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National Job Search Websites

List of Job Search Websites – National & By Job Type

General Job Search Websites is a Google – like search engine for jobs and one of the most efficient sites for surveying job listings, since it aggregates information from job boards, news sites and company listings. Indeed aggregates many sources, including the sources listed here. An advanced search function enables users to drill down on a location, keywords and salary range. Indeed says it has 70 million unique visitors and 1.5 billion job searches a month.

Like, SimplyHired is a Google – like search engine for jobs and a quick way to survey a massive number of job listings. The site, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., aggregates information from job boards, news sites and company listings. At last count, it had 30 million unique visitors a month. One advantage of SimplyHired over Indeed: Job listings display a user’s LinkedIn connections to each job.

This four – year – old site, based in Sausalito, Calif., bills itself as the Trip Advisor of career sources. It offers snapshots of information gratis. If users want to delve more deeply, they must fill out a questionnaire about a recent or current job, including compensation. Glassdoor does no independent checking of the data its users provide. The site says it has salary information for 160,000 companies based on 2.5 million user reports. It also offers user – written reviews of what it’s like to work at companies and information about what to expect at a job interview. A new feature allows users to see if they have connections to specific employers through friends or friends of friends on Facebook.

The nation’s largest employment board for nonprofit jobs, idea has more than 1 million registered users. The site launched in 1996. It also includes volunteer opportunities, a blog with stories like tips on managing student loans and a listing of events related to the non-profit world. Funding for Idealist comes from foundation support, donations and from fees it charges U.S. – based organizations to list on the site. It also collects fees from graduate degree programs that exhibit at its career fairs.

90% of companies in the U.S. use LinkedIn to hire job candidates.  Employers use the jobs tab to place paid ads for jobs.  Employers can post jobs in LinkedIn Groups at no cost and can target specific types of candidates through LinkedIn Groups. is a job search engine.  It is not a job board. It links to thousands of employer career portals, recruiter websites, job boards, and employment sites. bills itself as the world’s largest internship marketplace where employers can post internships and get access to its internship database for free. At last count the site had nearly 60,000 postings at 25,000 companies in 8,800 cities across the U.S. The site includes paid and unpaid, full and part – time internships. One useful feature: a “Who?” button that includes a Facebook sign – in and shows which of an applicant’s Facebook friends are connected to the hiring company.

The government’s official site for federal jobs and employment information, USAJobs lists thousands of jobs, from the Defense Department to the Department of Transportation. It’s possible to apply for jobs directly through the site. It also has information about eligibility, compensation and benefits for federal workers, including vacation time, commuter subsidies, insurance, and child care.

The Wall Street Journal Careers Site

This site is packed with free content aimed at job seekers and those looking to advance their careers. It also includes a link to the Wall Street Journal’s financial jobs website, FINS, and a link to the “At Work” blog that includes yet more careers content including articles on subjects like job security and college co-op work programs, and links to articles in other publications about work and careers.

General Job Search Websites


Executive Jobs:

  • ExecuNet – An executive level job board that provides networking opportunities.
  • NetShare -Another executive job board that formally promotes networking.


Paid Job Search Websites:


New Types of Job Search Websites:

Hired is the first two-sided marketplace created specifically for Engineers, Data Scientists, Designers and Product Managers who are overwhelmed with job opportunities.

We believe finding a career should be transparent, unbiased, and controlled by the talent. Our marketplace features vetted and funded companies extending interview requests, a dedicated Talent Advocate, and a $2,000 signing bonus.

Government Job Search Websites


Specialized Job Search Websites

Flex Jobs /Shared Jobs / Remote Job Search Websites





  • I Hire Healthcare (for Healthcare Administration Jobs)
  • MedZilla – Very comprehensive job listing site for the Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and Science industries.


Internships Websites


New College Graduates Job Search Websites


Teen Job Search Websites


Industry-Specific Job Search Websites