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JobBoardGeek talks about the business of connecting candidates and employers. Join Jeff Dickey-Chasins, the JobBoardDoctor, and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter as they talks about job board news and technology from around the globe!

JobBoardGeek talks about the business of connecting candidates and employers. Join Jeff Dickey-Chasins, the JobBoardDoctor, and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter as they talks about job board news and technology from around the globe!

Location:

United States

Description:

JobBoardGeek talks about the business of connecting candidates and employers. Join Jeff Dickey-Chasins, the JobBoardDoctor, and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter as they talks about job board news and technology from around the globe!

Language:

English

Contact:

641-236-0298


Episodes

Go public or go home: the job boards that have gone public and why

5/19/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we decide to talk to each other about publicly-held job boards! What a concept! Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter dig into the list of publicly-held job boards reviewed on Jeff's recent blog post, and are amazed at how many there are. The move to public happened in two phases, Jeff points out, and Steven talks about why a company might want to - or not want to - go public. Many anecdotes are related!

Duration:00:21:57

A site that isn't a job board, with jobs that can't be found on job boards!

5/12/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Joe Meyer, the founder of ExecThread. As the name implies, this service exposes members to executive-level jobs - but these jobs aren't widely advertised, but instead come from executive search firms. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter discover how these 'hidden' jobs are sourced, and how the revenue model for ExecThread works. Jeff and Steven also talk about how companies like Appcast, CareerBuilder, and...

Duration:00:23:28

10 common mistakes that job boards (new and old) make

5/5/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, Jeff Dickey-Chasins talks to...himself! Yes, co-host Steven Rothberg is off working (!). Jeff digs into 10 common mistakes that job boards and recruiting sites make. He finds these mistakes tend to occur no matter which niche or geographic location the site operates in - and he offers suggestions on avoiding these mistakes in the first place. Jeff covers pricing, metrics, renewals, and much more.

Duration:00:18:59

On the road - an all-in-one recruitment marketing approach to finding truckers

4/28/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Damon Levy of ClassATransport and JobsInRigs about how he helps employers find truckers. It's always been hard to find truckers, but Damon has an 'all of the above' approach that uses multiple marketing channels to keep the hiring pipelines full. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter discover Damon's secret and talk about how the pandemic has affected logistics. Jeff also talks about job board software, a...

Duration:00:23:25

Reaching disabled job seekers and changing their lives, one at a time

4/21/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Mike Corso of disabledperson, a pioneering site for disabled job seekers. Mike talks about how the site morphed from an online magazine to a job board - and why it is set up as a non-profit. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter learn how SEO has made the site so successful - and get a good SEO referral to boot! Jeff ponders why a staffing firm would call itself a gig site, and - as usual - Steven comes up...

Duration:00:20:53

The Scottish are coming, the Scottish are coming! A chat with Stephen O' Donnell

4/14/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Stephen O' Donnell, founder of the NORAs. The well-known U.K. awards program for recruiting companies has proved durable - and Stephen lets us in on its origin story. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter also learn about the return of TAtech to live events, and what exactly Stephen will be doing in his new role with the industry organization. Jeff also wonders how Workrise manages to spend so much money...

Duration:00:22:03

Bringing diversity to the not-so-diverse energy industry

4/7/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Katie Mehnert of Ally Energy about how her efforts to bring diversity into the energy industry has been a challenge - but a rewarding one. She uses a combination of live events, awards, partnerships with companies, and of course her job board to pipeline candidates of diverse backgrounds into the mix of energy businesses, both old and new. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter ask her about the pivots - and...

Duration:00:20:33

From low-touch to high-touch: one site's story

3/31/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Noel Andrews of JobRack.eu about how his technology-focused job board pivoted from a standard job post model to a 'high touch' model that provides outsourced and specialized recruiting for clients. JobRack candidates come from Eastern Europe, which has a history of high-quality education and technological excellence. Noel also digs into the benefits and challenges of a high-touch model, as well as pricing and how they source. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of...

Duration:00:23:02

Meeting the candidate where they are: the FlexJobs story

3/24/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Sara Sutton of FlexJobs about how she founded not one, but two job boards and met with success on both. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter ask Sara why she focused on remote and flexible jobs when almost no one else was - and why her revenue model revolves around charging the candidate. Jeff also questions the wisdom of a recent announcement from Stepstone, and Steven agrees that he is wise.

Duration:00:23:46

Don't tell your customers how to recruit!

3/17/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Ian Partington of HST Hiring Group about what's changed - and hasn't - in the last 20 years of job boards and recruiting. Ian, who previously founded and ran the SimplyJobs group of job boards in the U.K., has seen a lot of changes in the industry, but he also notes niche job sites continue to be relevant to employers. He also gets into how his latest venture offers recruiting services the way the customer wants. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of...

Duration:00:21:24

Blockchain meets a job board - what happens next?

