*All plans renew automatically unless they are canceled.
FlexJobs attracts remote working professionals from over 60 job categories, be they part-time, freelance, or flexible. Beyond recruiting, they offer employer branding, consulting, and leadership services.
While the platform features thousands of jobs that can be done remotely from anywhere in the world, employers looking for remote staff based in Canada can specify this requirement in their listings. Although more than half of the roughly 3 million monthly visits to the website come from the U.S., around 100,000 visits originate from Canada.
- All membership plans include unlimited job listings and resume searches.
- Employers can specify whether they are looking for remote workers who are locally based.
- Employers have access to job feeds from more than 20 of the biggest applicant tracking systems (ATSs).
- The service for employers includes customized, branded employer profiles with blog posts, testimonials, and more.
- Employers also have access to activity and data reporting for better analytics.
- All plans include dedicated account support.
- FlexJobs does not list pricing in Canadian dollars.
- The website is not available in French.
- The site no longer offers its basic service for free.
- Vetted membership requests ensure that job listings are legitimate but also increase the barrier to entry for employers.
FlexJobs attracts the best remote workers because of its vetting system and stellar reputation for being scam-free. It is one of the most respected resources for remote work opportunities, having received an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
On Trustpilot, FlexJobs has a rating of 3.6 out of 5 stars based on more than 40 reviews. While the majority of feedback is from users based in the U.S., there are at least three Canadian users who reported excellent experiences using the platform.
How to Post a Job on FlexJobs:
Four easy steps for posting a job on FlexJobs.
Posting a job on FlexJobs.
Click on "Hire Now."
Navigate to FlexJobs' site for employers and click on "Hire Now" toward the top-right corner of the page.
Create an account.
Complete the signup form and click on "Sign Up Today!"
Enter your company information.
Complete the online form with your company details and click on "Go to Billing."
Select a subscription plan.
Choose a subscription plan, enter your billing details, and click on "Submit" to proceed with the payment.
All subscriptions renew automatically but can be canceled at any time.
Create and publish your job post.
Once your payment has been made and your account is active, you can start posting jobs.
FlexJobs vs. Eluta.ca:
While not strictly a remote job board, Eluta.ca allows employers to include the words "Work From Home" or "Remote" in their job titles or descriptions. Eluta.ca is a local Canadian job board with free and paid options that start at C$199.00 per job post, compared to FlexJobs' starting price of US$399.00 per month.
FlexJobs vs. We Work Remotely:
Both We Work Remotely and FlexJobs allow employers to post jobs in Canada without having a Canada-specific job board. We Work Remotely has a larger audience and a lower starting price at US$299.00, but FlexJobs' exclusive membership offers more advanced features. Both are excellent platforms.
FlexJobs vs. Jobspresso:
Jobspresso's pricing starts at US$299.00 for one job listing that lasts 90 days, whereas FlexJobs charges US$399.00 per month to post an unlimited number of job ads. Their main difference is that Jobspresso targets tech professionals, while FlexJobs is a general remote job board.
Is FlexJobs legitimate?
Yes. FlexJobs is a well-established, legitimate company founded in 2007 and based out of Boulder, Colorado. The company is rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
How much does it cost to join FlexJobs?
Flexjobs has a subscription-based membership priced at US$399.00 per month, or US$2,999.00 annually. The membership has many benefits, including unlimited job posts, resume searches, and more. Those who wish to test the service without purchasing a subscription can request a free demo.
Does FlexJobs offer free postings?
FlexJobs no longer offers its basic service for free. However, users can request a free demo to experience how FlexJobs works.
Is FlexJobs worth paying for?
FlexJobs has received many positive reviews from users. Their membership offers you trustworthy postings, a customized job search and dashboard, resume profiles, various skills tests, and career coaching.
Does FlexJobs limit employers with the number of jobs that they can post?
No, FlexJobs allows employers to post as many jobs as they wish.
Does FlexJobs promote my job posts on other platforms?
Yes, your job posts will be promoted on Twitter, Facebook, and/or LinkedIn with five social media shares per month. You will also qualify for premium placement of your top jobs for up to four weeks.
How do I create a FlexJobs account?
You can only create an account if your organization has been approved by the FlexJobs team.
Does Flexjobs accept job feeds?
Yes, FlexJobs does accept job feeds and their preferred method for receiving automated job feeds is via an XML formatted document. You can contact FlexJobs for more information.