- Free membership
- Volume of work
- Global reach
- Appearance and functionality
- Mobile app
- Educational resources
SimplyHired.com doesn't focus solely on freelancers, but there are thousands of jobs on the site that are looking for freelance workers. Here is what we think is good about the site:
Free Membership: You don't have to join SimplyHired.com's site to search for jobs, but their free membership allows you to:
- Post your resume on the site
- Sign up for email alerts
- Save your searches
- View your job search history
- Make notes and add ratings to jobs
- Block selected companies and sites from your search results
Volume of Work: SimplyHired.com's stats are impressive. The company claims to have 30 million "unique" visitors to its site each month and offers six million jobs in 974 occupations from 700,000 employers. The company posts job listings from other job boards, its own advertisers, and industry and government web sites. A recent search using only the term "freelance" turned up 60,993 jobs. These freelance jobs were in varying industries, with the majority being in IT, writing and media/news.
Global Reach: SimplyHired.com isn't limited to posting jobs in the U.S. The company lists jobs in 24 countries and 12 languages.
Style: SimplyHired.com has a sense of humor. When we visited the site, their ad showed a bunch of people dressed in business attire looking extremely happy, with the tag: Love Your Job Like an Actor in Stock Footage.
Mobile App: Simply Hired offers an app available from the Apple Store and Google Play so you are never far away from your next job search.
Educational Resources: SimplyHired.com offers blog postings, with tips for job applicants, employers, and recruiters. The company also mines the vast quantity of data from its site to prepare reports on the jobs outlook, trends in hiring, salary information, and employment trends in local job markets.