This month thousands of PhD, Masters, and Bachelor
degree candidates tossed their mortarboards high into
their hard-earned degrees. When the graduation celebrations
were over, they began job hunting in perhaps the
most challenging economy since the Great Depression.
Many are worried. Many are fearful. And many
this month on campuses throughout academe, thousands
of seasoned higher education professionals were concerned
losing their jobs. Many are pondering career moves to
new campuses, and many are seeking ways to be more
their current jobs. They are also worried, fearful,
During tough economic times like these, job seekers and employers depend on employment
sites more than ever. Right now higher education employment sites need to be great, not just good. Coasting along and settling for being good - is not enough.
here to be a great resource that helps make employment happen throughout higher education.
appreciate our energy, sincerity, and work ethic right away. We will
not coast. We
laurels. We will not lag behind the times in using today's digital technology
seekers and employers find and learn about each other online.
to giving employers
and advertisers real value for their money. And we
will be a leader in giving job seekers the visibility, information,
and state of the art tools they need to land their
On Academic Jobs employers will recognize familiar
features including unlimited
job postings, job bundles, newsletter subscriptions,
alerts. But what sets AcademicJobs.net apart are things we offer
that no other higher ed employment site has. Here are a few examples of
how Academic Jobs will improve the way job seekers
and employers connect with each other.
1. Video. AcademicJobs.net will be known for being an
industry leader and
pioneer for our use of video, video, and
more video. Academic Jobs is the first higher education employment recruitment
to offer colleges and universities a wide range of online video products
to recruit and inform job seekers. For job seekers, viewing a school's
Video Institutional Profile
(VIP) on Academic Jobs will make it faster and easier to research an employer
and get a good feel for the
to work. For higher ed employers
a new, powerful and cost-effective tool for attracting top candidates.
It is an exciting and engaging way to tell candidates about a school's
culture, and institutional goals. Furthermore, our online video products
national organizational meetings, showcase top professors and instructors
on a campus,
and they are a fresh way to highlight exemplary university programs and departments.
Video grabs attention in ways print cannot. It is an employer's perfect
to tell job seekers anything
about a campus that is important
2. Front-Page Job Seeker Profiles. AcademicJobs.net puts
the job seeker first - literally. The first thing employers and recruiters
day on the AcademicJobs.net front page is our Featured Job seekers. No other
higher ed employment site gives job seekers top billing on its front page.
We believe showcasing select job seekers in such a highly visible space everyday
on AcademicJobs.net will lead to more job seekers connecting with employers,
more interviews, more job offers,
and ultimately more candidates
3. Guaranteed Service and Guaranteed Results. AcademicJobs.net
higher education employment website that guarantees its service and its
results. All of
are backed by the Academic Jobs True Service Guarantee. It
states that if employers are not 100 percent satisfied with our customer
service and support during their twelve-month subscription, we will give
them 6 months for free on their next subscription, with no questions asked.
Furthermore, if a school is not 100 percent satisfied with
the number of job seekers their year-long subscription attracts, AcademicJobs.net
that institution's subscription for an additional 6 months - for free,
with no questions asked. Many higher ed employment and recruitment sites
advertisers a solid return on their investment. AcademicJobs.net
to True Service with a guarantee you can bank on.
As you browse AcademicJobs.net you will discover
many features that separate us from the pack. And in the weeks and months
ahead, you can expect to see more.
We are excited about leading the industry into a new era. If you
are a job seeker, please sign up for a free Academic Jobs account today.
If you are an employer, please begin posting
and be sure to ask about the global reach of our banner and video advertising
Please keep in mind this is our beta version, so there
will be stumbles, bugs and snags early on. With your
help we will find them and quickly correct them.
Please e-mail us at anytime to point out things we can fix.
Our programmers are standing by ready to work on any glitches. Our
main email address is admin@AcademicJobs.net.
Thank you for becoming a part
of AcademicJobs.net. We believe this will be a fun,
engaging, and long-term adventure. We're looking forward
to helping you reach your employment goals. Welcome aboard.