Searching for Jobs

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When you search for jobs, you probably want not only many links to potential jobs but also relevant links to jobs that would be perfect for you.

Luckily there are lots of websites to help you out. Not all websites are the same though. Some are Job Boards, those are sites where employers actually post jobs for a fee, and some are search engines, those are sites that roam the web and search for jobs and then link to them. Some are general, that is they list any job they can find, some are specific to a certain group of jobs, or a certain geographical area or both. There are companies who do not like to put their jobs out in the open search engines and so there are also search engines to help you find jobs listed only on company websites. Most websites use the automated programs that roam the internet for jobs. Some job board websites have people looking at the listings and verifying the information before posting them. These websites usually require you to become a member, either paid or just registered, and then you can see their jobs and apply for them. Some jobs are not posted at all and recruiters, searchers and headhunters roam the various internet sites and any other resources they can lay their hands on to find resumes with the keywords that may be a fit for the jobs they have to offer.

We can help you find your way through this forest of search engines and job sites.
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Websites come and go, please let us know about any broken links or scams you encounter on these sites.

 

The Big Ones

Let’s look at the major large aggregation job search engines and their websites:

Monster.com

Indeed.com (aggregates jobs from many websites, like monster or careerbuilder)

Careerbuilder.com

Simplyhired.com (aggregates jobs not only from other job web sites but also from social media sites)

Ziprecruiter.com (they actually search hundreds of other job boards for you)

Beyond.com shows the companies that have posted the jobs

WorkersWeb.com aims to become the largest job search site

 

For more Job Search site, specific per function, special groups, regional and other varieties read further on our Member Job Search Page 

As a first start, you need to be clear what you are looking for, what the best search strategy is and what that next step on the career ladder should be. As a Premium Member, we will work with you to focus the search and sort out where you want to go next.