Re: Job board software
From: NC (nc_at_iname.com)
Date: 29 Mar 2005 16:15:31 -0800
> I want some job board / recruitment software where people post
> cv's and recruiters pay to see them and also to post jobs.
> I could write one myself as I'm reasonably experienced with PHP
> and MySQL, but it would take ages and I want to focus on the
I think you are putting the cart in front of the horse... If you
want to focus on business, you need to understand your customers'
needs before you begin to design your software. This way, you can
give your clients something that only you can give them.
> I'm not sure MySQL would be up to the job either.
You are probably wrong. Large-scale high-availability MySQL
installations are known to exist.
> Does anyone know of any packages I can buy for the UK
> that would do this? Or any advice who is best to write this
> sort of thing?
It's a specialist world out there... Executive recruitment is
different from professional recruitment; recruitment in small
business is different from recruitment in large companies.
Depending on the kind of client, requirements and wish lists
will differ. Simple questions: will your clients need to keep
track of communications with prospective employees? will there
be a need to import resumes that currently exist in Word format?
would clients appreciate a rich client? There is a reason that
Google search for "recruitment software" returns over eighty