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Creative/Visual Designer

As a leading technology company, Madgex has been providing job board and recruitment technology to our clients – who include The Guardian, Washington Post and Haymarket – for over 13 years. We are currently looking for a Creative Designer to join our expanding design team in our central Brighton office. Would you like to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic working environment? Are you passionate about… 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

Front-end Developer

We are looking for a Front-end Developer to join our expanding design team in our central Brighton office. Would you like to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Do you thrive in a fast paced, energetic working environment? Are you passionate about new technology? Do you want to work as part of a dynamic, talented design team? If you are the type of person who is excited by new opportunities and interested in advancing… 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

JobG8 Summit – Job Board Challenges and Opportunities in the DACH Region

The Jobg8 Job Board Summit – the world’s largest Job Board Conference – took place in London last month (November 2014). Decision makers and recruitment experts from around the world gathered to explore the differences and challenges in various territories. The two-day event was bigger and better than ever, with Jobg8 adding European workshops to this year’s format. Delegates split in to several focus groups, each covering a different territory. Experts from each territory led… read more

Læ – Case Study

Utdanning launched their new recruitment site Læ earlier this year. Utdanningsforbundet (The Education Union – Norway), is Norway’s largest trade union for teaching personnel and publishes Utdanning with a distribution to approximately 130,000 subscribers in the Norwegian education sector. Challenge  Utdanning had been successfully advertising jobs for a number of years, however, recently they had lost market share to competitors.  In order to compete with the leading job boards in Norway, Utdanning decided they needed… read more