50 shades of job search websites

All you ever wanted to know about job search websites, but were afraid to ask

South Carolina-specific job sites

  1. SC Office of Human Resources Jobs Portal Page- Find SC government jobs of all types, for all skill levels.
  2. SC Works Online Service - Lets you search for jobs by a radius from your home zip code, and by city as well as by county, workforce region, specific metropolitan area or statewide.
  3. University of South Carolina jobs- Find job listings for skilled and entry-level positions at USC campuses across the state.
  4. SC Tech Jobs- A public service of the SC Technical College System's Workforce Training Program – readySC™
  5. SCIway Jobs Page- SCIway has a wealth of quality links to job sites throughout SC as well as some actual job listings.
  6. SC Job resources on job-hunt.org- Another list of links to job hunting resources throughout SC.
  7. SC Jobs - Juju.com- An aggregated list of SC jobs from several job listing services.
  8. SC Vocational Rehab Department- An employment agency for people with disabilities.
  9. Experience Works- Experience Works operates employment and training programs for older adults in various counties in the state of South Carolina.
  10. SC Library Jobs- Library job board hosted by the SC State Library for library jobs statewide.
  11. South Carolina Library Jobs- Employment opportunities in South Carolina for librarians, library workers, and information professionals.
  12. SC Health Jobs- A complete resource provided by the South Carolina Hospital Association for both job seekers and hospital recruiters.
  13. SC Highway Patrol Employment Information- Many opportunities and challenges for a law enforcement officer.
  14. Teaching in South Carolina- Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement

Nationwide job sites

  1. Careerbuilder.com- The U.S.'s largest online job site.
  2. Monster.com- Global online employment solution for people seeking jobs and the employers who need great people.
  3. Nationjob.com- Nation jobs offers a full range of employment-related services including job search and career advice.
  4. Career OneStop- U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored Web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals.
  5. USAJOBS- Official job board for US federal government jobs.
  6. Job Bank USA- One of the Internet's largest and best-known online recruiting sites.
  7. Careercast- Find targeted job opportunities by industry, function, and location.
  8. Indeed- In one search, Indeed.com provides free access to thousands of jobs and internships from hundreds of job boards, newspaper classifieds and company websites
  9. Snagajob.com- Search for hourly employment in your local area
  10. FlipDog- Aggregates job listings from several sites and then allows you to browse and search by category, location, industry and more
  11. JobTarget Jobfinder- Connecting talent with opportunity
  12. MyJobApps - Simply search for a job description, pay rate or job application. If there is an application for the company you are looking, it will show up in the results. Please keep in mind that these are update on a daily / weekly basis.

Non-profit Job Websites

  1. SCANPO - South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations Job Center
  2. idealist.org - Job listings in the non-profit sector.

Entry Level Job Sites:

  1. After College– this is specifically created for college students and recent graduate students.  This is both a job and internship site that allows job seekers to post their resume.  This site has a search engine, providing job seekers easy access to numerous job openings across different states.  For more convenience, job seekers can filter their job search by job type, area, industry, and type of career.  The site also offers information and career advice.
  2. CollegeGrad– currently, the number 1 entry-level job site as it provides job search service for college students and recently graduated students.  It is probably the only entry-level job site that list down the Best in Class Employers, Top Intern Employers and Top Masters Employers.  The site also offers job search advice and virtual career fair.  Furthermore, it allows resume posting, and internships searching.
  3. College Recruiter– a job site designed for providing entry-level job and career opportunities for college students, recent graduate students and graduates.  It also displays part time and full time job listing.

International Job Sites:

  1. BilingualCareer.com– site dedicated to bilingual or multi-lingual job seekers.  For the sake of communication, the job seekers are required to be at least knowledgeable in the English language.  The site also allows job seekers to search by location, industry and keywords.  In addition, job seekers can search by language.  This job site also provides advice on job interviews and resumes creation.  Job seekers can post their resume here.
  2. jobalot.com– this is one of the mega-meta job sites that use simple job search interface.  From hundreds of job sites and thousands of job listings, job seekers can simplify their job search by searching using keywords and location, and browsing by category.  In this site, job seekers can learn about job hunting process.  The site is also dedicated to providing information about continuing education opportunities.
  3. Jobs.NET– a job site that accommodates job seekers across the globe, allowing them to browse through thousands of jobs, post confidential online resumes and receive tips and advice about job hunting.  Job seekers can search by criteria, such as keywords, location, recent job postings, salary, job position, industry, company size and so on.
  4. LatPro– this site is dedicated to provide assistance to Hispanic and bilingual professionals.  It is a leader in online employment all over the world, giving job seekers the opportunity to scan through job listings from employers that are pre-screened.  It also allows job seekers to post multiple resume, create email job agent and access career resources.
  5. TwitterJobSearch.com– this is Twitter’s job search engine for job seekers twitter users.  Job seekers can search jobs using keywords.  The results are then displayed using tweets.

