Tech jobs site sees 30pc increase in IT role advertising

23 Feb 201049 Views

IT jobs website says it has seen a 30pc increase in the number of IT roles being advertised since the start of 2010 and has redesigned its site to match demand.

The company has engaged in a complete redesign and has improved the functionality of its Irish IT job board. managing director Nick Kelly said the fresh look and personalised functionality means it should attract even more job hunters and provide advertisers with the best return on investment in the industry.

“Our relaunch is the result of extensive research conducted in the marketplace and is fully focused on satisfying the needs of jobseekers and employers in the Irish IT market," Kelly said.

“We believe these improvements will enable us to continue to secure our position as the principal IT job board for IT companies. Based on positive feedback from IT directors we predict an uplift in the IT jobs market in 2010."

What’s on

Jobseekers can benefit from a range of new services, including easy-to-navigate registration pages and job-searching functions to make job hunting quicker and easier, an improved user account facility, wish list and applications tracking system.

Meanwhile, employers can benefit from improvements to the CV searchable functionality, including the facility to receive new CV email alerts, an improved user account management reporting system and enhanced branding opportunities throughout the site.

Kelly said the new technology will deliver increased audience volumes and responses for recruiters.

“In the current economic climate, this investment highlights our commitment to give clients a high-quality, cost-effective recruitment solution and our intention to continue increasing our online market share,” he said.

“Having already had positive feedback from recruiters, and with more than 10,000 IT professionals visiting the site every month, the site continues to prove its value to IT professionals and recruiters.”

By John Kennedy

John Kennedy
By John Kennedy

Editor John Kennedy is an award-winning technology journalist. He joined Silicon Republic in 2002 to become the fulcrum of the company’s news service He was recipient of the Irish Internet Association’s NetVisionary Technology Journalist Award 2005 and has been awarded ‘Best Technology Site’ at the Irish Web Awards seven times. In 2011 he received the David Manley Award commending him for his dedication to covering entrepreneurs. His interests include all things technological, music, movies, reading, history, gaming and losing the occasional game of poker.

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