21 Best Niche Job Boards for Recruiters

Workology

This post is sponsored by SHRM Jobs , a job board dedicated to helping recruiters hire the best human resource professionals. There are either too many job seekers to choose from or locating that needle in the haystack takes more time, effort and phone calls than time you have. Enter in job boards especially those niche ones that cultivate relationships with the niche and speciality communities and job seekers, you want to reach. Authentic Jobs.

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. The vast majority of these boards have become black holes for your executive bio and resume. Recently, around 2-4% of people posting resumes on a traditional job board found employment.

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ResumeBear Launches Its Much Anticipated Job Board

Resume Bear

This unique job board from ResumeBear will only feature 100% verified job postings in efforts to eliminate wasted time for job seekers. Now with over 250,000 Resumes accumulated from job seekers in the ResumeBear data-base, employers now have a vast selection of candidates to hire from. Within the first 72 hours of its release, over 100 companies have already utilized the job board. New Veterans Job Search Assistance Program.

Chicken Little — The Job Boards Are Failing

Workology

The Job Boards Are Failing. There’s been a lot of banter , discussion , and revelation about job boards and their impending failure and doom as an effective source for employers to hire qualified candidates and post openings. Experts have said that social media and the creation of social recruiting will serve as a replacement for job boards and will be their detriment. Bottom line is that job boards serve a purpose.

How Social Media and Job Boards Can Work Hand in Hand

Professional Resume Services

Your LinkedIn profile can help you find a job. While social media is a relatively new development, it has made waves around the world thanks to its exceptionally wide reach. Anyone in the middle of a job search can benefit from social media to land the perfect new job. While social media is an amazing means of connecting with employers and fellow professionals, you can’t try the spaghetti method by throwing options wildly and going with whatever adheres.

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6 Reasons Why Job Boards Don’t Always Work

Undercover Recruiter

Job boards have gotten a bad rap lately. Despite the fact that they are often the first stop for college grads looking to enter the workforce, or experienced employees looking to change careers, many involved in recruiting and hiring love to criticize job boards and resume posting sites. 6 Reasons Why Job Boards Don’t Always Work. Recruiting candidates employers Job Boards Recruiters Social Media

Job Board Brand Assets? Yeah We’ve Got Them!

Workology

Job board brand assets? Are Job Board Brand Assets Really a Thing? Since there can be many different experiences you can have with a brand – phone, in person, online, social media – it is important that there are guiding principles for every kind of interaction. So what are the assets of a job board? Ears: Pay attention to what’s going on in your industry and on your job board. Should a job seeker look for a new job?

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6 Niche Job Boards to Find Your Next Job

Workology

I am not normally a fan of job boards because I gravitate towards networking and relationship building to find opportunities of any kind. However, the fact remains that there are times when you may need to use a job board in your search. I suspect you are familiar with the major job sites such as Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired and Indeed. Sometimes it makes sense to really focus in one specific area and that’s where a niche job board comes in for you.

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. When it comes to general job searching, Monster , Careerbuilder , and Indeed definitely run the game. Indeed is the most all inclusive job posting board. Specialized Job Boards.

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

Workology

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. . Even in 2013 Job boards remain a leading candidate source for recruiters and even with the popularity of social media. How does an employee candidate stand out from the virtual pack of job hunters when posting a resume on a major job search board?

5 Myths About SEO for HR, Recruiting, & Online Job Boards

Workology

Check out our free webinar on SEO for HR and Recruiting by clicking here or check out our SEO basics guide for jobs feed and job opening announcements happening online. . Career Keywords and SEO Online Job Postings. But having the right keywords and other SEO strategies can help you target job candidate traffic to your job postings or career page. With millions of job seekers using search engines to find jobs, it’s pretty clear the power SEO holds.

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. Because every year the internet is making it easier and easier for employer and candidate to interact without the need for a middleman in the form of expensive recruitment software or job boards.

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. All job boards will be able to provide you with statistics in terms of market reach, registered users, views and clicks but it can help to ask for more specific information in terms of the job you are hiring for. 2) Make your job easy to find: Different job boards use different technology platforms – they all have different ways of ranking jobs.

How to Build a Content & Community Strategy for Job Boards #jobg8summitNA

Workology

In 2007, I started Blogging4Jobs as a way to build a relationship with job seekers. The blog was a way to help share resources with the job seeker audience while also building a bench of job seekers to fill my openings. In 2009, my blog made national media headlines. I’ve been featured in most major media as a result of the content, resource and information we shared. Types of Content Marketing in Recruiting and Job Seeker Industries.

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Job Boards Are 2nd Largest Source of Hire: College is 5th

Resume Bear

Tracking and monitoring the sources of actual hires tells companies where to dedicate their hiring resources and tells job seekers where to direct their efforts. Job seekers need to know where to focus their efforts. Job boards. Note that the second largest source of hire were job boards and so the conventional wisdom that job boards are dead simply isn’t true. career job job seekers jobs resumebear

5 Reasons Why Job Boards Aren’t As Effective Anymore

Career Realism

At one time, job boards were the way to go for job seekers. It’s where you could post your resume for employers and recruiters to view, and apply to job openings. Related: Reactive Vs. Proactive Job Search Strategies. Job boards are simply not as effective anymore since there are social media outlets like LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter where you can pretty much network your way to the right contacts. 6 Steps for a Successful Job Search.

