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So you want to run a job board...
11:41am Thursday 09 December 2010
Tags: job board job board sales job ads job board software job board traffic recruitment technology

Do you have what it takes to run a successful (and profitable) new job board in Australia? Chances are no. read more...

Carey Eaton talking about "The Marketplace"
10:51pm Monday 27 September 2010
Tags: seek robert half carey eaton cio recruitment technology interview

Robert Half recently interviewed Carey Eaton, CIO at SEEK on the role (and career path) of a CIO. It's quite interesting to hear why SEEK is not a technology company and his views on the marketplace. read more...

2010 Emerging Technologies Hype Cycle
2:34pm Wednesday 15 September 2010
Tags: emerging technologies hype cycle recruitment technology mobile recruiting gartner gartner hype cycle 2010

Technology is moving at a rapid rate. Working out what will be the next big thing is a challenge for most. Should we invest now or wait for the technology to mature. Gartner's Hype Cycle Special Report for 2010 (PDF) consists of 75 individual Hype Cycle reports, each of which gives a snapshot perspective of a key area of IT or business. read more...

Plan for the worst
6:37pm Wednesday 28 July 2010
Tags: recruitment technology data storage website hosting recruitment website recruitment database backup plan recruitment vendors

It's every business owner’s worst nightmare - What would happen if we lost all our data? Goodbye thousands of candidate records. Goodbye client lists and financial information. Instead of pointing the finger and blaming someone else, do you have plans in place to backup your data in the first place? 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, let’s cut the fat and improve the candidate’s experience. read more...

2010 - The year of the lemon
12:52am Monday 04 January 2010
Tags: 2010 new year recruitment predictions new year predictions recruitment lemons social media social recruiting productivity recruitment technology

With 2009 finally behind us, we can now look forward to a new year. A year of possibilities. A year of continued success. I would like to thank all our clients, blog subscribers, twitter follower, industry commentators and the wider Recruitment/Human Resources community for your support throughout the year and for your return in 2010. read more...

Using the LinkedIn API
9:37pm Tuesday 01 December 2009
Tags: recruitment technology linkedin api linkedin developer application programming interface recruitment database multi job posting systems recruitment technology vendor oauth candidate profile jobscore linkedphp job board recruitment system ats applicant tracking system universal cv universal resume digital resume linkedin profile social networking social network

Last week, I wrote a blog post about how LinkedIn has released a public API for developers to build 3rd party applications using the database. Today, I thought I would show you how easy it was to create a application utilising the LinkedIn API. I want you to forget that LinkedIn is a social networking site, and think about it as a massive information database. A database you can now use to connect your job board/recruitment system with. 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...