Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc.

Career Alley

Craigslist. While many people think of Craigslist as a resource for finding an apartment or getting rid of old furniture, it actually can be a useful place to start a job hunt. Particularly, Craigslist contains a high amount of freelance, contract, and part-time positions, suitable for those looking for temporary employment. While not the best site to find long-term, professional employment, Craigslist is a great place to start for younger job seekers and freelance workers.

Biography Writer Wanted (via CraigsList)

Telecommuting Journal

See the original Job Posting on CraigsList! As usual – anytime you’re responding to things on CraigsList, take a moment to review the CraigsList Scam warnings page. Writers needed for long-term project (Telecommuting okay). A personal PR firm is seeking skilled, detailed writers experienced in writing web copy. This is a remote contract position with flexible hours. We utilize our team of writers on an ongoing basis so this is not a one-time project.


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Is Craigslist A Good Place to Look for Jobs?

Professional Resume Services

My brother-in-law just bought a car for my nephew off of Craigslist. I know NOTHING about Craigslist. While opinions differ, many believe that Craigslist can be a good place to look for jobs, The little I do know had negative connotations attached to it, so I decided to do some research to find out more.

What Is Wrong in the Nightmare Nanny Craigslist Post (and How You’re Making the Same Mistakes in Your Business)

Evil HR Lady

A mom in Edina, Minnesota, posted an ad on Craigslist advertising for a nanny. To keep reading, click here: What Is Wrong in the Nightmare Nanny Craigslist Post (and How You’re Making the Same Mistakes in Your Business). The post What Is Wrong in the Nightmare Nanny Craigslist Post (and How You’re Making the Same Mistakes in Your Business) appeared first on Evil HR Lady.

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Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Interesting Telecommuting Job Postings via Craigslist September 26, 2009 · 0 comments Short and sweet – here are 3 interesting telecommuting jobs I just saw on Craigslist.

Is Hiring on Craigslist A Waste of Time?


Craigslist was founded in 1999 by Craig Newmark in San Francisco. Today, Craigslist has websites in over 70 countries and in 700 areas. With over 50 billion page views every month, Craigslist is a place where one can buy a sofa, find a used car, rent an apartment, buy concert tickets (at varying levels of legality) and, of course, find a job. There are elements of Craigslist that make it an ideal place to post a job.

Technology Tidbit 12 ? Posting Job Orders on Craigslist


Technology Tidbit 12 – Posting Job Orders on Craigslist. Craigslist is a fantastic, mostly free resource(some larger cities charge $25.00 I recently posted five job orders on Craigslist using five different states, it’s a multiple location job order. . Craigslist - 51 replies 3. Considering the maximum cost for a Craigslist job posting is $25.00, guys, this is a no brainer!! Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs.

Fake Job Post: Bill Starway Wants Your Credit Report -


Review (47) Career Advice (380) Career News (15) Career Podcast (12) Choose Your Career (35) Coworkers (16) Fake Job Offers (10) Forward of the Week (18) Gen Y Career (11) General (138) Job Vent (16) Job Website Review (12) Jobacle Mishmash (30) Podcasts (24) The Cubicle Continuum (43) The Recession File (26) Work for Yourself (10) Work Humor (24) Work Lyrics (13) Your Job Search (32) Monday Feb 28 2011 Fake Job Post: Bill Starway Wants Your Credit Report Craigslist strikes again.

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Statistics are Dead, Not Job Boards


Here’s some news…, interestingly enough, Monster is still big and still kicking, Careerbuilder is still building, theLadders is still being climbed, there’s no gamble at Dice, and Craigslist is making Craig rich. HR "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne blogging4jobs Bonus Track careerbuilder Craigslist CRM dead dice job boards monster percentage rayanne recruiter recruiting recruitment theLadders truthI appreciate statistics, but… what do we really see?

