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Difference between Job Aggregator

Difference between Job Aggregator and Job Boards

If you look at the core definitions of these two phrases. You will realize that both are similar and yet very different. The first one stands for businesses that gather job data from multiple sources and host thousands of job listings on their websites. The second one is used for companies that publish paid job […]

Janet Williams
Popular Job Boards
How To Build Popular Job Boards in The Market
Janet Williams

Popular Job boards. Often abused. Seldom understood. What truly separates a successful job board from the subpar ones? The secret sauce. Here we take a look at some of the main considerations and principles for anyone looking to launch a job board business. A successful one at that. One persevering stepping stone at a time. […]

Exclusive Job Board
Exclusive Job Board and Everything You Need to Know About It
Janet Williams

Jack of all trades, master of none? Well, the often-used phrase can swing either way. Gone are the days where donning multiple feathers in your skill cap was considered attractive. If you have to distinguish yourself from the herd, you’ve to be specifically great at something. Now if the candidates are keeping up, can job […]

What Is Job Scraping
What Is Job Scraping?
Janet Williams

Let us paint you a scenario. There’s a wary applicant who is a quintessential Jack of all trades. They are going through the career pages of the Big 500 trying to find something that fits. They actually belong in your boutique firm, where their learning curve would encompass a holistic KRA. In this blog, we […]

How JobsPikr Caters to Demand Data of the Job Industry
How JobsPikr Caters to Demand Data of the Job Industry
Janet Williams

Recruitment firms, consultancies, and online job boards all face the same problems. Today, connecting the candidate and the job has become more and more competitive thanks to multiple job boards across varied geographic regions and corporate sectors. Right from large companies to popular start-ups, various types of companies advertise vacancies on these websites. Job boards […]

To Promote Your Job Board
The Best Marketing Strategies To Promote Your Job Board
Janet Williams

So, you have tackled the big whale. You have built a spectacular job board, you have taken the best of all worlds, you have it dressed to the nines. But what good is it really if people don’t know about it? You have to do it justice by an impeccable marketing plan in place. In […]

Top Trends Revolutionizing The Recruitment Technology
Top Trends Revolutionizing The Recruitment Technology
Janet Williams

The previous year was quite eventful with some of the remarkable incidents stirring up the entire business landscape. The ripples were not only felt within our country but also by various other nations across the globe. Some of the crucial incidents like electoral situations in the US and Brexit left substantial impacts on the global […]

Gig Economy
Gig Economy and How the Job Boards can Keep Up
Janet Williams

Men since time immemorial have been trying to break themselves free of the shackles and confines of a rigid nine-to-five. Even before that, men have been trying to be less answerable to authority. Are we romanticizing the notion of work? Probably. Is it here to stay? Definitely. Depending on who you are listening to, the […]

Job Evaluation
Simplifying (And Improving) Job Evaluation
Janet Williams

Since mankind began exchanging money for goods and services, businesses and their staff have been negotiating the price of work. For the purposes of fair pay, organizations would ‘evaluate’ the jobs performed within them to determine their value to the organization. JobsPikr takes a look at how job evaluation has improved and simplified over time. […]

Recruitment Tools
7 Recruitment Tools That Will Change Your Hiring Game
Janet Williams

The capabilities of recruiting software are changing rapidly, and HR Tech is alive and well in 2020. JobsPikr lists the 7 recruitment tools that can change the way HR teams can strategize and hire for positions accordingly. According to Crunchbase, by August 2018, the amount of VC money invested in recruiting software start-ups, in 2018 […]

Building The Best Job Boards: Are You Missing the Key?
Janet Williams

You know there are certain brands whose names we use almost interchangeably with the product category itself? Search engine? No, you probably mean Google. Photocopy, what’s that? Xerox. Google, Taser, and Xerox are all examples of brand names that have become generic words for a type of product. The process is known as genericization. The recruitment industry was also dominated by behemoths […]

Candidate Matching
Candidate Matching: Everything You Need to Know
Janet Williams

Imagine a scenario. Applicant A has stumbled upon an open position at your company. They have a total of 8 years’ experience in Oracle products. Applicant B has 8 years of experience in the Oracle database. Applicant C has 8 years of experience in the Oracle commerce platform. Nearly indistinguishable? These are the nuances that […]

Custom Job Wrapping
Why Custom Job Wrapping is Essential for Job Boards?
Janet Williams

Human resources. The human in human resources isn’t meant to do recurrent tasks. Especially those which have the highest room for error. And definitely, the ones that don’t require emotional stimuli. It is actually meant to maintain the cultural and emotional semblance of a company. On a more pragmatic note, what if there is a […]

Job Wrapping
How Reliable is Job Wrapping for Job Automation?
Janet Williams

The job posting is no mean feat. A fool-proof and credible hiring process is cumbersome and laborious. Redundant postings have to be removed. New ones have added almost every week. Can you imagine the man-hours you’d be investing (read: wasting) to just maintain a thorough talent-acquisition pipeline? The beauty of living today that any sufficiently […]

Ed-Tech Companies
How Ed-Tech Companies are Solving The Placement Problem
Janet Williams

