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Hidden Gems: How to Find a Job That Not Everyone’s Applying To

ZipRecruiter: Find Jobs in the Hidden Job Market

Often, it’s not your resume that’s hurting you. It’s not that your LinkedIn profile is preventing you from job search success. It’s not where you went to college, either.

Rather, it’s the number of other applicants going for the same openings. For instance, if you’re applying to the same positions as a 1,000 other qualified applicants, you have a 0.1% of getting that job.

As an intelligent job seeker, you should automatically recognize that when you utilize the mainstream avenues such as LinkedIn and Monster, you’re often competing with the masses.

As a result, you have less options, more rejection and lowered confidence from non-responsive hiring managers.

Diversifying Your Job Search

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Boost Your Results With CareerBuilder (New!), Monster, & More

ZipRecruiter: Post & Promote Your Job Openings

When you post jobs through ZipRecruiter, we put them on over 40 of the web’s leading job boards. You know that already. But did you know that we also offer a number of opportunities to boost your applicant response rate?

From premium paid job boards to email alerts to social recruiting, there’s something for everyone. Here’s a breakdown of all of the great options.

CareerBuilder (New!)

You asked and we listened — you can now post to CareerBuilder through your ZipRecruiter account! CareerBuilder is one of the web’s leading job boards, bringing in 24 million unique visitors per month. Gain access to this great applicant pool by purchasing a 30-day CareerBuilder posting.


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ZipRecruiter Now Posts Your Jobs to 40+ Job Boards

It’s been a while since we’ve written to tell you about new job board partnerships, but that doesn’t mean we haven’t been adding any.

In fact, we’re now up to 40!

That’s right, when you post your jobs through ZipRecruiter, they are now distributed to 40 of the web’s top job boards and social networks. Talk about great exposure.

Please join us in welcoming our exceptional new job board partners:

  • The LaddersZipRecruiter posts jobs to 40 job boards
  • FlexJobs
  • Jobvertise
  • StartWire
  • Better Jobs
  • LatPro
  • JobDiagnosis
  • Employment Crossing
  • nSphere
  • Mitula USA
  • Mitula Canada
  • Google+

Sign up or log in to post a job now, or visit our Job Boards page to view the entire list of ZipRecruiter job board partners.

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Finding the Right Candidates for Hard-to-Fill Positions

ZipRecruiter: How to Find Candidates for Difficult Job OpeningsMost people probably wonder how any position can be “hard-to-fill” with the unemployment rate as high as it is. But just because there are people looking for work doesn’t mean that they have the necessary skills for the jobs that are available.

Of course, if you’re a hiring manager in civil engineering, accounting and finance, IT, sales, or the skilled trade industry, you already know this. Why those five areas? Because they’re all on ManPowerGroup’s 2012 list of the hardest jobs to fill.

So, what do you do if you need to find someone for a hard-to-fill job? A lot of that depends on the position, but several strategies recommended by top hiring managers apply across multiple fields.

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ZipRecruiter to Host IAEWS Member Congress After Party

ZipRecruiter IAEWS Member Congress Vegas After PartyThe IAEWS Spring Member Congress is just one month away, and ZipRecruiter is excited to be hosting an after party for the event.

The one-day IAEWS conference comes directly before the SHRM Talent Management Conference & Expo and takes place in the same venue. These back-to-back events are expected to bring together a tremendous number of influencers in the job board, recruitment, and human resources space.

We at ZipRecruiter are big fans of networking and are even bigger fans of making networking fun. What better way to do this than by hosting an after party in Vegas? (Yes, there will be Hangover-style face tattoos, so prepare yourself accordingly.)

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