Job Boards

Facing the Rise of Counterfeit Job Boards

By Manuel Francisci, CEO jobWings Careers, Inc.

Now that we are evolving into a mature industry, we all have to face an excess supply of competition willing to discount or to play the Freemium game.
The technical challenge and financial cost of launching a job board served for many years as initial entry barriers to our industry but these factors are no longer there. Anyone with an audience can start a job board with no investment or technical skills within a 2 hour time frame (I ran the test myself on a WordPress plugin)
The most worrying aspect is that even people without an audience can start a “counterfeit” job board that looks good with jobs coming automatically from various external feeds. No entry barriers mean that more people are willing to give it a try.

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