Do you know how they always taught us that real education lies outside the confines of books and classrooms? This was said, of course, when we were cramped within those four walls. Within the set curriculum, there was barely any breathing space to ‘upskill’. Or to go beyond what was set, whether that complemented our […]

Job Aggregator
Job Aggregator Business In Four Easy Steps
Janet Williams

Job aggregator business software is to job boards what Google is to search engines. It uses bots to rummage the web for new job listings. If you are a job seeker you are more likely to use the services of job aggregator as they cater to your search intent. They are more likely to rightly […]

Power Dressing
Power Dressing For The Next Generation
Janet Williams

Dress code; the dos and don’ts of workplace dress code has reversed in the decade. While more than half of the  global workplaces are following the formal dress code, the new age companies and start-ups have a more relaed approach. Today, we have CEOs of the big billion digital empires having press conferences in plain […]

Performance Management
Performance Management Of Employees In The Pandemic
Janet Williams

Performance management often confused with the annual appraisals. End-of-the-year appraisals are directly tied to variable pay. And more often than not, increments do very little to judge the performance of individuals. It does not help them understand their strengths and weaknesses or improvement areas either. Employee performance management is not a simple affair. If you […]

Scrape Job Postings
Scrape Job Postings From Internal And External Sources
Janet Williams

Most recruitment agencies and online job boards scrape job postings from multiple sources, aggregate the job data, and provide candidates with a broader list of opportunities to explore. The internal job postings include career pages of the company website. While the external job postings include any other source apart from the company — job boards, […]

Data Scientist
Data Scientist: The Most Popular Job of the 21st Century
Janet Williams

Data Scientist touted to be “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century” in 2012 by The Harvard Business Review, a little more than 10 years after the term coined in 2001! Come 2020, and we are facing a shortage of anywhere between 200,000-350,000 data scientists all over the world. So, what exactly is a data […]

Scraping Indeed
Scraping Indeed Job Data, Using Python
Janet Williams

Indeed is one of the most popular job websites in the market today. It is a job aggregating website available in 60+ countries and covers multiple job boards, staffing firms, and company career pages. Scraping job sites like Indeed can help you access the latest job data, analyze job trends, and automate job boards. Indeed […]

JobsPikr Product Update
JobsPikr Product Update: New And Exciting Features Added
Vivek Bhaskaran

The job market has never seen a dull day. With the world adapting to the new normal, we’ve seen the jobs’ demand and supply gap widen even further. Today, enterprises are looking at elegant solutions to help them bridge this gap. Gone are the days, when users can afford to lose time on vetting the […]

Job Growth
Job Growth in The United States During COVID-19
Janet Williams

The Net Job Growth in The United States: The United States, the most powerful democracy in the world that focuses deeply on job growth and the unemployment numbers of the country. So much so that presidents judged based on the number of jobs created during their tenure. Hence, in the times of COVID, it makes […]

Job Boards For Recruiters
Are Job Boards Becoming the First Choice During Pandemic?
Janet Williams

Introduction To Job Boards For Both Recruiters And Candidates: Job board for recruiters and candidates have become the first choice for both during the pandemic. And why not, job boards help recruiters and candidates easily find each other across industries and hierarchies. The time and resources saved on finding and connecting with the right connect, […]

Data Science Job
Data Science Job Market in the Post- Pandemic Era
Janet Williams

Every human on earth supposedly creates 1.7MB of data every second and 2.5 billion GBs of data per day produced in total! As we continue to add more electronic devices to the internet — bulbs, watches, switches, cars, and more — data generated from these devices also increases exponentially. With the huge data flow, comes […]

Top Programming Languages
Top Programming Languages For Job Data Scraping
Tarun

In This post we talk about the different top programming languages that are used for job data scraping

Job Scraping
How is Job Scraping Helpful for Businesses?
Janet Williams

Introduction To Job Scraping: Data scraping, data extraction, job scraping, data crawling, or data harvesting all refer to the procedure of gathering all types of industry or topic-particular data online for different sectors including market research, e-commerce, real estate, and human resources. Web scraping is available for several years. The amount of data is large […]

Intro To Web Scraping
Intro To Web Scraping In The HR Industry For Better Hiring
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Intro To Web Scraping For Jobs: Data analytics and Big Data are shaping the recruitment process today. With the availability of the huge amount of data joined from multiple resources – principally social media whereas possible candidates usually leave the digital thoughts as well as capability of converting all the data into expertise using powerful […]

Feature Update 2020
JobsPikr Feature Update 2020
Tarun

JobsPikr has been going through rapid development on the functionality as well as the user experience fronts. This done to give our users a seamless and easy way of getting job datasets.

