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.
2020-07-19 Video presentations added to list of possible documentsRecruiterApplicant
Recruiters can now request that an applicant submit a link to a video presentation of their job market paper, or a general video presentation of themselves, as part of their application.
2020-01-09 Interviews by video: adjustments for timezone differencesRecruiterApplicant
When a recruiter sets the type of an interview group to be "video", they are prompted for the timezone they will be in; when an applicant chooses a slot for a video interview, they are prompted for the timezone they will be in, and the times they are shown are adjusted for that timezone.
2019-10-02 Lead applicants through process of determining whether their recommender already has an accountApplicant
In the case that an applicant requests a person as their recommender with the same first and last names as an existing user, lead them through the process of determining whether the existing user is the person they want.
2019-09-29 Allow users to download a csv file of all current postingsApplicant
A user (in particular an applicant) can download a csv file of all current postings, with the text of the ad in markdown format. Once a user has downloaded a file, the next time they request a download they have the option to get only those ads that have been posted since the last time they downloaded a file of postings.
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.
2019-09-21 Allow applicants to remove recommenders from their listApplicant
An applicant can now remove a recommender from the list on their Recommenders page, which makes the page less cluttered and less potentially confusing if an applicant changes their set of recommenders.
2019-09-17 Allow applicants to archive applicationsApplicant
An applicant can archive applications, moving them onto a separate page. An applicant who is returning to the job market may, for example, want to see on their main page of applications only ones for the current year.
2019-09-09 Recommender account request system redesignedApplicant
The main change is that when an applicant's request for a recommender is denied, the applicant can resubmit the request without having to submit a fresh request.
2019-09-01 Applicants' job market conference attendance is shown on their main page only for upcoming conferencesApplicant
Rather than showing all intended attendance at job market conferences, an applicant's main page now shows only their intended attendance at upcoming conferences.
2019-07-18 Show map of all positionsRecruiterApplicant
A map of all currently-posted positions is linked from the main job postings page.
2019-06-22 Allow recruiter to specify message to applicant when application is completeRecruiterApplicant
A recruiter can specify a message and optionally a URL to be displayed to each applicant when their application becomes complete. The message can be used, for example, to ask the applicant to submit a supplementary form at the URL specified, or simply to invite the applicant to visit the recruiter's website. Specifying a message is optional.
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