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July 1, 2022

10 Free Job Posting Sites Every Employer Should Know About

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Wondering where you can post job opportunities for free? In a super competitive talent market, employers often find themselves unsure of where to start when it comes to reaching the right candidates — and that’s especially true if you’re hiring on a budget.

Writing an irresistible job posting may be the first step to finding top-notch candidates. But sharing your job ad on the right sites is an equally crucial next step.

But which free job posting sites are the best for reaching as many applicants as possible? Should you go niche or broad? What features are truly free vs. paid? 

With a plethora of free and paid options available, it can be tough to find the best free job sites for your business. That’s why we’ve done the legwork for you with this list of some of the best free job sites on the market.

Ready? Let’s get hiring! 

The best free job posting sites

  • Glassdoor
  • Google Jobs
  • Indeed
  • Jobrapido
  • JobInventory
  • Neuvoo
  • AngelList
  • ZipRecruiter
  • LinkedIn
  • Ladders

The top 10 free job sites for growing companies

1. Glassdoor

Glassdoor is an all-in-one recruitment site with about 2.2 million registered employers and 62 million unique monthly visitors. They’ve teamed up with Indeed so if you pay for a job post on Indeed, it’s reposted on Glassdoor at zero cost. (And who doesn’t love HR twofer? 🙌🏻)

Glassdoor offers both free and paid plans. With a free plan, employers can:

  • Create a free branded employer profile
  • Schedule interviews, review resumes and connect with candidates
  • Share company updates

About Glassdoor: Glassdoor is the worldwide leader on insights about jobs and companies. We offer insights into the employee experience powered by millions of company ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos and more, combined with the latest jobs.

Top Feature: On Glassdoor, you can share your company story with thousands of potential candidates. You can also measure traffic to your profile and use your company page to position your brand as the employer of choice.

2. Google Jobs

Google Jobs is an easy-to-use job posting integration that allows job seekers to discover your open role listings via, you guessed it — Google Search. All you need to do is use job posting structured data on your website. Once that’s set, jobs posted on your own site will appear as a featured snippet when job seekers run a search for a similar role. Pretty nifty, right?

On Google Jobs, employers can:

  • Integrate their website with Google so open roles get found in search 
  • Boost job ad visibility and organic traffic 

About Google Jobs: Google brings together job postings from across the web, whether they're on websites run by small businesses or job sites with thousands of listings. This helps job seekers easily find their next job directly in Search.

Top Feature: Easily integrate your website with a simple code snippet and your open positions will automatically be listed in search. 🎉

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3. Indeed

Indeed claims to be the #1 external source of hire in the world. And with 250+ million unique monthly visitors, we wouldn’t doubt it. Over 3,000,000 companies (including the prestigious University of Oxford 🤓) use Indeed to recruit talent, so you can rest assured knowing you’re in good company.

On Indeed, employers can:

  • Post job ads for free or sponsor them to attract candidates faster
  • Create a company page to showcase their brand 
  • View resumes, run pre-interview tests, and schedule interviews

About Indeed: Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, with over 250 million unique visitors per month. Indeed is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages, covering 94% of global GDP. Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards.

Top Feature: The widely vast reach! One of the best job posting sites out there for maximizing your applicant pool.

4. Jobrapido

Established in 2006 with headquarters in the historical city of Milan, Jobrapido is the self-described “second largest global player in the growing job aggregator segment”. With over 100 million registered users, they offer employers a wide reach of global talent. 

On Jobrapido, employers can:

  • Post unlimited job listings at no cost
  • Create high-converting landing pages
  • Get matched with the perfect candidate through JobRapido’s trademarked Smart Intuition Technology 

About Jobrapido: Jobrapido is the world’s biggest job search engine. Headquartered in Milan, we’re present in 58 countries helping thousands of companies of all sizes find the candidates they need.

Top feature: Free to post unlimited job openings, perfect matching through Smart Intuition Technology. 👍🏾

5. JobInventory

JobInventory is a job site that runs on XML (extensible markup language). Employers and recruiters have to join a Contributor Program and then upload their job listings in the preferred XML data feed format. And sure, that might sound like a lot of work — but it’s worth it if you believe a completely ad-free job site is a win for online jobs seekers. 🏆

On JobInventory, employers can:

  • Upload job ads for free
  • Improve job ad ranking through a zero cost Contributor Badge program 

About Jobinventory: Welcome to JobInventory.com - a search engine with a singular goal. Give job seekers the quickest access to the largest selection of jobs from the widest variety of sources on the Internet - and do it all without the influence of paid advertising.

Top Feature: Contributor program ensures all jobs are listed by employers, recruiters, or job boards who are genuinely interested in connecting with the right applicants.

6. Neuvoo (Talent.com)

Neuvoo makes it easy for employers to tap into the growing talent pool. With 28 million unique monthly visitors and a network of 1,000+ free job boards partners, Neuvoo is a top choice for employers who want to optimize for reach. 