Applicant
How Can Data Empower Individuals In The Job Market?
Janet Williams

When it comes to data empowering individuals, you need to look at both sides of the table. Data can empower the hiring manager or the recruiter as well as the job applicant, though the process and data source may differ. Today we will be looking at how data can enable both the recruiter and the […]

COVID
Indian Job Industry In Times Of COVID19
Janet Williams

Like most other developing countries, Coronavirus(COVID) has impacted the livelihoods of millions in India during these trying times. While some industries like mobile handsets have affected lightly, others like airlines are almost on the brink of bankruptcy. Few such as the IT and the EdTech continue to add new employees to support the digital growth […]

Industry Hiring Trends
Industry Hiring Trends During COVID-19
Janet Williams

Industry Hiring Trends have changed during the lockdown which has caused irreparable damage to the economies of countries around the world. It is predicted that around 37 million people would lose their jobs. The pandemic has already rendered most activities impossible which has in turn impacted the global economy negatively. With the world in such […]

Scraping Data From Job Portal-An Insight
Janet Williams

The Job Industry has never been going through times as turbulent as these. With new roles coming up to handle the different positions that have opened up based on customer requirements, job seekers either need to skill up, or switch roles. Web scraping job feed has been a requirement for most job agencies, but today […]

Reasons To Start Scraping Data From Company Career Pages
Janet Williams

Introduction To Scrape Data From Company Career Pages: Scraping data from the web is not new. And whether you are using automated web scrapers, DaaS providers, DIY code, or the plain old copy-paste. Every industry is scraping data from the web. But today, due to the global Covid-19 pandemic. There has been a growing percentage […]

How Does Data Science And Analytics Help Job Portals?
Janet Williams

Introduction To Data Science In Job Portals: What can be the common factor between an award-winning journalist, a photo-editor, the CEO of a fast-food chain, and an investment banker? Any guesses? If you guessed data, then you are correct. Every sector has seen an increase in decisions backed by data. This is beneficial on multiple […]

How We Use Weekdone To Solve Our OKR Woes
arpan

OKR as a useful framework to replace legacy PMS was covered in the previous post in this series. The post also talked about how we implemented it and our takeaways so far. Weekdone is an immersive new OKR Tool that we have been using for a while to track the goals of the company.  Fast […]

How We Pivoted From SMART To OKR- Part 1
arpan

The OKR framework needs no introduction in the realm of performance management systems (PMS) within organizations. Companies big and small are already obsessed with this idea of setting ambitious goals, enticed with the newness it brings to the way performances are evaluated. It’s spot on with having measurable results that can be objectively quantified. And […]

Job Data Scraping: A Guide To All Things Job Data
Janet Williams

Why Job Data Scraping? Throughout the years of being within the web scraping industry, job data scraping stands out as being one among the foremost wanted information online. As per a survey, 51% of employed adults who check out new jobs are trying to find new work opportunities, and 58% of job seekers search for […]

Mattermost- An Alternative To Slack
Janet Williams

Introduction To Mattermost: Mattermost is the brand new and cool alternative used by organizations. In a world fueled by digitalization, it is of prime importance that businesses collaborate in the virtual environment as well. Slack understood the need and so, in 2013 it created a digital workspace for employees to send messages privately or in […]

Web Scraping Of Job Postings– A Complete Guide
Janet Williams

Introduction To Web Scraping Of Job Postings: Web scraping, also known as data scraping, refers to the process of retrieving data from a website and storing it in an accessible format in your local computer or the cloud. Choosing to manually copy and paste data will take days as most data viewed using a browser. […]

A complete guide to job-data scraping for beginners
Janet Williams

Introduction: Job scraping or scraping of job listings from the web has been one of the major sectors’ use-cases of large-scale web scraping for a long time. With time, the quality of job data scraped via web-scraping has improved thanks to the availability of better and easier to work with tools, faster data-cleaning methods, and […]

AI Integration— From Recruitment to Job Training
Janet Williams

Introduction To AI Integration: AI Integration and Artificial intelligence (AI) has gradually extended its reach into all aspects of our lives, including our work. While applicant tracking systems (ATS) were previously the popular choice when it came to recruiting, changing demographics and a need to fulfill candidate expectations has led to the rise of newer […]

COVID-19 Effect on the Global Job Industries
Janet Williams

Introduction A lot has changed in the last few months since COVID struck us. While countries across the globe have mandated lockdowns, it has severely impacted economic growth. About 10 million US workers have already lost jobs, and a similar trend seen across geographies. As per this UN labor agency report, half of the global workforce […]

Writing A Powerful Tech Resume In The Modern Job Market
Tarun

Introduction: Having a polished and pristine resume when applying for technical jobs can mean the difference between your resume ending up in the contact pile or in the recycle bin. If you have gaps in your skills, those gaps will stand out on even the best resumes. If you’re looking to update and expand your […]

How is Job Data Scraping Helpful for Businesses?
Tarun

What is Job Feed Data? Job Data Scraping is a web-based application process, which helps end-user to find a job with searching criteria like preferred skill and location and work profile.  It also helps to ‘post job’ and ‘search candidate’ based on the job seeker profile. Job providers can download the resume of the job […]

The Best Job Portal In India & Worldwide
Tarun

Introduction: Job Portal is revolutionizing the recruitment industry is fragmented be it any part in the world and the reason for that is the recruiters want to find the best matching candidates no matter where they are. Thus, the recruiters go ahead with posting jobs on various sites. Similarly, even the candidates use the most […]

