Whether you are looking for a new job or trying to replace the one you have now, these are 10 sites you should be using to job hunt or expand your knowledge on the career you want!
- LinkedIn: If you haven’t created a LinkedIn account, it’s about time you do! LinkedIn is the largest professional social networking site with an estimated 500 million members throughout 200 countries. The best part is that it is free to create your account and complete your profile with your past work history and current resume. LinkedIn will allow you to expand your network significantly by joining groups and discussions on a variety of interesting career related topics. Check out our LinkedIn company page here!
Pro tip: Remember to upload a photo! LinkedIn profiles with a photo get 21 times more profile views and 36 times more messages than a user with no photo.
- Indeed: Speaking from personal experience, I’ve found many of my past jobs posted through Indeed. This website has a Google-like search engine that can sort job posts by location, industry, experience and salary. Indeed allows you to create a profile and post your resume for companies and headhunters to view. This is a simple and easy to use site that can help you find your next job!
Pro Tip: Sign up for automated Job Alerts! Indeed will email you daily updating you with information on the newest jobs that are posted! Customize your search for job titles, keywords, companies, and location!
- GlassDoor: Do research on a company before applying with them! Glassdoor is a free and easy to use website that allows its users to research job positions, salaries, company reviews written by past or current employees, even example interview questions! New users can sign up through an email address, Facebook or a Google+ account. Glassdoor uses a “give to get” model meaning you must submit a past work place experience to gain full access to other company profiles. But even if you choose not to submit an anonymous report on your past workplace, you still have access to every company's overview report.
Pro Tip: Check out this awesome article Glassdoor posted back in February on 27 Tough Job Interview Questions. Would you be prepared to answer these questions?
- Brazen Careerist: This website is a chat-based event platform that connects recruits to job candidates, current students to successful alumni, and organizational members from one continent to another. Brazen Careerist allows you to showcase your resume and follow real-time updates from your favorite members and chat directly to them! If you are an employer or a recruiter looking to hire or seeking work or collaboration, Brazen Careerist might be for you!
Pro Tip: Check out Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success, the ebook! Written by business advice expert, Penelope Trunk, this book was written to help the X and Y generations succeed on their own terms in any industry. Click here to check it out on Amazon.
- Upwork: Calling all freelance workers, especially any web or app developers, designers, writers, sales or marketing experts, this site is for you! Complete your profile, search for projects and respond to client invitations! Anything you can do on a computer can be done through Upwork! Note that Upwork does charge freelancers a service fee depending on the total amount they’ve billed with a client.
Pro Tip: Check out more on how Upwork really works by watching these beautiful created Customer Stories short videos.
- TheMuse: Find everything you need to succeed from dream jobs to career advice! The Muse offers job searches, career coaching,courses and advice forms! This website claims to be the only online career resource that offers a behind-the-scenes look at job opportunities with hundreds of companies, original career advice from experts and access to career coaches that offer private and personalized career support.
Pro Tip: The Muse will connect you with a mentor, coach or master coach within 24 hours of signing up! Find out the differences between the three here.
- Dailyworth: This website was created to empower women and guide them through everything from money, careers and business. Founder of Daily Worth, Amanda Steinberg, created the website to bring a fresh voice and an outsider’s perspective to personal finance. DailyWorth’s newsletter currently reaches more than 1 million subscribers to date, and growing!
Pro Tip: Sign up for Daily Worth’s Newsletter to receive updates on articles posted and new website content. Click here to learn more.
- JobisJob: This website was established in 2007 and has since expanded throughout Europe, Africa, Asia/Pacific and the Americas. It included a standard job search of over 4 million plus jobs posts. All offers featured on this site are hosted on their original webpages, meaning JobisJob drives high-quality potential applicants to your site and deliver clicks that convert.
Pro Tip: JobisJob offers a geographic hot spot tool that shows where the most thriving job markets are located. Check out their top locations here.
- Snagajob: Looking for part time gigs or specific hours to work? Snagajob is perfect for finding that side-hustle or short-term contract. Snagajob claims to be America’s #1 hourly marketplace, with over 75 million registered hourly works and 300,000 employer locations. Get connected with your next part time position in minutes!
Pro Tip: Still not convinced on using Snagajob? Check out their website statistics and see if that will change your mind!
- Gigwalk: You can make some extra cash while also building a professional profile? What a time to be alive! Gigwalk is a mobile app, available for both iOS and Android, that helps you find small “gigs” in your area. Once you create an account and link your PayPal account your ready to find gigs. This app allows you to find gigs on your own time and create your own work schedule. Once you’ve completed a gig your performance score will rise, increasing your chance of being selected for high-paying gigs!
Pro Tip: Still have questions on how Gigwalk works? Click here to watch a video on how to successfully use Gigwork for you!