Top 10 Job Boards of 2017

By Shawn Desgrosellier

Quality of Life

If you’re on the hunt for a new position, you’ve probably checked out at least a couple of job boards. Some of them cost you nothing to peruse and fill out applications, and others will cost you a pretty penny. You’ll find everything from entry level positions to CEO openings in every field you could possibly imagine.

Which job board is the best one for you will likely depend upon the type of position you’re looking for. Some boards encompass jobs in all sectors, and some boards are more specific. These specific boards, like Vitality Group’s job board, are often operated by recruiting services, meaning they want qualified applicants to apply.

Now, we’ll take a look at the best job boards of 2017.

Indeed

Indeed is a popular job site for both employers and job seekers, and its comprehensive nature is one of its biggest assets. It is frequently referred to as the “Google of job sites” for its bare bones, search-engine like approach to job postings mean you can find everything from legal careers to high-level construction jobs.

LinkedIn

Particularly when you’re seeking jobs beyond something like an entry level construction labor position, networking is important. Sometimes, it can make the difference between getting the job and getting shot down. LinkedIn leads the way in networking, and you may have jobs seeking you if you put together a great LinkedIn profile.

SimplyHired

This job board, similar in nature to Indeed, offers job seekers the ability to search based on many different metrics, including a telecommuting option.

GlassDoor

One of the best parts about this site is that there is salary and company information, plus reviews from former employees available to help you find the best position and employer for you.

CareerBuilder

CareerBuilder makes our list due to their unique feature that matches keywords in your resume to job postings, providing you with a personalized list of jobs that might work for you. Say you have years of experience as a construction project manager. It will connect you to not only project management positions, but other positons that require similar skillsets.

LinkUp

This site uses a special approach to pull job postings that other search engines miss. They may be perfect for the job seeker who is having a tough time finding the perfect posting.

Facebook

Though the “Jobs” feature on Facebook is brand new, it’s worth a shot to use a social network you are likely already familiar with to find a position.

JobIsJob

With many international job postings, this site is perfect for those open to opportunities outside the U.S., a feature many other sites on our list lack. If you’re seeking adventure as much as you are a unique construction job, give JobIsJob a go.

Twitter

Twitter is for more than rants and gossip. Follow job boards and companies you’d love to work with to keep an eye out for opportunities.

Monster

Ten years ago, Monster was where it was at when it came to job boards. Now, their search metrics don’t quite stack up with many other sites, making it more difficult than it needs to be to find what you’re looking for. However, many employers and recruiters still use the site, so it’s worth a try.

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