Top 50 Job Posting Sites To Find and Recruit New Talent
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Last updated February 2017
When you think of job boards, there are probably a few that pop into mind right away, like Indeed, Monster, LinkedIn or CareerBuilder.
But did you know there are 100s, perhaps 1,000s of job sites out there?
And if you're a recent graduate, hiring manager or small business owner, you should too.
But don’t worry about combing through them all yourself.
We’ve got the top 50 job boards, with information on pricing and the audience you’ll reach, ranked below. If you're a recruiter or employer you can post jobs for free, and interview the best candidates on the most popular job boards.
How did we rank these job boards? We used a combination of factors including website traffic, number of open job listings and 3rd party reviews to rank the job posting sites in order of popularity and of course candidate preference.
By far, Indeed is the most popular job posting site in the world. It started off as a search engine for jobs that would crawl the web and index every job ever published. Now Indeed has become more popular than any other job board in the world. Think of them as the Google of jobs. Indeed claims over 180 million unique visitors per month and is available in 50 countries and 28 languages.
By far the most popular classifieds website, Craigslist also provides job postings which receive a ton of applicants. Typically aimed at blue collar workers (hospitality, trades etc.) and entry level roles. The cost is quite affordable so we recommend this highly for blue collar and entry level roles and some white collar roles. Be warned though - you will likely receive a lot of non relevant candidates, so be patient and work through them.
LinkedIn is the world’s most popular social network for professionals. It is fast becoming a place to post jobs and talent management due to its enormous reach and growth in active users. LinkedIn is mostly suited to white collar jobs as its growth has predominantly been professionals with desk jobs. A good place to post jobs to fill more senior roles also. With the rise of social recruiting, LinkedIn is a must.
Monster.com has consistently ranked among the top 3 job boards, alongside Indeed and Careerbuilder.com, in terms of web traffic. It’s a great job board for a wide range of jobs. Pricing is based on the number of postings you buy - the more you buy, the cheaper each post is.
Facebook is a great place to post jobs if you’re interested in finding passive recruits - people who weren’t necessarily looking for a job. Connecting with people on Facebook also gives you a chance to learn about them in a more personal way. Posting can be free, but you can increase the visibility of your job depending on how much money you’re willing to spend.
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Glassdoor is best known for allowing employees to post reviews of employers and management, and to report their salaries for everyone to see. But Glassdoor also allows you to post job openings, and boasts the fastest growing jobs site by traffic volume. Cost starts at $99 per post, and varies based on location.
Careerbuilder is a general posting site, is one of the most trafficked job sites in the U.S. and is trusted - it has direct relationships with 92% of Fortune 500 companies. Pricing is based off or number of posts purchased. Buying job postings in bulk gets you a better price.
Dice.com focuses on information technology and engineering professionals, and typically features more than 90,000 tech job listings. The most recent available numbers put Dice.com at having 3 million registered tech professionals, 65% with more than 10 years of experience in their field and 75% with a bachelor's degree or higher. Dice.com charges customers per post, with discounts for bulk buys.
SnagAJob is focused on the hourly job market, and claims to be the #1 place for hourly jobs in the U.S. - with 60 million registered job seekers. Typical jobs are in the restaurant, retail and hotel industry, with wages between $10 and $20 per hour. SnagAJob charges an $89 per month membership fee.
Beyond.com is a general jobs board, and claims 53 million active members and about 15 applicants per job posting. It’s one of the original boards, operating since 1998. Beyond.com offers pricing on a subscription basis, starting at $199 per month.
Dribbble (3 b's!) is a portfolio website for designers and developers to show off their work with HTML5, WordPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, UI, UX design and more. Rather than looking at resumes, employers can use Dribbble to look at design work of potential candidates. Pricing is on a per job basis, with discounts for bulk buys.
Flexjobs is a niche job board that focuses on the remote work and freelance job market. It currently boasts about 100,000 resumes on its site and 30,000 jobs posted from more than 4,000 companies using it. Flexjobs is a membership site, starting at $14.96 per year.
13. eBay Classifieds
eBay Classifieds is for general job posting, and is free. In many ways, it is similar to Craigslist - simple, no frills job posting that will bring in a wide variety of candidates. Look here for hiring mostly entry-level positions.
