10 Best Job Search Sites to Find Your Next Job

Here is a list of the best job search sites.

Bad news

We are living in the 21st century and you more than likely competing with a million others for the same job.

Good news

Luckily, through great advancements in tech we are able to drill down into particular jobs matching our preferences quietly easily and quickly.

10 Best Job Search Sites

  1. Indeed
  2. Monster
  3. Glassdoor
  4. Google for Jobs
  5. LinkedIn
  6. FlexJobs
  7. Scouted
  8. Snagajob
  9. SimplyHired
  10. ZipRecruiter

Before we get into the detail of each job site, lets first compare the difference between a job site and a job board. A jobsite is a website that aims to connect job seekers with employers by matching them with available jobs. Job boards is a job website that serves job ads which can usually categorised according to specific industries.

Below is a summary for each of these job sites to provide you with a quick overview of what each site has to offer.

1. Indeed

Indeed is probably the most popular job search site in the world. The site has thousands of job openings across the globe which are collected from employer sites or alternatively listed on Indeed by the employers themselves.

Pro-tip: Setup email alerts that match your job search criteria to get the latest updates on available jobs based on your preferences.

2. Monster

Monster is another great job search site that provides thousands of jobs across the globe. However, Monster gets a lot of criticism for its spam listings.

Pro-tip: After you have uploaded your resume on Monster you have the ability to block your resume from your current employer.

3. Glassdoor

Glassdoor is arguably the best job site for research on salaries and company reviews, but also have an amazing job search.

Pro-tip: Sing-up to get notified about jobs as well as specific employers based on your job search preferences.

4. Google for Jobs

Google is one of the most sophisticated job search engines in the world as it searches all job postings on other job sites to narrow down your specific job preferences into a comprehensive list.

Pro-tip: Your search should not be too wide. Rather try to narrow down the search as far as possible. Try to at least include job title and job location in your search.

5. LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great platform to both search for jobs and upload a short description of yourself to get notified by employers and recruiters.

Pro-tip: You have the ability to let inform recruiters on LinkedIn that you are looking for a job. Recruiters will then use your LinkedIn profile to match you with their available openings. However, be sure to add as much detail to your LinkedIn profile as possible.

6. FlexJobs

FlexJobs is probably best know for its comprehensive list of remote working jobs. Another great aspect of FlexJobs is that thy also provide flexible job opportunities.

Pro-tip: FlexJobs also has various research jobs available. Great for those that have some extra time, that are passionate about certain topics and would like to earn an extra income.

7. Scouted

Scouted focuses on placing recent graduates with the best possible employers. They provide great guidance for graduates that are looking their first job.

Pro-tip: They have a great coaching platform that can be used if you need guidance in terms of job interviews, resume writing and career advice.

8. Snagajob

Snagajob is a great job site if you are looking for non-salary work (i.e. hourly work). They provide a thorough list of high demand jobs situated near you.

Pro-tip: After creating a profile on the site, they will automatically match jobs to your profile.

9. SimplyHired

SimplyHired is a sleek design job site that allows you to search millions of jobs listed on their platform.

Pro-tip: Download the latest SimplyHired mobile app to stay up to date with the latest jobs available.

 10. ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiter is a easy to use job site with more than 8 millions jobs listed. It also has a great job board for job seekers.

Pro-tip: Make use of their “one-click” application in order to save time.

Don’t’ only use one job site, try to make use of various. Each job site has its own unique advantages that could just give you that edge over your fellow job seekers. Always remember to have a great resume and cover letter already written by the time you start applying to jobs.

Lastly, don’t forget to also use other means of finding jobs, such as personal network outreach and company walk-ins.