It’s been a worrisome trend in the job board space for five years or more. Job postings are increasingly viewed as a commodity, and the downward pressure on their price has been all but inexorable as a result. What’s worse, the forces behind this trend are beyond a job board’s control … except for one, that is, and it’s the most important.
Job posting prices are being undermined by an array of factors, including:
• A growing number of alternative sourcing products that siphon money away from online recruitment advertising;
• A growing number of job boards, all competing for