Craig Newmark began the service in 1995 founded by Craig Newmark and the key people is Jim Buckmaster (CEO) with 45 Alexa Global Rank around the world, for a email statistical distribution list from friends, having localized events in the San Francisco Bay Area, earlier turning an web-based service in 1996 and building up into a different classified categories.
It started expanding to other U.S. cities in 2000, and currently covers 50 countries.
It is safe to say that everyone has searched a job online and chances of getting hurt because of the economic condition are more. So, here are the five effective search engines-
Launched in 1994, Monster.com is the finest job search engine in the world. With more than one million job posts and 41 million resumes, Monster lists hourly, part-time, full time jobs particularly in every career field. Monster also offers resume tips, interviewing, career advice, salary negotiation and many more. With monster.com available, you can easily find a job of your trade.
Founded in 1995, career builder is also the oldest job search engine along with Monster. The site is flooded with job opportunities and full of resumes of potential job seekers. The job site works with more than 300,000 employers, including 92 percent of Fortune 1000 companies.
If you are confused about where to start then don’t worry, the sites technology will automatically scan your resume and provide you jobs according to your interest. User can upload up to five resumes and also create a personalized search which will notify about job of your interest.
Launched in 2004, Indeed in the most visited job site with over 60 million unique visitors and one billion jobs. Indeed is a meta-search engine that brightens job sites, newspapers, and company career pages for jobs.
It provides services like resume upload, search and storage facilities, industry trends, website forums, and salary search. If you don’t want to visit daily, then you can set job alerts and the alerts will automatically arrive in your inbox.
Launched in 2003, LinkedIn is a professional social networking site and quickly becomes a hot-spot for building professional networks. There are more than 150 million members in over 200 countries and with two members joining every second.
Though LinkedIn is not exactly a search engine but the idea is simple. Once linked, user can look his/her connection network and form a valuable contact. So rather than looking through enormous search databases, people get jobs from their professional network.
Founded in 2003 by Gautam Godhwani and Peter Weck, SimplyHired is working on creating a largest database of job opportunities. The company pulls listing from newspapers, job boards, social sites, company career sites and then distributes those jobs on their site, social networking sites, and on blogs. The seekers can look for a job by using search keywords like location, interest etc.
Let us know your views in the below comment that which one is the best alternative to Craigslist.