Our list below of the top job posting sites in the USA will help you post your job for free and still reach a large network of job seekers. Although most job posting sites encourage you to boost or purchase their premium packages, there is still a lot of value to their free tiers. If you’re still considering how to write a good job description, be sure to have it fully written before you post your job.
The best job boards for you to post your job may be industry focused. Many trade associations will have a job board or partner with a local organization who helps their specific industry connect with employers. If you are in a metropolitan area, chances are their is a career services center aligned with your government or chambers of commerce.
Entry level jobs can often times be filled using local community college career services. There are many career fairs and job boards associate with trade schools, community colleges and universities.
|Free Job Posting Site||Description|
|Indeed||Indeed is an international employment search engine and is owned by Recruit Co. Ltd. out of Japan. |
USA headquarters: Austin, TX & Stamford, CT
|Snagajob||Allows you to build a career site and send applicants into their job posting feature. Free version gives you job postings without full automation and toolset|
|Jora||Began in 1998 in Australia. Growing rapidly as free job posting tool in USA.|
|Activehire||Based in Austin, TX. Tool allows you to post your job and match to existing resumes in their database.|
|LocalWork.com||Started in Phoenix, AZ, this job posting site will let you post your jobs anywhere in USA. Job postings push to major job aggregators.|
|Angelist||If you are in tech, this is a top place to attract tech talent for free. Job postings align with you Angelist profile about your business.|
|JobCase||Known as a job posting site for blue collar industry jobs. Its social network allows you to post jobs and engage in conversation with site members.|
|US.JOBS||Part of the international find.jobs network with a free posting focus to USA search results.|
|FlexJobs||Have employment opportunities that allow for flexible options? Work from home, part-time or anytime jobs? This is a dedicated job board for flexible employment.|
|Ykaz||If you don’t like Craigslist, you won’t like this one. If you love Craigslist jobs, you’ll be satisfied here.|
|Upwork||This is known as a contract or temp hiring solutions for technology and writing jobs. Many companies find great talent here looking for permanent alternatives.|
|Postjobfree||Started in 2007 with recruiters posting their jobs for free. Now open to job seekers to search through all job postings|
|AngularJobs||Popular job board with free options for technology focused positions. These jobs are typically for programmers, web developers and UI/UX design|
|Techfetch||Technology industry focus. Strong search engine power with many loyal users. Free tier is available.|
|Wisestep||Job board to post positions for gig and temporary positions.|
|Craigslist||Many USA cities are required to pay to play for the job posting area. However, posting in community sections are free and can lead to solid referrals.|
|Google for jobs||Format your jobs to the necessary web markup to allow Google to crawl and index your listings.|
|Ladders||Post your jobs on Ladders with free tier. Paid postings offer boosted alternative for extra visibility.|
|Hubstaff Talent||Job board with free postings for remote positions.|
Yes, you can find many sites to post your job before requiring you to add a credit card. Many of the high quality job boards will ask you to put in a credit card for two purposes; 1) In is a convenient way to charge you after the trial or term has ended, 2) fraud prevention. There is a high number of identity theft attempts using fake job postings to capture personal data from unsuspecting job seekers. The credit card entry helps validate the job posting is coming from someone who matches the card data.
All of the job posting sites listed above will allow you to post your job for free. Some free job postings will have limitations such as one job at a time or they are only visible for 14-days.
Most of the job posting sites we have listed will also include a resume database. This feature is less likely to be free. It is a premium ability to source resumes by keyword or job description matching.
There are not many job boards that allow you to post your jobs without some sort of a registration process. This helps protect the job board from false or fraudulent job advertisements to their users.
Sign up for VIVAHR's weekly email for hiring essentials.