Skip to comments.Monster.com Few jobs show up in search (Vanity)
Posted on 01/30/2012 9:58:56 AM PST by Politics4US
Is anyone not getting a lot of jobs show up in their search? The past few days this has happened for me on Monster.com.
I had better luck, when I was looking, using indeed.com.
I have found Monter to be useless in an actual job search.
Indeed.com can have a job show up today, when it was posted a month ago on some other site. A lot of those jobs are old that show up.
monster.com is not what it used to be.
Just do a general search, and look for a different site.
All I ever got from Monster was Spam.
Same with several others.
indeed.com and simplyhired.com gave me better results. Actually talked to a few people.
Still not working for a company. In the process of doing something on my own. At least I don’t spend as much time on nonsense.
Careerbuilder.com (he said, posting from work)
Bump for good ideas.....
What state are you in? Every state has an online job portal. Ie- employflorida.com in Fl.
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I have found that the daily search they email just sends me 6=10 jobs that I have no qualifications for.
Google New Jersey one stop and go to the DOL website.
For what it’s worth to you, I get calls and emails every day when I post a resume. But, they stop about 2 weeks afterwards. Then I make an update, and I start getting calls again.
Keywords make a difference. Putting your actual phone number in makes a difference.
You must have more experience than me, because I don’t get a lot of phone calls.
The 2 major local newspapers in the area seem to have their job search engines connected to Monster. I usually look on Indeed.com or Craigslist. Craigslist seems to have the most ads for my field, but you rarely get a response when applying to ads there. Some of the ads seem to go to nonexistent jobs.
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