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08-07-2015

Chicken or Egg?: Starting up a job board

Ten or fifteen years ago, starting a job board had become synonymous to printing money – employers were flocking to online recruiting sites, and competitors were far and few between. Things have changed. There are an estimated 100,000+ job boards around the world, in every conceivable location, industry, and niche you can imagine. Social media also competes for the recruiting spend – and employers are faced with an ever-increasing assortment of options for finding candidates. Nonetheless, each month new job boards appear – and succeed. They all face a huge challenge, however: how to satisfy bo…
26-06-2015

Bullseye: how content sites can leverage job boards

Content-rich sites like radio station websites, newspaper websites, and others have a huge advantage over the typical internet waystation: they are crammed with content that their audiences love. In other words, the content gives visitors a reason to visit. That’s one reason why many of these content-rich sites also have job boards. Sadly, though, these job boards are ‘afterthoughts’, thrown up to generate some revenue – but not well utilized. It doesn’t have to be that way. If you run a content-rich site, do your visitors a big favor by ensuring that they know about your job board! Here’s how…
23-04-2015

Jobs24.co.uk goes fully mobile responsive

Jobs24.co.uk recently upgraded to MatchWork's fully mobile responsive platform taking full advantage of the many devices used by jobseekers when searching for jobs online. The site automatically adjusts to virtually any screen size on any device. Visit the site here www.jobs24.co.uk.  Close to 50% of all jobseekers are using mobile devices when searching for jobs and Google is now penalising websites that are not optimised for mobile so optimising to mobile is no longer a choice, it is a must. Jobs24.co.uk is run by Archant, one of the largest independently-owned regional media businesses in …
26-01-2015

Sales pointers - cold calling

Here at MatchWork we get a lot of start-up job boards using our job board platform. One of the big challenges of starting a job board is pitching your job board and services to employers and recruiters who most likely are using competitor job boards already. It demands a strong pitch which is easy to understand for the client. Later in this blog, we will add specific advice on what to pitch to make your online recruitment sell easier but we thought it would be beneficial to start out by adding some cold-calling pointers that might assist you in your efforts. Happy reading. Cold calling Follow …
19-01-2015

Angloinfo launches on matchwork job board platform

One of the leading English speaking expat sites www.angloinfo.com recently launched their job board on the MatchWork job board platform. Angloinfo operates 133 sites in various countries and regions world-wide and each has their own dedicated localised job board version. In example, the Paris version can be viewed here:http://jobs.angloinfo.com/?siteId=006 The job board is fully integrated with the rest of the Angloinfo portals ensuring users only need one unified login across all verticals. The Angloinfo job board launch marks a very busy winter time for MatchWork where we have launched nich…