1st French private employment site, RegionsJob is the platform for establishing close employment relationships between workers and recruiters.
With an average of 2.2 million monthly unique visitors over the first 9 months of 2019 *, the 8 regional RegionsJob sites ensure close proximity to candidates via OuestJob, NordJob, EstJob, RhôneAlpesJob, PacaJob, SudOuestJob, CentreJob et ParisJob.
Strong brand of HelloWork, RegionsJob aims to help the workers throughout their career to find a training or a job, and to help companies and recruitment professionals (ETT and HR Cabinet) by making recruitment as simple as possible.
How? By working on connecting candidates and recruiters. As soon as a recruiter entrusts his job, RegionsJob will attract the right candidates via dedicated communication, understand their browsing behavior and personalize the ads on regional sites by showing the job ad that correspond to what they are looking for.
In parallel, the connection will be made beyond the RegionsJob platform. The candidates will be targeted thanks to the data and the algorithms. Only candidates who are interesting and likely to be interested in the job ad will be sent via notifications. The goal is to quickly hire the candidates by having them apply in 1 click.
RegionsJob is the flagship of HelloWork, the benchmark French digital player in employment, recruitment and training.
HelloWork connects recruitment and training professionals with all those who want to change jobs or improve their skills. HelloWork thinks that everyone can find a job that fits their life plan. HelloWork creates digital services to support all active people, throughout their professional life and to put ever more candidates in contact with recruiters, employers and trainers.
HelloWork develops its activity around 5 main activities : Job // Skills // Soft // Media // Event.
Jobboard Finder’s opinion
Summary: Earlier this year, the French job board group RegionsJob changed its name to HelloWork. The RegionsJob website continues to exist, but the new name aims to avoid any confusion for the other job boards and to enable the expansion of the brand. Now that they own a number of smaller job boards, it makes sense to invest in proper international friendly branding (for more information, we wrote about the change in August). This particular site is the 9th most visited in France! Since 2000, the national generalist job board has been helping recruiters find candidates, and jobseekers find jobs or courses. It continues to attract 1.83 million views a month (but that's only the RegionsJob website, not the 8 different portals) and has followers on Twitter (33 400), on Facebook (72 676) and on Linkedin (11 079 for the HelloWork account). To use RegionsJob, you simply click on your region and you are redirected to your local portal (the most popular are Paris, Ouest and Rhone-Alpes). Links to the other HelloWork websites are in the footer.
Design: On the main homepage, RegionsJob strives to showcase all of their services as clearly as possible. Obviously, the search engine (what and where) is at the top of the page and filters (contract, date, category, sector, type of company) appear on the job page. A map to help pick one of the eight job portals lights up and, depending on which one you choose, you can see the number of jobs in every region (Estjob), in that specific region (OuestJob) or just in one city (RhoneAlpesJob). Jobseeker? Leave a CV. Recruiter? Post an advert. The articles, the industries and the cities also appear on the homepage (with images for some of them). Other interesting tools are the job sheets and the popular searches. They have job and skill pages. The “About us” section leads to the HelloWork homepage so that users can get a global idea of all of RegionsJob’s various portals, but unfortunately, basic information about the company origins can be hard to find. The company pages are customized, which means one page can be radically different to another, but easy to navigate all the same. As for the job listing, the information is clear and publication dates are visible. Oh, and if you want to use some of HelloWork's other sites, you can find them in the footer.
The job board objective: By focusing on different regions, RegionsJob makes it easy to find work close to home.
Recruiter observations: When you access the recruiter section, you are redirected to HelloWork. The chat support is only for recruiters (as is the phone number). It seems a shame to have gone to the trouble of making it seem like a person is answering (the photo, the somewhat witty answers) since the responses appear instantaneously (so you know it’s a robot). The robot asks for information about your recruiting needs, takes your number, and promises the team will call you back within two hours. You can’t just create an account.
Jobseeker observations: You don’t need any account to apply to job offers. If you do choose to create an account, you can with Linkedin, Facebook or an e-mail address and it will be valid for all the RegionsJob portals. When you fill out the form, you need to include your last job, current annual salary, the type of contract and the job title you want.
The job offers: In total, there are over 165 000 job offers (which is triple the number they had 2 years ago) and thousands of internships on the job board. They also offer courses.
Reactivity: They have a robotic chat support on the recruiter page. They answer very quickly on Twitter, but the sales e-mail address doesn’t work.
Special features: Job sheets (which you can search by name, by salary or by level of education); the different colours for the websites by region; company pages (in alphabetical order; possible to filter by temporary work, recruitment agencies, companies and ESN); the blog du modérateur; the blog mode d’emploi; job alerts, the courses.
Verdict: The job sheets are quite interesting and the job offers are varied. As one of the biggest job boards in France, it would be madness not to use it for your job search or your recruitment campaign.
Written by Ali Neill
As the job board tester and blog editor for the Jobboard Finder, Ali works on job boards from all around the world and keeps a close eye on the recruitment trends thanks to a number of sources, including the website's social media pages.
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Media Partners : Futura Science - Le Parisien - L'Equipe
TV : BFM TV - BFM Business
Radio : Europe 1 - France Inter - RMC - RTL - RTL 2 - Fun Radio - Virgin Radio - Cherie FM - Fun Radio - Rire & Chanson - NRJ
Event : Solitaire URGO le Figaro - France Info " « C’est Mon Boulot »"
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