The Best 55 Job Boards and Blogs Everyone Needs to Know
Ready to kickstart your job search, or give your career a boost? Now is a great time to do it, as it's a real job seeker's market out there. Popular jobs are only going to grow. If you take the time to research your market carefully, and know best practices for getting jobs in your field, you'll have a great shot at getting your dream job.
Betterteam has put together a list of the best job boards and blogs for job seekers to help you search jobs online and get solid advice on how to rock the hiring process and keep your career moving forward from there on out.
At Betterteam, we're constantly checking out job boards and career blogs, and we reviewed a few hundred boards and blogs to come up with the top 55 for you.
Best Job Boards for Professional Careers
Are you a professional on the job hunt? We've rounded up the job boards offering the best opportunities for legal, financial, and general professional employment. Speed up your search for jobs by focusing on the right boards for you.
Alexa Rank: 18,568
When Ladders got its start in 2003, it only posted jobs that paid salaries of $100,000 or more. That restriction has been lifted, but the job board remains focused on higher paid professional jobs. It's one of the few, if not the only job website that doesn't give job seekers free access, in world where most actively encourage seekers to upload their resume for free. It currently boasts 100,000 employers looking to hire on its site.
Ladders CEO Mark Cenedulla
Alexa Rank: 227,683
Founded in 2008, OneWire is a job site for professionals focused on finding work in the financials sector. Well known financial companies such as Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Wells Fargo use this site to source employees. If you're a professional in the financial sector, this is the place for you to find your next great job.
OneWire CEO Skiddy von Stade
Alexa Rank: 185,793
If you're a legal professional, you should definitely be on Law Crossing that can help you quickly find the best opportunities. Law Crossing collects legal jobs from more then 250,000 sites in one place, and makes them easily searchable.
Law Crossing CEO Harrison Barnes
Alexa Rank: 114,582
Looking for a job as a professional in journalism? JournalismJobs.com is the go-to board. Founded by a former Washington Post writer in 1998, it's become the best known site for job boards among media outlets big and small.
JournalismJobs.com CEO Dan Rohn
Best Career Blogs for Professionals
Ok, those job websites should give you some good leads on professional jobs, both in general on Ladders, and for legal and journalism job hunters. To help you succeed, we've also got some of the top sites for career and job hunting advice for professionals below.
Alexa Rank: 409,134
Olivia and Kevin at Career Attraction have more than 30 years experience in helping job seekers find opportunities that make full use of their skills and take their careers to the next level. They create videos and write blogs providing career advice that any professional will find useful.
Career Attraction Partner Olivia Gamber
Alexa Rank: 445,344
Career Sherpa's Hannah Morgan provides great all-around advice for professionals on their job search. She's worked in Human Resources, Outplacement Services, Workforce Development and Career Services, so she sees job hunting from a lot of different angles, and provides great insider info.
Career Sherpa Founder Hannah Morgan
Alexa Rank: 729,384
NALP is an association of more than 2,500 legal career professionals who advise lawyers, law offices, law students, alumni and schools. Their website is great for job hunting legal professionals, providing career advice, news and statistics for people who are in a legal career, or preparing for one.
NALP CEO Tammy Patterson
Best Job Boards for Health Care
Healthcare is one of the most active areas for hiring right now. With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, there is a quickly growing need for more workers in the health care industry.
If you're job hunting in this area, it's a great time for finding lots of options. Below you'll find some of the best job boards to help you on your search.
Alexa Rank: 23,031
This site has been a source for jobs in the healthcare industry since 1998. On our last visit it had more than 30,000 jobs posted by 1,600+ health care facilities. If you're looking for general jobs in healthcare, it's a great place to start.
Healthcare Source CEO J.P. Fingado
Alexa Rank: 1M+
Here's another great general job board for healthcare that's part of the massive Beyond network. Our last visit to this site showed more than 250,000 available jobs with 85,000 posted in the last week. You'll find a variety of positions available here, from nurses to case managers and data scientists.
