Last week, major players in the job board space gathered in Chicago for the 2016 Jobg8 Job Board Summit of North America. Between June 23-24, job board professionals, experts and thought leaders from across the country and throughout the world gathered to discuss this constantly evolving space. Here are a few quick takeaways to digest:
- Despite age old fears that job boards might destroy the staffing industry, recent data shows that staffing agencies are in fact earning higher revenues than ever before:
- And, even though staffing agencies are generating more revenue than ever before, job boards have had a pronounced effect on the recruiter’s bottom line:
- Regardless of cynical economic outlooks by pundits in the news media, job boards have a bright side to look toward:
- The overwhelming majority of applications and hires today are generated from job boards and aggregators… the only question is which job board is performing best:
- There’s an increasingly obvious gap between who job boards work with and who needs their services most:
- The fact that recruitment is now marketing was a prevalent theme, summed up best by this slide highlighting job marketing then and now:
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