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Ruby Inside Job Board

By Peter Cooper / April 2, 2007


Yes, there is now a Ruby Inside job board. First off, sorry! There are a lot of job boards out there, and it's a saturated market, but.. this job board has a twist. It's backfilled with lots of great Ruby jobs from all sorts of companies, so even though there are no Ruby Inside specific postings yet, there are already scores of jobs to look through. They tend to be more commercial than those you'll find at other Ruby job sites, so dive in.

More importantly though, rather than just paying for an ad that lasts a few weeks, the Ruby Inside job board gives you sixty days for $99 and your job will be featured in a unique, permanently archived post here on Ruby Inside. That means you get your job right in front of thousands of subscribers, rather than whoever decides to float into the job board. No other Ruby job board offers that! I know that hundreds of the absolute top-notch Ruby and Rails developers read this blog, and while a lot of them might be a great fit for your position, they're not trawling through jobs boards! This solves that.

However, it's not just "wham, bam, thank you ma'am", I'll be giving you a mini interview for your post so that readers can learn about who you are, what your job entails, and how much you "get" Ruby. Putting jobs on Ruby Inside is okay, but only if it feeds back interesting content that people are going to want to read. So.. $99, 60 days on the job board, and an interesting feature post here on Ruby Inside. If that interests you, sign up at the job board and get in touch with me afterward.


  1. Dr Nic says:

    Ohh, this is a good one Restaurant Manager at Ruby's Diner


  2. Russ W says:

    Would I be right in thinking that it doesn't support non-US job listings? If so, that's going to need sorting out!

  3. Peter Cooper says:

    Yeah, the backfilling isn't entirely hot ;-)

    And Russ, yeah. Supposedly this is because they can't process non US cards at the moment. I don't see why, but I'll stick with it for now. If it turns out to be a flop, I'll get rid of it. In any case, I'm hoping the offer to actually post about the job on the blog and get a bit more involvement going will be enough to make even just that part worthwhile :)

  4. Jason Young says:

    Love all those Ruby Tuesday jobs :-) Sometimes you have to repeat yourself there though (when the customer didn't hear the menu the first time)

  5. Mike B says:

    We've also got jobs available at Ruby Tuesday!

  6. Peter C says:

    Hi all-
    I'm an employee at the company who makes this job board. First of all, it's cool to see some adoption in the community. We're working hard at improving our product and this includes international support.

    Here's a tip: back fill can be improved by modifying the search term you're using to populate the backfill. I haven't looked at what you've done, but I'm guessing you've used the word "ruby" which is why it's picking up Ruby Tuesday (we have over 5 million jobs so that's why you're seeing some noise). I recommend adding the terms "programmer" or "developer" and then maybe excluding "ruby tuesday". Play with your search query and see what comes up and if you need help, feel free to contact us.

  7. Eddie says:

    Peter C. Nice work. Will you guys be adding the ability to search for a job based on location?

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