History & Statistics of Job Boards [Infographic]

History & Statistics of Job Boards [Infographic]

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This infographic presents a brief history about job boards and their evolution over time. It also provides a glance of interesting facts and statistics about job applications and top job board niches.

Job boards facilitate employers to post about job openings. Job description, job rol, number of positions, reviews of various organizations, career advice, job-search based on skills and other facilities will also be provided in some employment sites. Job boards help job seekers to locate a particular job, fill the application or submit their CVs or resumes for the interested job position online. Job boards have been around for many years and they still serve as useful means of employment for both the employers, as well as job seekers. Take a look at the history and statistics pertaining to job boards in this infographic.

20% of hiring takes place through job boards, which is second to jobs through referrals. They have been around for many years. Job boards are classic and still stand as importants means of hire. Job boards are here to stay and continue to evolve to keep with the dynamic social media. Job boards are a best way for learning about the new job openings that show up in the industry, the skills required to qualify for those roles and how to proceed with the application process.

The beginning of job boards industry was during 1990-1994, with job listings coming up on Usenet, CareerMosaic, and Monster. Between 1995 and 1997, few developments were witnessed such as new website launches and newspaper job listings going online. Major changes took place in the years 1998 and 1999. Recovery and developments were seen between 2000 and 2002. Significant growth time for the industry was 2003-2007. After the recession during 2008-2010, job boards industry picked up again and entered the modern era, which is now.

History & Statistics of Job Boards (Infographic)

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