Are Job Boards Still Worth the Effort?

Professional Resume Services

Make no mistake about it: job boards are a thing of the past. In the past, you may have posted your resume on a job board and had a reasonable shot at getting a new job opportunity; however, the way skilled workers find jobs has changed. LinkedIn is King.

Toxic Executive Job Search Beliefs: Hit the job boards hard

Executive Career Brand

Your executive job search isn’t going well. You spend hours and hours every day scouring the job boards, customizing your resume, and responding to postings. My branded resume and LinkedIn profile are ready. Time to hit the job boards hard.”.

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How Social Media and Job Boards Can Work Hand in Hand

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile can help you find a job. Anyone in the middle of a job search can benefit from social media to land the perfect new job. If businesses and job boards can take proper advantage of it, so can you!

Ep 89 – Is Google Entering the Job Board Space?

Blogging4jobs

Earlier this month Google quietly changed how they display and showcase jobs within their search engine leaving many to wonder if Google is entering the job board space. Subtles changes are happening right now in how Google indexes some job postings.

How to NOT Get Overwhelmed on Job Boards

The Undercover Recruiter

I think everyone can agree there is something overwhelming about using job board sites to search for a new job. How to NOT Get Overwhelmed on Job Boards. Job Search indeed Job Boards job search jobseekers LinkedIn Monster Simply Hired Zealify

What Job Boards are Most Useful for Applicants?

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re looking for a new job, so the best place to turn is to the biggest and most popular job posting sites, right? Employers don’t always turn to the major job posting sites. It pays to know what type of employer is likely to post on what job sites.

Facebook: The Untapped Job Board

Career Realism

Most of what you hear about Facebook while looking for a job involves keeping your information as private as possible from potential employers. Open jobs are sometimes posted there before they make it onto the company’s regular web site. How do you find a job today?

Ep 64 – The Changing Role of Job Boards in HR & Recruiting

Blogging4jobs

Earlier this year I became involved with a job board trade association called the International Association of Employment Websites or IAEWS. I had no idea a trade association and ecosystem existed where job boards work, network and communicate together with the purpose of helping companies hire better and faster. Episode 64: The Changing Role of Job Boards in HR & Recruiting with TA Tech ( @iaews ). Job Board Trade Association Becomes TA Tech.

Ep 46 – How Job Boards Drive Results in Recruiting & Hiring

Blogging4jobs

It’s no secret the job market has heated up, and recruiters are evaluating and assessing new as well as tried and true strategies to improve their hiring efforts. The first virtual and online job board was created more than 20 years ago in 1994. The movement from the classified job ads section of the newspaper and the physical “job board” or bulletin board message center to a virtual and online job distribution platform has certainly changed.

Recruiters: How to Maximise Your Job Board Usage [Top 10 Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Job boards can be a very effective part of the recruitment marketing mix when used to their full potential. Don’t be afraid to ask your peers directly what has worked for them, you can easily crowd-source opinion from your fellow in-house recruiters on the likes of LinkedIn.

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. Jobsonline became the #1 job site online in 1999, and niche sites began to appear in 2000. In 2003, LinkedIn launched – a new era for job boards.

Jobseekers Prefer Job Boards to LinkedIn and Google [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

A new study from Millennial Branding and Beyond.com looks at how Baby Boomers, Generation X & Y use social media and other tools for their job search. 5,268 job seekers were surveyed total, including 742 Gen Y (18-29 year olds), 1,676 Gen X (30-47) and 2,850 Baby Boomers (48-67).

The New Facebook Job Board [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Recently, the Social Jobs Partnership launched its free ‘Social Jobs’ application on Facebook – listing more than 1.7 million open jobs. This Infographic from Work4Labs tells you everything you need to know about the new job board, including what it means for recruiters and how to get your jobs in front of the world’s largest source of candidates. RELATED: How Facebook Beats LinkedIn for Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC].

Ep 77 – The Future of Job Boards and Hiring Effectiveness

Blogging4jobs

Despite even me calling for the end to job boards in a 2011 post called “ Chicken Little, the Job Boards Are Failing ,” job boards remain a powerful recruiting strategy for effective hiring. According to CareerXroads 2015 Source of Hire Study, job boards account for nearly 10% of all hires not including job aggregators which account for just over 17%. Now, imagine a job posting doing the same thing.

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Facebook: The Untapped Job Board

Career Realism

Most of what you hear about using Facebook while looking for a job involves keeping your information as private as possible from potential employers. Open jobs are sometimes posted there before they make it onto the company’s regular web site. Job Search career

6 Niche Job Boards to Find Your Next Job

Blogging4jobs

I am not normally a fan of job boards because I gravitate towards networking and relationship building to find opportunities of any kind. My tool of choice is LinkedIn. However, the fact remains that there are times when you may need to use a job board in your search.

Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards

Blogging4jobs

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? Connect with her on LinkedIn. .

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6 Pro Tips For Job Searching on Online Websites & Job Boards

Blogging4jobs

This post is from our sister site, Secrets of the Job Hunt which is re-launching in February 2013. Click here to visit the original published post and learn job search and career secrets. . TIPS FOR JOB HUNTING ON CAREERBUILDER, MONSTER, ETC. Successful Job Search.

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn. Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. Related: 4 Reasons You Might Not Get Recommendations On LinkedIn. Here are some tips to best utilize LinkedIn gleaned from the Career Brainstorming Day report: 1.

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The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs. Job searching has taken a new direction. It’s not about going to the job boards, finding the job opening you like, and then applying to it. who can lead you to the path of the next job opportunity.

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Does LinkedIn Make the Executive Resume Obsolete?

