Internet Job Search Resources For Retail Job Seekers

Overlooked Job Search Websites Help Sidestep Competition

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If you are one of the millions of retail job seekers who are competing with millions of other retail job seekers, your best strategy may be to start searching some place that less populated and therefore, less competitive. Employers who post jobs on well-known job search websites like Monster, Career Builders, and Hot Jobs are inundated with responses. Your resume may never even get read if the 43 people who responded to the job posting ahead of you were even marginally qualified.

If you don’t want to be lost in the job search crowd, you have to find someplace that is less crowded to search. There are many internet job search website resources specifically focused on retail industry employment overlooked and underutilized just because their web addresses aren’t household names.

Listed here are internet job search resources where you can find job openings that are not listed on the major job search engines. Included in this list are creative online job search websites and tools that can give you a competitive advantage on the most popular job search sites too.

This list is arranged in alphabetical order, not in order of popularity, size, or any type of evaluation of the quality of the services. The best internet job search resource for you is the one that will connect you to a job that’s perfect for you. Your “right fit” retail job could be waiting for you on any of the websites listed below, so it’s worth your time to check them all out.

If you can’t find a right fit job in one of these 18 places, you may need to seek professional help. A professional recruiter, that is.

All Retail Jobs

This free service has both retail hourly and management job search listings from more than 12,000 retail employers and recruiters. You can get e-mail notifications when jobs are posted matching your saved search specifications.

Biz Journals Retail Jobs

This free service, connected to OnTargetJobs, has a wide variety of supervisory and management level retail jobs.

Careers in Grocery

This free service allows you to search grocery industry job listings from clerk to general manager in all 50 states.

Groove Job

This free service focuses on part time jobs, student jobs, teen jobs and hourly jobs, many of which are in the retail industry.

I Hire Retail

This free service posts nothing but retail job openings, some of which are exclusive to their website.

Job Monkey

This free service bills itself as having the “coolest jobs on earth.” It lists “unique opportunities to travel the world, have fun, and earn good money doing it.”

Oodle Retail, Merchandising & Wholesale Jobs

This free service aggregates job listings from small and offbeat classified sites. Both national and local searches are possible.

Retail Gigs

This free service focuses exclusively on retail and merchandising jobs.

Simply Hired

This free service aggregates retail listings from several different medium-sized job search sites.

Telecommuting & Online Jobs

This paid service lists retail-related jobs that you can work from home. Listings are screened to remove scams.

Work In Retail

This free service focuses specifically on retail jobs at all levels and it can send you job recommendations as they are posted.