Job Searching vs Job Portal-A Technological Myth
Tarun

Introduction To Job Searching Vs Job Portals: Searching for jobs all by yourself means looking out for job advertisements in every nook and cranny you can find. Or putting up with that pestering uncle who promises he will get you a job in his office. Or paying quite a hefty sum to that agency that […]

Data Mining And Its 5 Ways To Help Job Portals
Tarun

Introduction To Data Mining Helping Job Portals: The technology that started with discovering patterns in emails to block spam, is now getting used in everything from cancer detection, wildfire prediction, and in the field of recruitment. While certain uses targeted by most, such as finding the best candidates for a job, candidate screening and matching […]

Job Searching Can Increase Your Productivity
Tarun

Introduction To Job Searching: Job Searching used to be a very daunting task but thankfully, with the advent of the Internet, it has transformed into something much easier to handle. In the past, you would have had to spend quite a hefty sum to avail the services of a recruitment agency who would then send […]

Jobs Portals in the Artificially Intelligent Era
Tarun

Introduction To Jobs Portals: Jobs Portals are nowadays using Artificial Intelligence to analyze and interpret the user behavior of its customers and clients. There is a huge rise in the trend using Artificial Intelligence in the modern technological era   There are a lot of ways there is an increase in the recruitment technology of […]

Web Crawler- 10 Ways Benefit Job Boards & Job Portals
Tarun

Introduction: Job Boards, Job Portals, or Job Aggregators use data from different sources to build up their websites. When looking for a means to get this data, automated web crawlers are the best and the cheapest solution. It helps companies gather a lot of job listings, and also helps in getting the latest job posts. […]

Job Portals And Recruitment Boards Use Of Data Science
Tarun

Introduction: Job Portals use Data science to bring logic and reason to recruitment, which largely governed by intuition before. You would go to an interview, answer questions asked by a panel of superiors and let them judge you on the things you say and wear, all the while hoping you are nailing the interview. With […]

Big Data- A Game-Changer For Recruitment Portals
Tarun

Introduction To Big Data For Recruitment Portals When it comes to recruitment, it all boils down to the three Vs- Volume, Velocity, and Variety. However, using traditional methods, you can only optimize these three to a certain level. Beyond it, you will need the secret spice- data. Let me explain how for all three factors- […]

Job Search: 10 Reasons Why It Is A Dying Art
Tarun

Introduction: Job search used to be a strenuous exercise. Thankfully, the advent of the Internet and social media eradicated the strain. A man in search of a job would approach the best consultancies to help him find the ones worth applying to. He would happily part with his money to do so. However, the Internet […]

Social Media Harnessing For Job Search
Tarun

Introduction: In a day and age when social media is all the rage, it is not unusual to find the recruitment industry increasing its dependence on it. With all sorts of people being a part of the online community at large, recruiting through social media becomes an easy task. As per a study, 92% of […]

Artificial Intelligence And Its Candidate Matching
Tarun

Artificial Intelligence has changed our world, it has increased the pace in which candidates find a job. It has also helped recruiters find stability in the organization. Often we hear job seekers say that finding a job itself is a job in itself. Candidates take their own time and use it to polish their application, […]

Job Searching and the Usage of Data Analytics
Tarun

Introduction The presence of a plethora of job boards and other online recruiting solutions for the modern man means no more “hitting the streets”. You can now search for jobs in your favorite chair with a cup of coffee in your hand, tapping away at the keyboard. Employers provide means to search for the perfect […]

Job Boards Vs Job Search Engines online
Tarun

With the advent of technology, many businesses and services have transformed and moved to the internet. The recruitment industry has also grown to a massive size in the last few years and today it far outpaces physical recruitment agencies. Online job boards and job search engines have brought job applications and job posts to the […]

How does the Job Matching Algorithms Work?
Tarun

Hiring recruits is something every company struggles with and given the fact that hundreds of candidates apply for a single post many a time, it becomes very difficult to filter out candidates to find the perfect fit. At the same time, if the process takes too long, candidates may tend to drop off. This is […]

Recruitment Strategies
7 Innovative and New-age Recruitment Strategies
Janet Williams

Excellence in your field entails that you have excellent and hard-working people in your company. Just a few years back, walk-in interviews were the norm- a face-to-face conversation with the candidates where one would bank on the ensuing conversation to find the perfect fit for his company.  However, with the rapid advancement in technology, there […]

JobsPikr’s 2019 Journey
Jacob Koshy

JobsPikr Beta was launched in late 2017 and went through multiple iterations following the demands of our growing user base. It has been a thrilling year for JobsPikr, accompanied with its highs and lows, pushing us further towards our set targets. There were times we had to push really hard because some of the assumed […]

Comparing Software Engineer Salaries in Big Four Tech Companies
Janet Williams

It goes without saying that software engineering is a highly technical job. Salaries widely vary depending on the experience, specific skills along with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical colleagues. In this study, we will analyze the software engineer salaries data based on the job listings posted by companies on popular job […]

Best Job Board Software Compared
Jacob Koshy

With the advent of online job-hunting in the twenty-first century, we have seen multiple job boards and job matching services crop up. While some of them are popular worldwide, some are well known in the regions or niches they operate in. A job board can even be started in a day if you have the […]

