Ask Louise: Job Seekers’ Location Preferences Demystified

Dear Louise, My company is hiring in North Louisiana, but when we look at our Louisiana Job Connection matches, we’re being matched with people in New Orleans or even in other states. What gives? We want to hire someone in Shreveport – not more than five hours away! Yours in confusion, Bewildered Recruiter North Louisiana Dear Bewildered, You’ve touched on a hot button issue for a lot of companies and recruiters registered for.. Read More

Optimizing Your Résumé to Attract Better Matches

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Looking for a job can be a daunting experience, which is why we created Louisiana Job Connection. Traditional job boards give you lists of jobs, but they don’t do much to help you sort through the clutter. That’s where Louisiana Job Connection’s unique matching system comes in. We match job seekers with open positions based on their skills, experience, education and location preferences. Our site assigns each match a ranking score to help.. Read More

Our Updated Algorithm Produces Better, More Precise Matches on Louisiana Job Connection

After two months of matching companies and job seekers, Louisiana Job Connection is updating the predictive algorithm that fuels our matching system. This is based on feedback from our users–more than 1,000 companies and 15,000 registered job seekers. Employers and job seekers will likely see fewer or different matches when they log into Louisiana Job Connection. The matches they do see, however, will be stronger, more precise and more relevant to their specifications… Read More

Add Your Résumé With the Click of Your Camera

We’ve recently added a new feature to make it easier than ever to upload your résumé to Louisiana Job Connection, leading to quicker matching with jobs. You can now use your camera on your smartphone to submit your résumé electronically to our database, even if all you have on hand is a hard copy. Acceptable file types for this process are .pdf, .jpg, .png, .tif and .bmp. If you’d like to take advantage.. Read More