What's the best way to use online job boards as a recruiting tool?

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Question: “We’re looking to expand the reach of our recruiting efforts, so I’m considering using some of the larger online services such as Monster, Hotjobs and Careerbuilder. However, I’m worried that we’ll be buried in e-mailed resumés and applications from every unemployed person out there. Does anyone have experience (as an employer) using these services? What tips can you offer to make them as productive as possible?”—PT, Tucson


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I utilize Monster and find the most effective method is to use all of the resources available that Monster provides. Make sure your job post is as specific as possible, within legal limits, of course. Also use the auto response feature, so that all of your applicants receive an acknowledgement correspondence. I also use the saved search feature to have keywords pull resumes and send them to me in a daily or weekly email. Hope th...(register to read more)

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