Top 10 Best Job Websites

Maximizing Your Online Job Search

There are literally thousands of job sites on the web, but the best job boards and job search engine sites have search tools that are quick and easy to use and allow you to search based on the type of job you're looking for, your location and other criteria. Keep in mind, though, that career coaches recommend spending no more than 10 percent of your job searching time online. Devote the rest to generating leads, networking, researching companies and meeting people face to face.

Top 10 Best Job Websites

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Don't limit yourself to just one job websites because each job site only lists jobs from particular websites or companies., for example, only lists jobs directly from company websites, while has verified nationwide postings directly from employers. Job search engines like and pull listings from many different sources.

In addition, each site has a different set of search options you can utilize to include certain types of jobs in the search results. Try out a few sites to see which works best for you.

Here's information on the best job search sites, starting with Indeed (the #1 job site) and continuing in alphabetical order. (#1 Job Site)

Indeed Job Search
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Indeed is the #1 job site with millions of job listings from thousands of websites, including company career sites, job boards, newspaper classifieds, associations and other online sources of job postings. Users can also upload a resume and get a personalized resume link to share with employers. You'll also find job search tips and discussion forums for job seekers. More

CareerBuilder Job Search
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CareerBuilder is one of the largest job boards, providing job listings, resume posting and career advice and resources to job seekers. CareerBuilder secures job listings directly from employers and has expanded local listings by partnering with many newspapers to incorporate their online classifieds. More

Dice Job Search
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Dice is the leading site for tech job seekers. You can search by company, job title, skill, keyword, company, employment type and location. Registered users can upload a resume, get salary information, store resumes and cover letters and track jobs. You'll also find career advice and tech news for job seekers.

Glassdoor Job Search
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Glassdoor is a career community that helps people find jobs and companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor members can see the latest job listings and get access to proprietary user-generated content including company-specific salary reports, ratings and reviews, interview questions and more.

Idealist Job Search
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Idealist is the premier clearinghouse for information on full-time, internship and volunteer positions within the non-profit sector.  You can identify target organizations by their mission and specific types of opportunities within various niches. Registered users can also search for contacts in fields or organizations of interest and message them for networking purposes. More

LinkedIn Job Search
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LinkedIn connects the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the Internet. You can search for jobs, identify contacts at employers who are advertising vacancies, and follow companies of interest on LinkedIn. Users can incorporate portfolio samples within their profile to showcase their offerings for prospective employers.  LinkedIn works well for strong candidates conducting a passive jobs search where they want employers to find them. More

LinkUp Job Search
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If you want to avoid spam, scams and duplicate job listings, LinkUp is the job site for you. LinkUp monitors thousands of company career sections in order to connect applicants with often unadvertised jobs by providing information on the jobs posted on company websites. Because the jobs come directly from company sites, you can be sure they are current openings. More

Monster Job Search
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Monster is one of the original job boards and has expanded to include a variety of other resources and apps for job seekers. Monster users can search for and apply for jobs online, post a resume, review company profiles and get salary information and career advice. More

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Simply Hired operates one of the world’s largest job search engines, and connects job seekers and employers through its powerful search engine. The platform aggregates jobs from newspapers, employer websites and job boards. The site provides access to millions of job openings across all job categories and industries, reaching job seekers on the web, social networks, mobile devices, email and through its exclusive network of thousands of partner sites. More

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Job seekers using for their employment search have access to a database of more than a million unique, verified positions from nationwide employers. is derived from a partnership between the Direct Employers Association and the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) designed to improve the labor market and directly connect employers and job seekers. There's a Veteran's Job Bank as well as a searchable schedule of upcoming in-person career events. More

Top 18 Niche Job Sites


Niche job websites are an excellent resource for finding job openings that aren’t always listed on other sites. There are too many great niche job websites to list them all, but here are some  favorites that are especially useful for job seekers. More

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