Ranking the Top Job Sites

Finding a new job is stressful enough. Plus the number of internet options to go out and find that job can be overwhelming. Based on our experience here’s our list of job sites and the pros and cons of them. See which is right for you and get that Hot Job!

HotJobResource.  This is one of the most popular job sites out there. It goes out and finds new jobs on all the company pages. This is a great place to start your search. Some companies only use Indeed as their job posting website of choice.

Indeed. This is one of the most popular job sites out there. It goes out and finds new jobs on all the company pages. This is a great place to start your search. Some companies only use Indeed as their job posting website of choice.

LinkedIn. They have made some great improvements to its job site. This is one of my personal favorites. It is easy to save your searches and the one click apply is a great feature. But the best part is it, it dovetails right into finding connections at that company. That way you can have someone that you know help skip the line.  Most of the senior positions that I’ve seen hired. Had some sort of a personal connection at the company.

Zip Recruiter.  Zip recruiter gets very high marks for how easy it is to apply and converse with companies that are interested.  The company interface is very friendly, so they are a great friend of the recruiting company. So you may get some interest very quickly as the alerts happen fast on the company’s end.  It takes a little while to get used to the search engine, but overall an easy site.

Glassdoor.  Glassdoor has come a long way in being more of a job resource, not just people complaining about their old companies.  It is easy to search for new positions, comments & tips, and it has the richest employee content about the company itself. With tips on the company, the CEO, and how the interview’s typically flow, this is a great place to check out before your first interview or to find a job.

Monster.com. Monster lives up to its name since it’s one of the biggest places for numbers of jobs. They also have openings in lots of other countries and help give you a career advice as well. It is also a very easy to set up alerts so you always stay current on the new positions being posted.

Dice.com. This one is probably one of the least known on the list. But they are an excellent source if you’re looking for a position in the technology field.  This is a good example of looking for industry specific job boards, so you’re not just limited to the major job sites.

CareerBuilder.  Yes, no listing would be complete without CareerBuilder. There one of the oldest ones out there and are still a very good resource for jobs. Especially when you are looking for something very specific in a geographic area.

Google for Jobs.  Yes, Google really does do everything. They’ve taking their search technology to the job market as well. As you’d expect, they have lots of ways to filter the position you’re looking for and is very easy to use. They even have a way to filter for things like your military veteran status, so a great way to target your opportunities.