8 Must-have Job Board Features for Website
8 Must-have Features for a Job Board Website
Janet Williams

If you are a new job-board owner or you are about to create a job-board of your own, you need to make sure that you have certain job board features that can attract more job-applicants and also companies who will pay you to get their job posts in your website. However, you can build these […]

How to Make your Job Board Candidate-Friendly
How to Make your Job Board Candidate Friendly
Janet Williams

While more and more businesses have been moving to the internet and leaving behind brick and mortar shops, the recruiting industry had made the move around the early 2000s. But job portals have changed with time, and Job boards have increased tenfold today. Most companies do not recruit directly, but rather they take the help […]

Data-driven Recruitment and Ways to implement it
Sapna Nimkar

Like every other industry in the world, the recruitment business has also been struck by disruptive technologies. Ranging from automated job boards to Artificial Intelligence softwares for job matching and hiring, the recruitment industry is seeing rapid growth in data-driven HR technologies. Data and analytics are the need for success in the recruitment world. What […]

Best Free and Paid Job Board Software
Janet Williams

The job hunting scene was much different in the pre-internet era but like most things, the advent of the internet simplified it. No more newspaper ads or walking in the sun handing out resumes to every company you can think of. Job boards, also known as job search engines, are equipped with the best job […]

Labor Market Intelligence Simplified with Comprehensive Job Data
Janet Williams

Labor market analysis can help enterprise leaders develop and improve business strategy, recruitment planning, hiring decisions, and identify and nurture the best workforce for the organization. Since the currently available data for effective labor analytics is limited to government data which is retrospective, fresh job data provided by JobsPikr accumulated from popular job boards can […]

Job Data Download Scheduler, HTML Description and More
Janet Williams

Release notes are our regular updates that showcase the new features released by the JobsPikr team so that you get to learn everything new from a single space. Here is a roundup of everything that went live last month. Download Scheduler This is one of the key features that both our internal team and customers […]

Analyzing Full Stack Developer Job Listings from Australia
Janet Williams

Global technological advancement continues to impact Australia’s job markets, boosting postings for a number of lucrative tech-based professions. According to new research from jobs search portal Indeed, ‘Full stack developers’ are in highest demand in the tech domain and witnessing explosive growth in job openings. Other lucrative tech positions in the list included data scientist, […]

How to Create a Job Board using WordPress
How to Create a Job Board using WordPress
Janet Williams

How to Create Job Board using WordPress In case you are looking for an answer to the question ‘How to create job board in WordPress’ and set up a business in the job domain, and want to build something using the latest tech available, a job directory site can work wonders. With the growing popularity […]

How JobsPikr is helping the niche job markets
Janet Williams

When it comes to job listings, no company today lists all types of jobs. Just as nobody applies for all types of jobs. Specialization is the key to success, whether you are hosting job listings or applying for a job. Even fields like software engineering which were traditionally seen as a single sphere have now […]

Insights from Cloud Architect Job Listings
Janet Williams

LinkedIn has published a list of the most promising jobs in the U.S. for 2019. They used the data available on this professional networking site to analyze the number of job openings and yearly salaries to find out which positions provide the best hiring growth and pay. They also factored in the probability for promotion […]

Now with Wider Geo Search and Easier Support System
Prithwi Mondal

JobsPikr has been delivering an easy and convenient solution to download job data for more than two years now. This job feed solution is helping grow several recruitment agencies, job boards and AI-driven job matching apps. In April this year, JobsPikr announced a list of useful changes that were appreciated to a great extent. Maintaining […]

Insights from Product Designer Job Listings
Janet Williams

LinkedIn created a list of the most promising jobs in the U.S. for 2019. Using data from its platform, the professional networking platform looked at job openings and yearly salaries to see which positions provide the best hiring growth and pay. They also considered a robust likelihood for promotion as a ranking factor by looking […]

How is Semantic Search Transforming Recruitment
How is Semantic Search Transforming Recruitment?
Janet Williams

So what is semantic search? Although the words “semantic search” are being used in different contexts these days, what is important to understand is that it means searching not just using keywords, but also using logic and the context in which the keyword was used. This can mean multiple things. When we are searching for […]

JobsPikr Helps You Source and Enrich Job Data for Niche Job Boards
Janet Williams

If you start browsing the internet for job boards, you will come across multiple articles, which specifically state that niche job boards are better than general job boards. Even we came across many such articles like this. However, what’s the reason behind such a strong statement? Well, there are not one but multiple benefits of […]

V3.0 Monitor Hiring Trends and get a Tailored Job Feed
Jacob Koshy

It’s been 2 years since the initial launch of JobsPikr as an automated tool to gather fresh job postings data from the web. We’ve made tremendous improvements over the last 2 years and not only has the data coverage improved drastically, we also did quite a lot of advancements in terms of how it can […]

Top Hiring Trends Going into 2019
Preetish Panda

Last year, the US job market saw tremendous growth in job opportunities while witnessing the lowest unemployment rate. As reported by Glassdoor, 76% of hiring managers have stated their biggest hurdle has been attracting top talent during recruitment. This doesn’t come as a surprise since the US unemployment rate in 2018 was at its lowest in […]