General/Diverse Job Sites:

  1. Best Jobs in the USA Today– this is a job site with comprehensive resource.  It is integrated with job databases, corporate profiles, and post resume feature and career resources center.
  2. Careerjournal.com– allows job seekers to broaden their job search.  It has great resources of articles that guide job seekers on their job hunt.  The site is created by The Wall Street Journal.
  3. CareerPark.com– Posting a resume on this site is relatively easy.  Also, it brings convenience to job seekers searching for job using the Internet.  In this site, job seekers can find other helpful career and job sites online, increasing and widening their options.
  4. DiversityWorking.com– This site is perfect for ethnic and sexual orientation groups.  As a diversity job site, job seekers are allowed to search for jobs by posting recency.  In addition, seekers can search by location, job type, industry and keywords.  Furthermore, job seekers are given an option to either sign up or not in the site’s free newsletter.  Also, job hunters can post their resume here.
  5. FreshJobs.com– a site endeavors to provide the freshest job listing online.  Its database consists only of job postings not older than 7 days.  The job search can be filtered by skills, benefits, location, company and type of job.  For job matching service, job seekers are required to sign up.  Post a resume here and get a confidential mailbox.
  6. GOJobs.com– considered as a general job board, this site provides help to job seekers searching for job openings.  The job listing can be browsed by state, keyword and job function.  Also, it is a site dedicated to bring information to job seekers.
  7. Jobfox– utilizes Mutual Suitability System to match job seekers to job opportunities.  This job matching sites has an in-depth profile system to be able to learn the job seeker’s experience, wants and needs.  The job opportunities are rated based on how the job seeker matches the job description.  Also, the employers are matched the same way.  This job site has membership fees.
  8. JobSimply– a job site providing wide range of job opportunities from part time jobs and summer jobs to professional and executive jobs.  Job seekers can look into retail jobs, hospital jobs, restaurant jobs, teen jobs and cruise ship jobs.  They can search through industries, locations and keywords.  The site also includes resources about career tips and advice.
  9. Jobzerk– a job site that is socially driven, allowing its members to interact and communicate to each other.  As a community based job site, job seekers can publish and share useful information about their job search and/or hiring process.
  10. NationJob Network– a job search service integrated with thousands of latest job listings.  It features company profiles and it is incorporated with email job matching service, based on your qualifications and preferences.
  11. Net-Temps– one of the top job sites where job seekers can scan thousands of job postings and post their resume.  The job postings include contract, temporary and even permanent jobs.  The site is designed with tools and resources, including career enhancement articles.
  12. Realmatch.com– a job-matching site that requires job seekers to submit their qualifications and preferences and matches the information provided to the employer’s requirements.  Job seekers can use the job listings to search for job by keyword and location.
  13. Vault.com– this site has more than 150,000 job postings from up to 27,000 employers.  Due to its popularity, the site branched out into recruitment.  It has insider reports on different companies and it allows job seekers to search through multiple criteria, including job categories, keywords, experience, location and date posted.  The site also has email job matching service.

Professional/Niche Job Sites:

  1. Dice.com– this is designed specially for technology professionals.  It is great job and career site that provides more than a thousand of job openings for professionals.  The job list can be filtered for search convenience by job type, location and employer.  It securely protects confidential profile from job seekers, making job seekers’ resume safe from devious minds.  Here, job seekers can find useful career resources and they can create email job alert.
  2. VetJobs.com– designed specifically for veterans and transitioning military personnel.  It also accommodates job seekers with relation to a veteran and it allows job seekers to post resume online.  The job openings include all levels and types of jobs.  Job seekers can view job results by type, keyword and location.  The site also includes key resources for veterans.

New Concept Job Sites:

  1. The Interview Exchange– a job board that rates job seekers based on how closely they matched on the job position.  The job seekers can receive the job matching results via email.  Also, it permits job seekers to post their resume.
  2. Jobirn: Insider Referral Network– known for its uniqueness, this site has a job board, online job interview system and employee referral system, connecting job seekers to employees of their prospective companies.  The purpose of the employee referral system is to assist job seekers in getting a referral.
  3. JobShouts!– a job site that uses the power of social media.  It helps create connections and provides job matching results for job seekers.  As much as possible, it delivers real time job postings at the same time automated one click searching from different social media networks.
  4. LiveHire– one of the innovative job sites today.  Through this site, job seekers can get online interview via webcam.  However, job seekers need to submit their professional profile first and if employers are interested, they will contact prospective employees via email.  This is highly recommended for long-distance job search.

Special  Sites:

  1. TweetMYJOBS– a job board that provides notification of open positions INSTANTLY via short messaging service. The site tweeted thousands of jobs within a day and at least a million in just a month. This new innovative service brings together recruiters, hiring managers and job seekers. Browse jobs by company or by location.
  2. Xamire– A felon friendly site for ex-offenders looking for work.