Skip Nav
22 Airport Hacks to Remember Before Your Next Flight
Budget Tips
30 Wedding Favors You Won't Believe Cost Under $1
Self Improvement
39 Powerful Quotes That Will Change the Way You Live and Think

Jobs in Pods

A New Kind of Job Board

So many of the job descriptions on the usual job search engines have made me react in one of two ways: I've either lost interest after the third line or I was so turned off by the cheesy "ALL-STAR NEEDED" in the ad title that I didn't even open it. And if the job description does sound intriguing but the company is unfamiliar, there's still pivotal information missing and a company's website can only get you so far.

An engaging type of job board that may provide even more information to a job hunter is an audio job board. The first of its kind, called Jobs in Pods, features podcasts, or "jobcasts," from different employers. The blog's site says their jobcasts offer insight into companies like what it’s like to work for them, job benefits, and what kinds of candidates they seek.

I think this sounds like it could be a great tool for job hunters to get more of a glimpse into prospective employers, and it couldn't be more convenient. You can download the podcasts on your iPod and listen to them on the ride to your current job — hey, multitasking! Love that. I think this may be a trend that more employers will use as part of their recruiting methods to attract the best candidates.


Around The Web
Jobs That Require Travel
Interview Follow-Up Email Template
How to Respond When Asked For Salary Requirements
Career Resolutions
Funny Sick Day Excuses
What to Do If You Can't Answer an Interview Question
Annoying Things You Do at Work

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
freegracefrom freegracefrom 7 years
That is a great idea! I hope it'll still be hot when/if I have to do the job hunt thing again.
Green Green 7 years
sounds interesting.
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 7 years
this is very interesting.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 7 years
I think that's a great tool :)
Latest Career & Money