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Barcats offers employers access to a targeted job seeker audience of hospitality professionals. The platform features a smart search engine that employers can use to find and engage suitable candidates in their area. There are several job posting plans to suit different hiring needs, including shift posting options.

While there is no free job posting option, the site is competitively priced and employers have access to helpful candidate management tools. The site also has a useful rating function that allows both employers and job seekers to submit their feedback as well as view others' feedback.


  • There are several job posting plans to suit different hiring needs.
  • Employers can browse candidate profiles and use the site's smart search engine to find matching candidates.
  • The platform features industry news and events as well as training opportunities for job seekers.
  • Job postings and applications can be managed with ease from a simple, user-friendly online dashboard.
  • The site offers convenient communication features that employers can use to contact candidates.
  • The platform has a rating function that can help both employers and job seekers during the selection process.


  • There is no free job posting option.
  • All payments incur a 2% surcharge.
  • Users can only contact customer support via email.


Barcats has a rating of 2.6 out of 5 stars on Google, based on eight reviews. Two users reported being disappointed by the results when attempting to hire staff using the platform.





A$50.00 +GST /post.


A$90.00 +GST /post.

Full Time

A$140.00 +GST /post.

Customised Cat

A$90.00 +GST /post.

3 Cat

A$240.00 +GST /qtr.

6 Cat

A$480.00 +GST /qtr.

9 Cat

A$720.00 +GST /qtr.

*All payments incur a 2% surcharge.

How to Post a Job on Barcats:

$50.00 AUD
10 Minutes
How to Post a Job on Barcats:

Seven easy steps for posting a job on Barcats.


Posting a job on Barcats.


Click on "Find Staff."

Click on "Find Staff."

Navigate to the home page and click on "Find Staff" toward the top of the page.


Create an account.

Create an account.

Complete the online form with your details and click on the "Next" button beneath the form.


Enter your company details.

Enter your company details.

Add more information about your business. When complete, select the "Finish" button beneath the online form.


Choose a package.

Choose a package.

Review the job posting plans. You can either select your preferred pack in this step or opt only to pay when you post. If choosing the latter option, simply click on "skip this step."

For this step-by-step guide, we selected "skip this step."


Create your job post.

Create your job post.

Click on "Post a Job" and complete the online form with information about the position you want to advertise. When complete, click on "REVIEW & POST JOB" toward the bottom of the page.


Review your job ad.

Review your job ad.

Ensure that all the information in your job ad is correct and click on "POST JOB" toward the bottom of the page.


Make the payment.

Make the payment.

Select a job posting plan, enter your payment information, and complete the transaction to publish your job ad.

Barcats vs. CoffeeJobs.com:

CoffeeJobs.com is more affordable than Barcats when it comes to standard job postings but caters to a smaller niche audience within the hospitality sector. Barcats, by comparison, features a wider range of hospitality jobs and is designed to help employers find staff in their area.

Barcats vs. Wine Jobs Australia:

Unlike Barcats, which offers several job posting plans to suit different hiring needs, Wine Jobs Australia only has one job posting plan. While Wine Jobs Australia charges far more for a standard job posting than Barcats, it offers a far longer job post duration than the latter. However, Barcats is the better option for finding staff fast.

Barcats vs. Scout:

Scout has a higher starting price per post than Barcats and caters to a broader target market in terms of industry but a smaller one in terms of geography, as the platform is directed at users in Sydney and Melbourne specifically. For employers in the local hospitality industry, Barcats is the more cost-effective and industry-specific option.

Key Information

Legal Name

Barcats Pty Ltd


Jeffrey Williams

Founding Date

Jan 01, 2017

Number of Employees







What is Barcats?

Barcats is an Australian hospitality recruitment platform that is also available in New Zealand and the U.K.

What does it cost to post a job on Barcats?

Barcats' pricing starts from A$50.00 +GST for posting shifts and from A$90.00 +GST for a full-time job posting.

How does Barcats work?

Employers can register on the Barcats platform for free but have to purchase a job posting plan to advertise hospitality jobs and contact candidates they found using the platform. Job seekers can create candidate profiles on the site for employers to view.

How do I delete my Barcats account?

Send Barcats a request to delete your account by email.

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