Handshake Job Posting

Pricing, How to Post, Key Information, and FAQs


June 4th, 2019

Handshake is one of the top free posting sites for employers to connect with students and young alumni from over 500 colleges across the US. Handshake software offers an end-to-end platform for sourcing, engaging, and hiring the right talent for your business.

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Handshake allows employers to post jobs for free. They also offer a premium package with advanced capabilities which is quote only.

How to Post a Job on Handshake:

  1. Go to joinhandshake.com.
  2. Log in to your account and click "Post a Job" on your home dashboard.
  3. You will be asked to complete a detailed form in four steps, including Company information, Job Details, Job Preferences, and Schools.
  4. When you're finished, select "Create" at the bottom of the page to review your job posting.

Key Information:


Garett Lord, Scott Ringwelski, Ben Christensen




San Francisco, CA


Garett Lord

Number of Employees



Message only


2601 Mission St, San Francisco, CA




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

Handshake offers a free plan with basic features and a Premium paid plan with more advanced features. Contact Handshake to get a quote on the Premium plan.

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How can I edit a Handshake job posting?

You can manage all Handshake job postings on your dashboard. Click "Jobs" on the left-hand navigation bar. Select the job you want to update and then select "Edit Details" at the top. From there you can edit each section of the job posting by selecting the four main tabs at the bottom of the page.

How can I delete a Handshake job posting?

Handshake recommends that you "expire" a job posting to retain all applicant data. However, if you still wish to delete a job, select "Jobs" on the navigation bar, then edit details and scroll down to the bottom of the page. Click the arrow next to "Cancel" and select "Delete."

How do I create a Handshake account?

On the Handshake webpage, hover over the word Employers and select "Start Recruiting." This will direct you to the sign-up page. From there you can either join your registered company or create a new profile if your company is not listed. Employers can connect with students and schools via the Handshake app or online.

Does Handshake promote my job post on other platforms?

Handshake only lists your job post on their platform.