Tag Archives: Job Boards

job-boards

Job Boards are Still Evolving and Yours Can Come Out on Top

It’s hard to envision the growth and success of job boards without the third jewel in the crown: evolution. Resistance is a bit futile, as some of the longstanding industry giants have recently learned. Today, relevance depends on a keen sense of what advertisers and jobs seekers expect from a job board. And that changes as technology grows and finds its way into the mainstream. Read More →

recruiters

Should Recruiters Report to HR or the CEO?

Recruiting is one of the most important aspects of running a successful business. After all, failure to properly focus on recruiting could result in the wrong talent being brought in, and this can then lead to lowered productivity, lost sales, and unhappy customers. What’s worse is that the wrong talent can place a business in the position of having to play catchup, meaning the competition Read More →

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How Programmatic Advertising Optimizes Your Job Postings

Automated job board postings, sophisticated algorithms and a “right place / right time” reach mean your ad placement is always optimized. It’s right for the job, candidates, and even the device that candidates might use to search for work. That’s the promise of programmatic advertising: it lightens the load and ramps up performance. Seasoned talent acquisition veterans have seen great change taking place in the Read More →

talent-industry

What Does Randstad’s Purchase of Monster Mean for the Talent Industry?

The talent industry is abuzz about Randstad’s recent $429 million acquisition of the job board purple behemoth, Monster. But the talk has less to do with the purchase and more to do with what it might indicate about the talent industry’s future. Monster’s fade from the spotlight was, at least to some, a predictable event that followed a slow and sometimes painful decline. Although it Read More →

jobs-report

June 2016 Jobs Report: Employment Rallies While Online Hiring Dips

The Bureau of Labor Statistics‘ June 2016 Employment Situation report gave American workers a much-needed break from so much gloom and doom, but the news isn’t entirely perfect. This jobs report shows that the early part of 2016 showed precious few rays of hope and an overall downward trend. For June, the BLS reported gains while the Conference Board Help Wanted OnLineĀ® (HWOL) Data Series Read More →

Unemployment Rate

March Jobs Report: Is Doom Around The Corner?

On April 1, 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that employment was up by 215,000 new jobs for the month of March. Unemployment, which was at 5 percent, experienced little change from February. The Wall Street Journal had predicted results that were nearly identical, so there was little surprise among economists. The biggest employment increases were found in retail trade, construction and health Read More →

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Are There Really 600,000 Job Openings in California?

600,000 jobs are available in California on any given day? You couldn’t prove that by the volume of people who are looking for work, but the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says that it’s true. If so many jobs are out there, and so many people are actively seeking work, why is it so difficult for employers and job seekers to find a match? The Read More →

healthcare-employment

The Future of Healthcare Employment

If you are in the process of deciding what career to pursue or you are considering a change of careers, then take a long look at a job in a healthcare field. According to TheJobNetwork.com, there will be an average job growth rate of 19 percent for almost all healthcare related fields by 2024. While many people think that technology is the field that will Read More →

part-time-jobs

Part-Time Jobs to Remain Hot in 2016

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 292,000 new jobs created in December 2015. This is a healthy number, but it is made up in large part by part-time jobs. Is that a bad thing? For some people, the availability of part-time instead of full-time jobs can be frustrating. But to others, part-time jobs are exactly how they want to spend their work Read More →

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January Jobs Report: Wages Up, Unemployment Down

The January jobs report is starting the year off right with an increase in hourly wages and unemployment at an 8 year low. As President Obama said, “Americans are working.” This is great news for the economy, but it means that employers might find it more difficult to recruit the best of the best. Job seekers can afford to be more selective, and many of Read More →