Looking For a Job Can Be Hell


LinkedIn, Craigslist, Temp Agencies, Want Ads, Job Boards, Recruiters telling him – Get Lost , and close to thirty interviews later. Bonus Track HR Job Search "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne blogging4jobs Craigslist Disney interviews job job boards jobseeker John Doe life looking for a job Magic Kingdom out of work recruiter recruiting resume unemployed WorkFrustration and Anger. I remember when he called me, frustrated, and angry.

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How Has Job Hunting Changed in the Last Ten Years?

Boomers Next Step

Careers Job News Craigslist Facebook job hunt linkedinThe Internet has changed a lot about our world in the last ten years, including how we look for jobs. The basics may be the same: the old finding an opening and applying for it, but the internet has completely revolutionized the employment process. With more than 9% unemployed, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor.

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Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner

Telecommuting Journal

I ran across this ad on Craigslist and it says “Telecommuting Okay!&#. See the original craigslist posting. Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Wanted: Telecommuting Urban Planner August 15, 2009 · 0 comments Think urban planning is strictly done in an office? Think again. Small but growing national company seeks a smart, reliable and hard working individual to work as a planner on a project to project basis.

Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Part-Time Work at Home Admin Assitant Needed August 12, 2009 · 2 comments I ran across this ad on Craigslist and bet it’s perfect for someone who stops here looking for work! View my Full Resume & TeleCommuter Office here: [link] Lisa, Editor September 26, 2009 at 7:20 pm Gloria – to apply for that job you’d have to visit the CraigsList posting and apply.

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Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Work at Home as an Advertising Sales Rep April 30, 2009 · 2 comments I saw this listing on Craigslist yesterday and thought I’d post it here in case there’s someone stopping by who might be interested in working in the wedding industry… (Note: 1099 simply means that you’ll be a contracted worker as opposed to an employee.)

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Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Telecommuting Search Associate Wanted December 3, 2009 · 0 comments I found this on Craigslist and it looks pretty interesting, especially if you’re a really outgoing people-person who wants to work from home but not be cocooned in silence with little day to day interaction.

Part Time Article Writers and Bloggers

Telecommuting Journal

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Job-Search Tool: CraigZoom

Resume to Referral

For some, the power of CraigsList is overlooked. Find out how to put CraigsList to work for you.” ” Not surprisingly, CraigsList may not be your first stop when gearing up for a new job. But if you do use CraigsList as part of your “job-search arsenal,” you’ll love the results “Seeking a new job-search tool?

Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster

Catherines Career Corner

Download, save or read free career eBook from Monster. As you know, here at Catherine’s Career Corner, we offer you free straight forward career guidance and self-help that is critical in ensuring that we provide you, our readers with effective career support. Download a free career eBook from Monster. We take great care to ensure that [.]. The post Download, Save or Read Free Career eBook From Monster appeared first on Catherine's Career Corner.

Will You Succeed in Your New Job?

Catherines Career Corner

All about Jobs Career Advice Career and Job Search Tips Career Management Career Tips Job evaluation Job Search Job Searching Jobs Jobs and Careers Keeping your job Career Career advice career builder career career builders Career help Career Success CareerBuilder careerbuilders Careers civil service jobs craigslist jobs dream job Employment federal government federal government jobs federal inded federal jobs Find Jobs government indee indeed indeed jobs

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Report: 65 Million Americans with Criminal Records face - HireCentrix


S urvey of Craigslist Job Ads Shows Illegal No-Hire Policies Are Routine, As Large Employers Increasingly Run Criminal Background Checks By: National Employment Law Project NEW YORK, March 23, 2011 - More than one in four U.S. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search. Explore Articles. Category Info.

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The History of the Job Board [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

The ‘Initial Steps’ involved the launching of Craigslist (1995) and Stepstone launching in Germany. . Infographic Job Board board careerbuilder Craigslist history job job board Monster StepstoneThis infographic (from Sample Job Descriptions ) shows the history of the job board, especially online. Takeaways. Monster and CareerBuilder (originally Net) began in 1994.

phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager phantom jobs, confidential searches, and job scams March 30, 2011 A reader writes: Can you give some general advice to us desperate job-seekers when answering ads on sites like Craigslist? As for scams in job ads, there are plenty — and not just in Craigslist. They’re on Monster and the other big job boards too, but Craigslist is cheaper so there are more of them there.

