3 Reasons Why Job Boards Could Hinder Your Search

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. But you can't build an effective job search strategy around applying for jobs on job boards.

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The Problems Executive Job Seekers Should Know About Job Boards

Professional Resume Services

Executives who spend several hours a day searching job boards for the right position are likely just spinning their wheels. With the thousands of jobs and applicants that apply for those jobs, your chances of being recognized are slim. In fact, many of the top executive positions won’t even get posted on job boards. Read more » The post The Problems Executive Job Seekers Should Know About Job Boards appeared first on Executive Resume Services.

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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.

My Bold Prediction for 2013: Job Boards will LIVE

Workology

Job Boards Live On! Back in 2009, nearly four years ago, “guru” Dan Schwabel wrote about the demise of job boards. I am happy to report that job boards are still here and every year, hundreds of entrepreneurs and techies launch their new version of the “job board” And while, Mr. Schwabel’s post provided valuable jobseeker advice, he did not predict correctly the demise of job boards. WooHoo!

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Are Bigger Niche Job Boards Always Better?

Career Alley

Author Byline: An exceptional resume authority, Jessica Hernandez and her team of credentialed writers partner with professional- and executive-level candidates to open doors to jobs at prestigious corporations, achieving over a 99% interview-winning success rate. This can even be the case when deciding which job boards to use within your niche. Criteria for Choosing Your Niche Job Board. Job Search Reviews – I Read it on the Web.

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.

Use Job Boards for Research … Not to Find Jobs

Executive Career Brand

I hesitate suggesting you use job boards at all, because in my experience, too many executive job seekers spend way too much time on them, responding to job postings. Be aware that, although an estimated 95% of job seekers use job boards to find jobs, only about 5% of them will land jobs directly through them. Job descriptions may not truly represent the job. How to Use Job Boards for Research. ?

Reasons You May Want to Avoid Job Boards for Your Executive Job Search

Professional Resume Services

Executive job boards have a purpose, but the chances of you landing your dream job from them are very low. Spending a significant amount of time on your executive profile is great, but the best way to display it isn’t necessarily on an online job board. Hundreds and thousands of jobs are posted on job boards every day. Here are some of the top reasons why you should avoid job boards for your executive job search.

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

The HR Capitalist

Tracking the looming giant in the recruiting industry that is Google For Jobs can be a full-time job. But one feature dwarfs them all - something called "Job Board of Choice Apply", described here by industry insider Joel Cheesman over at ERE : "This update is by far the most interesting and unique to Google. 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.

Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards

Workology

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. I know that job board analysis and unemployment metrics contribute to our understanding of the some of the reported stats. Who worked part-time, became under-employed, because their hours were cut or they had to take “any old job”?

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

What Are the Best Internet Job Boards for C-Level Executives?

Professional Resume Services

Finding the right job board will enhance the power of resumes and cover letters. You hire an executive resume writer to help you perfect resumes and cover letters , but how are you actually finding the ideal job? There are many job boards where people can network and make connections that can lead to new career opportunities. However, general job boards won’t provide the same results as niche markets.

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Job Boards

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Guerrilla Job Hunting Home Subscribe FREE-Guerrilla Job Search Tips! Debt Advice on What are HR professionals really looking for in resumes? Top 5 Dos & Don’ts Debt Advice on How to get a job in a recession Debt Advice on New Economy Rules… Break Free : Put America back to work. David Perry aka The Rogue Recruiter on How to get a job in a recession TypePad Profile Get updates on my activity. Changing the date on your resume keeps you current.

19 Job Boards That Offer Free Job Postings

Workology

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. According to the 2015 Career XRoads Source of Hire repor t, job boards account for nearly 10% of all hires while job aggregators like SimplyHired and Indeed account for over 17% of all hires of the companies surveyed.

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?

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. You’ll ultimately want to sign up with more than one service because this will give you the chance to collect a greater number of opportunities and news about jobs available to you out there. In fact, many of today’s job board sites also have social media accounts you can follow so you can stay on top of opportunities to apply.

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Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t?

Career Realism

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t? Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired, and Indeed, are immensely popular. Many job seekers use these as a primary search tool to find jobs to apply for. But is that where you need to be to get a job? Related: 5 Great Alternatives To Job Boards. Why aren’t job boards a smart move in your search? What are more effective ways to find a job than job boards?

When will job boards innovate? (Part 3)

Resume Bear

Although I have seen their recommendations a bazillion times, I thought, “Hey, this could be a job board!&#. Imagine this: (1) A jobseeker applies for a job they have an interest in. (2) 2) The job board says, “If you like this job, try applying to these other jobs as well.&#. (3) 3) Or, the job board says, “Based on your resume, you might want to consider these jobs as well.&#. (4)

Job Board Detox Challenge [VIDEO]

Career Realism

Are you ready for the Job Board Detox Challenge ? I dare you to take the whole month of August and ignore the job boards. There is too much reliance on job boards. Bottom-line: too many job seekers spend too much time and energy on the job boards thinking it will solve their situation. Generally, people don’t mean to waste time on the job boards, but before they know it, hours have gone by with little traction.

