Why Do Some Recruiters/Employers Constantly Re-Post Job Ads? | NoBSJobSearchAdvice.com

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EP 1530  The answer this question is really very easy, as long as you look at it from the employer’s perspective or the recruiter’s perspective.

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I’m Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter. I’m the head coach for JobSearchCoachingHQ.com and and NoBSCoachingAdvice.com and welcome.

This is a great question that I wanted to answer. “Why do some recruiters or employers constantly repost job?”

Now, you have to understand, from the recruiter’s perspective, what are they trying to do? Fill a job. When I hear the word, “re-post,” I think of a job board, or maybe, LinkedIn.

Let's look at how ads appear on a website. It doesn't matter what job board or website it is. Let's look at how it appears.

When the ad is placed, it's at the top of the list, right? When a new ad comes in, they get pushed further down. The result winds up being that by the time it winds up on page 3, no one ever sees it and the ad response dips dramatically.

So what re-posting does is really very simple. It gets it back to the top of the keywords, becomes much more visible and, thus, people who are searching, new people who are searching for positions, will see that ad versus by the time it's on page 5, you might as well consider it consider invisible. It is never going to be seen it all, right?

So from the employer's perspective, from the recruiters perspective, what they are trying to do is to get visibility because the job still open. Definitely apply. If you have applied previously, what it should tell you is they are not completely satisfied with the ad responses so far and are trying to pull more people it.

So, again, from their perspective, they’re trying to fill a job and they are trying to get visibility for their job listing good it is called the call. I messaged over and this 1 is by recirculating it back to the top and it makes perfect sense if you look at it from their point of view.

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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1500 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was recently named a Top 10 podcast for job search. JobSearchTV.com was also recently named a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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