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5 Career-Change Options For 2013


You can market your skills on online job boards and sites like eBay or Craigslist, and there dozens of websites where you can find freelance work. Are you looking to change your career this year? Have you had enough of being an accountant, a lawyer, or a personal assistant? Why not consider one of the five careers below as a great way to break out of the mold: Writer -- Do you have a passion for writing that you haven't been able to explore until now?

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4 Ways to Use Google Glass for Recruiting #mobilerecruit


Craigslist to Glass. So this one takes a little tweaking, But what you can do is point your search to the resumes section of Craigslist, and what you do is build you search for a role you are trying to find, and save it, take that link and put it in to the Recipe and every time someone uploads their resume to Craigslist it will pop up in Glass. Mobile Recruiting week is sponsored by our friends, RXInsider and their new mobile app tool, CEAppCEnter.

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Housing for Internships

The Corporate Con/noisseur

In addition, you may want to checkout Craigslist in your target cities location. Craigslist is a great resource for finding short-term housing and sublets, which allow you to rent out a room or a home.

Using Information Systems to Aid Job Search

Career Alley

Craigslist. The great thing about Craigslist is that job seekers can find openings based on where they live, not just in the US, but also all over the world. Many people use Craigslist and scores more have been able to secure jobs through it and, therefore, it can be safely assumed that most of the job postings are legitimate. Millions of people are currently searching for jobs.

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SCAM ALERT: Job Seekers Take Heed!


SCAM #1 VIA CRAIGSLIST. Sure, Craigslist has had a shoddy past, but there are some legitimate employers with real jobs on the global catch-all site. Here are some ways to spot a scam job on Craigslist: There are no company branded visuals. If you respond to a Craigslist job posting and receive a response from a non-company email that directs you to apply at a non-company branded URL … I hope that a red flag goes up for you!

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The Real Use of Video in Your Job Search

Career Rocketeer

When Big Commerce began posting job openings on Craigslist earlier this year for customer service reps, Steven and Gareth really wanted to work there. Steven and Gareth were business partners on three ecommerce websites. In 2010, they started their first site, on a platform called Big Commerce. There were just a few problems. First, they [.]. Resumes Joshua Waldman SEO1

80 Job Search Resources for Your Job Hunt

Career Alley

Craigslist. It’s difficult to say which are the “best” job search resources for any given topic. There are so many categories and so many sites. Much of what makes a site one of the “best” is personal choice, need, content and popularity. Who knows, the best sites might yet still be undiscovered by the masses. Today’s list is made up of my personal favorites, categorized by type for ease of use.

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How to Graduate From College With No Student Loan Debt

Resume Bear

Other ideas: Buy and sell gently used appliances or other items on Craigslist, clean them up, take better photos and re-list it at a profit. You can also look for free items on Craigslist like broken lawnmowers to recycle at a scrapyard for extra money. Old stuff including broken appliances can be sold on Craigslist for someone to fix up or junked for scrap metal. Two-thirds of U.S.

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Look for Candidates Where Your Competitors Look for Similar Candidates

Hiring Technical People

Some go to Craigslist. I had lunch a few weeks ago with a very savvy senior manager. She gave me a great sourcing tip. She said, “I look for candidates where other people seem to find candidates like the ones I’m looking for.” ” This is the same idea as loose networking. As you wander through LinkedIn, looking for candidates, you’ll find other companies looking for people just like the people you are looking for. Don’t ignore those job postings.

Introducing my new puppy: Tali

Penelope Trunk

I waited until after college applications were done on Janurary 15 and then I answered an ad on Craigslist for a puppy they had to give up because they were allergic. So Craigslist wasn’t a good idea.