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Facebook: The Untapped Job Board

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY? How do you find a job today?

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. According to Facebook’s announcement statement, the Social Jobs app was created to help job seekers “leverage social media to connect great jobs with great candidates.” ” The Social Jobs application has more thatn 1.7

5 WAYS TO JOB SEARCH OUTSIDE THE JOB BOARDS BOX

Call to Career

You may have found out through experience by now that job boards are not the most effective job search method, but it is the most used method. According to the Wall Street Journal, only 13% of jobs are filled through job boards, but job boards are most job seekers’ primary job search method. So how do you break out of the job boards box? If you want to diversify your job search methods, what else can you do?

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Why Job Boards Are NOT Obsolete [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Job boards – are they obsolete? Takeaways: Recruiters need to use the best mix of marketing channels in their online sourcing – including job boards. Job boards are the go-to resource – 2/3 of job seekers use job boards to find positions. Recruiters need to use a mix of online postings, job boards and social media to have the maximum reach. RELATED: The History of the Job Board.

Social Media Helps Job Seekers Find Work

Workology

So when I say “Social Media can help you get a job” The replies are usually, only if you happen to be chatting to the right person, I didn’t think of Facebook like that or Yes I heard something about Twitter and jobs. Social Media is powerful and if you are currently looking for a job. You should be taking social media very seriously and be looking at what it can do for you. Make social media part of your marketing strategy.

Illinois AG Sends Age Discrimination Letters to Job Boards, Protects Rights of 81 Year Olds To Apply For Jobs They Don't Want.

The HR Capitalist

In case you missed it, the State of Illinois Attorney General is in the news for some premium PR/saber-rattling, centered around the fact that job boards like CareerBuilder and Indeed are trying to exclude older workers from applying for jobs they don't want. Three other job sites, Beyond.com, Ladders Inc. CareerBuilder's not automatically configured to let those 81 years or older apply for a job in the buzzsaw of corporate America?

4 Ways to Choose an Ideal Niche Job Board

Career Rocketeer

Using a niche job board is a great way to gain access to employers in your field who are looking for talent while also giving them access to you as a skilled job applicant. But since there are tons of great niche job boards to choose from, how do you find the right one for you? Look for Top-Ranked Sites There are a number of websites that take time to list the best niche job boards out there according to their own ranking systems.

6 Alternatives to Job Search Boards

Career Alley

Without a doubt, job search boards are the number one tool that people use for their job search. Which is exactly why you should be looking at some of the other job search alternatives that are available to you. Let’s face it, crowds of job searchers means more competition (which is not what you want when conducting a job search). Another reason to use alternatives is that some jobs posted on job search boards are not real jobs.

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13 Surprising Social Media and Recruitment Facts [Video]

The Undercover Recruiter

Here’s a quick video from technology job board Dice listing 13 social media facts and 7+ benefits of social recruiting. 13 Surprising Social Media and Recruitment Facts [Video]. Job Board Social Recruiting Statistics Video Demographics Dice Social MediaMain takeaways for me here were: 85% of tech professionals use Facebook and 41% use Twitter. In January 2012, users spent on average 405 minutes on Facebook.

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). Gen Y is more optimistic about finding a job, values workplace flexibility and intends to go back to school instead of continuing their search over older generations.

How to Find a Job Using Social Media

Career Alley

For many people social media sites are exactly that; a place to socialize, and keep in touch with friends and relatives. Increasingly however, social media platforms are being turned to other purposes. Twitter has been used to foment revolution and social media marketing continues to be a buzz phrase for businesses of all sizes and shapes. Social media sites have also started to play an increasingly important role in the job market.

Lower Recruitment Costs and Time to Hire with Broadbean

Workology

I really didn’t have a moment to waste which is why I really love the ease of Broadbean’s job distribution platform. When posting a job within your applicant tracking system or ATS, Broadbean let’s you avoid the hassle and time posting your job opening and openings to multiple job boards individually. Social Media Recruiting and Job Distribution. Saving Money and Less Recruiting Time to Hire.

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ResumeBear Helps Job Seekers With 3 New Partnerships

Resume Bear

ResumeBear announced 3 new partnerships today in their continued march toward being the premier job board in the United States. ResumeBear announced 3 new partnerships today in their continued march toward being the premier job board in the United States. “We were immediately impressed with the technology, tools, and resources provided by ResumeBear, and by their focus on helping the job seeker succeed.”

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Job Boards: How Effective is this Tool in Your Job Search? (Part 1.

Boomers Next Step

Part 1 of II) Careers — By Trish Johnson on April 13, 2011 8:34 am Anyone that is in the process of a job search must utilize every available avenue and opportunity to capture the attention of firms that are expanding their current staffing levels. Job Boards A typical job posting on the larger job boards such as Monster or Workopolis , may draw thousands of applicants for the same position.