Coroflot is a niche site that allows creatives to post portfolios that employers and recruiters can view, similar to Dribbble. The site focuses on design and creative work. It boasts being able to put employers in touch with millions of top-tier creative professionals. Pricing is per job, with discounts for bulk posting.
JobsRadar is another general jobs board. It claims to give employers access to more than 50 million job seekers in the U.S. Pricing is through a membership plan, starting at $200 per month for 1 job post.
Levo is a newer job board - founded in 2012 as a sort of LinkedIn with a focus on women and a younger workforce, inviting employers to, “Creatively promote your brand to an engaged audience of Gen Y women,” and “join the movement of companies building the next generation of woman leaders.” Posting is by job, with discounts for employers that have less than 50 employees.
JobDiagnosis.com is a job aggregator site that is focused on giving applicants a place to search for jobs. You cannot post a job here as an employer, but if you post your job elsewhere, it is likely to be picked up and republished on JobDiagnosis.com.
StartWire is a job aggregator that allows applicants can search for jobs. It’s a sort of search engine for job seekers. You cannot post a job here as an employer, but if you post your job elsewhere, it is likely to be picked up on StartWire.
CareerJet is another job aggregator site that gives applicants a place to search for jobs that have been posted all over the Internet. Unlike many aggregator sites, employers can pay to have their jobs advertised on CareerJet, on a cost-per-click basis.
Juju is a job aggregator site that gives applicants a single place to search for jobs that have been posted on other sites around the Internet. Employers can pay to have their jobs advertised on Juju, on a cost-per-click basis. According to their site, ads are seen by millions of job seekers.
CareerBliss calls itself a “Cultural Job Search Engine.” It’s a job seeker oriented site that focuses on company culture as a way to help job seekers find employment. Employers can pay to have their jobs advertised on CareerBliss as sponsored jobs. According to their site, the average job seeker on CareerBliss tends to be experienced and educated.
Mediabistro is a job board for professional job seekers that work in the media industry. Post jobs here if you are specifically focused on hiring in media. It’s a great way to avoid having to search through mountains of irrelevant resumes. Pricing is per job post, with discounts for bulk purchases.
Jobs2Careers bills itself as the place for job seekers to find anything from a gig, a part-time job or a career. It claims 1 billion monthly searches, 150 million monthly job alerts, and 20 million seekers. It has a range of pricing plans, depending on the size of your business and how many jobs you post.
Geebo is a classifieds site, similar to Craigslist, that claims to filter out scams and other annoyances for job seekers. For employers, Geebo says that it “broadcasts your job announcements to some of the most highly visited and cutting edge Websites in the U.S.” Pricing is per job post.
TechFetch is a niche job board focused on the Information Technology community. Sites like this are excellent as a way getting more qualified applicants. TechFetch claims over 7 million responses annually to 300,000 postings by its 2.5 million job seekers. Pricing is based on membership packages, charged yearly.
MBAFocus helps recruiters and employers connect with - you guessed it - people who have MBAs. According to its site, it works directly with top business schools, and MBA students are automatically added to their site when they register at their school’s career service office. Pricing is per post, with discounts for bulk buys.
ClearanceJobs is a jobs board for employers looking to connect with job seekers who have a security clearance. It claims to be “the largest recruiting network in the defense industry, and the nation's only secure, social recruiting site for cleared professionals.” Pricing is both membership and pay-per-click.
JobHat is another job aggregator site that combs the web for all job postings, and is focused on job seekers. You cannot post a job here as an employer, but if you post your job elsewhere, it is likely to be picked up on JobHat. Like other aggregators, it’s a like a jobs search engine.
JobsFlag is a general jobs board website that aggregates job postings from around the web, and allows members to post as well. It offers a membership based pricing plan, with prices available upon request.
Resume.com is mostly focused on helping job seekers create resumes with its resume builder, but it does have a beta release of a job search that you can sign up to try. It claims to have a database of over 100,000 applicants to search. Pricing is based on membership, prices available upon request.
US.jobs is a job board created by DirectEmployers, a nonprofit member owned and managed through an association formed by Fortune 500 companies. It allows membership employers only to post jobs. Pricing is for membership.
