With the high recruiting budget these days, the employers are looking for places online to post their jobs for free. Starting from the social network sites to online communities and niche job boards, there are many ways to post your job ad for free. Benefits you will gain from these postings are exposure to new audience, no cost and the cost will be low per hire. In the evaluation of effectiveness of this free online job posting, the time to be spent in listing, tracking, managing, size of audience, potential candidates who will get attracted and types of job seekers must be taken into consideration. Following are some of the ideas to post your job online for free.
Your career site is one such place. You must firstly think to post your jobs in career sites before thinking to advertise outside. You can work with the hiring managers in order to update your content and also you must make sure to leverage tips in optimizing the job descriptions for the search online. If those job descriptions are no SEO optimized or up-to-date, listing in various jobs posting sites will get you nowhere resulting in a wastage of time.
The social networking sites are one of job posting places. It won’t cost you posting the jobs in sites like Twitter, Google+ and Facebook. You can post links to the jobs in the form of Facebook status update on frequent. You can leverage a tool like Hootsuite in order to schedule the job announcements in the Twitter feed. You also can add tools like FindPeopleOnPlus and connections in searching indexes of users in Google+ and post the jobs and the content to the circles. But make sure you are keeping the posts fresh and updated.
The university job boards as well as Alumni Community Job Boards are good places to post your job. Many four year universities and colleges will offer students and alumni to post the jobs for free. If you are a person searching for a marketing intern, scientist or a MBA this is the place for you to advertise. The alumni networks in large institutions also give an additional talent pool which will extend beyond the city or region of the campus.
Craigslist is an easy way to post your jobs free online. You will be able to post your jobs for free depending on the city. Many employers have found that it is cheap and fee to post jobs on craigslist resulting in attracting a large audience to the site.
What are Niche Job Boards? If you are in need of finding a manager of a retirement community there is a job board available for you. Firstly research. An advertisement on a niche board is similar to posting a classified ad in a newspaper. Even though you do not need spend any amount of money, it’s your chance to choose posting job ads free online depending on the comfort ability in posting, size of audience and the quality of candidates.