There are 3 types of job search engines. These three will affect the type of job openings you will see . Below are the basics you should know and the top search engines in 2019.
Traditional job sites: these are sites where recruiters and companies post job openings they have. As a job searcher, you will only find jobs that are posted directly to this site. However, these sites are large. Example: Linkedin.com, Dice.com, Monster.com or CareerBuilder.com
Aggregator job sites: these sites have job openings listed directly on their site and openings that are found on other sites. Because they pull openings from other sites, you have a better chance of finding a larger range of openings.
Niche-specific: these sites only pull jobs from specific industries, or specific companies.
- Angellist.co for example only lists jobs from startups that have created company accounts.
- WeWorkRemotely.com only lists jobs that are remote (work from anywhere).
- LinkUp.com only lists jobs found on employer's websites.
BEST JOB SEARCH ENGINES IN 2019
1. Indeed- scrapes thousands of jobs from various job search engines, companies and more.
2. LinkedIn Job Search- large listing of openings, plus you can easily connect with the recruiter who posted the job.
3. Google Jobs- crapes thousands of jobs from various job search engines, companies and more.
4. ZipRecruiter- lots of job openings. Very easy to apply via their mobile app. They text you when there are job openings.
5. LinkUp- hundreds of verified jobs. They scrape openings directly from the employer's site.
6. WeWorkRemotely- find jobs that are 100% remote. Work from anywhere in the world.
7. WorkAtAStartup- find startup-specific jobs. Not the biggest list, but a good list regardless.
8. Craigslist- great place to find stater-mid level jobs
9. GlassDoor- hundreds of jobs and feedback from ex-employees regarding each company's interview process, salary, and work/life balance.
10. Monster-one of the oldest job search engines, but has lots of jobs locally and globally.