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Is it time to say farewell to 3rd party application forms?
11:30am Tuesday 19 July 2011
Tags: seek jobadder application form linkout ats application tracking systems multiposter ddos candidate experience job board recruitment systems user experience

At last! SEEK's new application export function (or as I like to call it "job application webservice") is live and ready to go. Kudos to Jobadder for being the first to implement this new function for their clients. read more...


Cut the fat. Application Form Filename Structure #2
12:26am Thursday 25 March 2010
Tags: recruitment technology online recruitment unique filename application form filename conversion online application form cut the fat application form filename structure

Why would you make a candidate rename the filename to reflect the source when applying for a job? Are recruiters this lazy and technology deprived? Come on, letís cut the fat and improve the candidateís experience. read more...


How long do you keep the candidates application for?
5:37pm Tuesday 16 March 2010
Tags: application form candidate privacy candidate details personal information form design privacy policy business records

While researching application forms today, I came across an question that I had to share. It's one of these questions which no one really talks about. "How long will you permit us to store your personal information in the database?" read more...


Is your Job Application Form redirecting candidate applications to identity thieves?
1:52pm Wednesday 10 February 2010
Tags: hijacking job application forms identity theft url manipulation hacking job boards recruitment agency application form candidate details 3rd party application form email address url security risk

Did you know on some application forms you can manipulate the URL and have the candidateís job application redirected to someone elseís email address? Job boards, career/recruitment websites are already a haven for identity thieves and this "oversight" on your application form is fueling their business! read more...


Cut the fat. CAPTCHA
11:32pm Monday 18 January 2010
Tags: captcha cut the fat application form job board application form spam spam bad behavior akismet user experience captcha.net vvc visual verification code

CAPTCHA is a program that protects websites against bots and spam by generating and grading tests that humans can pass but computer programs cannot. Nobody wants to use CAPTCHAs. They're a necessary evil. So why do we use them on application forms? read more...


Cut the fat. Application Form Filename Structure
1:18am Friday 27 November 2009
Tags: online application form filename conversion application form uploading files unique filename online recruitment recruitment technology

Making the candidate conform to your recruitment systems filename structure is stupid. Technology is used to improve the application process - not complicate it. read more...


Recruitment Marketing Analytics
12:00pm Wednesday 02 September 2009
Tags: recruitment marketing online marketing job boards advertising job adverts recruitment marketing analytics data analytics ctr click through rate statistics ad views apply clicks application form application rate cpv cost per view cpc cost per click cpa cost per applicant recruitment metrics ratios sources of hire sources of talent

It puzzles me how recruiters are not making informed and calculated decisions on their recruitment marketing spend. Are you measuring the performance of each job advert via each source? Which sources are the best performing, provide the largest volume and have the lowest candidate acquisition cost? read more...


Complicated Application Form Processes
2:10pm Tuesday 01 September 2009
Tags: application form online recruitment statistics churn rate ats crm candidate registration form recruitment agency

I am not a fan of long and complicated job application forms. Do you really need a candidate to register for an account before they can apply for a job? No. Registration details can be automatically generated after a form is submitted by using the candidates email address (as the primary id) and a randomly generated password. read more...


Please select your gender
5:37pm Monday 13 April 2009
Tags: application form online recruitment gender application questions transgender

Last week, a mid-size Australian company updated the job application form with an extra gender selection. The company specialises in Accounting, Insolvency and Financial Planning.It got me thinking... Do we really need to know what the gender of the candidate when they apply for a job? Certainly for some roles it may be necessary and the employer should clarify the job advertisement with an exemption notice from the relevant authority.But it dose open the possibility of discrimination towards the job seeker. read more...


Share your LinkedIn profile
9:18pm Sunday 29 March 2009
Tags: jobscore linkedin twitter linkedin profile application form api cheezhead digital resume linkedin.com cheezhead.com

Since its launch, LinkedIn has been a thriving success and continues to improve the site for all types of users. While looking into the jobs available at Twitter (No, I am not moving to the USA) I noticed that they are using JobScore as their ATS. read more...