Beyond CEO Rich Milgram
Alexa Rank: 1M+
CareerVitals offers the ability to search more than one million jobs in the health care industry. It's used by employers such as the Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente. You'll find thousands of new jobs here each day.
CareerVitals President Christina Hogan
Best Career Blogs for Healthcare
If you're looking for jobs in healthcare, those 3 boards should keep you busy for a long time. Looking for some advice on how to get your ideal job or advance your career? The sites below will be helpful.
Alexa Rank: 130,608
As the name of this site suggests, it's a resource focused primarily on nurses. Besides having a great job board, it publishes blogs, news and events important to nurses and anyone working in the health care industry. A great place to keep up with the industry in general and get specific job tips.
Nurse.com CEO Patrick Sheahan
Alexa Rank: 859,343
HospitalRecruiting.com's blog provides very specific, actionable advice for job seekers in health care. From negotiating a salary, to understanding why you didn't get hired and how volunteering for a non-profit organization can improve your career, you'll find a lot of great advice, in addition to their own job board.
HospitalRecruiting.com CEO Michael Jones
Alexa Rank: 237,722
HosptialCareers is another great resource for very useful information for healthcare career. You'll find very specific current info there, such as an article about 5 hospitals hiring IT professionals, hospital jobs that only require associate's degrees, and the best hospitals for cardiology.
HospitalCareers Founder Brian Bauer
Best Job Boards and Blogs for Tech
When you're talking about the busiest sectors for hiring right now, it's a tough call between healthcare and tech. If you work in tech, and you're good, you're in high demand as an employee. The question for a lot of people in this area is knowing if they've considered the best opportunities when they decide on a job. The following job boards should help.
Alexa Rank: 167,433
Originally a Q&A site for programmers, StackOverflow has added a very popular job board. The site boasts Twitter, Google, The New York Times and Amazon among the many companies that use it for finding talent.
StackOverflow CEO Joel Spolsky
Alexa Rank: 1,853
Like Stack Overflow, AngelList is didn't get started as a job board. It's mostly known as a platform for angel investors to connect with startups, but now has a very popular job board. AngelList is now used by more than 23,000 startups at last count.
AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant
Alexa Rank: 105,380
Since 2005 Authentic Jobs has billed itself as "the leading job board for designers, hackers, and creative pros." You'll find a variety of positions related to tech here, from software engineers and developers to design, management and communications jobs. Overall, a fantastic niche job board for creatives.
Authentic Jobs CEO Todd Garland
Best Career Blogs for Tech
Those boards should give you a wide view of what's available in tech jobs, and help you find the best fit for you. Now we've got some blogs that provide great advice on finding tech jobs and managing your career.
Alexa Rank: 15,279
This blog goes way beyond articles about startup jobs. Robert Half is one of the world's most seasoned staffing companies, started in 1948. Their tech jobs blog provides useful information that any one in tech, from a network engineer to a software developer, can use to raise their career profile and keep their finger on the industry pulse.
Robert Half CEO Harold M Messmer
Alexa Rank: 1M+
BuiltIn runs websites in several big U.S. cities that help tech workers and employers connect. They also run a great blog for tech recruiters. Why would you want to read a blog for recruiters? You'll get interesting and useful info on industry trends, as well as an inside view of how recruiters are seeing the hiring landscape.
BuiltIn CEO Maria Christopoulos Katris
Alexa Rank: 42,294
Skillcrush's tech blog is especially great for people preparing to enter the tech job market, considering it, or who have recently started working in tech. You'll find articles on what you need to qualify for specific jobs, how to go about getting those jobs, and great advice for advancing your career.
Skillcrush CEO Adda Birnir
Best Job Boards and Blogs for Internships
When all the good jobs require experience, how do you go about getting experience? With an internship, of course. If you're searching for great internship opportunities, your search is over. Below you'll find all the best resources for finding the many internship opportunities companies offer. You can also check out this helpful guide on writing an internship essay.
