Relevant to   Applicant   Proxy   Recommender   Recruiter  
  • Announcement
    2020-09-09   New page with information about current state of the job market Recruiter Recommender Proxy Applicant
    A new page,, has information about the current state of the job market, as well as a link to a sophisticated site with data on past placements.
  • New feature
    2020-07-19   Video presentations added to list of possible documents Recruiter Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2020-06-09   Research Assistant marketplace added Recruiter Recommender Applicant
    EconJobMarket now allows individual faculty members to post advertisements for Research Assistants (including pre-docs). To post an advertisement for an RA, first request a personal recruiter account. You can post an RA ad at no charge.
  • New feature
    2020-01-09   Interviews by video: adjustments for timezone differences Recruiter Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-10-02   Lead applicants through process of determining whether their recommender already has an account Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-09-29   Allow users to download a csv file of all current postings Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-09-24   Page with informational videos Recruiter Recommender Proxy Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-09-21   Allow applicants to remove recommenders from their list Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-09-17   Allow applicants to archive applications Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-09-09   Recommender account request system redesigned Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-09-01   Applicants' job market conference attendance is shown on their main page only for upcoming conferences Applicant
    Rather than showing all intended attendance at job market conferences, an applicant's main page now shows only their intended attendance at upcoming conferences.
  • New feature
    2019-07-18   Show map of all positions Recruiter Applicant
    A map of all currently-posted positions is linked from the main job postings page.
  • New feature
    2019-06-22   Allow recruiter to specify message to applicant when application is complete Recruiter Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2019-05-12   Allow person to check whether account exists with their name and email address Recruiter Recommender Proxy Applicant
    A person can now check whether an account exists in their name and email address.
  • New feature
    2018-12-27   Users are asked to enter backup email address in their profiles Recruiter Recommender Proxy Applicant
    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.
  • New feature
    2018-12-23   Password-reset messages may be sent to gmail or backup email address Recruiter Recommender Proxy Applicant
    Password-reset messages may now be sent to the gmail address or backup email address in a user's profile