Internet Job Search Sites

Employers have found that they can reach a much larger pool of applicants at lower cost by using the Internet. As a result, the Internet has become the primary driving forces in the recruitment world. Search the Internew for Job OpportunitiesThere are many Internet job search sites. Some are large and generalized; others are smaller and specialize in particular types of jobs.

In this section, you'll find approximately 50 job search sites you can explore and consider for your own purposes.; Because there is recurring consolidation and turnover in this field, the list has frequent changes. Please let us know if you find that a link no longer works.

As you review the list of sites, consider those that have descriptions that are similar to the job market you are interested in. It is a good idea to register with as many job search sites as you can manage. Fairly quickly, you'll find out if they are working OK for you. If not, you can always unregister and focus on those that are.

As discussed in the Job Search eBook, there are several considerations to keep in mind when using the Internet to help with your job search. Three key ingredients are: 1) be sure your resume is clear and focused, 2) Remember that job search sites use "key word searching" to find people with certain skills and experience so be sure you include appropriate key words in your resume, and 3) Frequently update your resume with the job search sites you use since employers often focus on resumes that they consider "fresh."

In addition to the sites listed below, most organizations have some form of internal job board for their open jobs. Usually, a quick search of an organization's website will reveal whether they have an internal job board. If so, and if you are also using general purpose job boards, be careful to avoid submitting multiple resumes with a different focus to the same employer.

Note: It is not uncommon for job search sites to merge or change web addresses. We check these links on a periodic basis, however, you may find that one or more of the links is no longer accurate or active.