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Six Ways Employers, HR & Recruiting Can Use Social Media

Workology

I’m up early this morning prepping for my 4 hour Social Media 101 Training in Lawrence, Kansas today. Social media, social recruiting and employment brand and their use cases for human resources are on my mind. Social media is no longer a nice to have, it’s a must to have when communicating, understanding and monitoring our competition, candidates and employees. How Employers Use Social Media for HR and Recruiting. Jobs Feed and Automated Distribution.

Social Media Powered HR: Are Resumes Finally Obsolete?

Workology

No need to put ads on job boards and sift through hundreds of copied-and-pasted job applications in an attempt to pick out the passionate, savvy professionals and weed out the wannabes and the pretenders. It’s the latest in social media-powered HR and it’s called Coffee. The reality for most bankers, lawyers, sales professionals, project managers and senior leaders is that a resume is still very much a key element of the job search process.

How to Get a New Job Using Social Media

Careers Done Write

Did you know that 85% of available jobs are never advertised? According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, only 15% of today’s career opportunities ever make it to the job boards. So why do so many job seekers spend so much time searching job boards for work? It is easier to sit back and wait for jobs to become available; but is it smart? Learning the ins and outs of using social media for job search can be quite an undertaking.

How to Practice Social Media Etiquette

Resume Bear

Are there really rules for etiquette on social media? Social media like any other form of communication has its own nuances about how you should behave properly online. Sharing: Social media can be extremely beneficial for businesses and individuals. How to build your brands reputation online: Social media increases the scope and reach of your marketing activities significantly. College Graduates Social Media Why ResumeBear?

Human Resources Goes Social! 27 Key Social Media Practices

Resume Bear

Yes, social media. I do have others but hey, I am on social media pearls! The 27 Key Social Media Practices to Consider: Digital proclivities : We are in an era where we have a tendency to seek digital information i.e. we go to the Web first for clarification, definition. I remember seeing a quote somewhere that read “ Bill Gates may have put a PC on every desk, but Steve Jobs put a computer in every pocket, wallet, purse and bag”.

What is the Best Way to Connect with Social Media Peers

Professional Resume Services

Finding the right Social Media balance takes more than just knowing how to update your profiles. Firing off quick Twitter updates or Facebook comments will not get you noticed on job boards or help you find open positions. If you’re not receiving the right kind of attention through Social Media, you should change your strategy.

How to Engage Hiring Managers Using Social Media

Career Rocketeer

You’ve probably figured out by now that seeking work through job boards can give you mixed results. I’ve heard some experts claim that for every job opening on a job board, an average of 300 people are submitting resumes to that same job. Featured Social Media Joshua Waldman Networking SEO1To make matters even more frustrating, the longer you wait to reply, the [.].

Monster Unveils Facebook Based Social Media Tool BeKnown at SHRM

Workology

Minutes ago Monster Worldwide, most known for its dominance in the job board industry unveiled its Facebook based social media engagement tool BeKnown at the SHRM 2011 Annual Conference. Users can log in and share connections, build relationships, and search for jobs using the new online tool. BranchOut also uses the Facebook API to where job seekers can relationships and apply for jobs.

College Students Still Unsure of Social Media Job Search

Workology

When it comes to social media recruitment, much of the reluctance stems from the unknown on the organization’s part – where to start, who “owns” it, what the strategy is, etc… However, once these initial fears and obstacles are conquered, many employers enjoy using social platforms to showcase employer brand, engage their talent community, advertise job openings and source new talent. Many Students Still Unsure of the Social Media Job Search.

Will You Struggle To Find A Job in 2015 Without A Social Media Presence?

Workology

The humble resume is still very much the workhorse of job search world. In 2015, relying solely on your resume and failing to pay attention to your social media presence during job search will be like driving two flat tires. I’m Not Interested In Learning Social Media – Are There Workarounds? Similarly, as we increasingly work and connect online (and social media becomes the lubricant which facilitates our activity) I think we will enter a new age of employment.

3 Recruiting Tips to Make Social Media Effective & Exceptional

Workology

We’ve all heard about this crazy thing called social media. When it comes to recruiting job seekers and the candidate experience, social media offers the good as well as the bad for your end user. As a sourcer and recruiter, I’ve found that social media is more than a candidate source or hack, but an engagement tool that benefits me just as much as it benefits the job seeker.

Social Media Round Up – November 2012

The Undercover Recruiter

and this month has seen some good (and not-so-good) occurrences in the social media world (such as the demise of LinkedIn Events and the introduction of Instagram web profiles amongst others) – here is the round-up of our highlights: R.I.P If you still don’t know where to start, Social Media Examiner have outlined 6 tips for using LinkedIn Endorsements to help you get the most out of the feature. Facebook Job Board.

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The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers

Career Realism

The Definitive Social Media To-Do List For Job Seekers. The job market has changed significantly over the last 20 years, and with it, so too have the hiring methods of employers. Traditionally, it’s been newspapers, industry publications, recruiters, and job boards that have provided the ‘lion’s share’ of new hires for employers. QUIZ: Do You Have Social Media Career Power? The question is, can you afford not to have a social media presence?