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Posted November 15, 2011 by

Unless You’re Smoking Crack, Your Web Site is Not a Source of Hire

Alex Charraudeau of 4MAT

Alex Charraudeau of 4MAT

Alex Charraudeau, a web site consultant for 4MAT, wrote an interesting blog article about a presentation he saw at last week’s UK Recruiters annual conference. The presentation by Gareth Jones of the Stop Gap Group focused on their apparent lack of success in generating applications or hires from the job boards they’ve used.

In a nutshell, Stop Gap Group used Broadbean to distribute their job postings to a number of job boards and then were quite disappointed with the apparent lack of applications and hires. Broadbean is a partner of our job board,, so I’m quite familiar with them. They do a great job of distributing jobs to a wide variety of job boards and then measuring the responses to those postings but they can only measure what the employer has allowed them to measure. (more…)