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How to Start Up a Startup on a Budget


The kinds that cobbled together a break room out of an old dorm refrigerator, a hand-me-down microwave and some free couches from Craigslist. As far as Internet startup companies go, there are basically two types. There are the flashy companies that have slick offices with the latest souped-up computers and award-winning architecture. You know the kind: Pac-Man arcade machines in the lobby, a sushi chef on the premises and daily ping pong tournaments in the game room.

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When Resume Parsing Goes Bad

Professional Resume Services

Some will be Craigslist style where you send your resume to a recruiter via a randomized email address. When you are looking for a job, there are different types of ads to which you will respond. Others will be ads with an Apply button that you click. This button may take you to a company or recruiting agency website where you will be prompted to set up an account. However you apply, most resumes are parsed into an applicant tracking system.

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How to Network Your Way to Your Dream Job

Professional Resume Services

A large majority of lucrative jobs can no longer be found by scoping the classified section or browsing Craigslist. Networking is just as important as writing an effective resume. The types of jobs you can get in 2016 are vastly different than what were available decades ago, all thanks to technological advancement. Furthermore, just as the careers available to prospective workers have transformed, so has the way we seek out jobs.

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Gather Data About Your Hiring: Recruiting Strategies

Hiring Technical People

I was quite surprised when I realized that 20-somethings were looking on Craigslist for jobs, but they are. If you have not gathered data about your hiring activities, consider doing so. I find it useful to see how well I’m doing. This is especially important if you can’t find people and you want to know why. For data about recruiting and selection, look at your different recruiting strategies, and for each strategy, record: Number of resumes you received from this strategy.

5 Tips to Help Speed up Your Job Search

Career Alley

Job websites such as Monster or Craigslist are a great place to start, but make sure you’re looking in other locations as well; your local employment center, newspapers, classified ads, and even “Now Hiring” business signs are other places that showcase many community job openings, and you’re guaranteed to land a job faster if you utilize all the available resources. Let’s face it, job search can take a really long time.

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Call to Career

“A recent review of job vacancy postings on popular sites like, CareerBuilder and Craigslist revealed hundreds that said employers would consider (or at least “strongly prefer”) only people currently employed or just recently laid off.” (“Help Wanted Sign Comes with a Frustrating Asterisk,” The New York Times, July 25, 2011).

5 Financial Tips for Surviving a Start Up

Career Alley

One of the best methods I’ve found to save money on business startup costs is to hire local contractors off of Craigslist for miscellaneous things that you need done. When looking for a new job, you might find that certain time perfect for starting your own business adventures. The initial step into starting up your own business ideas is that actual start-up, which most see as a new career as in itself.

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How to Succeed in Job Search without Really Trying

Career Alley

Take a look at Job Searching Websites: The Pros and Cons of Craigslist, Indeed, Etc. “ As you climb the ladder of success, be sure it’s leaning against the right building. ” – Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Excuses. After all, we are human and there is always some reason why we don’t have time to do something that really needs to get done. Long hours at work, too many family commitments, my dog ate my homework. You get the drift.

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Why Don't We Headhunt People With Crappy Commutes More Than We Do?

The HR Capitalist

Someone likely rented the 170-square-foot space already as the Craigslist ad is now gone. When it comes to hard to fill positions in tough segments and industries, why don't we headhunt people with sh**ty commutes more than we do? We all know that a bad commute can ruin someone's work life balance. Or, attempting to live close to where you work can be cost prohibitive.

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5 Tips to Turn Your Passion Into a Lucrative Side Hustle

Ms. Career Girl

For those providing local services (think handyman, mowing lawns) you may want to advertise your services on Craigslist or neighborhood-specific site NextDoor. A side hustle is a way to make money outside of your 9 to 5 and 37 percent of Americans have one, making an average of $686 per month. However, a side hustle is more than just a part-time job.

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Expertly Manage Your Employer Brand When the S Hits the Fan


Flag the Postings: On Craigslist, for example, you can flag postings as inappropriate. And, go to Craigslist and search for jobs using your company’s name as a keyword. Last week, I wrote about online scams involving people who are contacting unsuspecting job seekers. If you haven’t read it yet, please check it out. These scams are real and yes, people are falling for them.

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