Machine Learning Job Listings Data Reveals the Key Skills
Preetish Panda

The unprecedented growth of Machine Learning is already disrupting the way the industry runs. This is fueled by the data getting generated — in the present time, we are producing 2.5 quintillion bytes of data on a daily basis. However, for any business, data doesn’t hold much value unless it is beneficial to the company. […]

How to Use Job Data Feed from JobsPikr to Generate Leads
Janet Williams

Using Job Data for Lead Generation  Lead generation can be often expensive, that is they are generated by costly advertisements, content creation, PR campaigns, industry events and in-person meetings in most cases. In certain cases, there’s even a high chance of your efforts to generate leads not delivering desired result, even after spending a lot […]

Top 5 Reasons for Job Growth in the US
Top 5 Reasons for Job Growth in the USA
Janet Williams

August 2018 marked 95 straight months of job creation and job growth in the US. This bullish run has far exceeded conservative predictions and estimates and doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon, even with negative sentiments associated with the trade tariffs imposed by aluminium and steel imports. US employers augmented the job market […]

U.S. Companies with the Most Number of Part-time Tech Job Listings
Preetish Panda

As per the research conducted by EY and Timewise in 2017, a flexible working marketplace, 87% of full-time employees in the UK would prefer flexible working hours. The percentage increases to 92% for millennials, according to the same study. This is a general tendency among workers and it resonates with the majority employees of the […]

7 Trends Defining the European Healthcare Recruitment Sector
Janet Williams

The recruitment industry in Europe is going through a healthy phase of growth and stability. Recruitment agencies specializing in a range of positions across the healthcare sector are reporting positive sentiments. Be it Qualified Nurses, Consultants and Physicians, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Medical Technologists, Health Care Assistants, or Senior Care Assistants, there are many positions […]

How do Job Recommendation Engines Work
How do Job Recommendation Engines Work?
Janet Williams

Most of us know about the Netflix recommendation System Challenge that offered $1,000,000 to anyone who cracked it. But before we get too far, let’s cover our bases first. What is a recommendation system? Simply put, it is a system that gives us recommendations based on the data that it has collected from us, and […]

Healthcare Job Data in Europe
Analyzing and Visualizing Healthcare Job Data in Europe
Jacob Koshy

Europe’s job market is now booming with lucrative opportunities for highly skilled individuals and the demand is at a peak. This is even more pronounced in the healthcare sector which is currently undergoing rapid innovation, thanks to the proliferation of big data technologies. The European healthcare market is expected to cross the US $224 Billion by […]

Insights from the Middle Eastern Job Data Analysis
Preetish Panda

According to a research conducted by Hays Group for the Middle East region, in 2018 71% of the employers are planning to increase hiring in the next 12 months and 66% are optimistic about year-on-year market activity for their businesses. This essentially cements the fact that the Middle East (ME) is poised to add substantial […]

How Blockchain Can Strengthen Trust in the Recruitment Industry
How Blockchain Can Strengthen Trust In The Recruitment Industry
Preetish Panda

Tim Sobbeth from Houston was hopeful that the interview he had given for a new vacancy would land him his dream job. But as weeks passed without any callback from the HR team, he was dejected–not because he had potentially lost the job, but that he was made to wait for so long without a […]

How JobsPikr Can Help in Building Talent Analytics
How JobsPikr Can Help in Building Talent Analytics
Janet Williams

Data acquisition is emerging as the preferred technique to gain valuable insights in the right way. Take the case of talent analytics in the HR function, for instance. It is eliminating the clutters of HR analytics for the better. JobsPikr is the ultimate example of a reliable data mining solution geared to add layers of […]

Job Data Analysis: Top Skills for Data Science
Preetish Panda

Data scientists help companies make solid data-backed decisions. It’ss also a relatively new career, residing at the intersection of social science, statistics, computer science and design fields. This job also happens to be the fastest growing job in the United States, according to LinkedIn. Data science job role has witnessed a growth of 6.5 times […]

Job Data Analyses
Interesting Insights from Job Board Data Analyses
Preetish Panda

Revenues for the online recruitment vertical have grown at an average rate of 14.6% over the past five years, according to the research firm IBISWorld. And the momentum isn’t expected to stop: The industry made $4.4 billion in 2017 and is anticipated to rake in $6.4 billion in 2022 according to the same business intelligence company. In […]

A Compilation of Expert Views on Recruitment Innovation
Jacob Koshy

There’s no doubting the importance of recruitment as a crucial process for the stability and continued growth of any organization. With the ever-increasing competition, the importance of the critical business function has taken a new turn. Nowadays, attracting the right talent has become harder and retaining them is another challenge in itself. The situation has […]

JobsPikr Gets Improved UX, New Job Boards and More
Jacob Koshy

JobsPikr has been going through rapid development on the functionality as well as user experience fronts. It was in December 2017 that we added job boards as a data source in JobsPikr and this has lead to a significant adoption by our clients. As part of our ongoing product improvement activities, we have made a […]

