says not to call—don’t call.

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6 Ways To Secure A New Job

Career Realism

The traditional approach to finding a new job has been to look out for advertisements for roles you fancy. Related: 10 Ways To Network Your Way To A New Job. Here are a few ways you can secure a new job: 1. Job Websites. 3 Signs You Should Look For A New Job.

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Top 25 Must-Have iPhone Apps for Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

In today’s ever-challenging job market, job seekers must be on the hunt for new opportunities 24/7 to maintain a competitive advantage over other top job candidates. This free app provides you immediate access to their database of new job listings.

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Expertly Manage Your Employer Brand When the S Hits the Fan


Last week, I wrote about online scams involving people who are contacting unsuspecting job seekers. Essentially in these types of scams, there are three parties involved: the scammer who is out for something (data or money), the job seeker who potentially has the most to lose, and the company whose jobs are being inappropriately used. How can the job board assist and leverage their resources to put the kibosh on the scam?

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How Are Executives Recruited?

Career Realism

For many positions, job board websites such as Monster, Indeed, and even Craigslist have become the go-to spots for job seekers. job details, position requirements, and candidate eligibility). Finally they select finalists and bring the new hire on board.

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366 Job Search Tips for Every Day of 2016


Your job search crash course this year. A job search tip a day keeps the recruiters away closer… This isn’t a checklist. Some of the tips only apply to job seekers of certain kinds, such as graduates, older job seekers and employed job seekers. Have a job?

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The Intriguing Truth About Your Dream Job

Career Realism

Did you know that working for Zappos, a company on the GameChangers 500 list of the world’s top purpose-driven companies, is so desirable that it’s actually harder to get a job there than it is to be admitted to Harvard? Related: Is It Ever ‘Too Late’ To Get Your Dream Job?

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60+ Hot Tips for Summer Jobs and Where To Find Them


As more and more adults compete with teens and students for summer jobs, you need all the help you can get. First, did you know there are… 4 kinds of summer jobs. A summer job can be any of the following: a job that only happens in the summertime.

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The Live Virtual Interviewee Experience: It Is All About You!

Career Alley

It’s a new job-hunting world out there. In the old days you’d search the Sunday classifieds, circle prospects, make a phone call, participate in an in-person interview, get the job, or not, and start the process all over again. By Greg Rokos, Co-Founder and President, GreenJobInterview.

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Making Job Connections in Another City

Resume to Referral

Whatever the reason, you need to relocate – but are hesitant to do so without having a job lined up beforehand. Thankfully, it is much easier to make job connections in another city thanks to instant communications, the Internet, and the superstore of job-search resources now available.

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How Successful Freelancers REALLY Get Started


Avoid job boards. Although Craigslist and Elance may be full of jobs for freelancers, you will find few that pay well. If you found this article useful, you should also read One of The Most Common Positive Trends Among Job Seekers Today. Ready to freelance?

55 Hidden Job Finding Tips WITHOUT Using Social Media


What if your next job was hiding right in front of you? Hidden jobs defined. Many jobs are never advertised anywhere. Those are the hidden jobs. The #1 reason to aim for a hidden job. So where are the hidden jobs? 55 tips to find hidden and unpublicized jobs.

What I Learned from My Job Search

Career Realism

In this interview about the Job Search Process , a teacher reveals how assessing your skill-set, building relationships based on character, integrity and trust, and broadening your job search focus can lead to rewarding and well-paid work. Job search lesson image from Bigstock.

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Do You Want Attention or Respect?

Blue Sky Resumes

That idea was so successful that it made CNN – the only problem is that it made CNN months ago and when I checked the site today, it seems that her husband still needs a job. Hopefully I can turn myhusbandneedsajob into a useful tool and job board to actually help job seekers find a job.

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Meet Anna…Overwhelmed With Worry About Her Job Search

Career Realism

She is overwhelmed with worry that she will never find a job. Harnessing the power of the micro-fundraising site, , we launched a campaign to raise $10,000 that will give 100 long-term unemployed people a full scholarship to our Job Search Accelerator Program (JSAP).

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Be An Ally To The Out-Of-Work

Career Realism

Harnessing the power of the micro-fundraising site, , we launched a campaign to raise $10,000 that will give 100 long-term unemployed people a full scholarship to our Job Search Accelerator Program (JSAP). Q: Why do you feel our Job Search Accelerator Program can help you?

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Meet Steve… Tired Of Being Led On By Employers

Career Realism

For the next three weeks, we will share stories of job seekers who have applied for a scholarship ( see the application form here ), so you can see how important it is that we get them the help they want and deserve, but can’t afford. Want to know how you can help job seekers like Steve?

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Use the Internet to Find a Job – Part 3: Marketing You

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « East of Unemployed (or West of Nowhere) College Grad Job Search Resources – What You Think » Use the Internet to Find a Job – Part 3: Marketing You “ An expert is a man who tells you a simple thing in a confused way in such a fashion as to make you think the confusion is your own fault.

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4 Candidate Centered Solutions For Your Broken Recruiting Strategy


You’ve likely spent thousands on job boards , posted your openings on online recruiting sites like Craigslist and Kijiji (now part of ebay), and maybe you even tweeted and Facebooked with no success. Simple Solutions to Your Recruiting Strategy.

Maximizing Crunch Time: Five Tips for those about to Graduate

Ms. Career Girl

So far you’ve had it all planned out for you – go to class, work your part time job, out to parties on Friday, Saturday, and (sometimes) Sunday night. Don’t assume that more school will figure everything out for you, and don’t use it to delay working a full-time job.

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As You Prepare For Next Week: Be Strategic | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Instead of impulsively reacting to the world and job market. And I will share with you a few new tools on my online store that, once owned, will remind you to be strategic while you are in the process of finding a job. After all, finding a job is a team approach.

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my boss is insisting I get my tonsils out, my applicants including cover letters, and more

Ask A Manager

In the job description, we state, “Please include a cover letter that tells us more about you, and why you’d be a great fit for this role.” It’s not like you asked for something time-consuming and outrageous; you asked for something that’s a perfectly normal part of the job application process. You’re more likely to get a lot of that kind of thing if you post jobs on Craigslist or big job boards like Indeed.

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250 Words: What Is Your Time Worth? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

What if you were to think like a consultant throughout your job search? So here’s the answer: you are worth at least what you were paid in your last job plus benefits and bonus potential. Or to spend hours scraping the insides of a job board (4 hours).

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Dear HR Pros, Be Transparent | Blogging4Jobs


Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Gen Y , Job Search Dear HR Pros, Be Transparent Posted on 19 July 2010. That’s a full time job!

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