An inevitable move, but a bold one. I can never work out whether pets are a candidate-sector or a job-type. Continue reading “Indeed moves to new candidate sector on 1st April”
It’s been a while. That phrase probably sets all the context you need for this blog post. I’ve sadly neglected this blog and not made the time to write.
I’m not particularly ashamed of that – we all need to go off and make money once in a while… it’s more that looking at this blog now in early 2014 the first thing that strikes me is what a different place we all inhabit than when I last posted here almost two years ago. Continue reading “Getting SEO right for recruitment sites in the Brave New World”
Just to prove how important feeding your jobs to the job aggregation sites is, Evenbase has just bought JobRapido for a staggering €30m (or c. £25m) Continue reading “Evenbase has acquired Jobrapido, for €30m”
I somehow let this one go for years before realising that the Recruitment SEO people might enjoy it… silly me. Enjoy the holiday weekend! Continue reading “The Origin of the Job Interview”
Just reblogging this fantastic summary from Ben on RecruitingBlogs showing how career sites and job boards may be dragged into the current century with a little thought. Who’d have thought that writing good job descriptions might actually help, eh?
Fascinating report into the current US job market sparked my interest. I’m usually careful about reblogging or assuming that what goes in the US is relevant to my UK clients, but this report By Jobvite (PDF) contains lots of food for thought. Continue reading “More jobseekers using social media in the USA”
It sounds a simple question, but how important is SEO to your recruitment website? I honestly don’t know. Did you expect me to? How could I possibly know – you haven’t shown me the figures… so I can’t say. Continue reading “Completing the loop: What are you spending your money on?”
If you think you’re working hard to get the right candidates in the right posts, think how hard some candidates are working…
Alec Brownstein, a 28 year old New Yorker who was in need of copywriting work.
Alec’s plan was to play upon the the guilty pleasure of ‘Vanity Searches’ (Googling your own name) and paid for Google PPC ads using the keyword of the name of his targeted big-shot employers. When those employers Googled themselves (go on – we all do….) the ‘sponsored’ result they saw was Alec Brownstein’s pay-per-click Advert, pointing them to his own website.
The clicks on all the ads cost a total of $6 – and he’s now employed. Nice work.
One of the common problems we have to overcome is ‘design’ not really being about ‘design’ at all – but being about visual appeal.
I posted this earlier today on the Reverse Delta blog but thought it worth posting here… though I guess I’m preaching to the converted here if you’re reading a blog about Recruitment SEO!