So it’s a new year and you have decided that this is the year to look for a new job. But where do you start? It seems like there are a million different websites out there now, especially if you haven’t looked in a few years. Take a look at our picks for the top job sites of 2018. These are the sites that we feel candidates have the best luck when looking for that next opportunity. They are ranked based on ease of use, features, and overall success rate.
Need a New Gig’s Top Job Sites of 2018
Indeed is atop our list as it is the most popular job site in the world. It has an incredibly easy to use layout when it comes to searching for jobs. Indeed pulls job openings from all over the net and brings them back to one place. It also packs a ton of other features. You can upload your resume to their database, set up custom alerts, check out salaries, and much more!
LinkedIn is the recruiter’s tool of choice and more and more employers are also going this route. LinkedIn is a professional networking/social media site, but it is also a great way to land your next job. By creating a profile, you are basically putting out a “live” resume. Employers can contact you directly, even if you aren’t looking for a job! LinkedIn also has a job search function and offers many tools to research potential employers.
ZipRecruiter has been gaining ground over the past few years. Their app is actually the #1 rated job search app on iPhone at the moment. They offer a number of great tools to help job seekers with their search. You can upload your resume to their database and even apply to jobs with one click.
Glassdoor is another awesome resource for job seekers. This site offers all of the typical features like other sites, but they also provide first hand data about the company. Glassdoor is a user driven site where past/current employees can rate companies and share their experiences.
CareerBuilder is a veteran in the online job space and they are still doing a pretty good job. This site has grown over the years and offers some cool new features like a comprehensive salary calculator and many different reporting metrics.
Monster has been falling to the back of the pack in recent years, but it is still a great site to have in your back pocket. They are a well known name and many employers still use them. You can still cruise tons of openings here and also post your resume. Monster’s resume database continues to be one of the top places that employers look for candidates. If you want to post your resume online and get some solid traffic, Monster is a great option.
7. Google Jobs
Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that Google is a company that is in the forefront of technology. Google jobs was something that was released last year and it has received a lot of positive press. While it is basically a job search engine at this point, it is definitely something to keep an eye on to see how it evolves.
Dan Metz is the Director of Executive Search and Employee Development at the Resilience Group, LLC, and Co-Founder and Contributing Author for Need a New Gig. Follow his blog for more great tips like this!
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