Louise Grant, Jobg8 CEO, on how The Job Board Summits came to be

The Job Board Summit 2015 – Europe is fast approaching with only two weeks until we kick off in London!

Bigger and better than ever, the unique industry event is back for its forth year and offers and incredible agenda packed full of regionally specific workshops, insightful keynote speakers and endless networking opportunities.

With this in mind, and after four years and seven events which have grown each year, we wanted to find out how it all began.

Louise Grant, Jobg8’s CEO, gave us a few moments to discuss the creation of The Job Board Summits, how they have developed, what’s to come this year and what she loves most about the job board industry.

John Bell, reThinkData: Pushing the ATS candidate abandonment agenda

One of the hot topics at The Job Board Summit 2015 – North America was the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) issue and we all know the story. “When a job candidate applies for a job on a recruitment website, it shouldn’t be a nightmare to complete the registration and application forms on the client’s applicant tracking system website—but most often it is”, says John Bell, Founder and CEO of reThinkData.

A staggering percentage of job candidates abandon online applications before completing the process. Recent surveys and white papers have found this abandonment rate to be upwards of 90% for many companies. How can this be a good candidate experience? Continue reading “John Bell, reThinkData: Pushing the ATS candidate abandonment agenda”

The Job Board Summit 2015 – North America: Our three takeaways

We’ve had two weeks to think about The Job Board Summit 2015 – North America; after seeing some the delegate feedback and talking to a few of our speakers and it seems our big takeaways from the event are very much aligned with others.

Some of our attendees have put together some fantastic blogs summarising the event; Recruitics can be found here and The Job Board Doctor can be found here. Continue reading “The Job Board Summit 2015 – North America: Our three takeaways”