3/10/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Arran Stewart of Job.com about how he has married a job board to a blockchain-powered sourcing system via multiple staffing firm acquisitions. Yes, you read that right! Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter ask Arran about how the whole thing started, whether 'blockchain' is smoke and mirrors or an integral part of his offering, and what he's planning to achieve by 2025. Jeff and Steven also discuss...

Duration:00:24:34

A strangely revealing Q&A with Jeff and Steven!

3/3/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, host Jeff Dickey-Chasins asks 3 discerning questions of co-host Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter. In return, Steven asks 3 amazing questions of Jeff. They talk of visionaries needing glasses, whether a JobBoardDoctor looks good in a white coat, and contemplate the wisdom of a Blackhawks jersey at a job board trade show. It also becomes obvious that Steven has a fixation on penance. Jeff says: 'Raise your prices!'. Lawyers and Lawrence, Kansas are also...

Duration:00:20:16

Reinvention as a tool for success

2/24/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, we talk to Lee Biggins of CV Library, a fixture on the UK job board scene for decades. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter ask Lee about his strategy of dealing with such challenges as GDPR and Brexit, and how he's used research about his candidates to create compelling PR that builds awareness for the company's brand. Jeff wonders if Craigslist's latest sales increase is a sign of industry horizontals on the rise;...

Duration:00:24:27

Turning Japanese: one job board's story about cross-cultural success

2/17/2022
In this JobBoardGeek episode, we talk to Kasia Lynch of Nihongo Jobs, who has tackled an important but challenging market: Japanese-speaking job seekers in the U.S. How's that for a niche? Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter ask Kasia about how she came up with the idea, how she connects with employers and candidates, and the (many) challenges of working for Japanese firms - either in Japan or the U.S. Jeff and Steven also discuss Recruit Japan's...

Duration:00:22:41

How to turn fishing in Alaska into a job board empire

2/10/2022
This episode of JobBoardGeek investigates how Matt Lucas of JobMonkey turned a summer job in Alaska's fisheries into a series of books and a network of job boards and information hubs. Jeff Dickey-Chasins of JobBoardDoctor and Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter pepper Matt with questions - some incisive, some not - about his revenue model, how he's weathered the pandemic, and much more. Jeff wonders why StackOverflow is dropping jobs, and (as usual) Steven has the answer.

Duration:00:22:02

No CV? No problem! Finding candidates and employers in a challenging market

2/3/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, Jeff Dickey-Chasins (JobBoardDoctor) and Steven Rothberg (College Recruiter) talk with Jennifer Johansson of Placed, a mobile-first recruiting site that targets the hospitality, retail, and care sectors in the U.K. Jennifer talks about how her background in hospitality helped in designing an app that focuses on soft skills and candidate engagement. Finding candidates in the hospitality sector has been very difficult over the past 2 years, but Placed has seen...

Duration:00:20:39

Reeling in the years: 3 job board geeks 'geek out!'

1/27/2022
In this episode, Jeff Dickey-Chasins (JobBoardDoctor) and Steven Rothberg (College Recruiter) chat with self-described job board geek Dave Jenkins, of Wave. Dave, a veteran of the U.K. recruiting scene, digs into why programmatic is slow to catch hold there, what employers and staffing firms really want, and how his company has evolved over the years. Jeff and Steve also talk about how job boards can be more than just 'job posting venues'. Steven extolls the virtues of the JobBoardGeek...

Duration:00:25:45

The pain and joy (?) of coding your own job board

1/20/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek, Jeff Dickey-Chasins (JobBoardDoctor) and Steven Rothberg (College Recruiter) talk to Dom Jackman, of EscapeTheCity, an U.K.-based job board for folks who are trying to 'escape the rat race'. Dom gets into how and why the site got started, and digs into some of the unusual offerings they provided for candidates (including holiday trips and many live events. He also talks about building the site's code - line by line. Steven and Jeff puzzle over Snagajob's...

Duration:00:23:20

What is a B corp and why would a job board be one?

1/13/2022
This episode of JobBoardGeek features host Jeff Dickey-Chasins and co-host Steven Rothberg talking to Mac Prichard, founder of Mac's List. This unusual job board is one of the few in the world that is a B corp. We find out what that is, plus how content has really made a difference for Mac's List. Steven and Jeff speculate on why Facebook dropped their Jobs offering everywhere but the U.S. and Canada (not Asia as Jeff mistakenly thinks!). Steven wonders what 'erudite' means.

Duration:00:23:04

Not another show about programmatic!! (Well...yes)

1/6/2022
In this episode of JobBoardGeek , Jeff Dickey-Chasins goes BOGO and interviews his co-host, Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter - also known as a guy who lives and breathes programmatic job advertising. Steven delves into pay per click, pay per application, what programmatic actually is - and why a job board might use it (or not). Don't miss this chance to learn more than perhaps you cared to know about the world of programmatic advertising - and find out why employers are using it even...

Duration:00:23:56