Top 10 job boards: “the playground of the employment agencies and US Tech giants”

Top 10 job boards: “the playground of the employment agencies and US Tech giants”

According to research by Intelligence Group, there are interesting developments in the most used and most popular job boards in the labor market. Employers and intermediaries often post their vacancies in places that job seekers infrequently visit. The free websites have many job openings, but are less popular with job seekers. At the same time, the market is increasingly dominated by a number of major sites, many of which are owned by large employment agencies. It is also striking that American Tech giants Microsoft, Google and Facebook dominate the top 10. The arrival of Google for Jobs on the Dutch market will have an impact on the further concentration of the major players in the vacancy market.

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Best practice: Scarcity tests result in a more efficient work process

Best practice: Scarcity tests result in a more efficient work process

KLM uses data on talent scarcity in different focus groups to allow recruitment to better anticipate the labour market. "We can follow the market developments on a daily basis. This really helps our recruiters with their advice and find those scarce talents," says Anne-Mieke Schildt, Manager Recruitment at KLM, the Royal Dutch Airline with 33,000 employees worldwide.

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Update: Doelgroepen Dashboard now available in English

Update: Doelgroepen Dashboard now available in English

The DoelgroepenDashboard helps to recruit candidates more efficiently by using labour market data. From now on the Dutch dashboard also has an English version.

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Experienced IT professional is open to being approached for a new job

Experienced IT professional is open to being approached for a new job

It now seems to be a certainty: the tightness of the labour market and the desperate shortage of IT professionals in the Netherlands. There is a huge increase in the number of IT vacanies. Not just in the Randstad, but in all the other provinces as well, 4 out of 5 job openings published online cannot be filled by active job seekers according to recent research by Intelligence Group and Sterksen.

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