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Ladders is a job site dedicated to helping employers find highly qualified and experienced candidates for their high-paying positions. Canadian employers can use Ladders to advertise jobs that pay more than $100k. Over 92% of candidates who apply for jobs through Ladders have a bachelor's degree and earn an average yearly income of $149k.

While Canadian employers can post directly to the site, Ladders also has a team of analysts who find relevant jobs on employer websites, and post the links to those sites on Ladders. Ladders also offers employers advanced search filters to search their resume database.


  • Ladders offers free and paid job listings.
  • The platform offers a resume database of highly qualified and experienced candidates.
  • Employers can opt to pay monthly or annually.
  • Employers only receive alerts for qualified applicants who meet their criteria.
  • All packages, to varying degrees, offer resume views, emailing through Ladders, and saved searches.
  • Employers can learn about candidates' personalities, passions, and aspirations through Ladders' Third Page.
  • The platform offers employer branding and insights on the employment industry.


  • The free basic package offers limited applicant management functionalities.
  • Full Access and Enterprise packages include advanced search functions.
  • Job postings are limited to the U.S. and Canada.
  • The platform does not support French translations.
  • Candidate contact information is available exclusively to paid Full Access and Enterprise users.
  • Promoted job posts require additional payment.
  • There is no local contact number available.
  • Live chat is only available from 9 am to 5 pm, Eastern Time.
  • Ladders has received predominantly negative user reviews.


We were unable to find local reviews for Ladders. However, general user reviews on Trustpilot are mainly negative, with a 1.2 out of 5-star rating from over 250 users. Complaints typically regard "spam" emails from Ladders, difficulty in canceling paid subscriptions, applications not meeting employers' requirements, and poor value for money.

Sitejabber reports a general consumer rating of 1.18 stars from 11 reviews, indicating that most consumers are dissatisfied with their purchases.

How to Find Employees on Ladders:

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How to Find Employees on Ladders:

Easy-to-follow steps for posting a job and searching resumes on Ladders.


Posting a job on Ladders.


Choose a package.

Choose a package.

Navigate to the pricing page on Ladders' recruiter website, and click on the posting package that you would like to purchase.


Create an account.

Create an account.

Click on "Sign in" or "Sign up Free" for a new account.

To sign up for an account, click on "Create an account."

Complete the online form with your details and select "Continue."

You will be sent a verification email. Click the "Verify my email" button.

You can start creating and posting job listings once your membership application has been approved.


Create and post your job.

Create and post your job.

Log in to your account, hover over "Jobs" in the menu bar and select "Post Job" in the drop-down menu. Enter the job details and submit your job ad.


Searching resumes on Ladders.


Sign in or create an account.

Sign in or create an account.

Sign in to your Ladders recruiter account or create an account if you don't have one yet.


Click "New Search."

Click "New Search."

Once you're logged in to your recruiter account, hover over "Search" in the menu bar and select "New Search" in the drop-down menu.


Enter search criteria.

Enter search criteria.

Enter some keywords and adjust your search criteria to get the most relevant results, and conduct your search.


Review the search results.

Review the search results.

If your search yields any matches, these will be displayed below the search criteria. If there are too many matches to reasonably review, refine your search criteria, and repeat the search. You can also select to save your search and come back to it at a later stage.

Ladders vs. LinkedIn:

Ladders and LinkedIn differ in that LinkedIn is an international professional network that includes job postings, while Ladders is dedicated to high-paying professional jobs in the U.S. and Canada. Ladders offers a limited free posting option as well as paid packages, whereas LinkedIn allows more budget control with a pay-per-click option.

Ladders vs. Job Bank:

While Ladders exclusively features highly paid U.S. and Canadian jobs, Job Bank is the Canadian government's job board. It only features Canadian positions for any industry, and is a free job posting site. Ladders, by contrast, offers both free and paid options. Ladders is also a highly specific job site for positions that pay over $100k a year.

Ladders vs. Eluta.ca:

Ladders has a U.S. and Canadian focus, whereas Eluta.ca only caters to a Canadian audience. Both sites offer free and paid posting options, but Ladders is more affordable than Eluta.ca, with a starting price of US$159.00 for up to 50 job postings, compared to Eluta.ca's C$199.00 for a single post. However, Eluta.ca is well-known in Canada.

Key Information

Legal Name

Ladders, Inc.


Marc Cenedella

Founding Date

Jan. 01, 2003


244 5th Ave., Ste. D100, New York, New York 10001 USA




1 (866) 800–4640




What is Ladders?

Ladders is a North American job site that exclusively focuses on connecting employers with qualified candidates looking for positions in a wide range of industries that pay in excess of US$100k.

Is the company called Ladders or The Ladders?

The most recent company logo shows Ladders, whereas previous versions thereof had it as The Ladders. The website URL is TheLadders.com. It appears that many people still might refer to the company as The Ladders, despite the logo change and current home page reference to Ladders.

How much does it cost to post a job on Ladders?

Ladders' pricing options include a basic free package that allows employers up to 10 job postings. Paid packages start from US$159.00 per month if billed annually.

Can I search resumes free on Ladders?

Yes, you can search and view resumes for free on Ladders.

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