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Job Search Lessons From a ZipRecruiter Insider

By Mychael Robinson, Exceptional Customer Service Representative at ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter Exceptional Customer Service RepresentativeI already know my tale of occupational woe is very similar to a flood of other 20-something-year-olds these days. Knock out a degree from a reputable university, something you are passionate about because you want to try and put your idealism or zeal in to practice, get out in to the real world, and then slowly start broadening that keyword search field on the job boards.

What starts as impatience evolves in to a full-blown frustration. Before you know it you are rolling out 40 resumes a day, cranking away trying to edit each cover letter so it says more about the company than you actually know. Can’t say I never sent a letter blowing a little smoke out there, but hey, when you are writing 30+ different cover letters ALL day and haven’t gotten a response you start getting desperate.

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ZipRecruiter Now Posts Your Jobs to 40+ Job Boards

It’s been a while since we’ve written to tell you about new job board partnerships, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been adding any.

In fact, we’re now up to 40!

That’s right, when you post your jobs through ZipRecruiter, they are now distributed to 40 of the web’s top job boards and social networks. Talk about great exposure.

Please join us in welcoming our exceptional new job board partners:

  • The LaddersZipRecruiter posts jobs to 40 job boards
  • FlexJobs
  • Jobvertise
  • StartWire
  • Better Jobs
  • LatPro
  • JobDiagnosis
  • Employment Crossing
  • nSphere
  • Mitula USA
  • Mitula Canada
  • Google+

Sign up or log in to post a job now, or visit our Job Boards page to view the entire list of ZipRecruiter job board partners.

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ZipRecruiter Adds Automatic Candidate Scoring

ZipRecruiter Partners With Bright to Make Scoring Candidates Even EasierIdentifying quality applicants on ZipRecruiter just got a whole lot easier.

In partnership with, all of your candidates are now instantly scored based on work experience, skills, and education. It’s called the Bright Score, and it rates job applicants on a 1-100 scale based on how well they match your job description.

“The Bright Score was created to reduce the noise in the hiring process, and to make it easier for job seekers and recruiters to connect,” explained Jen Picard, Marketing Director at Bright. “By integrating our technology with ZipRecruiter, we’re able to help even more job seekers land their perfect opportunity, while ensuring that companies get the talent they need to succeed.”

The Bright Score is now live alongside labels and ratings on your My Candidates page, giving you an even better all-around picture of your talent pool.

“I’m very excited to provide the Bright Score to our audience,” said Ken Walker, Head of Product at ZipRecruiter. “After going through actual candidate scores, it’s clear that Bright’s algorithm goes way beyond simple keyword matching to provide truly accurate feedback.”

Sign in today to see this exciting new feature in action »

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New: Get Candidates Even Faster With TrafficBoost

Get more job candidates with ZipRecruiter Traffic BoostFinding and hiring the right candidates isn’t always easy. In some cases it’s downright hard. Whether your problem is a tight deadline, remote location, or highly specialized position, getting a good candidate flow is critical.

In our ongoing effort to simplify the hiring process and get you the best candidates, we’re excited to introduce TrafficBoost. In addition to broad distribution to 40+ job boards, you can now promote (boost) your job to get results faster.

Try TrafficBoost to get:
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Featured Jobs Friday: HR Edition

Featured Job Openings

ZipRecruiter's Featured HR JobsI’ve had fun putting together our “Featured Jobs Friday” posts this month. We’ve featured jobs from global corporations, national restaurant chains, and awesome startups. As I sat and pondered what the theme should be for this week’s edition, there was one glaringly obvious choice: human resources jobs.

This blog exists to be a resources for HR personnel and job seekers, so today we’re going to put those two sides together in “Featured Jobs Friday: HR Edition.”

Associate Director of Human Resources

New York, NY – A Multi-Site Community Health Center Network in Manhattan providing a broad range of health care services for over 45 years, is seeking a dynamic person for the position of Associate Director of Human Resources.

Senior Human Resources Business Partner

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