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Mobilegeddon: Did Your Job Board Survive?

If you’ve heard anything about Mobilegeddon, you will know that not so long ago, a reign of terror ruled many websites, scaring them into some much needed mobile action. Also commonly known as the mobilepocalyse or mopocalypse, the mobilegeddon is a new mobile-friendly ranking algorithm, brought out by Google on April 21st 2015. Designed to give a boost to mobile-friendly pages in Google’s mobile search results, the new (but frightening) algorithm made many website owners… read more

Why Job Boards Remain Popular

With social media making big strides in the job vacancy advertising arena, job boards and other sources play a more important part than ever in the ‘recruitment mix’. Here we take a whistle-stop tour of why job boards still remain a popular tool for companies looking to fill vacancies. Ever Improving Technology Let’s face it, job boards are easy to use, both for the recruiter and the job hunter. And with fast the paced advancements… read more

Developer Team Lead

We are looking for a Developer Team Leader to join our expanding team in Brighton. You will be expected to lead from the front and act as an inspiration to the team. As a confident and passionate people leader, you enjoy managing and developing people and have excellent people skills, particularly around team-building, coaching and communication. Are you a Development Team Leader looking for a new and innovative challenge? An evangelist in technology who leads teams in… read more

C# .Net Software Developer

Would you like to join our innovative development team? Passionate about providing high quality service? Want to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Interested in new product development and support? As a leading technology company, and one of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to work for, Madgex has been providing job board and recruitment technology to our clients – who include The Guardian, Washington Post and Haymarket – since 2000. Due… read more

Tips for a Better Candidate Experience

We’ve all been in the position of the candidate, spending copious amounts of time sifting through jobs descriptions, painstakingly filling out application forms and patiently waiting (and waiting and waiting) for a reply from the prospective employer. We would think that this experience would place us in the ideal position to make the candidate experience as hassle free as possible. Well, that’s not always the case. The candidate experience is about how the person feels… read more

Digital Media Strategies: Is this the end of regional news?

  Digital Media Strategies took place in London earlier this month, bringing together over 400 CEOs and senior leaders from news, magazine, broadcast, B2B, STM and digital pureplay media businesses from around the world. On day 2 of the event, Ashleigh Highfield, CEO of Johnston Press discussed the issues facing regional publishers with Neil Thackray, CEO of Briefing Media to discuss the challenges facing the industry, and how Johnston Press are tackling these. Below is a… read more

Digital Media Strategies: Where is the revenue?

Last week, we spent time listening to key strategic challenges behind developing a profitable and sustainable media business in a digital world at the Digital Media Strategies event in London. We will be running a series of blogs to cover our key take-aways from the three days. Here is our summary from Day 1. BILD: The art and science of freemium news  The first key theme, highlighted by Donata Hopfen, CEO of The BILD group was… read more

Job boards and social media: the evolving relationship

The beginning of each year is met with a forecast of trends and predictions from the online recruitment industry and this year is no different. Social media remains one of the industry’s most popular subjects with employers and job board owners still continuing  to debate how it will affect the performance of the job board industry. Embrace Social Media for Recruitment Since the widespread adoption of social media, brands have struggled to comprehend the power… read more

First Line Software Support Analyst – fluent German

We are looking for a First Line Software Support Analyst to join our expanding development team in our Central Brighton office. We’re looking for individuals who are fluent German who want to join a fast paced, energetic working environment and want to contribute to our growing, international team. Would you like to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Are you passionate about providing high quality technical service? Do you want to work as part… read more

Job Board SEO Tips: How to Break Through the Noise

Today there are more online job boards than ever, which has led to an increase in competition for attracting the right jobseekers. With so many job boards available, ensuring that your job board can be seen by search engines is vitally important for its success. Research has shown that 74% of jobseekers start their job hunt on search engines like Google and Bing. So without a well-planned and sustained SEO strategy, it could prove difficult… read more