What’s really disrupting the job board industry?

I suspect in 5 or 10 years we’ll look back and think, ‘geez, I can’t believe we used to do recruiting that way.’ – Jeff Dickey-Chasins

Looking Back at Recruiting

Topics: Industry Analysis, Job Boards, John Sumser, by John Sumser
John Sumser picks us up in his time machine and travels back a decade to rediscover job boards and the ATS market. It’s an interesting ride.

Buying Traffic

Topics: Analytics, Big Data, HRExaminer, Job Boards, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Without traffic, employment advertising (regardless of the channel) is a meaningless exercise.

Job Board Renewal

The next generation of job boards is emerging. They deliver more data to narrower audiences.

Sumser Interview: 2014 Job Board Summit North America

At the end of the month, I’ll be joining a fascinating group of presenters and professionals at the JobG8 conference in Orlando.

What About Recruitment Marketing Platforms?

About four or five years ago, the term ‘recruitment marketing platform’ first made its appearance. Jeff Dickey-Chasins discusses the current market.

What job seekers really do online?

But as a data-driven marketer, I have been surprised too many times by ‘real data’ to trust anecdotal evidence. I want data – and lots of it.

I want it all – and then some!

Does the Paradox of Choice apply to Recruiting? A proliferation of technological choices could leave Recruiters in the same old boat.

Five Links: Roundup

Topics: HR Technology, HRExaminer, Job Boards, John Sumser, by John Sumser
Two examples wrangled from the herd: 1. The importance of story from the Harvard Business Review. 2. Jeff Dickey-Chasins unearthing the story in the latest 2013 Job Board Trends Survey.

Blue Heron Recruiting

Here are a couple of posts from just about a decade ago.  The industry has been working over that time to clarify the definitions of talent pools, talent communities and so on. These two are a meditation on the business of attracting and nourishing talent.     Just outside of the greenhouse (our offices) is […]