2022-10-13 Email server interruptionRecruiterRecommenderProxyApplicant
Our email server was out of action for a few hours earlier today (October 13). If you registered during that period and were not able to confirm your account because you did not receive a verification message, click "Forgot your password?" on the login page and follow the instructions.
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.
2021-05-06 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.
2020-10-17 A proxy can now transfer applicants to another proxyProxy
A proxy for a recommender can now transfer to another proxy the applicants they are handling for a recommender.
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.
2019-11-23 Improved informativeness of page listing recommenders handled by proxyProxy
The page for a proxy that lists the recommenders whose applicants they are handling now shows how many letters are pending for the recommender's applicants.
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).
2019-09-24 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.
2019-05-12 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