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November 28

If you haven’t already installed our Facebook Job app, This post is meant to explain how the app works and provide some screenshots of the app in action! With our Facebook job app your company can post jobs and receive applications on Facebook pages. It’s a great tool for recruiting staff within Facebook. Easy to use and can be set up in minutes! for instructions on getting started, please visit our How to Install page.      

June 9

Facebook is a great tool to connect with everyone from your family and friends to any of the other 1.65 billion monthly active users on the site. Did you know that there are hundreds of millions of Facebook Groups that you can join? With that much reach and potential, it’s no surprise that Facebook Groups present a great opportunity to share your job postings with tons of people who share common interests with you and your company. Jobcast knows that more and more people are using Groups to look for new jobs and further their careers. To help you take advantage of this, we’ve... Read More

May 17

Here at Jobcast, our product development team is always looking to build and improve on our product and now, it’s easier than ever to manage your Jobcast account with our newly redesigned Dashboard!   Our users have spoken and we have listened. We know that these are the Jobcast features that you use the most, so we’ve put them on the front page and given you easy access: Post a New Job  – We know that you want to start finding candidates so we’ve added quick access to add your latest job opening. Manage Current Jobs – Have you found a great... Read More

August 11

The main pain point with adopting new hiring platforms is having to share the same job ad over and over again. Sharing the exact same job ad to each of your individual social networks and job boards is a huge waste of time. It is also frustrating because you are must adjust your ad along the way to fit each platforms’ unique standards. Not fun, not efficient, and thankfully, not necessary! With Jobcast you can use our Auto-Share feature to automatically share your job ads to your Facebook Timeline (Personal and Business), Twitter Feed, and LinkedIn Page (Personal and Company). You... Read More

August 23

A couple of months ago, we introduced Job Sync, an incredibly easy way to automatically synchronize your jobs between your existing career site and your Facebook Page. But what about those of you that don’t have a career page on your corporate website? We’ve found that many of you are using Jobcast as your exclusive ATS, and as a result, you want a way to embed jobs on your company website. In other words, you want to use Jobcast to manage all of your recruitment efforts. Introducing the Job Widget Our Job Widget is easy to set up: just copy... Read More

June 13

Many of our clients have expressed that they use Jobcast as their Facebook Career Page while still using their existing ATS or career site. If you have an existing solution for posting your jobs on the web, maybe you’re asking yourself, “why should I have to post this job twice?” With our Jobcast API  your ATS can now send jobs to your Jobcast Facebook app. But, if your ATS provider isn’t ready to use our API, that still leaves you with the pain of manually posting jobs. For those situations, we can help! Job Sync. Provide us with a link to... Read More

June 7

We hope your company is growing and you have open positions to fuel this growth. However, we realize that there are times when you don’t have any open positions to advertise. In those situations, you can still use Jobcast to communicate your values, culture, and what it’s like to work at your company to prospective hires. Up until recently, we didn’t provide much flexibility in how this message was presented until a few weeks ago with the introduction of a rich text editor. So instead of just plain text, you can now style and highlight your message, and most importantly,... Read More

June 7

A couple of weeks ago, we replaced the “Send” button with the “Share” button on your posted jobs on your Facebook Page.  We blogged about why here: http://blog.bcjobs.ca/jobcast/share-button-meets-the-like-send-button/ Over the last couple of weeks, we been experimenting with a new way to share your jobs on Facebook. The goal of this experiment was to have the “Share” button appear alongside the “Comment” and “Like” buttons on any message you shared using the Jobcast app. These messages appear on your Page Timeline, as well as the News Feed of your fans. The feedback from our clients has been overwhelmingly positive, so... Read More

May 24

Our development team has been hard at work building an API that opens up Jobcast to work seamlessly with your current recruitment technology . What does this mean for non technical folks? If your company has the technical capabilities, you can have your jobs published to your Facebook page from your own career page or ATS. No more re-posting your jobs manually! For technical details, and for access to our API, please refer to our Jobcast API documentation If technology isn’t your company’s specialty, no need to worry – we can do it for you. Just send us a link... Read More

May 23

Jobcast’s Facebook recruitment app makes social sharing of your job postings easy. As a Facebook Page administrator, you can share your jobs to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn at any time through Jobcast’s administrative tools. Your public job detail page included Facebook ‘Like’ and ‘Send’ buttons. These buttons have become ubiquitous on the web because of their powerful sharing capabilities. Visitors express their interest in a job by ‘liking’ it, and when they do, the job gets broadcasted to their friends on Facebook. The ‘Send’ button on the other hand allows visitors to selectively send a job posting to friends. While... Read More