When you are looking for a job it can be hard to make a start. Maybe you don’t know where to look, or you feel overwhelmed by all the different places you can look at jobs for. Nowadays people don’t use the newspaper as much as the internet anymore, when it comes to job searching. There quite a few good websites out there that can land you a good job in no time, but you just need to know where to look. If you have no idea where to start, check out these 5 websites for job searching below:
This is one of the most celebrated job searching websites, and it has been around since 1994. On Monster.com you can search for any kind of job, fulltime or parttime easily with keywords and locations. You can post your resume on Monster to enable employers to find you. Monster is not only a job searching site, it also offers great advice for job searchers such as how to build the perfect resume and how to prepare for a job interview. The website now also has its own Facebook app which enables users to search for jobs via Facebook, but without using any of your personal information. All in all, a great website for searching jobs and job advice, with over 63 million users every month.
You probably heard about Craigslist, a classified advertisements website that has been around since 1995. It is extremely popular for many reasons, and you can find just about anything there: houses, cars, music, and jobs. The job section of Craigslist is very big and very much alive. When you go to Craigslist.org you will see the jobs category with lots of subcategories (accounting+finance, art, business, internet engineers, medical, government, general labor, etc). Of course you can search by location, keywords and job title. If you like ads in the newspaper you will like looking for jobs on Craigslist because of the classified ad style. You can search for jobs and also offer your services by creating your own ad.
Indeed.com is a pretty simple but very helpful job searching engine. It has been around since 2004 but gets over a million visitors per month and is available in over 50 countries and in 28 different languages. Indeed is a good website for people that are looking for jobs as well as employers. Job searchers can easily search for jobs by entering the job title, keywords or the name of a specific company in the search box, and they can choose to only see results of the city in which they want to work. If you create a free account on Indeed.com you get to post your resume. Employers that are looking to hire can do a resume search on the website, as well as place ads for the job position and search for candidates by field of work and location.
Another great job search engine. Glassdoor is a community for people that are looking for jobs and companies that are looking to hire people. One thing that sets Glassdoor apart from all the other job search engines is that you can find user-generated content on it. Other users and employees of companies post salary reports, reviews, interview questions and a lot more information’s on Glassdoor.com anonymously, and sometimes it is even the company that is posting them. This makes it easy to select the perfect job.
TweetMyJobs is a pretty new platform, founded in 2009. It is a social recruiting platform which main purpose is to bring job recruiters and job searchers together. On TweetMyJobs you can integrate your social media accounts, Facebook and Twitter, to get job matches. Users can have job recommendations sent to their email or social media account, and employers are able to post jobs that will be received by over 10,000 Twitter job channels and the mobile app. TweetMyJob’s mobile app is available for iOS and Android. Another cool feature is that users can choose how often they want to receive job matches.
These 5 job searching websites are all great options and many people have found their jobs via them. If you know some more great job search engines, please let us know.