Improving Workplace Productivity by AI-enabled Techniques
Janet Williams

In 1955, the word “Artificial Intelligence” was used to describe small concepts of computer science. But today, it has flourished in all business sectors providing unlimited opportunities to departments across organizations, irrespective of their scale or size. It is not just the media hype that has allowed AI to gain such a huge level of […]

Top Recruitment Trends to Watch Out For
Jacob Koshy

The last few years have been the years of artificial intelligence technologies, workplace diversity and candidate experience in the recruitment industry. A lot of these will follow into 2021 and we will continue to see the changes brought about by them in the years to follow.  Let’s look at some of the emerging trends which […]

JobsPikr Gets a Major Upgrade: Now Extract Data from Job Boards
Jacob Koshy

It’s almost been an year since we launched JobsPikr and the product has come a long way in terms of features and user adoption during this short span of time. We now have a sizable number of customers from the recruitment industry including HR consultancies, market research firms and niche job boards. While JobsPikr is […]

How To Monetize Your Job Board Website
Jacob Koshy

There are job boards catering to each and every niche that you can imagine out there. While monetizing a website isn’t necessarily a hard nut to crack, the difficulty of making a sustainable revenue from your website totally depends on many factors including your niche, target geography, popularity and organic traffic among many others. Unlike […]

How to Build a Strong Recruitment Agency Brand
Janet Williams

How to Build an Employment Agency The 6th Annual Staffing & Recruiting Trends Report (North America) by Bullhorn has thrown some interesting numbers our way. Take for instance the two stats below – 1 – 71% of the recruiting firms saw a profitable year in 2015 2 – 91% of the firms expected to see a […]

How to Build a Job Search Engine
How to Build a Job Search Engine
Jacob Koshy

There are plenty of popular job search engines out there, and some of them are generic while the others cater to specific niches. Irrespective of that, the recruitment industry can still accommodate new and better players. Job search engines bridge the gap between job seekers and employers on a bigger level than job boards. This […]

Universities Transform Using Job Postings Data
Jacob Koshy

The corporate and business world is undergoing a massive transformation which was kickstarted by the ready availability of data. Businesses, irrespective of their size and industry vertical are now embracing data and analytics to optimize their operations and stay updated to the current trends. These changes happening in the industrial world means a lot to […]

How to Use JobsPikr for Competitive Intelligence
How to Use JobsPikr for Competitive Intelligence
Jacob Koshy

The job market is tightening by each passing day and the Bureau of Labor Statistics report shows that the number of voluntary separations and quits are also on the rise. The statistics also show that new job openings are mushrooming at a rate faster than ever before. This scenario is alarming from an employer’s point of […]

How to Make your Job Board Candidate-Friendly
Are You A Job board? Here’s What JobsPikr Can Do For You
Jacob Koshy

Job boards serve the indispensable function of connecting job seekers and employers without any hassles. It’s a simple and straightforward process to apply for a job vacancy through a job board. Even for employers, job boards present the opportunity of making their job vacancies known to millions of potential candidates in a matter of few […]

Applying Topic Modelling on JobsPikr Data to Create Robust Jobs
Preetish Panda

Hiring the right candidate and matching the skills required for the job requirement is a major bottleneck for any organisation. The problem is huge and there are continuous efforts to mitigate the same by different companies. According to this TechCrunch post, there has been a proliferation of new startups in the recruitment space with investors doling […]

Top Online Courses for Recruitment Professionals
Janet Williams

Recruitment is a two-way affair. While potential recruiters are on the lookout for top talents, efficient and skilled candidates also want to work with branded employers. Everybody wants to land their dream jobs, and the best applicants are no exceptions. It’s here that both candidates and potential employers should be aware of the entire recruitment […]

Hot Trends in Global Hiring Landscape
Janet Williams

Demonetization, GST bill, Brexit, and the US polls have created ripples across the globe. Numerous sectors at the global and local level have come across critical changes and undergone massive transformations. While leaders strived hard to capitalize on the emerging trends, startups also put their best foot forward. As a result, some of the industrial […]

Crawling Job Boards vs Crawling Company Careers Pages
Jacob Koshy

If you are connected to the recruitment industry in some way, you wouldn’t need an introduction  to the value of job listings as one of the key market growth indicators of this industry. Recruiters, HR consultancies and labor analytics firms would find job data to be resourceful in planning, analyses and market research among many […]

Top 50 Niche Job Boards
Jacob Koshy

Job boards help connect job seekers with employers and that’s just the basic operational model of a typical job board site. If you dig deeper, you’d find that the world of job boards is a lot more diverse and vast than that. For starters, there are job boards that get a little innovative in the […]

7 Problems Every Recruitment Agency has to Tackle
Jacob Koshy

Every individual wants to land his dream job and achieve success in professional life. This won’t be possible without the right employment opportunities. Recruitment and staffing happen to be integral segments of the job sector where both employers and employees are at the beneficial end. While commercial establishments get the right set of workers capable […]

