It is funny how an economic climate change can make your company name sound funny: Loadzajobs!
In the Celtic Tiger era the name Loadzajobs meant something. Loadzajobs meant something good. It sounded somehow relaxing, in a sense, telling you not to worry about anything since there are Loads of jobs in Iceland available at anytime. Well those times are gone! The more appropriate description of the state of the Irish Economy today would be Lodzaredundancies!
Loadzajobs is still displaying some jobs there on the web site. Somehow it doesn’t sound so convincing any more. Loadzajobs sounded much beter a year ago. Today it would sound funny if it would not be happening to us!
An Online Recruitment Jobs Fair has several advantages over a Traditional Recruitment Fair.
Jobs Fair for Recruiters
More convenient: No staffing required.
More effective: Lasts for two weeks instead of a few hours.
More cost-effective: Cheaper than holding an actual job fair. No material, travel, food and accommodation costs.
More targeted: Targeted at specific industries/audiences.
Global scope: Available to anyone with an internet connection.
Jobs Fair for Candidates
More convenient: Can visit several companies from the comfort of their own home, and can be accessed from anywhere in the country 24/7.
More cost-effective: Can attend without the expense of time or travel.
More interactive: Host of user-friendly and state-of-the-art features including Podcasts, Employer Videos and Webinars.
Do you think Irish Recruiters are ready? For Employer Videos? Podcasts? Webinars?
What about Job Hunters? Aren’t they just interested in a better salary?
LoadzaJobs.ie is down (offline) the whole day today. Since the downtime came completely unannounced to the clients, it makes you wonder how ‘planned’ the Loadzajobs.ie downtime was. Especially in the light of the Jobs.ie being hacked last week, let’s just hope Loadzajobs.ie is done for some other reason than a security breach….