Job-Listing Websites: Everything is easier to find when you know where to look. ~ www.jaywren.com. Job Boards and Job Search Engines, how they work and what to expect from both of them.
Job-Listing Websites: Everything is easier to find when you know where to look. ~ www.jaywren.com
Are job boards useful? In some industries, job boards and job search engines are helpful. I have spoken with people conducting a job search who found job boards and job search engines a waste of time. However, in some industries, great companies rely heavily on job-listing websites.
The Types of Job-Listing Websites
There are two types of job-listing websites.
- #1 Job Boards
- #2 Job Search Engines
Job Boards post jobs listed with their company. When you enter job search criteria into these website, the results return only the website’s listing.
Job search engines also list jobs posted with their company. Plus, job search engines return results for jobs posted elsewhere on the Internet.
Because of their ability to scour the Internet for jobs, jobs search engines have gained tremendous popularity. However, these job search engines naturally list their own job-listings first.
Google – The All-Inclusive Job Search Engine
A third option for finding jobs is Google job searches. To find jobs on Google search, simply list the job title, the location, and the word ‘jobs.’ Google will return results for jobs under that job title. Similar to job search engines, Google will list Jobs based on your search parameters and your location.
For example, I entered “district manager jobs” into Google search and got this statement “About 8,890,000 results.”
In these results, I got job listing from job search engines and job boards. In other words, I found listing wherever Google found them on the Internet.
Additionally, I found these search results refinements.
- District Manager
- Past 3 Days
- Region Manager
- And other search refinements
Google Custom Search
I built a custom Google job search engine Jobs.JayWren.com for maximum effectiveness in Google search.
On this site, I have customized a Google search engine to scour the Internet for jobs listed on job boards, job search engines, and websites for hiring companies.
Google is far more effective than job search engines and job boards at finding jobs on any website from anyplace on the web. By using Google search to find jobs, you can work more quickly to find jobs that fit your skills.
A helpful tip is to open the job listing links on Google in a separate tab or separate window. By using that technique, you will be able to work your way through the Google search results without having to re-enter you search.