V2 brings more Sites, Better Customization & Freebies
Jacob Koshy

Update: JobsPikr has a new major upgrade and now delivers data from job boards on top of company websites. Pay by tweet has been replaced with a 15 day free trial. After two months of hard work and relentless testing, the time has come for us to announce the new version of JobsPikr. We’re thankful […]

Why the U.S. job market has steady growth
Preetish Panda

If you were to choose a job, what would be your priority? Compelling job profile, higher average salary, or decent work-life balance? How about all the three! Well, the U.S. job market should be able to help you as this country scores high in many of the parameters in comparison to the rest of the world. […]

Using Job feeds to Perceive Demand in the Job Market
Jacob Koshy

If there’s one thing constant about the job market today, it would be the highly dynamic nature of it. As the technologies being used by businesses keep evolving on a continuous basis, the skill-sets required to handle them are sure to change too. This is evident from the mushrooming of new jobs; many of today’s […]

Insights From 250K
Insights from 250K US-based Job Listings
Jacob Koshy

The expectations and forecasts for the recruitment industry are incredibly promising for the next few years. The competition, for example, is already at peak levels and is expected to tighten further. Having cutting-edge technologies to your aid is crucial when the competition is tough. In this context, Big Data and Business intelligence are the most […]

Who Should Use JobsPikr – Top 8 Use Cases
Jacob Koshy

Having access to ready-to-use job data feeds holds a lot of potential in the recruitment industry. Job listings data can unveil insightful information that could positively impact the bottom lines of companies in the recruitment industry as well as the ones looking to hire quality talent. Until recently, there was no practical and easy solution […]

Scaling Job Boards with Automated Job feeds
Scaling Job Boards with Automated Job feeds
Jacob Koshy

You’re probably aware of the fact that the job boards industry had already hit its saturation point long back. Now, there is a job board that caters to every sector and niche that you can think of – Programmers, Designers, Marketers, HR professionals, you name it. We’re talking about tens of thousands of job boards […]

How Indeed Works and What You Should Learn From Them
How Indeed Works and What You Should Learn From Them
Janet Williams

Counted amongst top job sites worldwide, Indeed.com is known for its unique features that help align the right candidates for the right job roles. The job site records more than 200 million visitors per month and its services are available in over 60 global countries and 28 different languages. The website now covers 94% of […]

Can Google Hire take on LinkedIn
Can Google Hire take on LinkedIn?
Jacob Koshy

Google certainly has no plans to stop experimenting despite repeatedly failing to succeed in certain areas like social media. Google launched Orkut when social media was on the rise but quickly lost it to Facebook. Although they made a second attempt with Google+, it’s safe to say that the platform still doesn’t have the same […]

Top Recruitment Agencies from the Silicon Valley
Top Recruitment Agencies from the Silicon Valley
Janet Williams

Sourcing the right talent for a job vacancy has become challenging even for the top recruitment agencies, as the world is stepping ahead with cutting-edge professional competition. Educational qualifications and experience aren’t the only parameters to judge a candidature in this highly competitive world. On one hand, recruiters are missing out on right fit potential […]

The History Of Job Boards
Jacob Koshy

Every entrepreneur looks to utilize human capital to give a thrust to the company’s growth. You will surely want to take your business forward, ensure comprehensive growth for it, accelerate your bottom lines, and optimize your profits. But how’s that possible without the right set of people working with you? It’s here that recruitment, hiring, […]

Unveiling JobsPikr by PromptCloud
Jacob Koshy

Update: JobsPikr has a new major upgrade and now delivers data from job boards on top of company websites. After long stretches of rigorous testing and finishing touches, JobsPikr public beta is now live for everyone. We have implemented some of the ideas from the feedback that we received during our private beta program which […]

Why Job Portals Need Data To Grow Their Business
Why Job Portals Need Data To Grow Their Business
Jacob Koshy

The job search niche has transformed substantially since the advent of technology. While personal references and contacts aren’t irrelevant, the increased penetration of internet and smartphones has completely transformed the way people go for job hunting. A majority of potential candidates and job seekers rely on job board websites while looking for career opportunities. The […]

Key Findings on the Millennial Workforce and Changing Job Market
Janet Williams

Employment generation and employee retention issues had always been a prime concern for employers. From colossal enterprises to small business ventures, every business unit strives hard to retain and uplift their workforce. However, the situation is trivial!  Most of these organizations don’t have a specific plan and targeted policies for their employees. Their engagement policies […]

A Quick Sneak Peek at JobsPikr
Jacob Koshy

Update 04/01/2019: JobsPikr now delivers data from popular job boards. Update: JobsPikr has a new major upgrade and now delivers data from job boards on top of company websites. While JobsPikr is still getting its finishing touches done, we thought we could give you a quick preview of the features and workflow. We wanted to […]

Introducing JobsPikr: Your Go-to Source for Job Data Feeds
Jacob Koshy

Update 01/04/2019: JobsPikr now sources data only from the popular job boards. Update: JobsPikr has a new major upgrade and now delivers data from job boards on top of company websites. Update 09/06/2017: JobsPikr has been launched on May 18th, 2017 and the live job data feeds can now be accessed.   Hello world! We’re […]