This page lists both job boards and job search engine websites that you can use to find job listings online.
Job Board vs Job Search Engines
- A job board is a website that posts jobs submitted by employers / recruiters. Employers typically pay a fee to the job board to list their jobs on the site. Companies may use multiple job boards to maximize recruitment reach,
- A job search engine scour the web and combine job listings from multiple job boards and employer websites. It will usually supply a wider variety of job postings but you may to look through duplicate listings and make sure the job vacancy is still available. You may have to spend more time tailoring a search to avoid hundreds of listings.
Some websites are both a job board and search engine. It is a good strategy to use both in your job search but be aware that some require you to register on that site to apply for the job or to get full job listing information. Some may require a fee or lead to spam or excessive mailings so be careful not to over-subscribe.
- Indeed – a job board and search engine that allows you to search for jobs, post resumes, and research companies, salaries and job trends.
- Career Builder – one of the largest job boards that gets listings directly from employers and may expand local listings with newspaper online classifieds. You can post resumes and get career advice.
- Monster.com – one of the original job boards and has expanded search ability. You can post resumes and research and get career advice.
- Top USA Jobs – a job search engine
- CareerOneStop – a job website with resources on resumes, interviewing, networking and finding job openings
- Snag a Job – a job search website that specializes on hourly work
- Diversity Jobs Website – a job search engine for diversity friendly companies
- Jobing – A Local Jobs Website – Local job board tied to Raleigh-Durham area