Tag: Reader

Reader Q&A: Buy vs Build

Read Time38 Second Q – “I am extremely torn in knowing if a white label jobboard is value for money or if designing your own jobboard is the answer. I know you have paid advertisers on your site,  but just wondered if you could create or have a video about if white labels are actually best. I’m torn between Jobboard.io and hiring opps, especially…

Reader Q&A: WordPress & Backfill

Read Time1 Minute, 5 Second A reader wrote in to ask; I’m a regular reader of your Job Board Secrets newsletter. I’ve recently noticed on the WP Job Manager blog that they are suspending support for Indeed and ZipRecruiter publisher API programs. It would be interesting to read your thoughts in the newsletter about why it happened, and what it means for small/new job boards in terms…

Why You Need to Write for Your Reader, Not for Google

Read Time2 Minute, 2 Second In order for something to rank on Google, Google’s algorithm needs to deem your blog post or page better than the other results. As anyone who has ever tried getting anything ranked on Google knows, their algorithm is constantly changing and is updated at least 500 times a year. Yes, Google’s algorithm changes at least once a day. Now,…

Reader Q&A: Attracting Students

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second A reader asked me about how to attract students to his job board. Q – How do you manage to get emails from students and future graduates? Currently, I’m doing a search on Linkedin, I manage to get registrations by direct contact in Linkedin. But I’m curious if there are other ways to get future graduates with  large mesh….

Reader Q&A: Resume Site

Q – Hi Chris, I’m looking to launch a job board, which involves a niche that I really like. I would like to know your opinion about creating a campaign involving a landing page to recruit new leads who would be interested in having your resume attached to my website. Recalling that I am developing the site from scratch, using my knowledge in programming,…

Reader Question: Can I negotiate my offer during the COVID Pandemic?

So, we like to think that no one is hiring right now, or the only people hiring are Amazon, Grubhub, hospitals, etc. The reality is, even in the worse economy, a lot of stuff still needs to happen. Many organizations are finding out they can still get a bunch of their work done with folks at home, and collaborating in new ways, and the…

Long Live the Meter Reader

According to research by CareerCast, the job board provider, on its list of the 10 most endangered jobs, reporter ranks fourth; underwriter is at least nineth. But nothing is more endangered than postal worker, due entirely to what you are doing right now, checking the Internet.