32. Authentic Jobs
Authentic Jobs is focused on job offerings for design, technology and creative work, and boasts of being the job board for companies like Apple, Tesla, Twitter, Facebook, NPR and other big name employers. Great names to be seen next to if you’re in this industry. Authentic Jobs offers different pricing based on number of posts, and the type of job you are hiring for.
SalesGravy claims to be the world’s #1 sales career site, with the largest sales talent community. It says it has helped place more than 1 million sales people, and works with top U.S. companies, such as AT&T, Century21 and AutoZone. Employers looking for salespeople will definitely want to check it out. Pricing is membership based.
Krop is a job board for designers, developers, photographers and other creatives that allows job seekers to upload a portfolio for potential employers to peruse. It boasts companies such as Fender, Ogilvy, Red Bull and Vice using its service, and claims over 100,000 portfolios. Pricing is per post and membership.
Jobvertise claims to be the world’s #1 free job and resume database, and says it has 1 million resumes available for employers to search. That’s a lot of resumes! Luckily they’re searchable. Pricing is based on a monthly or yearly membership fee.
AllRetailJobs.com is a niche job board for a range of retail professionals including corporate executives, managers, buyers, merchandisers, sales sssociates and hourly employees. It claims to have more than 1 million resumes in its database. Price is per job post, with bulk discounts.
JobisJob is a general that is free for employers to post to, with no paid options. With nearly 5 million jobs posted by over 140,000 companies, it’s sure to be a draw for many job seekers.
DiversityJobs prides itself in reaching 6.5 million job seekers annually, and posts your job to several of its niche job boards that target minority groups, including African Americans, hispanics, the disabled, women and more. A great place if you’re seeking more diversity in your workforce. Pricing is based on pay per click ads.
CollegeRecruiter focuses on job seekers who are college students or have recently graduated college. Excellent if you’re interested in connecting with the next generation of talent. The site notes that it has a custom approach to help with diverse recruiting needs. Pricing is per job post.
TalentZoo is a niche job board that focuses on communications industry professionals, including marketing, advertising, design and web professionals. According to its site, top companies like GE, Warner Brothers, Bose and Under Armour have used it for recruiting. This is where you’ll want to be to connect with job seekers in communications. Pricing is per job posting.
TopUSAJobs.com says that it is designed for companies with career boards with 100 or more jobs. The site steers job seekers directly to an employer’s online job application forms - so seekers apply with you, not their site. Pricing is based on a cost per click model.
Careers.org aggregates job listings and distributes those jobs on its website, mobile app, social network, blog, and partner websites. It also offers useful career advice for job seekers. You cannot post a job here as an employer, but if you post your job elsewhere, it may be republished.
As the name suggests, JobsInLogistics.com is focused on jobs in logistics as well as freight forwarding, supply chain, transportation, distribution, 3rd party logistics, purchasing and manufacturing. This can be a tough area to hire in, so definitely consider this site to help reach the right applicants in logistics. Pricing is per job post, with discounts for bulk buying.
DieselJobs - you’ve got to love this name - focuses on hiring in the heavy equipment and trucking industry, two areas that have seen a hiring crunch in recent years. DieselJobs has a respectable 76,000 industry professionals in their audience, including truck drivers and diesel mechanics. Pricing is based on a per day/per post rate.
Doostang is a jobs board that claims a very high percentage of its job seekers with bachelor’s degrees or higher, and with more than 2 years experience in their field. It also has a high number of job seekers that work in management and finance. Doostang offers free job postings, with no paid option.
YouTern is a niche job board that connects interns with internships. The company notes that it has partnerships with Livestrong, Google and TripAdvisor and other big names, and claims 40,000 visits by intern seekers per month to its site. Pricing is per post, with bulk discounts.
Malakye is a niche professional networking community and job board that caters to job seekers interested in the outdoor and lifestyle industries. Like LinkedIn for surfers. Malakye offers free job posting, with no paid options.
Jooble is a is a job aggregator site with a funny name, focused on giving applicants a place to search for jobs. You cannot post a job here as an employer, paid or free, but if you post your job elsewhere, it is likely to be picked up on Jooble. Again, this is more of a search engine for jobs.
Actuary.com is a niche job board for job seekers and employers in the actuarial science community. This includes actuaries in the casualty, health, investments, life and pensions fields. If you’re hiring in these niche fields, it’s the place to be. Pricing is per job post, with bulk discounts.
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