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3.6
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8.9

Overall Score

101 User Reviews

a month ago

  • Since 2010
  • Free basic membership
  • Over 400,000 job postings

ZipRecruiter

  • Since 2010
  • Free basic membership
  • Over 400,000 job postings

7.5

Overall Score

31 User Reviews

7 days ago

  • Most recent job searches saved
  • Huge database
  • Accurate results

Indeed

  • Most recent job searches saved
  • Huge database
  • Accurate results

7.3

Overall Score

27 User Reviews

22 days ago

  • Social Media presence
  • Many resources
  • Build professional network

LinkedIn

  • Social Media presence
  • Many resources
  • Build professional network

6.2

Overall Score

14 User Reviews

23 days ago

  • Free for job seekers
  • Many job listing categories
  • Post resume online

Craigslist

  • Free for job seekers
  • Many job listing categories
  • Post resume online

5.7

Overall Score

13 User Reviews

5 days ago

  • Search functionality
  • Post resumes easily
  • Over 50 countries in network

Monster

  • Search functionality
  • Post resumes easily
  • Over 50 countries in network
  • "Jobology"
  • Search results with targeted positions

CareerBuilder

  • "Jobology"
  • Search results with targeted positions
  • Free sign up
  • Work for hourly employees
  • Local postings

Snagajob

  • Free sign up
  • Work for hourly employees
  • Local postings
  • Job search for USA government jobs
  • Job searches based on college major
  • Upload up to 5 resumes

USA Jobs

  • Job search for USA government jobs
  • Job searches based on college major
  • Upload up to 5 resumes
  • Mobile Apps
  • Social Media presence
  • Free for job seekers

Glassdoor

  • Mobile Apps
  • Social Media presence
  • Free for job seekers
  • Since 2003
  • Free basic membership
  • Salaries over $100,000

TheLadders

  • Since 2003
  • Free basic membership
  • Salaries over $100,000
#1
  • Since 2010
  • Free basic membership
  • Over 400,000 job postings

ZipRecruiter was founded in 2010 in Santa Monica, CA and has grown to provide its services to over 7,000,000 job seekers each month. The company's mission is to help people find meaningful employment and has done incredibly well in completing that mission. ZipRecruiter makes it easy for employers to find talent by connecting job seekers to relevant companies. ZipRecruiter has over 10,000 new companies subscribe each month, has 100+ job distribution partners, and has provided its services to over 1,000,000 employers. 

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#2

Indeed

7.5Overall Score
  • Most recent job searches saved
  • Huge database
  • Accurate results

Indeed.com is known for its simple web interface, expansive job pool, and popular app. The site was launched in 2004 and introduced its pay-per-click advertising model in 2005. It has consistently been a leader in the job search industry with an average of 180 million unique visitors per month. 

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#3

LinkedIn

7.3Overall Score
  • Social Media presence
  • Many resources
  • Build professional network

LinkedIn is a social network and recruitment platform used by millions across the world. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, the website was launched in May of 2003. The company’s revenue comes from member subscriptions, advertising sales, and talent solutions. LinkedIn is soon to be acquired by Microsoft (2016).

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#4
  • Free for job seekers
  • Many job listing categories
  • Post resume online

Craigslist.org is a well-known online classifieds website that began as an email distribution list in 1995. With headquarters in San Francisco, the small company manages to reach tens and millions of people around the world. 1 million new jobs are listed each month, including positions for hire with the company itself.  

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#5

Monster

5.7Overall Score
  • Search functionality
  • Post resumes easily
  • Over 50 countries in network

Monster.com's website is among the top employment sites as far as number of hits and it offers a number of services catered to job recruiters and seekers. Monster.com purchased the Jobs.com domain name in 2002. Visitors looking for a Jobs.com review, can find almost the same quality as Monster.com. Some things that set Monster apart are alliances with newspapers in major cities like New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Chicago, a focus on Twitter advertising, and sensitivity to accessibility needs on their website.  

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  • "Jobology"
  • Search results with targeted positions

CareerBuilder has provided an avenue for online job listings since its founding as NetStart in 1995. Since that time, the company has expanded to include a large partner network of recruiters, a resume database, and an online resource center for job seekers, small businesses, and large corporations.  

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  • Free sign up
  • Work for hourly employees
  • Local postings

Snagajob is a job search website/app that specializes in hourly job employment in the fields of retail, hospitality, healthcare, and restaurants. The company is headquartered in Richmond, VA and is known for being named the best small business to work for by the Great Place to Work Institute in 2011.  

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  • Job search for USA government jobs
  • Job searches based on college major
  • Upload up to 5 resumes

USAJobs.gov is the central location to find job openings within hundreds of federal agencies and organizations, including opportunities located in over 145 countries. Job seekers can search for listings by agency, occupation, or location. Account holders can also get updates automatically through RSS feed when site content changes and can also check the status of their job applications, save jobs, and set up automatic searches.  

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  • Mobile Apps
  • Social Media presence
  • Free for job seekers

Glassdoor is a company review and employment business with a database of over 8 million company reviews, salary details, interview questions, and open job listings. It was founded in 2007 to help people make more informed career decisions by increasing transparency about compensation and other previously taboo information in the workplace. The company is headquartered in Mill Valley, CA.  

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  • Since 2003
  • Free basic membership
  • Salaries over $100,000

Ladders “flipped the rule book” of recruitment services in 2003 by founding a company that offers a free, unrestricted platform for high-paying employers to post jobs and find recruits. Meanwhile, job seekers pay for job search services, which include inside leads, company statistics, and competitive analysis. The company headquarters is in New York City.  

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