Alexa Rank: 269,388
You can't bring up internships without mentioning Youtern. It's one of the best known sites for finding internships, and has won numerous awards from Forbes, Inc., Mashable, and The Wall Street Journal for its work. If you're hunting for a great internship to kick off your career, this a great place to start.
Youtern CEO Mark-Babbit
Alexa Rank: 24,759
Another impossible-to-ignore site in the search for internships online. In our most recent check, internships.com boasted nearly 200,000 internships from more than 100,000 companies. They've also got a handy tool for helping you find your ideal education internship.
internships.com CEO Robin-Richards
Alexa Rank: 195,954
This student job board can help you find internships as well as entry level jobs and careers. It's focused on college students and recent college grads. Companies such as Spectrum, Darden and Thomson Reuters use it for their hiring and intern recruiting. Great site for both student job and internship searches.
College Recruiter CEO Faith Rothberg
Best Blogs for Internship Seekers and Students
Ok, no excuses! You should be able to track down a great internship using those three boards. Below we've got blogs that will help college students and recent grads get off to a good start and make the best out of their careers.
Alexa Rank: 124,490
Kickresume's blog is terrific all around for job seekers. College students and graduates just entering the market will find it especially useful, with great advice on putting together a standout resume, prepping for job interviews, negotiating a salary and much more.
Kickresume CEO_Peter Duris
Alexa Rank: 1M+
Author Jenny Blake and her Life After College blog offer excellent information for your post-college job hunt. This includes podcast interviews and articles by various authors, including Kelly, on anything from workplace happiness to managing finances after college.
Life After College Founder Jenny Blake
Alexa Rank: 82,294
Thomas Frank's College Info Geek offers articles on how to "study more effectively, land your dream job, or pay off your student loans faster." All things that should be important to anyone who has just graduated or will graduate soon. Want to be prepared for the "real world?" This is a great place to start.
College Info Geek Founder Thomas Frank
Best Job Boards and Blogs for Creatives
Looking for a great job as a creative? There are several job boards just for you. Find the place where you can put your talents and creative drive to work with our hand picked top creative job boards.
Alexa Rank: 387
This site is focused on helping visual artists of all types connect with jobs. You'll finding interesting and diverse employers posting here, including The Washington Post, New York City Ballet, Uber and Taco Bell. The site allows you to show off your portfolio to these companies and many more.
Behance COO William Allen
Alexa Rank: 1,199
Dribbble is similar in some ways to Behance, offering a place where visual creatives can post their portfolios and companies can view them. Companies including Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon and Salesforce have made hires here, so it's a great place to come get discovered. Dribble also has an awesome social media following.
Dribbble COO Rich Thornett
Best Career Blogs for Creatives
Sometimes really creative people just fall into great jobs that make full use of their talents. But more often than not, if you talk to people who do creative work for a living you'll find they're great career managers. Get started managing your creative career with the blogs below.
Alexa Rank: 1M+
Michelle Ward's blog When I Grow Up offers great advice for creative women from a career coach who specializes in working with creatives. She offers lots of tips and case studies that any creative (male or female) will find helpful in advancing their career.
When I Grow Up Founder Michelle Ward
Alexa Rank: 38,721
How offers diverse tips and news for creatives. You'll find anything from tips for improving your Linkedin profile to setting career goals, articles that discuss the branding of major events, and how to approach creative work during politically charged times.
How Editor Zachary Petit
Alexa Rank: 3,138
Creative Bloq offers articles on inspired design logos, reviews of apps that creatives can use in their work, tips on improving your sketching skills, and how to put together a really attractive paper portfolio.
Creative Bloq Editor Craig Stewart
Best Job Boards and Blogs for Women
For women on the job market, there are several niche job boards aimed specifically at helping, including some great job boards that are worth your time to keep an eye on. We've listed the best of them below.
