Product Changelog

by Karoli Hindriks July 23, 2018

Jobbatical is committed to matching companies with the best business, creative and technical talent from around the world. Follow our product updates to get a glimpse of the progress we’re making to help people work where they’re happy.

Jobbatical For Business, Tech, and Creative Professionals

October 19, 2018

  • Ability to add skills from a specific listing page– this will allow Talent users to indicate and add skills to their profile easily.
  • Images are served over CDN + are optimized real time–this is the first step towards getting page load times down.

September 6, 2018

  • Added fields in User profile: “Job Search Status”, “Availablility”, “Work experience in years”– these data points will help us provide you with the best job matches possible.

August 14, 2018

  • New signup funnel– we kicked out the Almost Done page completion from the signup funnel. This means that for users who sign up via social network, they’ll have an account created after they have granted access to their social info to Jobbatical and for users who sign up via email, they’ll only provide their email, password and their consent to our Terms of Service.
  • Locations are now normalized–now it’s easier than ever to add your location.
  • Additional notifications for invited candidates–to make sure you don’t miss a potential job opportunity, we revamped the Invited Candidates notifications.

July 19, 2018

  • Education degrees are now normalized —now it’s easier than ever to choose your level of education!

July 19, 2018

  • Linkedin profile data — To provide a better experience, we ask Linkedin for your information, instead of you.

June 22, 2018

  • Our new Hiring page is live —You can check it out here.

June 19, 2018

  • Add events to track the user signup flow — We want to understand how the new signup flow works.

June 8, 2018

  • Added new signup flow to landing pages — This is the last step in our “new signup” flow integration.

May 31, 2018

  • Improvements to the application flow — As of today, a user will be allowed to upload or fill their profile on the Apply page itself, without switching contexts.

May 31, 2018

  • Update dependencies —This update improves security, keeps us up-to-date with third-party packages; reduces tech debt and makes upgrades easier in the future.

May 29,2018

  • Menu improvements — We updated our menu design to help new users and reduce confusion around navigation options.

May 21, 2018

  • “Set your password” — We merged our signup flow but as a consequence, you could only set a password from your Settings.. Now, when verifying your e-mail, you’re asked to set your password.

May 14, 2018

  • Search easier and more intuitive thanks to Algolia— As of today, all users can engage with Algolia Search through all pages.

May 4, 2018

  • Update our Terms of Service — To comply with GDPR and make our use of data as transparent as possible 🕵‍

May 3, 2018

  • Merge Sign Up and Login flow 💥— We love making our users’ lives easier. That’s why we merged the sign up and login forms into a single, frictionless form. Boom.

May 2, 2018

  • Update Tracking for the Apply button — To improve the Talent and Employer experience, we adjusted the tracking script for the Apply to jobaction.
  • Adjust copy for Legal Popup in the Apply page — We are always striving to make our product as easy to use as possible. This helps Jobbatical and employers comply with new EU GDPR.

April 16, 2018

  • Radio option to select CV or Profile when Applying — Most users didn’t scroll to select whether they want to apply with their profile or their CV, so we added a Radio option when submitting an application.

Jobbatical For Employers

July 30, 2018

  • Changes on listings are now published in real time! 🎊

July 4, 2018

  • Deleting your account has never been easier — Instead of emailing us, you can do it from your own dashboard.
  • Adjusted the Onboarding flow to ask for Job Search status, Education and Linkedin profile — More information means a better, more relevant experience for our users.

June 19, 2018

  • We just released another eBook! 📕 — Interested in learning about hiring internationally? Get the book!

May 25, 2018

  • Segment updates — We’ve updated our Segment set up to provide our team with more visibility into how employers use the platform.

May 22, 2018

  • Style improvement to our Employer tools— Our employers spend quite a bit of time every week using our tools. We just made the experience a bit nicer for them 🖌

May 21, 2018

  • Our new eBook is live! — With hundreds of options out there, knowing where to post a job ad is hard. We hand-curated a list of 60+ niche job boards you can use, and as of today, you can get it here.

May 16, 2018

  • New landing page targeting Remote Companies— We love working with remote companies, so we launched a new replica of our landing page, targeting remote businesses.

May 15, 2018

  • Rating Predictions in our Sourcing Tool — To provide more relevant candidates to our employers, decrease manual labor and reduce bias, we built an internal Rating Prediction algorithm.‍

May 4, 2018

  • Update our Terms of Service — To comply with GDPR and make our use of data as transparent as possible 🕵‍

April 27, 2018

  • Relocation Awards Logo — Business pages now feature the Relocation Awards logo. This update also includes minor copy changes.

April 19, 2018

  • Remove Candidates from Openings — Employers now have an option to remove candidates and suggestions from their job openings. This helps Jobbatical and employers comply with new EU GDPR.
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