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Posted May 08, 2018 by

How does programmatic job ad buying benefit talent acquisition and other HR leaders?

 

Over the past couple of years, those of us who make our living in the job board world have grown from being aware of the existence of programmatic ad buying, to understanding the opportunities and threats it poses. We grew to either be terrified by it or embrace it, or some combination of the two. At College Recruiter, we made the decision early on to embrace programmatic job ad buying because we saw that the opportunity it presented to our employer customers (and therefore us) far outweighed the threat that it posed.

Since 1991, when I founded the organization that became College Recruiter, I’ve often been accused of chasing after every shiny new thing. That’s not fair. I do chase after shiny new things, but not always. And sometimes they chase after me. Also, the accusation can be interpreted as a negative character trait. That’s also not fair because seeing opportunities and risks where others don’t can be valuable. That’s true whether you’re a caveman hunting for food or a talent acquisition or other human resources leader hunting for more efficient and effective ways of attracting the talent that your organization needs–not just to survive but also to thrive.

Case in point: programmatic job ad buying. This was the shiny new thing that proved to be worthy of attention. (more…)

Posted September 30, 2014 by

Best Cities to Start a Career in 2014

WalletHub logoCongratulations on completing college, recent graduates!  If you plan on moving to a new location to begin your career, then you might be interested in the following list of the best cities to start one in 2014, according to WalletHub. (more…)

Posted May 03, 2013 by

Top 10 Cities for Job Seeking College Grads

Phoenix, Arizona skylineEver heard the expression, “go where the money is?” Well, for college graduates who are searching for entry-level jobs, it definitely pays to go to the metro area with the largest number of entry-level job openings. The top 10 metros with the most year-over-year growth for entry-level jobs for college grads are: (more…)

Posted July 26, 2012 by

Top 10 Cities for Employees Swearing in the Office

Swearing in the OfficeAmong top markets in the U.S., workers in the nation’s capital were the most likely to report that they swear at work, with Denver and Chicago rounding out the top three. (more…)