Job Board Journalist

The Most Hated Term in the Job Market Redux

Amidst all the chatter about this new technology or that new functionality, it’s all too easy – but extremely dangerous – to overlook the one aspect of your site that most determines its appeal: Words.  And, while many employment sites now feature an engaging vocabulary, they continue to rely on a term that is anathema

Job Board Journalist: The Power & Peril of a Legacy Brand

From Monster’s first Super Bowl ad to CareerBuilder’s Monkey Business campaign, from Dice’s street art ads to today’s airport billboards, taxi rooftop placards and plain, old direct marketing emails, job boards have invested millions of dollars in building their brand.  Not every site has become a household name, but many are now imprinted on the

Job Board Journalist: 1 + 1 = 3

Sure, the Microsoft acquisition of LinkedIn will affect our industry, but an earlier announcement will likely have a greater impact on job boards. Last month, Entelo announced the closing of a $12 million Series B round of funding. The news was interesting on two counts. First, it signaled that venture money was still flowing into

Job Board Journalist: The Once & Future job Board

The clarion cry – “job boards are dead” – has itself expired. Exposed for what it really was – a marketing ploy by a handful of social media consultants eager to pump up their own business – the term is now about as relevant as a gum eraser. What does that mean for job boards?

A Trifecta of Recruiting Blockbusters

The TAtech Leadership Summit on Programmatic Ad Buying June 1, 2016 | Chicago, Illinois USA Some say programmatic ad buying is the future of online recruitment advertising. Others say it will simply be another product for job boards and agencies to sell. Whatever your view, this is the only conference dedicated to showcasing the potential

Job Board Journalist: A Lesson in History

I once took a course in grad school called Lessons in History. The premise was simple enough: for whatever reason, we humans pay less attention to history than we should and as a result, often repeat the mistakes we and others have already made. It’s an insight that many very smart business people and economists

How Will Programmatic Ad Buying Affect Your Job Board?

Will Programmatic Ad Buying help or hurt your job board’s business? That’s the question you’ll be able to answer after attending the TAtech Leadership Summit on Programmatic Ad Buying in Chicago on June 1st. And if you not even sure what programmatic ad buying is, attend the afternoon pre-con on the basic concepts and principles

TAtech Industry Insights & News: May 4, 2016

Job Board Journalist: Forging Smart Partnerships Partnerships are all the rage these days among job boards. More than 700 meetings were held during just a day-and-a-half at the recent TAtech Industry Congress. Most if not all of those discussions were predicated on a growing perception among job boards that employers now want more than just

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On The Board Biz Daily blog, read My Three Promises to You in Doing Business by Ken Levinson. Treating others the way you would like to be treated is not only a way of living, it’s a way of doing business as well. Also on The Board Biz Daily blog, take a look at Why

There’s Still Time to Register for the TAtech Congress

The TAtech Industry Congress will be held on April 16-17, 2016 at the Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida USA. It’s the largest gathering of thought and business leaders in the talent acquisition solutions industry. It’s a day and a half with 9 concurrent sessions, 6 special interest group discussions, 4 hot topic discussions,