Job Board Coupons! What Next? 8 Comments

Updated:  10/30/09

If you haven’t used your job board coupons, time is running out!  In an e-mail earlier this week, SHRM sent an e-mail blast notifying Recruiters that the job board coupons from their job posting center, powered by JobTarget, expire at the end of the year.  Seriously.

Original Post:  1/8/09

I never thought I’d live to see the day where job boards would publish coupons.  That’s the case with the latest coupon book from SHRM and Job Target, containing over 1,000 coupons for job boards.

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If Recruiters have time in a down economy to clip coupons – “Houston, we have a problem”…

With unemployment skyrocketing, and current economic conditions, there are several alternatives and methods to partner with vendors to maximize online recruiting ROI.  Here are a few ideas for starters:

The site states you can save 5%-50% off retail pricing.  Paying retail pricing job board services is like paying the MSRP for a new vehicle – after rebates! While I am a big fan of SHRM and JOBTARGET, Recruiting professionals clipping coupons gets us further away from aggressively sourcing and pursuing talent – and adding strategic value to an organization.

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  • Posted on: Friday, October 30th, 2009