The Power of Online Job Boards
Companies do not need convincing of the benefits of advertising vacancies on the internet – most have been doing this for years. Posting vacancies on your company website is a great start, but your audience will always be limited. The power of using online job boards, however, is to put your vacancy on the most viewed sites out there – and the first places that skilled potential employees will look. The more people that see your vacancy, the more chance there is of finding that perfect addition to your workforce.
There are numerous job boards to choose from – ranging from very specialist or industry specific to those that advertise vacancies from all key sectors. What’s more, using an online job board can save you time and money. Many sites can to filter and rank applicants in terms of suitability. Some companies offer a bespoke service to cover every aspect of the recruitment from helping you to design your advert, screening applicants and even helping to set up interviews. A lot of online job boards also boast CV databases – this puts the search firmly in your hands as you can start by seeing who has already shown an interest in working for a company like yours.
If you want the best applicants, you have to be where they will look – research shows that online job boards are amongst the most-used mediums for job seekers today.