Executive Career Brand

With the popularity of LinkedIn and the indisputable necessity of having a presence there , many people claim that the resume is dead, or dying. that a robust, fully populated LinkedIn profile is, in fact, the new resume. First of all, lose the mindset that LinkedIn is an online resume.

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ATS, Job Board and Video Interviewing Vendors Beware: An Economic Tsunami is Coming!

The Undercover Recruiter

Not a nice thought but I wouldn’t be doing my job properly unless I was constantly scanning not just for opportunities but for threats and as a supplier to the recruitment technology market I’m looking anxiously over my shoulder and I can see big trouble coming…maybe.

Google For Jobs Launches "Job Board of Choice Apply", Throws Job Boards Big Bone.

HR Capitalist

Tracking the looming giant in the recruiting industry that is Google For Jobs can be a full-time job. Basically, if the job you’re viewing is located on multiple job boards, you can select which one you want to use when applying for a job.

Has LinkedIn Jumped the Shark?

Career Copilot

Don’t get me wrong, I love LinkedIn. I have written glowingly about the social networking tool over the past several years and actually landed my current job via LinkedIn. With that being said, LinkedIn has been making a lot of radical (read: foolish) changes over the past several months. Job Boards job huntingThe company has been using the [.].

How Much Of Your Job Search Time Is Spent On Job Boards?

reCareered

One poll that I take asks participants how much of their job search time is spent on job boards. Learn how much dependence candidates place on job boards and how that compares to the chances of getting hired from a job board. Featured Job Boards reCareered Blog career career change career coach hiring Job Job board job search linkedin networking Planning pre-screen research

How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn?

Ms. Career Girl

The post How Do I Find Jobs on LinkedIn? LinkedIn has rapidly become the leading job search platform where members from every industry and job function can: Quickly find career opportunities in any location. Apply to positions using just the LinkedIn profile.

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How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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5 Ways To Land The Job You Really Want, Instead Of One The Job Board’s Offering

Corn on the Job

DreamChamps (which launches in mid-September) is a community site dedicated to helping entry-level job seekers find work they love by facilitating introductions between them and extraordinary companies via video cover letter. These particular job seekers refuse to settle for “what’s available.”

The LinkedIn Profile Checklist Every Job Seeker Needs

Career Realism

Job searching has taken a new direction. It’s not about going to the job boards, finding the job opening you like, and then applying to it. Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile. who can lead you to the path of the next job opportunity.

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5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs

Career Realism

5 Ways To Hack LinkedIn And Twitter For New Jobs. I keep hearing about people who landed jobs using social media. Related: Why You Need Social Media In Your Job Search. Forget about answering job postings or coming in “cold.” Send Out A Recruiter Blast On LinkedIn.

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

How To Keep Recruiters From Skipping Over Your LinkedIn Profile. Did you know that, according to a recent Jobvite study, an astonishing 92% of recruiters think of LinkedIn as integral to finding great candidates? Related: 6 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile.

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4 Things To Do After Joining A LinkedIn Group

Career Realism

4 Things To Do After Joining A LinkedIn Group. There’s a lot of talk about the importance of job networking and how it can help the job search process and beyond, but what exactly does one need to do after joining these specialized groups on LinkedIn? Go To The ‘Jobs’ Tab.

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How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn

Career Realism

How To Respond To Job Openings On LinkedIn. If you see a job opening you’re interested in on LinkedIn, naturally you’d hit the ‘Apply Now’ button. That’s the approach most job seekers take. Be Employable Job Search LinkedIn

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Has LinkedIn Gone Too Far With Recruitment?

The Undercover Recruiter

I remember when LinkedIn was a nice professional network, great for catching up on old colleagues and a source for professional introduction. So naturally LinkedIn have dived all over this with their embracing of the network as a career portal. And then there is job posting.

7 Tips To Best Utilize LinkedIn

Career Realism

Spend any time on LinkedIn and you’ll see that the site is constantly changing. I can certainly vouch for that, given that I recently spent hours capturing LinkedIn screenshots for a workshop, only to have many of them out-of-date by the time I presented them… only a week later.

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5 REASONS WHY YOU AREN’T GENERATING INTERVIEWS FROM JOB BOARDS

Call to Career

Does your resume seem to enter a black hole when you apply for jobs on job boards? Do you consistently apply for jobs and either receive no response or only an obligatory email stating that your resume was received? This article unveils some of the reasons that you are not receiving calls for interviews after you apply for jobs on job boards.

10 Places To Promote Your LinkedIn Profile

Career Realism

Think of your LinkedIn profile as the hub of your online identity. Related: 7 Reasons Why You Need A LinkedIn Routine – Employed Or Not. When you think of your LinkedIn profile this way, you’ll see why it’s critical to secure a custom URL for yours if you don’t already have one.

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Poll: Would You Use Facebook’s New Job Board?

Career Realism

After partnering with the Department of Labor and several other career websites, Facebook recently launched a new tool for job seekers: the Social Jobs application – a social job board. ” The Social Jobs application has more thatn 1.7

How to set your LinkedIn Profile to get noticed by Recruiters

Career Copilot

I have been writing about job searching using LinkedIn for years now and it finally seems like the tide is shifting away from the major job boards to social media sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. As a corporate recruiter for a Fortune 500 company, I can tell your first hand that LinkedIn is my [.]. Career Development job hunting

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Use These Five Important Tips for your Job Search on LinkedIn

Professional Resume Services

Optimize your LinkedIn profile to ensure you get the best results. There are a plethora of jobs to be found on LinkedIn. Most job seekers just check the Job Board on LinkedIn. After browsing the board, they spam some resumes and call it a day.

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