As we are climbing out of a national recession, many Americans still find themselves out of work or under-worked. They might want to utilize some of the best career and job search web sites on the Internet. These websites all cater to people who are looking for a job or advancement in their career. Some of them are better than others. This list is a collection of some of best career and job searching sites on the Internet.
Still a giant in the job search industry, Monster.com is a huge online job search site, claiming the largest job search engine in the world. If you post a resume on Monster.com, you are matched to jobs by your skills and/or your location. Those who do not wish to post a resume can still search for jobs on their own by location, skills or both. Other services provided by Monster.com include advice on how to write cover letters and resumes, as well as how to conduct yourself on job interviews should you land one.
One of the first job search sites on the Internet, CareerBuilder.com is still one of the best. Here, job seekers post a resume, and jobs matching their resume are emailed to them on a regular basis. Users may also search CareerBuilder.com, which calls itself the largest online job site in the United States, for jobs by keyword, location, category or a combination of the three.
Indeed.com may be smaller than its competitors, but it often lists jobs that are not posted on other online job search sites. By combing newspapers, job sites, associations and company websites for available jobs, Indeed.com culls them all into one website. The site will also email job alerts to users if desired.
Billed as a job search site for executives only, TheLadders.com only lists jobs with annual salaries over $100,000. Users may search jobs by title, location or a combination of the two. Resume help and career advice is also offered to users, who may have a basic membership for free, or a paid membership with additional benefits. TheLadders.com is not for everyone, however, In order to even qualify to use this site, you must have earned at least $75,000 during the past year.
A unique new website, VisualCV.com allows users to create an attractive, web-friendly Visual CV version of their resume and post it to the site. Users may also search Visual CVs of companies in which they are interested, and find open positions. You have the option of keeping your Visual CV private, sharing it only with certain companies, or making it public, allowing any prospective employer to view your VisualCV.