When will job boards innovate? (Part 2)

Resume Bear

Okay, in my last post, I went on a long rant about job boards not being creative enough (in my humble opinion). What if at the bottom of each job posting were stats that would let the jobseeker know what is going on with the job in real-time? If you meet the above requirements, please submit your resume for consideration to careers@?somecompany.?com.?. This job has been open 12 days. This job has 276 applicants.

VetJobs: A Job Board Just for Veterans and Their Families

Career Solvers

There are many specialty job boards available based on professional and industry niche. But did you know that there is a job board dedicated solely to former members of the military, and their spouses and children? I spoke to Ted Daywalt, founder of VetJobs , to learn more about this unique job board. Founded in 1999, Veterans of Foreign Wars-sponsored VetJobs has grown to be the leading military-related job board on the Internet.

Energy Job Boards & Recruiters

Resume to Referral

commentary : Seeking an Energy recruiter or job board? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect for your energy

Energy Job Boards & Recruiters

Resume to Referral

Seeking an Energy recruiter or job board? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect for your energy background.

When will job boards innovate? (Part 1)

Resume Bear

Why not divide your jobs up in other ways than industry and company? Create resumes for these characters that link to current opportunities and specific schools. Clicking on astronomy, reporter or agriculture would link to relevant job openings and perhaps college websites that offer programs in those areas. So the next time you are job searching for a dream job, you see Gil’s picture and say I want to do that gig.

Energy Job Boards & Recruiters

Resume to Referral

Seeking an Energy recruiter or job board? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect for your energy background.

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t?

Career Realism

Job Boards: Job Search Do Or Don’t? Job boards like Monster, CareerBuilder, Simply Hired, and Indeed, are immensely popular. Many job seekers use these as a primary search tool to find jobs to apply for. But is that where you need to be to get a job? Related: 5 Great Alternatives To Job Boards. Why aren’t job boards a smart move in your search? What are more effective ways to find a job than job boards?

Are Massive Job Board Sites Actually Hurting Your Career Search?

The Undercover Recruiter

One of the most common pieces of good advice offered to job-seekers is to find a positive way to stand out from the crowd – something that distinguishes your resume from the stack of similar ones on the hiring manager’s desk and makes your name stand out in his mind. Are Massive Job Board Sites Actually Hurting Your Career Search? Career Management Job Search board boards Career hurting job

5 Great Alternatives To Job Boards

Career Realism

I wonder if most job seekers believe that all job listings are only on job boards. I hear from job seekers all the time who are searching for jobs only on Monster, CareerBuilder, or some other big name job board—and they’re wondering why it’s taking them so long to find a job. Or they’re getting extremely frustrated because they’re applying to countless jobs and not getting very many responses. Job Search career

Bored with Job Boards – How to Find the Best

Career Alley

So how many job search boards do you think there are? Like so many things on the Internet, many job search boards are a waste of time. But the good news is that there are many really good job search boards. The challenge is to both, access only the best sites and to ensure you balance your time with other job search methods. So what, exactly, qualifies as a Job Search Board? Stealth Job Hunting.

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. This data helps both sides of the recruiting process because it tracks where employers actually hired people – not numbers of resumes received, not dollars spent, but actual hires. Job boards. 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?

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. While this is good advice, Facebook can also be a valuable tool in your job search since many smaller companies post their job ads on their Facebook pages. Open jobs are sometimes posted there before they make it onto the company’s regular web site. Job Search career

Accounting Job Boards & Recruiters (5+5 List)

Resume to Referral

Seeking an accounting recruiter or job board? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enable you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect for your financial background.

Construction Job Boards & Recruiters (5+5 List)

Resume to Referral

Seeking a recruiter or job board that caters to those in the construction field? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect

Construction Job Boards & Recruiters (5+5 List)

Resume to Referral

commentary : Seeking a recruiter or job board that caters to those in the construction field? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards

Are Larger Niche Job Boards Always Better?

Career Rocketeer

Does a larger job board imply greater visibility or more exposure? This can even be the case when deciding which job boards to use within your niche. Of course, niche job boards could be considered the smaller version of the generic job boards that are usually larger and more popular. A great way to find out is to look for reviews of or testimonials for the job board. Job Search Ad1 SEO1

Construction Job Boards & Recruiters (5+5 List)

Resume to Referral

Seeking a recruiter or job board that caters to those in the construction field? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect

should you post your resume on online job boards?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have a job I really enjoy, but with a few critical caveats. We’re constantly hiring as people cycle out–mostly through school job sites, but also largely through one particular recruiter, though she’s become less responsive as the turnover has stayed so high. How does it work from the manager side when people post resumes on Careerbuilder and similar websites? Do you recommend that passive job seekers post resumes on job search sites?

Construction Job Boards & Recruiters (5+5 List)

Resume to Referral

Seeking a recruiter or job board that caters to those in the construction field? When employment agencies just aren’t enough, utilizing job boards and recruiters to boost your job search efforts can be an ideal solution. The following list of sites enables you to submit your resume to job boards and recruiters that are perfect

6 Tricks to Increase Your Odds on Job Boards

Career Realism

Major job boards like CareerBuilder and Monster are one of the most popular ways for companies to develop a candidate pool when looking to fill an open position. Job Search Resume & Cover Letter blog career management online profile recruiter resumeCareerBuilder alone boasts 2 million unique users per month according to a report by Cnet News last year. With unemployment at its.

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?