5 Top Job Searching Websites

Gone are the days when ink and paper are involved in filing a job application. Now, most job hunters go to the Internet to fill out hundreds of job applications, and follow-up for their interviews. But with hundreds of websites and job boards out there, standing out from your fellow applicants might be hard to do. Luckily, we’ve listed down five of the best job searching sites that you can use to find the job that you want. Who knows, you might even land your dream job through any of the following sites.


  1. LinkedIn. With more than three hundred million members, LinkedIn is the largest online professional networking site in the world. This free and wide-membership site can be very daunting for new job hunters so we suggest that you start a small LinkedIn connection first by seeking out professionals who are living in your city, or those who graduated from your alma mater.


  1. Indeed. Comparable to Google’s search engine, Indeed.com has a search engine that offers a precise job listing. Other than that, the site also offers an advanced search functions that enables its user to drill down on keywords, salary range and location for a more accurate job search. Indeed is available for use in more than 50 countries and is set in 26 languages, making job hunting easier for all of us.


  1. SimplyHired. Just like Indeed, SimplyHired also has a search engine function that provides a massive number of job listings that came from news sites, job boards and company listings. But unlike in Indeed, the job listings provided by SimplyHired also displays LinkedIn connections to each job, making it easier for you to contact and research on your prospective company.


  1. Monster. Created in 1996, Monster is one of the oldest online job board that offers job listings in more than 50 countries across Asia, America and Europe. In this site, job seekers are allowed to post their resumes and search for listings for free. Apart from that, Monster also offers free resume and cover letter samples, as well as some interviewing tips.


  1. Idealist.  Also launched in 1996, Idealist is one of the largest employment board for non-profit jobs. Other than job listings, the site also contains blogs on how you can manage your student loans, as well as lists of events that are related with the non-profit world. Just the right site if you’re planning to join non-profit companies to achieve a certain mission.

With the presence of the Internet and these job searching sites, you no longer need to stand in long queues just to submit your application form and wait for your turn to be interviewed. In a just a few clicks you can already send your job application, follow-up your interview schedule, and hopefully, land your dream job.



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