A Job board is a website where employers advertise job opportunities in their company with an aim of attracting the right candidates. It is equivalent to how companies earlier used to post job vacancies on physical boards for candidates’ attention. Examples of Job boards include Monster.com, Indeed, Glassdoor and so on.
Job boards would let candidates search for companies in a particular industry, location, seniority, experience, expertise, etc. This makes it easier for recruiters to source and screen candidates.
Usually recruiters take up the responsibility of posting jobs on Job boards. These Job boards usually have a free plan, or charge companies for posting their jobs. Some job boards allow premium paying customers to search for candidates and reach out to them. Similarly, job seekers can apply for jobs and reach out to recruiters. Job seekers usually submit their resume or cover letter while applying for jobs.
Broadly, there are 3 types of Job boards. They are:
Recruitment without job boards is unimaginable these days. Rightfully so, because job boards are the easiest way to be where your ideal candidate is likely to be.
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