Posts Tagged ‘Monster’


by StarCrewZ

In 1994 started operations in Maynard Massachusetts, beginning a revolution in online access to jobs all over the world. Their website currently lists over 800,000 jobs in the US by their own count. With over 12% reach into the online job shoppers market, they have captured twice the market share of their closest competitor and With point-and-shoot access for resume submission to most available jobs, you would think the chance for landing your dream job couldn’t be better.

However, many jobs seekers are being “virtually” trampled by a mad rush on the choice positions.

The Monsters of online job search have created tremendous opportunity for career advancement. At the same time, they have created a growing problem not only for those seeking employment, but also for the companies who use job search engines to drive candidates to their door. They have created a monster of a different kind and it’s getting bigger and uglier.

We talk to candidates and Human Resource departments every day in our business. Candidates complain that they send out lots of resumes, but get fewer calls back and when they do get called for an interview, they feel they are being treated more and more like a commodity. They describe it being like a cattle-call, with frustration and disappointment becoming the norm. (more…)