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JobMount is ready for Google mobile-first index

On November 4, 2016 Google announced that it starts experimenting with mobile first search index. We are happy to confirm, JobMount job board software is mobile friendly. Our job board software is equipped with responsive or separate mobile friendly version of the job site.

 

“Mobile first index” means that Google will rank your website and create search listing based on the mobile version of the content, leaving desktop version of the page secondary. Search engine claims, change in the indexing should not drastically impact search results and website rankings. Furthermore, websites with available mobile or responsive version should not panic at all, since they are already prepared for the update.

 

According to numerous researches almost every job seeker uses mobile phone during job search. That is why ensuring job board content available and optimized for mobile users is remaining among JobMount job board software priorities. JobMount provides fully functioning mobile friendly job sites with mobile optimized applicant experience from job search to application. It’s mobile-SEO compliant and it’s also fast even on slow connections.

 

Therefore, no additional preparations are required for job boards with responsive or separate mobile optimized version.

 

JobMount is ready for Google mobile-first index

 

Try it yourself on live demo site or read more about mobile enabled job board software.

 

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Why use secure passwords for admin users and recruiters?

It is estimated that two out of three data breaches involve poor passwords. Don’t be an easy target for hackers, protect your online presence with smart password management.

 

Small and medium businesses remain the main target group for sensitive information theft according to various researches. Nevertheless, when it comes to security, small business invest much less compared to big companies. In this case, password protection may be the cheapest and  the most effective way to protect your business.

 

IT security experts claim, that 25% of thefts are the cases of intentional password crack attempts aimed towards stealing  personal information performed by not professionals. Spam networks that hack user profile to distribute spam contribute the rest of the cases (up to 60%).

 

There are also some substantial risks for your job board in using “weak” passwords for admin and recruiter users:

  • – Candidate resume data can be stolen
  • – Fraudulent emails can be sent to candidates asking them to provide their personal data to steal it
  • – Spam messages distributed via your account
  • – Job board essential configurations deleted
  • – Payment system reconfigured to different account

Some simple steps to help your cyber security:

  • – Avoid using the same password over and over again on different websites
  • – Avoid information about the user or a common and often used words
  • – Avoid matching password (or part of it ) with user name or site domain or email
  • – Don’t use easily recognizable patterns (i.e, “12345”, “qwertyuiop”, “1qaz2wsx”, “poiuyt”, etc)
  • – Use passwords or passphrases of eight characters or more with mixed types of characters
  • – Use a password manager to organize and protect, generate random passwords

 

Find more tips on cyber safety from JobMount:

Credit card fraud on job boards

 

Credit card fraud on job boards

“Some guy purchased a $499 product on my job board, after setting up a new employer account, and without any prior contact“. If you have ever encountered a similar scenario, be careful, because it might be fraud.

 

Fraudsters often use job boards to check credit card numbers of stolen credit cards. If the charge processes, the fraudster will use the card for other purchases. Job board managers can run into trouble if people do this regularly. You risk getting discontinued by your credit card processor.

 

These few simple steps may prevent you from getting caught up in a scam.

  • – Check sudden expensive and unusual purchases.
  • – Look for an email address, it should be corporate. Gmail or another free email service might be a sign of a fake identity.
  • – Change suspicious employer’s/job seeker’s status to pending.
  • – Call or email the contact on this new account.
  • – If you call the number and determine that it is fraud, it is best if you login or call your credit card processor and ask them to delete to the charge prior to settlement.  This prevents chargebacks and negative impacts on your merchant account.

Be cautious of fraud on your job board to prevent your business from unnecessary trouble.

 


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