On Nevoo, employers can:

  • Open a free account to post a job
  • Sponsor job ads for a wider reach 
  • Tap into the over 50 million daily job alerts sent by Neuvoo 

About Neuvoo: With over 30 million jobs available in more than 75 countries, Neuvoo has established itself as one of the largest sources of employment around the world. Our mission is to centralize all jobs available on the web, whether they come from companies'​ career websites, staffing agencies or job boards.

Top Feature: Neuvoo is available in 75+ countries and sends about 50 million daily job alerts to job seekers. Need global applicants? You got ‘em.

7. AngelList

AngelList is the leading job site for startups that want to find quality candidates. They offer startups free unlimited job listings and a chance to access some eight million candidate profiles available on their site. 

On Angelist, employers can: 

  • Post unlimited job listings at no cost
  • Send unlimited messages to candidates 
  • Create a company profile

About AngelList: At AngelList, we fundamentally believe in startups. We’re building the definitive platform for startups—where they raise money, build their team and launch their products. 

Top Feature: AngelList vets and filters ready-to-interview candidates for startups on the paid plan. 

8. ZipRecruiter

ZipRecruiters sends your job post to 100+ job sites in one click. Isn’t that awesome?🙂 

They offer a free trial period, but after that they’ll ask you to upgrade to a paid plan. The good news is, Breezy users can keep using ZipRecruiter (along with loads of other free  job posting sites) completely free! 

On ZipRecruiter, employers can: 

  • Send job ads to 100+ job sites in just one click
  • Instantly get matched with qualified candidates
  • Invite preferred candidates to apply for a role 

About ZipRecruiter: ZipRecruiter was founded to make meaningful connections between job seekers and employers. What started as a way to help small businesses find great candidates has grown into a leading online employment marketplace that connects millions of job seekers with companies of all sizes.

Top Feature: AI matching technology automatically connects you with top candidates. 

9. LinkedIn

LinkedIn is basically the #1 social networking site for professionals. And apparently, four hires are made every minute on the site. With 750+ million active members, you definitely don’t want to sleep on LinkedIn. 

On LinkedIn, employers can:

  • Tap into a network of over 750+ million professionals
  • Plug requirements into easy-to-use job description templates
  • Filter, sort, and rate candidates to find the best fit

About LinkedIn: LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with more than 830 million members in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide. Our mission is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.

Top Feature: With LinkedIn’s candidate rating system, finding similar applicants for an open role is an easy-peasy process.

10. Ladders

Ladders is a job site that is fully dedicated to connecting employers with experienced professionals. If you’re looking for highly qualified candidates to fill top positions with a $100K+ salary, Ladders is your best bet at finding them. 

On Ladders, employers can: 

  • Post up to 10 jobs per month for free
  • Learn more about candidates beyond what’s in a typical resume with Ladders’ Third Page

About Ladders: Ladders’ community of 10 million leading professionals come to us to be inspired, grow in their careers, and get ahead in their professional lives. We focus on the $100K+ job market, representing 25% of all jobs and about 50% of income in the US & Canada.

Top Feature: Ladders’ Third Page helps employers uncover insights into candidates' skills and experience. 

What’s next after posting your job ad? 

So you’ve successfully published your job ad to all the best free job posting sites. First off, congrats! 🥂

You’ve made the first major step towards finding your next perfect-fit hire. But of course, the journey doesn’t end there. 

If you’re one of the many hiring managers, recruiters, or HR professionals laser-focused on providing a seamless candidate experience, here are three essential next steps to take after posting your job ad: 

  1. Set up a Pipeline Stages system so you can visually manage candidates across all stages of the hiring funnel. 
  2. Stage and schedule automated emails to be sent to candidates as they progress from one stage to the next. (This tip will win you tons of favor with candidates! 😍)
  3. Draft your interview questions. Then, lay out an interview scorecard to help reduce bias and keep all interviewers on the same page.

By the way, did you know that structured interviews have been shown to accurately predict performance 26% of the time? Check out our employer’s guide to a structured interview process and find out how it’s done!

Go get your next superstar

No matter who your ideal candidate is, these 10 job sites are a great place to start. 

The even better news is you don’t have to post your job ads to each one manually. With an ATS like Breezy, sending job ads to free and paid job sites is a one-click process. 

You can also view hundreds of candidate profiles from one visual pipeline, send automated emails the moment an applicant moves from one stage to the next, and use seamless screening questionnaires to spend more time with your best-fit candidates.

Remember, the goal isn’t just to create a rockin’ job ad that’s shared on all the best job posting sites. The goal is to create a welcoming candidate experience from start to finish of the hiring process. 

At Breezy, we’ve got everything you need to help make that happen. Try it out — for free — to see how it all comes together to create a recruitment both you and your candidates will love. 💘