2021-09-05 System re-start 3:30am UTC Sunday, 11:30pm EDT SaturdayAdminRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
The system will be restarted at around 3:30am UTC Sunday, September 5 (11:30pm EDT Saturday September 4). While it is restarting, the website will be down. The restart should take at most 15 minutes.
2021-08-02 Users can manage list of advertisements they see, saving or hiding individual adsRecruiterRecommenderApplicant
Users can now mark an ad as "saved" or hide it, allowing them to better keep track of the ads in which they are most interested. Notes can be attached to saved ads, so that a user can, for example, note the positions to which she has applied.
2021-05-06 System maintenanceAdminRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
The system will be down Friday May 7 from around 17:00 UTC. We expect it to be live again by Saturday May 8 at 08:00 UTC.
2020-11-20 EconJobMarket’s New Event-Posting ServiceRecommenderApplicant
EJM now offers an event-posting service, free to all registered users. Candidates and placements directors can use this service to publicly advertise on-line events, such as remote poster sessions and presentations, that introduce candidates to recruiters. If you are interested in scheduling such an event later this year or in the spring, please post your event on EJM. For more information, please see the EconJobMarket Events page.
2020-11-05 Data added to Market Information pageRecruiterRecommenderApplicant
We have added to the Market Information page (https://econjobmarket.org/marketState) more data comparing this year with previous years. The data include the number of advertisements posted, the number of times advertisements have been viewed, the number of new applicants, and the number of interviews scheduled.
2020-09-09 New page with information about current state of the job marketRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
A new page, https://econjobmarket.org/marketState, has information about the current state of the job market, as well as a link to a sophisticated site with data on past placements.
2020-01-03 Improvements in management of proxies by recommendersRecommender
When a recommender chooses a default proxy, she is now prompted to choose whether to assign the proxy to any existing applicants.
2019-11-20 For each applicant, applications are sorted by deadline, earliest first; old applications are hidden by defaultRecommender
For each of a recommenders' applicants, applications are now sorted by the deadline for the position, with the earliest first (so that the most pressing requests are shown first). Applications submitted more than 6 months ago are hidden by default, but the recommender has the option to show them.
2019-09-30 Allow proxies to remove recommendersRecommenderProxy
A proxy can now remove a recommender from their list (which may be appropriate if, for example, the recommender has moved to a different institution).
2019-09-29 Improve the informativeness of notifications to recommendersRecommender
Notifications to recommenders regarding applicants who have named them in applications now give the title of the advertisement and the identity of the recruiter.
2019-09-24 Page with informational videosRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
A page with videos explaining how to use the various parts of the EconJobMarket system now exists (see the link Informational videos in the User support column of the footer). We will gradually add more videos.
2019-09-17 Allow recommender to archive applicantsRecommender
A recommender can mark applicants as "archived", moving them off their main page of applicants. So a recommender can now list on their page only applicants from the current year. Archived applicants can be unarchived at any time.
2019-05-12 Allow person to check whether account exists with their name and email addressRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
A person can now check whether an account exists in their name and email address.
2018-12-27 Users are asked to enter backup email address in their profilesRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
Users are asked to enter a permanent email address in their profiles, in addition to an institutional address, to facilitate access to their accounts if they leave their current institution.
2018-12-23 Password-reset messages may be sent to gmail or backup email addressRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
Password-reset messages may now be sent to the gmail address or backup email address in a user's profile