Alexa Rank: 394,071
This niche board focuses on a wide range of jobs for women, with companies including AT&T, Fidelity Investments, Staples and many more. It also provides articles full of useful tips to job seeking women.
Women for Hire CEO Tory Johnson
Alexa Rank: 772,764
The Women's Job List director Ann Hughes is a nationally recognized speaker who specializes in business development and human resources. The site includes job postings from dozens of companies looking to fill more roles with women, including Sysco, Harvard University, Sears, the Transportation Security Administration and many more.
Women's Job List CEO Ann Hughes
Alexa Rank: 477,156
Women Who Code, as the name suggests, is a great resource for women looking for jobs in the tech industry. It's especially great for women seeking jobs in software engineering and developing and web design.
Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival
Best Career Blogs for Women
Looking for career advice specific to women? There are several really great blogs out there that will help you on your job search, and with your career. Here's some of the best ones we came across.
Alexa Rank: 490,961
Ms. Career Girl is a frequently updated blog packed with advice for career women. You'll find tips on using Linkedin, getting your dream job, saving money and how to do better on job interviews. Work from this blog has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, U.S. News and World Report and other major news outlets.
Ms. Career Girl Owner and Editor Linda Allen
Alexa Rank: 244,922
Besides having a really great job board, Career Contessa is packed with advice on writing better cover letters, improving your interviews, finding mentors and getting experience. The site also features interviews with career women in a variety of industries.
Career Contessa Founder and CEO Lauren McGoodwin
Alexa Rank: 1M+
Black Career Women's Network, or BCWN, offers career and job search advice aimed at black women. The blog includes articles specifically for black women, as well as insightful career advice that any person on the job market could benefit from.
Black Career Women's Network CEO Sherry Sims
The Best Hospitality Jobs and Blogs
The Hospitality industry offers up a wide variety of help for job seekers, including several of its own job boards. If you're looking for work in hospitality, be sure to check out the boards listed below. You'll find many of the top hospitality providers looking for talent there, as well as small businesses.
Alexa Rank: 70,028
Hcareers features hospitality jobs for hotels, resorts, restaurants, country clubs and the travel industry. You'll find big name companies such as Sodexo, Hilton, and Compass posting jobs here, as well as opportunities from smaller hospitality businesses.
Alexa Rank: 114,416
Hospitality Online posts jobs for a variety of hospitality industry related jobs, from chefs to guest services, management, security and IT. On our most recent visit to the site, there were more than 24,000 jobs posted.
Hospitality Online CEO Chris Fassel
Alexa Rank: 1M+
JobsOnTheMenu.com focuses on the food service and preparation side of hospitality. Servers, cooks, hosts/hostesses, and restaurant managers will find work here. While the focus is on the food industry, you will find other types of job opportunities as well.
Best Career Blogs for Hospitality
Looking for hospitality career advice? Check out the blogs below and you'll be well informed, ready for your next interview and find help making plans to move your career forward.
Alexa Rank: 77,164
This site will give you a terrific overview of the hospitality industry in general. Learn about the latest trends and get up-to-date news about what's going in the food, travel and hotel industries.
Alexa Rank: 1M+
Culintro has a great job board for food service, as well as a blog packed with tips and interviews. The interviews a especially great, featuring well-known restaurant owners, chefs, vendor and more.
Culintro Co-Founder Stephanie Berghoff
Alexa Rank: 750,058
At Foodservice.com you'll find a mix of industry news and tips that would be useful to a wide variety of food service people, from a chefs seeking a job to restaurant managers looking to advance their careers.
Best Job Boards and Blogs for Sales People
Working in Sales? It's a great time to be in this sector, as it's one of the highest paying. Find your ideal job in sales, or advance your career by keeping up with the market using the job boards below.
Alexa Rank: 272,818
Even if you've never worked in sales, there's a chance you've heard of Sales Gravy. It's well known as the sales job board. You'll find thousands of jobs here from many employers, including Carmax, Century 21, Bank of America, Brother, Autozone and more. They've also got a terrific blog and podcast series that sales people will find invaluable.
