How To Optimize Your Job Postings for Inclusion on Google’s New Job Search Function

Patrick Ward Job Boards, job postings, Patrick Ward

The search engine giant Google recently announced and debuted their foray into the job posting/aggregation space. Google for Jobs is a new platform for job seekers and employers utilizing Google’s existing search features in combination with feeds pulled from company’s career sites and third-party sites like LinkedIn, CareerBuilder, and Glassdoor. Free to use and with a fairly automated process, now is the …

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How To Optimize Your Spend On Indeed To Attract Quality Applicants

Patrick Ward Job Boards, Patrick Ward

I talk a lot about Indeed, but with good reason. With almost 60% of all careers-related traffic online passing through Indeed, it’s important for employers to turn their focus there and consider spending money on sponsored jobs if it’s in the recruiting budget. In my role at Kinetix, I not only manage our own spend, I also manage campaigns for many of …

A Sourcer Weighs In On The Monster Madness

Kelly Dingee Job Boards, Kelly Dingee, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing

Ah Monster.  The vendor with whom everyone has had a love/hate relationship.  Have we been inundated with assessments on its acquisition? I think yes.  This one is my favorite. I appreciate all the assessments of the industry, but let me offer you the user point of view.  Eons ago…circa 1999….I posted my resume on Monster.  I had been in the …

VIDEO: SmashUps with Kris Dunn: Bots, Feedback, & Monster Sale to Randstad

Tim Sackett Job Boards, Kris Dunn, Recruiting, Smashfly, Tim Sackett

Welcome to our newest video series, Smashups, brought to you by the recruitment marketing pros at Smashfly! Each month, our host, Tim Sackett, will chat with a featured guest on ways you can better attract candidates and actually convert them into job applicants. This month on Smashups, Tim talks to Kris Dunn, CHRO at Kinetix and founder of FOT, about bots, feedback and the Monster …

3 Criteria You’re Missing from Your IT Job Postings

Tim Sackett Job Boards, job postings, Recruiting, Recruitment Marketing, Tim Sackett, Udacity, Uncategorized

Crafting a good job posting is at the core of a successful recruitment process. Still, most organizations virtually ignore it when it comes to understanding the reasoning of why their process is failing.  The normal mode of operation in crafting your job posting goes something like this: Ask hiring manager to send you something about what the job they are …

My Insanity: The Job Board Resume Database

Kelly Dingee Job Boards, Kelly Dingee, Resumes, Sourcing, Uncategorized

We use job boards at the retained search firm I work for—they’re necessary for broadcasting opportunities. I think that’s standard, whether you’re a corporate or agency search firm. Once or twice a year, one of the job boards we use will invite us to demo their fee-based resume database. And my team will humor our Director of Operations and give …

FOT Job of The Month: VP of Talent Acquisition (Denver)

Kris Dunn Job Boards, Job Market, Kris Dunn, Talent Strategy

FOT Note: We have no shame here at FOT in using our platform to sell a job. Nope, not one bit. Why would we? We’re all about giving you the facts straight, and if our “facts” line up with what you’re looking for in a new opportunity then color us tickled—we’ll hug it out and call it fate. If it doesn’t? Well, that’s on …

The CYA Report E65: Job Seeker Behavior – Decoded [PODCAST]

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, HR, HR Tech, Job Boards, Laurie Ruettimann, Podcast, Recruiting, Relocation

Welcome to The CYA Report, Ep. 65! On today’s show we have Tara Sinclair, Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at George Washington University and Economist at Indeed.com, on Job Seeker Behavior—Decoded. Tara joins guest host, Laurie Ruettimann, to chat about some of the latest research she’s been a part of at Indeed. This research dissects and explains the data behind where people search for jobs …

Happy Hour Job Search: Driving The Behavior of Mobile Job Seekers [Webinar]

Kris Dunn Job Boards, Kris Dunn, Mobile, Mobile Recruiting, Webinar

We love it at FOT when companies start talking about how they block specific types of websites to prevent employees from doing certain things.  One of the types of sites companies love to block is career sites.  “You’re not going to look for a job while you’re working.” You’re right, boss.  We won’t look for a job on your laptop …

The Sting of Rejection

Steve Gifford Candidate Pool, Job Boards, Recruiting, Resumes, Steve Gifford

Being out of work is beyond disheartening.  I’ve been out of work for a prolonged amount of time twice in my career, and it was awful; it made me incredibly thankful for my wife, and made me question practically everything else.  Now, though, I’m employed, and I’m hiring! Here’s the problem, though: I can’t hire everyone.  My recruiting team and …