I have been carefully selecting resources that will truly benefit the entry to mid level job seeker plus find those that align with my personal philosophy of career management (who cares, right!). I do!
I used to have a box for searching Indeed on my site. I still recommend Indeed, however, I love this better. Linkup pulls job postings from the employer’s sites, not the job boards. As you all know, fewer and fewer companies seem to be paying to post their jobs on the huge boards.
Here is how GL Hoffman describes how and why it works. From the LinkUp site at the time of this post, they were searching 20,725 company sites!
These are the real deal! So what are you waiting for, head on over to the right and enter your desired job title to see what you can find. Remember, databases are only as good as your key words. If you aren’t finding what you are looking for, maybe you are using the wrong words/titles. This is why doing research is important. Collect 5 or more job titles that “fit”. Not all companies call what you do the same thing.
Looking for other job boards? Check out this post by another Career Collective expert, Erin Kennedy.
These are some of the common job posting aggregators I recommend:
US Jobs by the National Labor Exchange
Do you have a favorite job search engine? I would love you to add it in a comment! Tell us why you like it.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.