Sales Gravy CEO Jeb Blount
Alexa Rank: 1M+
SalesHeads.com is part of the Beyond job board network. It provides a large number of jobs - more than 83,000 on our last visit, and diverse employers and regions of the U.S. covered.
Beyond CEO Rich Milgram
Alexa Rank: 1M+
Dadomatch offers a very simple and straight forward website that makes it easy to quickly scroll through many jobs and see the essentials, including salary (if offered), company, location and industry at a glance.
Dadomatch CEO Dan Fantasia
Best Career Blogs for Sales
Want some career guidance, news and tips on how you can do better in sales? There are plenty of great resources for you. We've highlighted a few of the best below.
Alexa Rank: 272,818
I already mentioned that Sales Gravy has an excellent blog, but thought it was worth calling out specifically. They offer great advice from seasoned sales people that anyone in this job will benefit from.
Sales Gravy CEO Jeb Blount
Alexa Rank: 1M+
The Porter Group is a sales professional placement firm that happens to run an excellent blog for sales professionals as well. You'll find tips on this niche site that job hunters can use, as well as ongoing advice that'll help you throughout your career.
Porter Group President James Porter
Alexa Rank: 108
Salesforce is well known for it's CRM software, but it also has a terrific blog, where you can find great advice for the first time sales job seeker and the career sales person.
Salesforce Blog Editor-in-Chief Karen Murphy
Best Job Boards for Filling Any Job
Ok, finally let's move out of all the niches and have a look at the biggest general hiring boards. These are the ones that deliver no matter what kind of industry you're looking to get hired in, and are a great resource if you're considering a career move, or are just curious what else is out there. Employers post jobs on these sites daily. Check out our list of top job search sites below.
Alexa Rank: 96
Indeed is one of the best places to search for jobs. Ask most people to name a job board, and I think you'll get Indeed most of the time. What started off as a job search engine and job aggregator has become the biggest board, and after acquiring Simply Hired last year, it isn't showing signs of slowing down. For many companies, it's the go-to free job board.
Indeed CEO Hisayuki Idekoba
Alexa Rank: 130
Craigslist offers so much, that not everyone immediately thinks of it as a free job board. It's a great place for finding local jobs and freelance work to make additional income. Craigslist has begun charging for job postings in most regions, which has improved posting quality from a job seeker perspective.
Craigslist Founder Craig Newmark
Alexa Rank: 728
Glassdoor becomes more popular as a place for employers to post jobs everyday, and includes great features, such as the ability to see employer ratings and comments left by employees. This kind of info can be invaluable when you're trying to decide where to apply. Glassdoor is one of our top job search sites.
Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman
Best Career Blogs for Any Job Seeker
Last but not least, we've got the general career resource blogs. These ones will help job seekers find work and improve their careers no matter what industry they work in. Get interview and resume advice, along with tips for managing your career.
Alexa Rank: 20,201
Big Interview offers the advice of Pamela Skillings, one of the top interview coaches in the U.S. As you might expect, the blog offers lots of great tips on interviewing better, but you'll find excellent advice on all stages of the hiring process here as well.
Big Interview Co-founder Pamela Skillings
This site offers a job board as well as a great blog for general job seeking and expert career advice. Recent blogs include advice on relocating for work, how to react when you don't get a job, and applying for jobs that you're over qualified for.
Career Cloud Founder Chris Russell
Alexa Rank: 964,986
Kathy Caprino offers an interesting mix of experience. She spent 18 years as a corporate marketer before earning a master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and then becoming a trained career coach. You'll find her career resource blog has a level of depth you don't see elsewhere.
Ok, whether you're entering the job market for the first time, looking for a career change, or wanting to do a better job of managing your career, the job boards and blogs we provided should be a great source of ongoing information.
Good luck on your job search! Let us know if you find a good job opening from this list.