Under suggestions to posters, give them guidance on timelines
One shortcoming of jobs posted here is that it is VERY common for jobs to be left open until very, very close to the event date. Given how many posters here are new to trying to get a speaker for an event, it would be good to give them some guidance, and one area to be helpful would be to recommend they make decisions relatively early. Keeping the listing open another few weeks might get you one or two more applications, but it costs you applications too. For example, I can't pass on significant...
Aug 26 (33 days ago)
Move the navigation in the application view to a consistent location
In the new application console, some of the navigation items are on the left (consistent with other things on the site), but the path back to the main dashboard is label as "return to member center", and is located over on the top right. This is non-intuitive.and, given the low contract color choices, it is extremely difficult to find. I would suggest that all navigation for typical site usage being in one nav bar (left is where it has been, but nothing says it can't change - consistency would j...
Nov 30 (9 months ago)
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Encourage resolution of the job
I've won a few jobs on the site (thank you), but one consistent thing I've noticed both on those I've won and those I've come close to winning, is that the organization listing the request manage the flow differently and in a manner that miscommunicates status.
For example, on the jobs I've won, I've gone from pending to under review to short listed, back to under review, and I believe they are all sitting at pending now - even though I have contracted gigs. The system does not appear to do eno...
Oct 21 (11 months ago)