Top 10 Job Sites

The following sites are important to have on file when searching for jobs. They connect and also network you with potential employers.

 

1. Monster

It is one of largest employment websites in the world. Out of 100 million websites worldwide, it is the 20th most visited. It was a creation of a merger between Monster Inc. and Online Career Centre (OCC) in 1999. Monster has a large database of searchable profiles and resumes.

CEO: Jeff Taylor

Website: www.monster.ca, www.monster.com

 

2. Workopolis

This is a Canadian employment and career solutions website. Employers can post jobs on the website, and job seekers can create profiles and upload resumes. The resumes are searchable.

Free to use, especially for those still in school.

CEO: Kelly Dixon

Website: www.workopolis.com; www.workopolis.ca

 

3. Craigslist

Craigslist has a free online job posting board. The board is divided into various categories and is divided by career choices. Job Seekers can directly apply by email or via fax to the employer. All using Craigslist should be advised that there are scammers who try to provide fake jobs listed on Craigslist. Craigslist has not eradicated such behavior, but is working towards a solution.

CEO: Craig Newmark

Website: www.craigslist.com; www.craigslist.ca

 

4. Eluta:

This is a job search engine which helps connect job seekers with employers. It was launched by Mediacorp Canada Inc. in 2006. The website searches jobs based on keywords users chose. The services are free and the goal is to make all job postings searchable.

Website: www.eluta.ca, www.eluta.com

 

5. JobServe:

This U.K. job search board website has office in Asia, North America, Europe and Australia. It specializes in job board solutions job distribution solutions, online recruitment tools, media solutions. This is free to use.

Co-Founder: Robbie Cowling

Website: www.jobserver.com

 

6. Career Builder:

It is an Online Employment Website in the US and Canada. It has over 23 million visitors/month. It was launched in 1995 and has headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. The jobs posted are listed according to different criteria (location, skills, job, industry etc.). Free to use.

CEO: Rob McGovern

Website: www.Careerbuilder.com; www.careerbuilder.ca

 

7. Charity Village:

The website is a news source for those in the non-profit sector. It posts volunteer, job and event opportunities on its website for those seeking employment and/or volunteer opportunities. The website is free for job seekers

CEO: Doug Jamieson and Jim Hilborn

Website: www.charityvillage.com

 

8. WowJobs:

This is Canada’s largest job search engine. It is similar to Eluta and tries to connect job seekers to employers through location and keywords. The searches sometimes take the job seeker to the company website and right to the front door of employers.

Website: www.wowjobs.ca

 

9. Indeed:

This is another job search engine available for US and Canada. They even allow job seekers to post their resumes online to be searched.

Website: www.indeed.com; www.indeed.ca

 

10. LinkedIn:

This social networking site is important for connecting and networking. It has a job board that allows employers to post their job positions on the site itself. The site is important to have and profiles are important to keep updated.

CEO: Reid Hoffman

www.linkedin.com

 

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  1. Gab

    Finding a superstar employee is quite tricky. Especially if you’re looking for him online because you’ve got a large pool of great applicants willing to work for you for less. Not to mention about these large job sites like Workopolis and Monster. However, for me, we shouldn’t just stick on one job site, there are lot of job sites other than workopolis that can also give you the superstar staff you’ve been wanting you’re company to have.
    There’s this one freelance site that have a global network of highly qualified employee that will give you a competitive advantage in your industry. That made me realize what some business owners have been missing out. The more job sites, the more chances of hiring the best of the bests.

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